Recent N.C. A&T News

Daymond John, of ABC’s ‘Shark Tank,’ to Deliver 1st Chancellor’s Speaker Series Talk at A&T

Retail clothing entrepreneur and TV personality Daymond John of ABC’s wildly popular “Shark Tank” series will kick off The Harold L. Martin Sr. Chancellor’s Speaker Series at N.C. A&T State University with a talk at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 27, in Harrison Auditorium.


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

An internationally recognized astrophysicist and television personality is the keynote speaker for the Spring 2017 Title III Graduate Symposium set for Thursday, April 6, at N.C. A&T State University.


N.C. A&T Introduces New Online MBA Program; First Classes to Begin Fall 2017

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is expanding its capacity to meet that demand by launching a new Master of Business Administration (MBA) Online degree program through the College of Business and Economics (COBE).


Robeson County Grower is Top Small Farmer in North Carolina

Lucius Epps, whose family history of farming in Robeson County goes back at least two generations, is the 2017 North Carolina Small Farmer of the Year.


N.C. Board of Governors Honors N.C. A&T Professor with Excellence in Teaching Award

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected Dr. Lisa Owens-Jackson to receive the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award for N.C. A&T State University.


Zuckerberg, Students Shine in Debut Chancellor’s Town Hall Dialogue

N.C. A&T State University students engaged Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a wide-ranging and thoughtful conversation as part of the inaugural Chancellor’s Town Hall on March 13.


N.C. A&T and Industry to Bring Novel Aspirin Derivatives to the Marketplace

Dr. Shengmin Sang, a food scientist with N.C. A&T State University, licensed his patent for a family of novel aspirin-derived compounds to SARISA Therapeutics.


N.C. A&T Hosts 25th NABJ Short Course

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JOMC) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is set to celebrate its 25th year of hosting the annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Multimedia Short Course seminar March 15-19, 2017.


A&T Theater Arts Program Tackles Play About a Love Affair That Stands the Test of Time

The Theater Arts program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will present “Plenty of Time,” March 23-26 and March 30-April 2.


Three N.C. A&T Students Named Apple HBCU Scholars

Three North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students spent the week of Feb. 13, 2017, in Cupertino, California in a five-day immersive experience at Apple headquarters as part of the Apple HBCU Scholars program.


N.C. A&T to Conduct Siren Test on March 16

A siren test will be conducted at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 16.


NASA Langley Chief Scientist to Speak at North Carolina A&T

The College of Engineering at N.C. A&T State University will host Dennis Bushnell, chief scientist at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Langley, for the Dean’s Distinguished Seminar Series.


ESPN Names A&T’s Dooley To The Undefeated’s Inaugural Class of Rhoden Fellows

The Undefeated, ESPN’s multiplatform initiative for sports, race and culture, has announced the inaugural class of Rhoden Fellows, the sports journalism internship program focused on identifying and training aspiring African American journalists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).


New Sources and Technology to be Displayed During Energy Day at N.C. A&T

Close to 2,000 K-12 students will enjoy interactive exhibits and technology illustrating solar, wind and photovoltaic energy, bio-fuels, lighting, lithium-ion batteries and more during the 8th-annual Energy Day celebration.


N.C. A&T to Hold Science and Technology Week, March 13-17

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) will be on display March 13-17 through the College of Science and Technology at N.C. A&T State University’s presentation of Sci/Tech Week: “STEM: Shaping the Future.”


N.C. A&T to Celebrate Founders Day; International Novelist to Keynote

N.C. A&T State University will hold its annual Founders Day program and convocation, from 10 a.m. – noon, Thursday, March 23, in Harrison Auditorium.


N.C. A&T to Host Facebook Founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Debut Chancellor’s Town Hall

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, will be the featured speaker for the inaugural Chancellor’s Town Hall at N.C. A&T State University on Monday, March 13, noon to 1 p.m.


White House Listening Sessions for HBCU Leaders Cover Funding, Other Challenges

Leaders of more than 80 historically black colleges and universities around the country including North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University convened in the nation’s capital Monday for discussions with senior officials from the White House, culminating in a brief meeting with President Donald J. Trump.


Recent Grads, Current Students Making A Splash With Web App And Design Firm

Their company may be called Little Brown Box Works, but the group of recently graduated and current N.C. A&T State University students are growing an enthusiastic following and an ever-bigger impact through their mobile app, video production and web design firm.