Alumni News

N.C. A&T Recognizes 12 Distinguished Alumni during Fall Convocation

10/28/2022 in Alumni

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University celebrated its annual Fall Convocation program Thursday, Oct. 27. During the program, Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. provided the state of the university and welcomed alumni to the “Greatest Homecoming on Earth” celebration.

Biden Appoints N.C. A&T Alumni to President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs

04/05/2022 in Alumni

President Biden has announced his intent to appoint 18 qualified and diverse leaders – including North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University alumni Willie A. Deese ‘77 and Janeen Uzzell ‘90 – to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

N.C. A&T Names Student Health Center for Blount

03/16/2022 in Alumni

The Alvin V. Blount Jr. Student Health Center signage was unveiled during a March 11 ceremony attended by members of Blount’s family and about 100 North Carolina A&T and community dignitaries, including representatives of Cone Health.

N.C. A&T Alumna Joi Carter Recipient of BEYA’s Modern-Day Technology Leader Award

03/16/2022 in Alumni, College of Engineering

Joi Carter ’14, a North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University alumna and senior principal systems engineer at Northrop Grumman, was recently recognized during the annual Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM conference as a 2022 Modern-Day Technology Leader awardee. The honor, BEYA notes, recognizes the “bright people who are shaping the future of engineering, science and technology” in the workforce.

Dr. Alvin V. Blount Jr. to be Honored by NBCAHOF for N.C. A&T

09/24/2021 in Alumni

The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation will host its annual hall of fame induction ceremony virtually at 6:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 24. Among this year’s stellar class of honorees representing North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the late and well-respected, Dr. Alvin V. Blount, Jr.

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.