A message for you and the Alumni of North Carolina Central University:
Driven by his desire to teach and inspire, Mount Olive, North Carolina, Jim C. Harper, II, has spent over two decades sharing the knowledge needed to grow and succeed through lessons of the past. As a financial member of the NCCU Durham Alumni Chapter and the National Alumni Association Jim C. Harper, II is committed to serving the students, faculty and staff of North Carolina Central University. In his more than twenty-year career at NCCU he has served in several capacities: Visiting Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, as well as Chair and Professor of History. He has received every Excellence in Teaching award awarded at NCCU as well as the highest Excellence in Teaching award given by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. In addition, he has received several awards for his service to Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. including Superior Award (2007). Omega Man of the Year for Beta Phi chapter (2008), Omega Man of the Year for the Sixth District (2009). In 2010 he was recognized as the Spectacular Man of the Year in Education and in 2020 he received the Colonel Charles Young Trailblazer Award.