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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 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 Researcher Conducts Pilot Study on Lead Exposure, Stress and Effects on Heart Health

04/08/2020 in Employees, College of Science and Technology

In its campaign to reduce lead poisoning, the World Health Organization consistently highlights data from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, which estimated that 1.06 million people died worldwide in 2017 because of lead exposure. Emmanuel Obeng-Gyasi, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Built Environment at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, conducted a pilot study to determine the role stress plays on cardiovascular disease risk markers in individuals who had been exposed to lead.

N.C. A&T Faculty Member Participates in American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

12/17/2019 in College of Science and Technology

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that approximately 7 million people die annually due to outdoor and household air pollution, and nearly 1 million of those deaths are concentrated in the African region. Understanding and quantifying that pollution is critical to resolving it and saving lives. Solomon Bililign, Ph.D., a professor of physics at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, led an international team from Ethiopia, Botswana and Appalachian State University in a critical proof-of-concept study resulting in measurements suitable for long-term aerosol monitoring in Africa, which they presented last week at the American Geophysical Union annual conference in San Francisco – the world’s largest scientific gathering.

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.