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Join NCCU at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament

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Join NCCU at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament

March 11 - March 16

Join NCCU at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament

Help us cheer our NCCU 2018 MEAC Championship-winning basketball team on to another title win during the 2019 MEAC Tournament.  This year’s tournament will be held March 11-16, 2019 at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia.  For a detailed schedule, visit meachoops.com.

Hotel Information

For your convenience, NCCU room blocks have been established at the following hotels:

Sheraton Norfolk-Waterside Hotel (NCCU Headquarters)

NCCU BLOCK SOLD OUT!  Please contact the hotel directly for availability at current hotel rate.

777 Waterside Drive

Norfolk, VA  23510

(757) 622-6664

Holiday Inn Virginia Beach – Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center

5655 Greenwich Road

Virginia Beach, VA  23462

The Holiday Inn room rate is $96 per night.  Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at

757-499-4400 or online at the link below. Guests must book by 02/20/19 in order to receive the NCCU group rate.  Individual cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to arrival.Holiday Inn Reservations may also be made online by clicking the link below:

North Carolina Central University Alumni- MEAC 2019

Scheduled MEAC Events

Chancellor’s Maroon and Gray MEAC Reception (by invitation)

Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel.  This event is complimentary for all FY 18 Shepard Society donors.  Evite coming soon!

MEAC Distinguished Alumni Recognition

Please join us at the Norfolk Scope as we celebrate NCCU’s 2019 MEAC Distinguished Alumni honorees, Mrs. Lisa Smallwood Howell, ’95, and Mr. Elston Howell on Thursday, March 14, during the halftime festivities of the 8 p.m. game.

Alumni Appreciation Party (by invitation)

Thursday, March 14, 2019; 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel.

This event is complimentary for all FY 18 Shepard Society donors, Eagle Club members and NCCU Foundation Board members. Evite coming soon!

Eagle Club 2019 MEAC Brunch Cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk 

(Special Guest:  Head Football Coach Trei Oliver)

Friday, March 15, 2019; Boarding time: 9:30 a.m.; Sail time: 10 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Tickets: $70 thru March 14, 2019; $75 Day of Cruise.  To purchase tickets, click here.

To pay by check, please make payable to: NCCU Foundation, Inc.; Memo Line – Eagle Club Cruise

Mail to:   North Carolina Central University (Attn:  Eagle Club)

McDougald-McLendon Arena

1801 Fayetteville Street

Durham, NC 27707

For more information, please call the Athletics Development Office at 919-530-6721.

Original Circle of Friends™ “Day Party with a Purpose” 

Friday, March 15, 2019; 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Granby Theater, 421 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

Tickets: $30.00 in advance on Eventbrite; $40.00 at the door. To purchase tickets, click here. 

For additional information regarding any of these events, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at

(919) 530-6363.


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