African American Cultural Center Mourns Loss of Beloved Staff Member
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity mourns the loss of beloved Librarian Angela Jenkins.
Finding a Home in the AACC Library and Media Room
Maryanne Peters, a first-year anthropology major, works in the African American Cultural Center’s Library and Media Room, a cozy space located on the second floor of Witherspoon Student Center.
African American Cultural Center Library Supports New Research Emphasis
With a freshly transformed office suite, the African American Cultural Center has widened both its physical space and its scope. The addition of Assistant Director Sachelle Ford catalyzed the center’s new emphasis on scholarship with a focus that includes faculty, graduate and undergraduate research engagement.
African American Cultural Center Unveiling at Open House
From 2:00-4:00 p.m. on August 21, 2018, the African American Cultural Center will officially open its newly renovated space. The office completed its transformation to an open plan with new furnishings, paint and carpeting and the addition of a new spacious, digitally-equipped meeting room just in time for the new academic year.
Finding Community and More in the African American Cultural Center
Gwen Hopper, one of the African American Cultural Center’s office assistants, is a sophomore majoring in chemistry from Gastonia. She began working in the AACC this past August. “I wanted to work somewhere that had a community,” Hopper said.
Mariska Thayagan Welcomes You to AACC’s Library and Media Room
Often called one of NC State's "hidden gems," the African American Cultural Center and Media Room provides a home for a surprisingly large and steadily-growing collection of books, publications and media related to the African diaspora. Austin Butler recently spoke with Mariska Thayagan, a second-year student in microbiology with a concentration in microbial research, to find out what the library means to her.
"Let Us Come Together!" Harambee Celebration Creates Community
Harambee, Swahili for “Let us come together,” celebrates the new academic year, welcoming incoming students, faculty and staff to the community.
Welcome to the African American Cultural Center Library & Media Room!
A fully-integrated part of NCSU Libraries, the African American Cultural Center Library and Media Room houses over 7,000 titles and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This peaceful haven is adjacent to the African American Cultural Center Art Gallery on the second floor of Witherspoon Student Center on Cates Avenue. Librarian Angela Jenkins provides a virtual tour of the facility.