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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.

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.