Aggie News & Event Calendar

May 10

Spring 2018 Golden Carpet Graduation Reception

May 12

2018 Spring Commencement

 

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EVENTS

Friday, May 4

TECHLAV Seminar Series

The next installment of the TECHLAV Seminar Series will be held from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. in the Fort IRC Building RM. 410. Abenezer Girma, a current Ph.D. student at A&T will deliver a presentation titled, "Data Driven Development and Autonomous Driving.

Thursday, May 10

Spring 2018 Golden Carpet Graduation Reception

All Spring 2018 undergraduate and graduate students are invited to the annual “Golden Carpet Graduate Reception from 5- 7 p.m., Thursday, May 10, in the Alumni Foundation Event Center. Come out for fun, live music and giveaways while celebrating your achievements with A&T faculty, staff, administration and fellow graduates. RSVP at by clicking here.  The attire is business and cocktail.

Friday, May 11

Waste Management Certificate Ceremony

There will be a Waste Management Certificate Ceremony on Friday, May 11, at 2 p.m., in the General Classroom Building A218. Certificates will be awarded to Interdisciplinary Waste Management Certificate Graduates and Multi-dimensional/Interdisciplinary Scholars. Michael Reagan, N.C. A&T Graduate (Earth and Environmental Science) and North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary will deliver the Keynote address. 

Saturday, May 12

2018 Spring Commencement

The Spring 2018 Commencement will consist of two ceremonies held Saturday, May 12.Both will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum, located on 1921 West Gate City Boulevard. Coliseum doors will open a approximately 7:30 a.m. The undergraduate commencement line-up will be begin at 8 a.m. and the professional will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. The graduate commencement line-up will begin at noon and the professional will begin promptly at 1 p.m. All faculty are required to participate in commencement ceremonies. Complete information is located online.

Tuesday, May 15

Workshop for Broadening Participation in Geosciences at HBCUs

N.C. A&T will host a one-day workshop regarding broadening participation in Geosciences at HBCUs, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.,Tuesday, May 15, in Craig Hall rooms 111 & 112. A series of panels during the workshop will address issues including (1) The state of Geosciences at HBCUs, challenges and opportunities, and lack of diversity in Geosciences (2) How can HBCUs bridge the gap? and (3) developing Geosciences as interdisciplinary and inter- institutional effort among HBCUs. The workshop is sponsored by the National Technical Association, Morgan State University (NSF Grant # 1748074) and N.C. A&T (Grant# 1649263). To arrange for attendance contact Dr. Solomon Bililign at bililign@ncat.edu.

Wednesday, May 16

2018 Women in Higher Education Leadership and Mentoring Conference

N.C. A&T ADVANCE Institutional Transformation (IT) Project and the Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence (CLOE) will hold the 2018 Women in Higher Education Leadership and Mentoring Conference from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, in the Alumni Foundation Event Center. The focus of this initiative is to empower female administrators, faculty, and staff in areas of leadership and to cultivate a mentoring environment. THe conference will also draw men who desire to serve as advocates for their female colleagues and seeking additional knowledge on leadership and mentoring in the academic setting. This year's conference is titled "Empowered to Lead". Dr. Christine S. Grant, will serve as the opening session keynote speaker delivering a presentation titled "Advancing Women in Leadership-Redefining our Resilience!". Grant is a professor of chemical and bimolecular engineering at North Carolina State University where she also provides leadership as the associate dean of Faculty Advancement in the College of Engineering. As an Academic Resilience Strategist, she partners with individuals and organizations to empower women and men in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The closing session keynote address titled,"Leading from Where You Are"; will be delivered by Dr. Sharon Washington. Washington is nationally recognized authority on leadership, multicultural alliances and partnership building in higher education. A hallmark of Washington's leadership is her commitment to developing teams and leadership capacity across multiple levels within an organization. Support for the conference is made possible through funding from the National Science Foundation (Grant #1409799) and Title III. For more information contact Dr. Sherrice V. Allen at 336-285-2471 or svallen@ncat.edu.

  

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Food Recovery Network Food Delivery - Every Wednesday

The food recovery network works with Sodexo to recover surplus food from the Café and delivers it to local non-profit organizations a 5:45 p.m., every Wednesday in Williams Dining Hall (top). This activity can be counted towards volunteer hours. Anyone interested in volunteering should email frn.ncat@gmail.com

Alumni Reunion Weekend Volunteers Needed - May 11-13

For any faculty, staff, or alumni interested in volunteering to ensure the success of the Alumni Reunion Weekend, the Alumni Association needs your help. There are many tasks to complete with various responsibilities and shifts available to N.C. A&T State University Alumni Association website. For any questions, contact Alana V. Allen at 336-433-5576 or avallen@ncat.edu 

Chancellor’s “On-Point” Podcast

New episodes of the “On-Point” podcast with Chancellor Martin are now available. Current episodes are discussing the successes of Gateway University Research Park, Cooperative Extension initiatives and how the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences is operating as a “good neighbor” in East Greensboro. Episodes of “On Point” are now available for iTunes and Android users. Subscribe today. Episodes can also be heard Mondays at 3:30 p.m., on 90.1 WNAA.

Project Success Emergency Aid Program

The Project Success Emergency Aid Program is available for those in need. It is designed to assist students in dealing with unforeseen financial emergencies that, if not quickly resolved, could cause students to drop out of school. For consideration, visit: http://www.ncat.edu/divisions/academic-affairs/cae/project-success.html. Grants must be for an emergency situation, not to exceed $500. Requests for assistance with tuition, fees, books, parking, fines, and supplies are not considered emergency and will not be approved under the guidelines of this program. Questions regarding Project Success can be directed to Cornelia Johnson at chardiso@ncat.edu, or Doreen Moore at dmoore@ncat.edu.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services is deeply saddened by the multiply tragedies happening in our world. If you are experiencing distress related to these events, or if these events triggered memories of other life tragedies, counseling services provides a safe and confidential environment to discuss this with a counselor. You may contact Counseling Services at 336-334-7727 or stop by our office in Murphy Hall, Suite 109. For additional resources, please visit this section of The American Psychological Association’s website.

Follow @NCAT_AggieAlert on Twitter

Make sure to follow @NCAT_AggieAlert on Twitter for additional access to emergency notifications and alerts. Aggie Alert is the university text notification system for emergencies, life-threatening situations and inclement weather.

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