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Research and Economic Development
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced a $23.7 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University on Wednesday to create STEPs4GROWTH, a clean energy workforce training program.
Research and Economic Development, College of Engineering
State agency leaders and industry partners are celebrating 40 high school and 20 college students’ completion of the 2022 N.C. Clean Energy pre-apprenticeship and internship program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The program – the first of its kind in the nation – is committed to equipping the next generation of potential clean energy talent with professional training and skills development in various topics, including solar panel installation, renewable energy, HVAC and architectural design.
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
A team from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a four-year, $2.3 million grant from the American Heart Association to study ways to improve outcomes among women who are more likely to experience pregnancy complications because of poor heart health.
Students, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Science and Technology
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded third place and a $10,000 prize in the Four-Year STEM Undergraduate category of the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s Taking Action: COVID-19 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Challenge.
College of Business and Economics
A department chair and associate dean of the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been named interim dean of the college, effective Aug. 1, 2022.
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N.C. A&T’s Aggie Writing Scholars Program Goes Beyond Enhancing Students’ Communication

11/30/2022 in College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The Aggie Writing Scholars Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has successfully supported and served 45 incoming first-year students since 2019. To “support the expansion of the university’s writing center and writing-intensive courses throughout the university’s curriculum,” the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a historic $500,000 grant to the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) at that time.

JSNN, DEVCOM Soldier Center Partner to Enhance Nanoscale Materials for Soldier Protection

11/21/2022 in Research and Economic Development, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering

A new partnership between the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development (DEVCOM) Soldier Center and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at Gateway Research Park will develop advanced nanoscale materials for soldier protection that promise to be lighter, faster, safer and stronger than ever before.

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