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Student Highlights 

2009-2010

  • Courtney ScottShanikqwa Basnight received an internship with the Delaware Valley Retina Association.
     
  • Letitia Beckett, Antoine Flateau, Desma Green, Dominique Johnson, Aliya Massey, Roy Powell, Pamela Robinson, Chaniqua Scott, Courtney Scott and Sivad Shaw participated in the “Shaw in Jamaica MoN Project,” a 10-week residential internship at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, in Kingston, Jamaica. The students spent the summer researching the attitudes and behaviors of Jamaican men including their awareness, knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors and risk perceptions related to prostate cancer and screening. 
     
  • William Collins and LaMichael Howell participated in the HBCU MMHE Internship Program and received an internship with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). As part of the internship, they conducted research on various transportation issues and presented their findings to NCDOT employees, HBCU professors and their peers.
     
  • Chay Crumble and Angela Wilson interned at Radio One in Raleigh, NC.
     
  • Brandon Devers received the Tom Joyner Hercules Scholarship.
     
  • Mass Communication students Ania Gray, Tari Harrison, LaMarcus Jackson and Greg Moore were accepted into the National Association of Broadcasters Media Sales Institute (NABM) at Howard University.
     
  • Visual, Theatre and Performing Arts students Dominique Grizzle, Brittney Hicks, Phylisha Logan and Samantha Canteen presented monologues of “Works in Progress” under the direction of Professor Dawn Formey.
     
  • Ulysses Hall interned in the sports department at WRAL-TV, a CBS affiliate in Raleigh, NC.
     
  • Darryl Harris interned at the Knightdale Police Department.
     
  • Tia Morgan received a cancer research training award from the National Cancer Institute. Morgan’s research involved conducting HIV research at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.
     
  • Rachel Oliver and Milos Stankovic completed internships with Bank of America during the summer of 2010.
     
  • William Roberson received an internship from the Washington Center Internship Seminar Program.
     
  • Rosa Saavedra received an award to conduct research at the University of Illinois. Her research, titled, “Latino Farmer Initiative Community Research,” explores the history and impact of racism on Latino immigrants in the agricultural sector in the South.
     
  • Courtney Scott was selected for the North Carolina Commission on the Status of Women Fellowship. She also represented the political science program at the 2009-2010 Session of the North Carolina General Assembly.
     
  • Stedman Steele interned with North Carolina House Representative Beverly Earle (Charlotte) during the 2009-2010 session of the North Carolina General Assembly.
     
  • Maurice Young, Shanikqua Basnight and Larry Johnson were selected to participate in “Leadership Triangle: College Edition” presented by AT&T. The Leadership Triangle is an experiential learning opportunity for the students selected to participate. Applicants from ten universities, colleges and community colleges based in the Triangle area were considered for the program. The interactive curriculum focused on developing students’ leadership skills and providing regional exposure.

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