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Aggie Leaders to Unveil the Campaign for N.C. A&T Thursday at Kickoff Event

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University leaders are set to draw back the curtain on an extraordinary capital campaign at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Alumni-Foundation Event Center on A&T’s main campus.

Chancellor’s Town Hall at N.C. A&T to Focus on Healthy Relationships with Celebrity Couples

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will welcome celebrity couples Boris and Nicole Ari Parker Kodjoe, Lance and Rebecca Gross, and Tatyana Ali and Vaughn Rasberry as guests to the Chancellor’s Town Hall – Relationship Goals, at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Harrison Auditorium. Alumna Kim Gatling will moderate the conversation.

N.C. A&T CoST Awarded $1.3 million from NIH for Biomedical Graduate Training

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s College of Science and Technology (CoST) has been selected for the Bridges to the Doctorate research training award of $1.3 million over a five-year period.

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N.C. A&T starts old YMCA demo, breaks ground on engineering complex

Dignitaries from the state of North Carolina, City of Greensboro, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and Hayes-Taylor YMCA came to campus to witness the end of an era and usher in a generation of fostering innovation and economic development in East Greensboro.

Men's XC Claims Another A&T Athletics Championship

Months after his North Carolina A&T teams historically won the men’s and women’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference indoor track and field championships followed by the men’s and women’s outdoor MEAC championships during the 2016-17 school year, director of track and field programs boldly wanted all six track championships the MEAC offers.

School of Nursing at N.C. A&T Celebrates 65 Years with Ceremony and Scholarship Fundraiser

For 65 years, the School of Nursing at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has called Noble Hall home. In commemoration, the unit will hold a homecoming celebration luncheon and $65,000 scholarship fundraiser - “Sixty-Five Years of Aggie Nursing: Improving Lives and Embracing Communities.”

N.C. A&T faculty tapped to research diversity in STEM

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded a collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program.

Fall Convocation at N.C. A&T Included Among Weeklong Festivities; Alumnus to Keynote

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will hold Fall Convocation, at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in Harrison Auditorium.

Demo of Old Hayes-Taylor YMCA, Groundbreaking for Engineering Complex Set for Oct. 29

Only one thing stands in the way of the start of construction on Engineering Research and Innovation Complex (ERIC) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University – the original Hayes-Taylor YMCA.

UNC-TV to Record “Battleground Election: A Black Issues Forum Special” at N.C. A&T on Oct. 23

With two weeks left before the midterms, UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina will host “Battleground Election: A Black Issues Forum Special” on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m., in North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Alumni-Foundation Event Center.

Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T Hosts 2018 Grassroots Leadership Conference

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and its Strategic Planning Council, will connect real people with real issues and strategies during an upcoming forum in Greensboro. The 2018 Grassroots Leadership Conference, will be held from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Alumni-Foundation Event Center, 200 N. Benbow Road, in Greensboro and will focus on the theme, “Access Granted: Healthy Outcomes for Our Communities.”

N.C. A&T to Participate in NC Free College Application Week

Prospective students from North Carolina high schools and community colleges can apply to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University free of charge, Oct. 15 – 19, 2018. The opportunity comes as a part of the College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) annual campaign to support college access. 

Holder Visits N.C. A&T for Conversation on Voting

While some North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students were away from campus for fall break, a group of students from N.C. A&T and other area universities talked politics with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Classes, Campus Activities Cancelled Beginning at 2 p.m., A&T Moving to Condition 1 Status

With Tropical Storm Michael moving quickly toward North Carolina, North Carolina A&T leaders are cancelling classes and campus activities today (Thursday, Oct. 11) from 2 p.m. throughout the evening. The university will also transition to Condition 1 status beginning at 2 p.m. (click here for a full explanation of Condition 1).

Theatre Program at N.C. A&T to Open Season with War, Sexual Assault Drama, “Ruined”

For its first production of the 2018-19 theater season, the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will present “Ruined” by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage. The play will run Oct. 18 – 21 and 25 – 28, in Paul Robeson Theatre.

Gateway Opens Doors to New Research Facility, Already Home to a Major Business

The joint venture of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Gateway University Research Park (Gateway), expanded Friday with the opening of a new 70,000-square-foot research facility.

Innovation Unveiled

North Carolina got its first look Thursday at the future of STEM education. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University unveiled Innovation Station, a 41-foot-long mobile STEM lab and makerspace, before a standing-room-only audience in front of Webb Hall.

N.C. A&T Atmospheric Chemistry Researchers Receive $1 Million Grant

It is estimated that Africa produces more than half of the world’s biomass burning smoke from biomass fuels and animal dung, where it’s used for cooking and heating homes. Despite Africa and other tropic regions’ high contribution to biomass burning emissions, relatively few studies have  been done on the effects of specific emissions on global health and climate.

Ready. Set. NCATHACK! set for weekend

Students from all majors are ready to join North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s “NCATHACK!,” hackathon this weekend, Oct. 5-6.

ABC News’ Byron Pitts to Keynote COAACH’s 10th Annual Caregiver Education Conference

For its 10th annual Caregiver Education Conference, the Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health (COAACH) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has called upon veteran, multiple Emmy Award winning journalist Byron Pitts to serve as the keynote speaker.

English Dept. at N.C. A&T Continues Adobe Systems Partnership

The Department of English at N. C. A&T State University will continue its partnership with Adobe Systems, Inc.

Philanthropy Hits New Heights for N.C. A&T for Fiscal Year 2018

2018 fiscal year, supporters of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University set a new record for private giving with a total of $15.6 million in donations and pledges to A&T.

Two N.C. A&T Students Receive White House Initiative’s Highest Honor

Two North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students have been selected as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars – a designation of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) extended to only 63 students this fall.