N.C. A&T Announces Second Cohort of SciTech Scholars

05/15/2020 in College of Science and Technology

The College of Science and Technology (CoST) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University selected 26 incoming freshmen to join the second cohort of SciTech Scholars for the 2020-21 academic school year. The SciTech Scholars Enrichment Program provides two-year renewable merit- and need-based scholarships to high school seniors who plan to study chemistry, physics, mathematics or electronics technology.

N.C. A&T, Consortium Partners Awarded $5.7M Diabetes Center Grant

04/28/2020 in College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Disease (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health awarded $5.7 million to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and three North Carolina Diabetes Research Center (NCDRC) consortium partners. The award will support shared technological infrastructure for advancing innovative diabetes research and fostering interinstitutional collaborations in North Carolina.

N.C. A&T Air Force ROTC Cadet Selected to Join U.S. Space Force

04/22/2020 in College of Science and Technology

David Vermillion, a graduating physics student and Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFROTC) cadet at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has been selected to join the U.S. Space Force (USSF), a newly-established branch of the Armed Forces. The military service is responsible for organizing, training and equipping forces as a means to protect U.S. and allied interests in space.

N.C. A&T Leverages Technology During COVID-19

04/15/2020 in Admissions, Student Affairs, Students

In the wake of COVID-19, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has shifted more than classes to the digital space. For the last month, university constituents have found applications like Zoom to be helpful for everything for information sessions to mental health support to additional learning opportunities.

N.C. A&T Students Win Census Video Competition

04/01/2020

With the United States in a mad dash to make sure everyone was counted in the U.S. Census, two North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students did their part to make sure their peers are in the number. 

N.C. A&T Announces Centers of Excellence Scholars

02/17/2020 in Research and Economic Development

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University announced Steven D. Cook ’82 ’85 has been named a scholar-in-residence at the Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research, Education, and Outreach (CREO) and Sandra K. Johnson, Ph.D., has been named a visiting scholar at the Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and CREO.

N.C. A&T Patent Improves the Detection of Defects in Aircraft

02/17/2020 in Research and Economic Development, College of Engineering

A new patent from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will improve nondestructive evaluation methods for subsurface aircraft defects. The patent, “Normalized Defect Characterization of Pulse Thermographic Nondestructive Evaluation,” was awarded to mechanical engineering professor Mannur J. Sundaresan, Ph.D., and his former advisee, Letchuman Sripragash, Ph.D.

The Fifth Freshman: Aggies Who Supported the Sit-In Movement

01/27/2020 in Alumni

Feb. 1, 1960 is the day four courageous freshmen sat down to protest the segregated lunch counters at the F.W. Woolworth's store on Elm Street. Feb. 2, 1960, the four became 16 and many of those participants are still referred to as, "The Fifth Freshman."

Sang and colleagues receive competitive grant to study ginger, asthma

01/09/2020 in Research and Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Shengmin Sang, Ph.D., and his colleagues at Columbia University are planning to study ginger's effect on asthma as the recipients of a four-year, $1.8 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Highly competitive, R01 grants fund health-related research and development.

N.C. A&T to Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Sit-In; Roland S. Martin to Keynote

01/09/2020 in Students

In celebration of the courageous and brave acts of Jibreel Khazan (formally Ezell Blair Jr.), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil and David Richmond – known collectively as the A&T Four – N.C. A&T will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Feb. 1, 1960 Sit-In with it Commemorative Program, beginning at 7 a.m., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, with special guest speaker, Roland Martin.

N.C. A&T Names Clemson Research Official Vice Chancellor for Research, Economic Development

12/18/2019 in Research and Economic Development

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has named a Clemson University administrator and researcher its new vice chancellor for Research and Economic Development. Eric Muth, Ph.D., is associate dean for research and graduate studies and a professor of psychology at Clemson. During his tenure as associate dean, he also served as chair of the university’s Intellectual Property and Conflict of Interest committees.

Martin, Obare and Foster Chosen as Triad Power Players

11/01/2019 in Employees, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering

In the 2019 edition of the Triad Power Players, published today, the Triad Business Journal (TBJ) includes North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr., Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Dean Sherine Obare adjunct professor Geoff Foster among professionals risking something – money, reputation, clout — to make a lasting regional impact. impact.

N.C. A&T Recognizes Seven Distinguished Alumni during Fall Convocation

10/24/2019 in Academic Affairs, Alumni, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Science and Technology

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University celebrated its annual Fall Convocation program Thursday, Oct. 24, in Harrison Auditorium. The program recognized student athletes for their academic and athletic accomplishments and welcomed back alumni for “The Greatest Homecoming on Earth” celebration.

Aggie Pop-Up Shop to Open Oct. 21 on Elm Street

10/21/2019 in Business and Finance, Alumni, Employees, Students

The Aggies are headed downtown. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is opening a “pop-up” at 201 S. Elm St. on Monday, Oct. 21, just in time for homecoming. The grand opening celebration will feature appearances by Mayor Nancy Vaughan and Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr., a food truck, and a store full of the latest and best Aggie gear.

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

10/21/2019 in Admissions, Academic Affairs

Prospective students from North Carolina high schools and community colleges can apply to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University free of charge this week, Oct. 21 – 25, 2019. The opportunity comes as a part of the College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) annual campaign to support college access.

Global Leadership Acumen to be Highlighted During Annual Leadership Conference at N.C. A&T

10/16/2019 in College of Education

Strategic leadership practices are immeasurably important for the growth of organizational structure and innovation. Students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will lead the Fifth Annual Contemporary Issues in Transformative and Innovative (CITI) Leadership Conference held by the Department of Leadership Studies and Adult Education. The two-day event will take place Friday, Oct. 18, from 4 – 9 p.m., in Proctor Hall; and Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the Academic Classroom Building.

Thirty-Four N.C. A&T Students Selected for Exclusive TMCF Leadership Institute

10/15/2019 in Students

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has selected 34 talented North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students to attend the largest, talent and professional development recruiting conference for students of publicly-supported historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), and predominantly black institutions (PBIs) at the award-winning 19th Annual Leadership Institute presented by Wells Fargo.

Faculty and Staff Combined Campaign Kickoff Set for Tuesday

10/14/2019 in Employees

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will have its 2019-20 Faculty and Staff Combined Campaign kickoff Tuesday, Oct. 15. Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. is the keynote speaker for the event, which will be from noon - 1:30 p.m. at the Alumni-Foundation Event Center.

Sandra Hughes to be honored by the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame for N.C. A&T

09/25/2019 in Alumni, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation (NBCAHOF) will host its annual hall of fame induction ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta during Hall of Fame Weekend. Among this year’s stellar class of honorees, representing North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is Sandra Daye Hughes ’69, who will be inducted into the arts category.

N.C. A&T Alumnus, Walter Hood Awarded the MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant”

09/25/2019 in Alumni, College of Engineering

The MacArthur Foundation announced today that Walter Hood ’81, founder and creative director of Hood Design Studio, a landscape architecture firm based in Oakland, California is a 2019 recipient of the “Genius Grant.” The $625,000 award is administered by the MacArthur Fellowship program that is paid out over a five year span, with no strings attached. The grant is given to extraordinary, talented and creative individuals as an investment in their potential.