N.C. Central University Alumni Giving At All Time High

 

HBCU Alumni have started giving back!! Officials at N.C. Central University says the historically black college has exceeded its $7.2 million goal for its annual giving campaign.

A statement from the school said it completed the 2016-17 campaign with gifts and commitments from more than 7,000 contributors, including 564 first-time donors to the university.

The donations include a $1 million planned gift from the estate of Jill Hamilton, wife of NCCU Board of Trustee chairman George Hamilton. The future bequest will benefit the university’s new school of business.

NCCU said it received more than $2.5 million of the $7.23 contributed by 3,913 alumni. 

Let’s keep it up giving back to your university is your right……..

TAKE THE PLEDGE 

CampusLATELY.com the #1 collegiate community and leading college marketing firm proudly announces its support with Roland Martin’s initiative #HBCUGivingDay and is asking all HBCU Alumni to take the HBCU pledge #pledge60. The importance of the initiative is to donate money to support scholarships and research at institutions geared toward the education of minorities and first generation students. With around 70 percent of all HBCU students relying on federal grants and work-study programs to finance their studies, #HBCUGivingDay becomes more imperative.

The host, and managing editor of TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin, recently shared the importance of HBCU graduates giving back to their institutions during an interview with The Breakfast Club. According to The U.S. News & World Report, as little as 3% of HBCU Alumni give back to the university that helped shape them.

TAKE THE PLEDGE 

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