January Articles


Week Celebrates Big Impact of Small Farms

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Small Farms Week will recognize the crucial role small farms play in the state’s $84 billion agriculture industry. With the theme “Small Farms, Big Impact,” this 32nd annual tribute to small-scale agriculture will feature workshops, tours, farming demonstrations and more during the last week of March.

Broadway Retires, Washington Named Next Head Coach

North Carolina A&T head football coach Rod Broadway announced his retirement from coaching on Monday. Assistant head coach, defensive coordinator and secondary coach Sam Washington will take over the program as the 19th head football coach in N.C. A&T history.

Blue and Gold Marching Machine Named HBCU Band of The Year

The unofficial poll was conducted by HBCU Sports during a week-long poll, which concluded Saturday, Jan. 20. The poll asked participants to choose between two finalists: N.C. A&T and Jackson State University.


McEwen Appointed Provost at N.C. A&T

In a special called meeting last week, the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Beryl McEwen, Ph.D., to provost and executive vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, effective Feb. 1, 2018.

Aggies Second-Half Rally Puts Them In First Place

Was it Aggie Pride that brought the North Carolina A&T men’s basketball team back from a 17-point deficit to knock off archrival North Carolina Central 70-64 at Corbett Sports Center Saturday evening? N.C. A&T coach Jay Joyner didn’t officially label it that.

Aggies Halt Eagles Rally, Remain Unbeaten In MEAC Play

It dangerous to get lackadaisical during a rivalry game like North Carolina A&T versus North Carolina Central. The Aggies women’s basketball team fell into a lull for a moment Saturday afternoon but recovered quickly enough to come away with a 67-54 win over the Eagles.

Colleges at N.C. A&T Receive a $500K Grant from the Cemala Foundation

Thanks to a new $500,000 grant from the Cemala Foundation, the College of Education and the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at N.C. A&T. State University will have additional resources to promote early childhood language and literacy development.

N.C. A&T to Conduct Siren Test Jan. 30

A university-wide siren test will be conducted at N.C. A&T State University by the university's emergency management team at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

N.C. A&T Board of Trustees Special Called Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 23

A special called meeting of the N.C. A&Tl State University Board of Trustees will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the Dowdy Building, Chancellor’s Boardroom.

N.C. A&T to Honor Ronald McNair; NASA Official to Keynote

N.C. A&T State University will host the 32nd annual Ronald E. McNair Celebration Luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 26, in the Alumni-Foundation Event Center. The annual event honors the life and legacy of alumnus Ronald E. McNair, who tragically died in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

N.C. A&T Moves into Top 2 Percent in UI GreenMetric Ranking

For the first time since being included among ranked schools, N.C. A&T State University has ranked in the top 2 percent internationally for university sustainability by Universitas Indonesia’s GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities.

N.C. A&T and UNCG Joint MLK Celebration Events Canceled; To Be Rescheduled

Due to weather conditions, the North Carolina A&T State University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro joint commemoration celebration events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have been canceled.

N.C. A&T and UNCG to Commemorate MLK with Joint Celebration

For the sixth consecutive year, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro will host a joint celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a theme of “Moving America Forward in the Age of Trump.”

N.C. A&T to Commemorate 58th Sit-In; Award-Winning Journalist April Ryan to Keynote

In continued honor of the legacy of Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil and David Richmond, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will hold the 58th Annual February One Sit-In Commemorative program “Conscious for the Culture.”

Jan. 6th Basketball Games Postponed

North Carolina A&T’s women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader against Norfolk State scheduled for Saturday, January 6 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., at Corbett Sports Center has been postponed due to inclement weather in the Tidewater area. A makeup date has not been scheduled.

New Student Orientation and Move In Updates

We’re pleased to confirm that despite the cold weather, New Student Orientation will go forward as scheduled on Friday, Jan. 5th at North Carolina A&T State University.