Alumni News

N.C. A&T Alumnus Brings Coming 2 America Set to Life with Fashion

03/24/2021 in Alumni

On March 5, the world was reintroduced to Zamunda with the premiere of “Coming 2 America” on Amazon Prime. Fans from all generations gathered together at home to enjoy this anticipated comedy and many were captivated by the fashion and the esthetics of the set that gave us a front-row seat to the continent of Africa. The behind the scenes work that brought these intriguing visuals to life was due to our very own, James “Jimmy” Hawkins, who is a costume designer that worked as a fitter on the set of the movie.

N.C. A&T Recognizes 11 Distinguished Alumni at Fall Convocation

10/30/2020 in Alumni, Students

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University celebrated its annual Fall Convocation program virtually Thursday, Oct. 29, via Zoom. During the program, Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. presented the state of the university and welcomed alumni to the “Greatest Homecoming on Earth” virtual celebration.

Congresswoman Adams and Edwards to Be Honored by NBCAHOF for N.C. A&T

09/25/2020 in Alumni

The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation (NBCAHOF) will host its annual hall of fame induction ceremony virtually at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. Among this year’s stellar class of honorees representing North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University are Congresswoman Alma Adams ’68 in the government and law category and Leroy Thornton Edwards ‘72, CEO of The Edwards Company in the business category.

N.C. A&T Names Inaugural Class for Advisory Council on Alumni Relations

09/15/2020 in Alumni

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University announced today the inaugural members of the Advisory Council on Alumni Relations, a non-fiduciary, non-governing group that works with the Office of Alumni Relations by providing feedback that enhances programming for alumni engagement.

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."

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, Journalism & Mass Communication English, 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 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.