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PBS KIDS kicks off Block Party Live at N.C. A&T

Rootle, PBS KIDS’ 24/7 Channel, moves from the screen to the scene—kicking off its new Block Party LIVE—College Edition series—Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the North Carolina A&T’s Alumni-Foundation Event Center.

Small Farms Task Force to Tackle Issues, Strengthen Communities

Limited-resource and minority small farmers seeking new strategies to keep their farms viable have a new resource – the Small Farms Task Force – announced today by Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

AggieBots Take Part in National ‘Bot Shot’ Tournament

Land O’ Lakes will host the Bot Shot event April 7 in Minneapolis. The North Carolina A&T robotics team, AggieBots, has been chosen as an alternate team.

N.C. A&T Appoints New General Counsel

In a special meeting last Tuesday, the Board of Trustees at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University voted unanimously to appoint Melissa Jackson Holloway as the university’s general counsel.

N.C. A&T JOMC hosts 27th NABJ Multimedia Short Course

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will host the 27th annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Multimedia Short Course March 20-23, 2019.

NC Poet Laureate to Keynote N.C. A&T Student Honors Convocation

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will honor high-achieving students during the annual Student Honors Convocation at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Richard B. Harrison Auditorium. North Carolina’s ninth and newly appointed poet laureate, Jaki Shelton Green, will keynote the event.

AWIS and N.C. A&T Form Partnership to Advance Women in STEM

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS), the leading association that advocates for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), recently formed an institutional partnership with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

N.C. A&T Board of Trustees to Hold Special Called Meeting March 12

The North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Board of Trustees Executive Committee will hold a special called meeting.

SXSW: N.C. A&T Chancellor, U.S. Rep. Adams, Lyft Exec Talk Diversity in Tech Industry

In a room filled with tech entrepreneurs, students and alumni supporters, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr., U.S. Rep. Alma Adams and Lyft Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Nilka Thomas shared why historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are the solution to the industry’s diversity challenge.

N.C. A&T, Howard and Prairie View University Leadership Tapped for SXSW Panels

South by Southwest (SXSW) 2019 will feature the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus @ SXSW, a four-part panel series that brings together members of Congress, industry giants and leaders of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) for in-depth conversations examining the role HBCUs play in building a more diverse and inclusive tech workforce.

A&T’s Hilton Named Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year for NCAA FCS

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Intercollegiate Athletics Director Earl M. Hilton III has been named an Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year for NCAA FCS institutions, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics announced today.

Professor at N.C. A&T Harnesses Social Media Data to Study Opioid Epidemic in NC

Twitter is the research platform of choice for Mohd Anwar, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Anwar is using the social networking site to study the opioid epidemic in the United States.