The Media Relations staff in the Office of University Relations manages the distribution of university news to the campus community and externally to local, national and international news media.
Media Relations is located in the Alumni-Foundation Event Center at 200 N. Benbow Road. Our office number is 336-256-0863; the fax number is 336-256-0862. After business hours in case of emergency, call 336-681-0028.
News media contact
- Joy Cook, Interim Director of Media Relations
336-256-0863 (main number)
336-681-0028 (after hours emergencies)
Click here for a map (PDF).
Hourly parking is available in the Laurel Street Parking Deck ($1 per hour, $6 maximum per day), located next to Bluford Library, just north of Market Street. There are also a limited number of metered parking spaces in front of and behind the parking deck, behind the library near the Dowdy Building, and near Gibbs Hall on East Market Street.
To park elsewhere on campus, visitors must obtain a visitor's parking permit from the Parking and Transportation Office located in the Parking Deck. Visitor parking permits cost $6 per day. They authorize the guest to park on campus subject to parking rules and regulations. Citations will be issued for any illegal parking or violations of parking rules and regulations.
About N.C. A&T
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) is a public, land-grant university and constituent member of the University of North Carolina system. It is a historically black university, established in 1891. The university is located on 200 acres in Greensboro, North Carolina, 300 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 350 miles north of Atlanta.
The university’s history as one of only 18 historically black 1890 land-grant universities is reflected in its strengths in the STEM disciplines, particularly agriculture, animal science, engineering, and environmental science. A growing student enrollment reflects the demand for North Carolina A&T’s programs in those areas as well as in the arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing, and technology.
N.C. A&T has a rich civil rights legacy. On Feb. 1, 1960, four A&T freshmen sat down at the Woolworth’s lunch counter in downtown Greensboro and refused to leave until they were served. Their nonviolent protest is widely credited with sparking the nationwide sit-in movement. Click here for more information on the A&T Four from the University Archives. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson also is an alumnus of the university.
Today, the university is a leader in teaching and research in bioengineering, health disparities and other interdisciplinary fields. In 2009, A&T co-founded the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering with cross-town partner UNC Greensboro.
- Chancellor Harold L. Martin, Sr.
- Board of Trustees
- Senior Leadership
- The N.C. A&T strategic plan: Preeminence 2020: Embracing Our Past, Creating Our Future
- 2013 Strategic Plan Annual Report Card (2014 Report Card coming soon)
- Fact Book
- The University of North Carolina
For faculty members: Social media guidelines
The N.C. A&T Guidelines for the Use of Social Media is the complete guide for all North Carolina A&T State University employees who manage social network accounts in an official capacity on behalf of the university. It also will benefit students, faculty and staff who have taken on an unofficial role in the university’s online presence.