AACC Launches Mate Masie Academic Support Sessions
Mate masie is an Adinkra phrase which is interpreted, "what I hear, I keep." The African American Cultural Center (AACC) has launched a new initiative called Matie Masie Academic Survival Skills Sessions to maximize educational support for students who identify as of African descent.
Filmmaker Byron Hurt Examines Impact of Soul Food
On Wednesday, June 20, 2017, over 175 local college students, Triangle residents and food justice activists came together for a screening of the critically-acclaimed documentary Soul Food Junkies. Sponsored by NC State's African American Cultural Center in partnership with the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation, attendees were 'edutained' on the role soul food has played in African American culture and learned about the impact of America’s class-based apartheid in its food system.
Greene Named African American Cultural Center Director
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has announced that Moses T. Alexander Greene is the new director of NC State’s African American Cultural Center. Greene comes from St. Augustine's University, where he served as chief communications officer and assistant professor of media and communications. He will join the AACC staff on Monday, May 15, 2017.