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Dr. Cobb Becomes First African American to Graduate from NC State’s CRDM Program

March 31, 2014 – Dr. Fredessa Hamilton Cobb, an Adjunct Professor in Shaw’s Mass Communications Department, is the first African American to receive a doctoral degree from the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) program at North Carolina State University.

Dr. Hamilton Cobb was also honored to be selected as the Graduate Student Commencement Speaker for NCSU's Communication Department graduation ceremony last fall. You can read her inspiring speech from the ceremony here