Paul Robeson Cultural Center is established on campus

September, 1972

The Paul Robeson Cultural Center (PRCC) was established at the Walnut Building. It replaced the Black Cultural Center and functioned as a forum for the cultural enrichment, educational development, and social advancement of all students, while promoting the appreciation of diverse cultures.

Elmore M. Browne served as director of the PRCC until his 1982 retirement. Lawrence W. Young followed Browne for a 22-year term, until his retirement in 2004. Dr. Toby S. Jenkins replaced Young that September.