COUNSELOR EDUCATION PROGRAM -- North Carolina Central University

NBCC Foundation LogoFor the first time ever, FIVE current NCCU Counseling students have been awarded Fellowships by the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation (NBCC-F) in the same year.   Shehnila Ali, Wesley Wade, Lacrisha Holcomb, and Kiel Frett were each awarded NBCCF Minority Masters Fellowships for Addictions Counseling (each fellowship worth $11,000).  At the same time, Crystal McDowell was awarded an NBCCF Minority Masters Fellowship for Mental Health Counseling (worth $5,000).

The total amount awarded to NCCU Counseling students this year by the NBCC Foundation is $49,000.

Shehnila, Crystal, Wesley, Lacrisha, and Kiel join past alumni, Dr. Robert Horne and Dr. Crystal Burwell, as recipients of awards from the NBCC Foundation.

Read more about their awards:

Shehnila Ali

Crystal McDowell

Wesley Wade

Lacrisha Holcomb

Kiel Frett (waiting on press release)

Did You Know?

In October 2015, the Counseling Program at NCCU was selected as the "Most Outstanding Master's level Counseling Program" by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.

SACES award 2015

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