Welcome to the African American Cultural Center
Finding your Wolfpack
Alexis Grant found her home-away-from-home at NC State by chance. As she and her roommate explored campus early in their freshman year, they discovered the African American Cultural Center (AACC) on the third floor of Witherspoon Student Center. They immediately felt welcomed by students, staff, and the center’s vibrant environment.Read More
What you'll find at the Center
The African American Cultural Center stays actively engaged in the academic life of NC State with programs, resources and services that facilitate the cultural, intellectual and social growth of the entire university community.
Find an ongoing event
This semester, we continue to center our theme - The Power of Community. Check out our signature programs including Exhibits, NC State's first Black Research Symposium, and Ebony Harlem Awards - Renaissance.
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The Black Research Symposium
The Black Research Symposium will feature Black diasporic learning, scholarship, and epistemologies via cutting-edge research, storytelling, creative works, discussion circles, community-based projects, and industry initiatives from the NC State campus and surrounding community.
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Mar 17, 2023
Associate Professor Lisa Bass Selected as Campus Community Centers Faculty Fellow for African American Cultural Center
Serving as a mentor has always been important to Associate Professor Lisa Bass. Now, she hopes to expand on her role as a mentor as an NC State Campus Community Centers Faculty Fellow for the African American Cultural Center.
Mar 15, 2023
Inclusivity Outdoors: Making Field Research Safer
Two NC State graduate students founded Field Inclusive, a nonprofit to make field research safer for all — especially researchers from marginalized communities.
Mar 22, 2023
Peanuts May Pack a Punch for Women’s Health
Peanuts are a protein-packed legume that may have a new superpower in relieving menopause symptoms. Research chemist Ondulla Toomer tells us why peanut research, and women’s health, may benefit from a new approach.
Mar 13, 2023
Jackson Earns Outstanding Mentor Award
Curtis “CJ” Jackson of University Housing has been named the Southeastern Association of Housing Officers Outstanding Mentor for 2023.