Thursday, July 21, 2016
NCCU recognized as HBCU of the Year
N.C. Central University has been honored as the 2016 HBCU of the Year by HBCU Digest during the annual awards contest recognizing achievement among the nation’s 111 historically black colleges and universities. NCCU’s Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise, known as BRITE, also was named as the Best STEM Program, and the Campus Echo won in the category of Best Student Newspaper.The HBCU Digest Awards were presented in Washington, D.C., at the University of the District of Columbia. A panel of former and current HBCU presidents, alumni, faculty, students, journalists and former award winners served as judges.