Recent N.C. A&T News

Theatre Arts at N.C. A&T to Present Original Stage Play “Mississippi Born and Bred”

The award-winning Theatre Arts program at N.C. A&T State University will open its 2017-18 season, Oct.19-22 and Oct. 26-29 with the world premiere of “Mississippi Born and Bred,” written and directed by Darius Omar Williams, Ph.D.


National Afro-Folk Artist to Kick-Off 2017-18 Lyceum Series at N.C. A&T

For the first installment of its 2017 Lyceum Series, N.C. A&T State University will present afro-folk artist and alumnus Randy “Freedom Clay” Rogers and his latest collection, “High Cotton: Paying Homage to & Celebrating My Intergenerational Roots.


N.C. A&T Ranked Best Value HBCU

In its latest ranking, Best Value Schools ranked N.C. A&T State University at the top of its 10 Best Value Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) 2018 list.


N.C. A&T Takes Top Spot at Black Enterprise Hackathon for Second Year

For the second consecutive year a team of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University computer science students took home the top prize for Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit BE SMART hackathon in Silicon Valley. The event was sponsored by Toyota.


College of Education at N.C. A&T Awarded $1.7 Million Department of Health and Human Services Grant

The College of Education at N.C. A&T State University has been awarded a $1.7 million grant to increase the number of professional mental health counselors who serve rural communities in North Carolina.


N.C. A&T Professor Secures $2 Million Grant to Convert Bio-Waste to Fuel

Chemistry professor Debasish Kuila, Ph.D., has been working on a way to convert animal and food waste to carbon-neutral gasoline. Now, thanks to the University of North Carolina (UNC) System’s Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI), he has a $2 million grant to help.


Fall Convocation to Feature N.C. A&T Hall of Famer as Keynote

N.C. A&T State University alumnus, Darryl Klugh ’00 and ’03, will deliver the keynote address during the annual Fall Convocation.


Investigative Journalist Inspires New Scholarship

Friends and colleagues of the late Al Johnson have partnered with N.C. A&T State University to establish an annual scholarship named in honor of the veteran journalist, who attended N.C. A&T in the 1960s.


Two N.C. A&T Students Selected for White House HBCU All-Stars Program

N.C. A&T State University students, Keonia Rodgers and Brandon Long have been selected for the 2017 class of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’’ (HBCU) All-Stars.


Tiffany Haddish Appearance at N.C. A&T Homecoming Comedy Show to be Rescheduled

Due to a conflicting production schedule, comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish’s appearance at North Carolina A&T State University's Aggie Homecoming Comedy Show "Fifty Shades of Funny,” on Oct. 3 will be rescheduled.


Top Astrophysicist, Television Personality to Keynote A&T Title III Graduate Symposium

Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi (ole-oo-shay), an internationally recognized astrophysicist and television personality is the keynote speaker for the debut Title III Graduate Symposium


N.C. A&T Scientist Patents Additional Cancer-Fighting Compounds

Dr. Shengmin Sang, a food scientist with N.C. A&T State University, has received another patent for compounds comprising aspirin and ginger derivatives that have shown promise for preventing and treating cancer.


Private Support at N.C. A&T Charted Record, Expanded Endowment in FY2017

Donors to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University stepped up at a record level in Fiscal Year 2017 with gifts of $14.7 million, a high watermark for A&T that represents a 56 percent jump over the previous year.


Fall Speaker Series at N.C. A&T to Feature Former Obama Administration Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett

N.C. A&T State University will welcome Valerie Jarrett, longest-serving senior adviser to former President Barack Obama, as the keynote speaker for the fall Chancellor’s Speaker Series, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in the Alumni Foundation Event Center.


Fall Chancellor’s Town Hall at N.C. A&T Scores Big; Topics Hit Home With Young Women

Though the fall Chancellor’s Town Hall at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University began at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, anxious students and university community members lined up outside Harrison Auditorium as early as two hours in advance.


N.C. A&T is Top HBCU in North Carolina; No. 2 Public in the Nation

In the 2018 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Historically Black Colleges ranking, N.C. A&T State University is ranked the top historically black college or university (HBCU) in North Carolina and the No. 2 public HBCU in the nation.


Three Aggies Claim MEAC Weekly Football Honors

N.C A&T football had another good Monday. The Aggies made moves in the both Football Championship Subdivision polls and they added another three Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference weekly honors after their 56-0 win over Mars Hill Saturday at Aggie Stadium.


Tropical Storm Irma Update and Guidance

Greensboro is under a Wind Advisory tonight until 4 a.m. Tuesday. Read this update for guidance on dealing with the rain and wind effects tonight of this significant weather event.


N.C. A&T College of Education Seeks Fellowship Applicants

The College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is actively seeking applicants for the North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency Program.