Aggie Weekly Calendar


2014 Greensboro Walk to End Alzheimers

Saturday, September 13

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Atlanta Football Classic
Friday, October 3


Events

Friday, Sept. 12

N.C. A&T Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees will hold its first full board meeting for the 2014-15 academic year on Friday, Sept. 12, 2-5 p.m. in the Alumni-Foundation Event Center, room 103. This meeting is open to the public.

Saturday, Sept. 13

2014 Greensboro Walk to End Alzheimer’s

N.C. A&T State University Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging, and Community Health (COAACH) invites you to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association, 2014 Greensboro Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Saturday, September 13.The event begins at 9 a.m. at Center City Park in downtown Greensboro. The event is open to the general public and requires registration. Contact Felicia Russell at (336) 285-2200 or fwrussel@ncat.edu for more information. Click here to join the “Aggies Against Alzheimer’s” team page.

Visions of Pride Festival

The Multicultural Student Center, Dream Team Productions, and P.R.O.U.D are working together to celebrate and promote the overall health and wellbeing of local gay, bisexual, lesbian, and transgender individuals and will host a Visions of Pride Festival, Saturday, Sept. 13, 12 – 5 p.m. in Holland Bowl. The festival will include food, giveaways, vending and live entertainment and fun for the entire family. Free health screenings will also be available.  The event is free and open to all. For more information, call (33) 334-7800 or (336) 543-8206.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Annual Constitution Day Teach-in

This year’s annual Constitution Day Teach-in at North Carolina A&T will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the General Classroom Auditorium (A218). In commemoration of Constitution Day (Sept. 17) and in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the teach-in will address the successes and failures of the justice through the decades. Hosted by the departments of political science, criminal justice, history and journalism and mass communication, discussion leaders, spoken word artists/activists and vocal ensembles will give voice to the following topics on inequality, human rights and civil rights issues, disparities in healthcare and the first amendment.  For more information call (336) 285-2046 or email Donna Bradby, director of marketing and publicity for the College of Arts and Sciences atdbbradby@ncat.edu.


Text-in-Community Event to Feature Malala Fund Co-Founder

The Text-in-Community event will kick of the fall semester, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 4 p.m. in Harrison Auditorium with guest speaker, Shiza Shahid. Named by Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” for her social entrepreneurship. Shahid, 24, is the co-founder of the Malala Fund. When Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani was shot by the Taliban in 2012, Shahid, who had met Malala in 2009, traveled to London to help oversee her care. The Stanford grad and McKinsey consultant became the 16-year-old's chief strategist and co-founded the Malala Fund to turn Malala’s vision for girls' education into reality. I am Malala is the university’s common reading selection for this academic year. Co-written by Yousafzai and Christina Lamb, it chronicles the young woman’s traumatic experience and her continued fight for education.

Thursday, Sept. 18

2014-15 Chancellors’ Forum for Faculty & Administrators

The Chancellor's Forums for the 2014-15 academic year are set to begin. The first forum for faculty and administrators will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, 3-5 p.m., in the Academic Classroom Building Auditorium. The forums provide an opportunity  to stay abreast of the strategic direction of the institution. University administrators will share updates and initiatives taking place across the university.  All faculty and administrators are encouraged to participate.  Additional forum dates are as follows:
Chancellor’s Forum for Students, Thursday, Oct. 30, 3-5 p.m., Academic Classroom Building Auditorium
Chancellor’s Forum for Staff, Thursday, Nov. 20, 3-5 p.m., Academic Classroom Building Auditorium Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

2014-15 Faculty & Staff Combined Campaign Kick-off Luncheon

The 2014-15 Faculty & Staff Combined Campaign kick-off luncheon will be held Thursday, Sept. 18, 12 – 1:30 p.m. in the Alumni-Foundation Event Center. This year’s theme: Every Aggie. Every Year…because that’s what Aggies do! The goal is $250,000. Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. will give the keynote address. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Joyce Edwards at 334.7755 or Carletta Simmons at 334.7600.

Monday, Sept. 22

Resolving Conflicts in Relationships Workshop

The Office of Counseling Services, Center for Academic Excellence and Active Minds will host a workshop on Monday, Sept. 22, 6:15-8 p.m. in the Academic Classroom Building Auditorium. The topic will be “Resolving Conflicts in Relationships: Are We Doomed to Fight?” The event is open to all. Refreshments will be served. For ADA accommodations, call (336) 334-7727.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

DORED Lunch & Learn

The Division of Research & Economic Development will host a Lunch& Learn event titled, “Developing Proposal Budgets & Budget Justifications,” Tuesday, September 23, 12-1 p.m. in the Fort IRC, room 410. Tonjia May, DORED’s Budget Manager, will be presenting. This event will focus on how to develop a budget for a sponsored project. Register by September 16 at https://ncat.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_dmVvkANxGrO7Ng9. Bring your lunch and learn valuable information.

Lyceum Series Presents Brasil Guitar Duo

The Lyceum Series presents, “Brasil Guitar Duo,” Sept. 23, 7 p.m. in Harrison Auditorium.  Brasil Guitar Duo, a 2006 winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition and hailed by Classical Guitar magazine for its “maturity of musicianship and technical virtuosity,” is equally at home on a classical or a world-music series.  The Brasil Guitar Duo (João Luiz and Douglas Lora) have been igniting virtuosic fires on concert stages around the world.  Tickets are $5 - A&T Faculty and Staff; $15 - General Public and FREE for A&T students with Aggie One Card.  For ticket information call the A&T Ticket Office at (336) 334-7749.

Friday, Sept. 26

Division of Information Technology Next Town Hall Forum

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) will host its next Town Hall Forum to discuss the future of A&T’s email and calendaring system, Friday, Sept. 26, 3-4 p.m. in Proctor Hall Auditorium (Room 160). The forum will allow university employees to share their experiences using our current email system, Lotus Notes, as well as learn about other email system options. Vice Chancellor Darryl McGraw will discuss the new Ellucian Portal and the integration pros and cons. Input from faculty and staff is greatly needed. For more information and to RSVP, contact DoIT Project Manager Cecilia A. Worthington by email at cecilia@ncat.edu, indicating which session you wish to attend. If you are unable to attend either session, please email your suggestions to cecilia@ncat.edu.

News & Announcements

Pictorial History of A&T

Bluford Library is collecting historical photographs for a pictorial book that will celebrate A&T’s 125th Anniversary in 2016. To participate, send your photos to Bluford Library, 1601 E. Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27411, attention: Pictorial Review, by September 15, 2014. The university seeks photographs and other documents that can help tell its history. We cannot guarantee inclusion in the book; however, all materials will be considered and will be returned. For more information, contact co-authors Dr. Teresa Styles at teresaj@ncat.edu or Valerie Nieman at vgnieman@ncat.edu. Persons who do not have access to e-mail may call Bluford Library at (336) 285-4151.

Starfish – Early Warning System Training

The Center for Academic Excellence will conduct Starfish – Early Warning System Training for faculty and staff. To register for a training session go to aggies.gosignmeup.com. Training sessions are as follows: Sept. 15, 1-2 p.m.; Sept. 18, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.; Sept. 25, 2-3 p.m.; and Sept. 30, 9:30-10:30 a.m. All training sessions will be held in the Academic Classroom Building, room 208. For more information call the CAE at (336) 285-4241.

Tech Thursday Information Sessions for Fall 2014

The School of Technology will host bi-weekly Tech Thursday Information Sessions to showcase the degree programs and help you decide which is best for you. These informal sessions will provide interaction with faculty, students and staff. The degree programs are applied engineering technology; construction management, electronics technology; environmental health and safety; geomatics; graphic communications systems and motorsports technology. The sessios will be held on:Sept. 18, Oct. 2, 16, 30, Nov. 13, and Dec. 4. For more information call (336) 334-7359 or email tech@ncat.edu. All sessions are held in Smith Hall, foom 2014, from 4-6.m.

The Atlanta Football Classic

Mark your calendars and plan to attend The Atlanta Football Classic presented by 100 Black Men of Atlanta – one of the nation's largest Black college football games – as the Aggies take on the Bulldogs of South Carolina State University, Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Georgia Dome. To purchase tickets to the game: http://www.atlantafootballclassic.com/.

Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held on Thursday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m.   4 p.m. at the Alumni-Foundation Event Center. The symposium topics will include panel discussions from research faculty and students and information on managing resumes and internships. This Symposium is open to undergraduates of all disciplines.  Faculty and staff are welcome to attend and support their students. Register at: http://bit.ly/1sp370N by Oct.1.

Homecoming Aggie Alumni Concert Featuring Gladys Knight

N.C. A&T University Foundation, Inc. presents the 2014 Alumni Homecoming Concert, A “Knight” to Remember, featuring Gladys Knight with special guest Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes, Friday, October 24, at the Koury Convention Center. Tickets are on sale: $120, $140 and $280 (individual seats) and $1200, $1400, $2800 and $5000 (tables). Showtime is 8:30 p.m. and buffet reception is 7:45 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.). For more information call (336) 433-5560.

2014 Homecoming Parade Applications Available

A&T is accepting applications for the 2014 Homecoming Parade, set for Saturday, October 25, 8 a.m. Parade entry fees are as follows:
$200 for vehicles.  This fee includes 2 new magnets per parade year.  Vehicle entries are defined as the following: One vehicle (car or truck), one float, or two motorcycles.
$175 parade entry fee for all other types of entries which includes, but is not limited to: pedestrian/walking units, two go-carts, performance groups, etc.
$100 entry fee for additional units from either category based on the lists above and availability (i.e. walking unit with a float or vehicle).
$325 for group pricing for “Car Clubs”, Motorcycle groups etc. for no more than 6 vehicles and $425 per group for up to 10 vehicles.
All application fees are non-refundable and must be paid at the A&T Treasurer’s Office. For parade guidelines and application visit 2014 Homecoming Parade. Applications are due by September 15.  For more information contact: LTC (R) Joshua Jones at jtjones3@ncat.edu or Maurtisha Thomas at mthomas2@ncat.edu or by phone at (336) 285-2722

A&T Teaching Award Applications Now Available

N.C. A&T’s Teaching Award applications for 2014-2015 are now available on the ATL web site: http://www.ncat.edu/divisions/academic-affairs/atl/teaching-awards/index.html. Applications and teaching/learning portfolios must be submitted to the school/college teaching awards committees by October 15. For more information, contact Dr. Scott Simkins, chair, Teaching Excellence Awards Committee, 336.285.3047, simkinss@ncat.

Aggie Escort Shuttle Service

Aggie Escort is a safety shuttle service operated by the Memorial Student Union at North Carolina A&T State University. The current hours of operation are Sunday-Friday, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., servicing all on-campus, and select off-campus locations. To reserve a ride or for more information call (336) 285-2530. All passengers must present an Aggie One Card. Please note the Aggie Escort schedule is subject to change for University recognized holidays and adverse weather.

Fall 2014 – Professional Development Courses

The Fall 2014 Professional Development Course offerings, sponsored by the Division of Human Resources - Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence (CLOE) will target four areas which are designed to enhance workforce development capabilities. For the fall semester, the areas of focus are Organizational Culture, Results Orientation, Leadership, and Compliance. To register for a course visit the course registration site. Seating is limited. Enroll now and take advantage of the course offerings. For more information, contact Shanda Woods, Training Specialist or Dr. Eric Gladney, Director – Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence, at swoods@ncat.edu or emgladne@ncat.edu.

School of Business and Economics Appoints Interim Associate Dean

Dr. Lemuria D. Carter, associate professor of accounting and information systems, department of accounting and finance, has been appointed interim associate dean of the School of Business and Economics (SOBE). Prior to joining the SOBE as an assistant professor in 2008, Carter was an assistant professor of management information systems at Mississippi State University.  She received a Ph.D. and master’s degree in accounting information systems from Virginia Technic Institute and State University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in information systems and decision sciences from Virginia State University.

SAES Hosts Retirement Celebration for Dr. John O’Sullivan

The university community is invited to attend a retirement celebration for Dr. John O’Sullivan‘s, after 30 years of service to the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. The reception will be held, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2-4 p.m., in the Dudley Building, University Galleries. There is a $25 donation for non-students and $15 of students. To RSVP, contact Tiffany Slade in Cooperative Extension at (336) 285-4653 by Sept. 15.  Letters of congratulations can be sent to Slade by Sept. 21.

School of Nursing Summer & Fall 2014 Information Sessions

The School of Nursing will host summer and fall information sessions for its BSN Completion Entry Option, Accelerated BSN Entry Option and Traditional BSN Entry Option programs. Click to view all dates. For more information, contact Carliss Jacobs at 334-7750 or email: carlissl@ncat.edu.

Progressive Toastmasters Meeting at A&T

The Progressive Toastmaster meeting will be held every Wednesday, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. in the General Classroom Building, room A116. The university community is invited to join in and learn the skills to becoming better communicators and public speakers.  For more information, call Willene Rucker at (336) 285-4746.

WNAA Presents Head-2-Toe Radio Show

Back by popular demand, WNAA 90.1 FM presents the Head 2 Toe Radio Show, a guide to ethnic Hair, Nail and Skin Care for the entire family. Head 2 Toe is hosted by Ezinma and guest co-hosts veteran Cosmetologists and Educators Nikki & Charles Henry. Also, celebrity hairstylist and reality TV star MaCray Huff (Chicagolicious). From celebrity interviews to health and beauty topics, this is a must-hear-talk show that will keep you on point from Head 2 Toe!!! Tune in every Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., right before the Poetry Café Show on The Broadcast voice of N.C. A&T WNAA 90.1FM.

Important Dates to Remember!

  • Board of Trustees Meeting, Friday, Sept.12
  • Text-in-Community, Wednesday, Sept. 17
  • Family Weekend, Sept. 20
  • Fall Sports Schedule, go to www.ncataggies.com

AggieAlert Info

Please Sign Up for AggieAlert to receive emergency text messages and/or emails when an emergency, life-threatening situation or inclement weather affects N.C. A&T. AggieAlert is A&T's emergency notification system that is available for use to current University employees and enrolled students. AggieAlert messages will only be sent during critical situations.

Information will be disseminated via:
• Text messages and emails (registered students, faculty and staff with AggieAlert)
• University e-mail to epa/spa employees and students
• Social media (Facebook and Twitter)
• WNAA 90.1 FM Radio
• A&T website @ http://www.ncat.edu
• WNAA's website http://wnaa-online.ncat.edu/
• Aggie InfoLine (336.334.7325)
• Campus two-way radios
• Aggie Net (plasma screens)
If you have suggestions to strengthen internal communications, please send your feedback to npride@ncat.edu.

Sebastian Health Center Hours

The hours of operation at Sebastian Health Center are: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Closed – Weekends & Holidays. Laboratory & Pharmacy Hours, 8 a.m.– 6 p.m. For after hour emergencies, call Campus Police 334.7675 or 911.


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