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Founder Shepard, Class of 1969 Honored at Convocation (65 hits)

The Class of 1969 was honored, along with the man who made North Carolina Central University possible, Dr. James E. Shepard, during Founderís Day Convocation Friday, Nov. 8.
On hand were 107 members of the Class of 1969, who were welcomed into the Society of Golden Eagles, a special category for alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more.
Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye reflected on the legacy of Shepard, who devoted much of his life to establishing and funding the campus that first opened as the National Religious Training School and Chautauqua for the Colored Race in 1910.
In April 2019, NCCU renamed a central structure at the university as the James E. Shepard Administration Building, eliminating the name of a former U.S. Senator known for his opposition to civil rights.

Image: The James E. Shepard Building
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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Thursday, November 14th 2019 at 8:30PM
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