Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T Hosts 2018 Grassroots Leadership Conferencehttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/cooperative-extension-glc-2018.htmlCooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and its Strategic Planning Council, will connect real people with real issues and strategies during an upcoming forum in Greensboro. The 2018 Grassroots Leadership Conference, will be held from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Alumni-Foundation Event Center, 200 N. Benbow Road, in Greensboro and will focus on the theme, “Access Granted: Healthy Outcomes for Our Communities.”Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:30:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 793d76059804d33a684f24c010e33068N.C. A&T to Participate in NC Free College Application Weekhttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/free-college-application-week-18.htmlProspective students from North Carolina high schools and community colleges can apply to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University free of charge, Oct. 15 – 19, 2018. The opportunity comes as a part of the College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) annual campaign to support college access. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 78adabca9804d33a684f24c069fec782Holder Visits N.C. A&T for Conversation on Votinghttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/holder-visit-ncat.htmlWhile some North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students were away from campus for fall break, a group of students from N.C. A&T and other area universities talked politics with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 6a85a2ab9804d33a684f24c07bc66857Classes, Campus Activities Cancelled Beginning at 2 p.m., A&T Moving to Condition 1 Statushttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/tropical-storm-michael.htmlWith Tropical Storm Michael moving quickly toward North Carolina, North Carolina A&T leaders are cancelling classes and campus activities today (Thursday, Oct. 11) from 2 p.m. throughout the evening. The university will also transition to Condition 1 status beginning at 2 p.m. (click here for a full explanation of Condition 1).Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 63eb3f919804d33a684f24c072a83a94Theatre Program at N.C. A&T to Open Season with War, Sexual Assault Drama, “Ruined”http://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/ruined-vpa.htmlFor its first production of the 2018-19 theater season, the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will present “Ruined” by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage. The play will run Oct. 18 – 21 and 25 – 28, in Paul Robeson Theatre.Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 5fe191079804d33a684f24c028eacb88Gateway Opens Doors to New Research Facility, Already Home to a Major Businesshttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/ribbon-cutting-gateway-rf3.htmlThe joint venture of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Gateway University Research Park (Gateway), expanded Friday with the opening of a new 70,000-square-foot research facility.Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 462b83b79804d33a684f24c06fabf046Two N.C. A&T Students Reap Benefits of New Honda, TMCF Scholarship Partnershiphttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/tmcf-honda-scholarship.htmlTwo North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students are recipients of a new scholarship awarded through a partnership with Honda and Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 41443ca79804d33a684f24c005c0f5c7Innovation Unveiledhttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/innovation-station-unveiled.htmlNorth Carolina got its first look Thursday at the future of STEM education. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University unveiled Innovation Station, a 41-foot-long mobile STEM lab and makerspace, before a standing-room-only audience in front of Webb Hall.Thu, 04 Oct 2018 12:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 413770129804d33a684f24c09940dcccN.C. A&T Atmospheric Chemistry Researchers Receive $1 Million Granthttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/atmostpheric-research-grant.htmlIt is estimated that Africa produces more than half of the world’s biomass burning smoke from biomass fuels and animal dung, where it’s used for cooking and heating homes. Despite Africa and other tropic regions’ high contribution to biomass burning emissions, relatively few studies have  been done on the effects of specific emissions on global health and climate.Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 411336ea9804d33a684f24c0182de744Ready. Set. NCATHACK! set for weekendhttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/ncat-hackathon.htmlStudents from all majors are ready to join North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s “NCATHACK!,” hackathon this weekend, Oct. 5-6.Thu, 04 Oct 2018 10:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 40f178579804d33a684f24c0769edad7ABC News’ Byron Pitts to Keynote COAACH’s 10th Annual Caregiver Education Conferencehttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/ Keynote-byron-pitts-caregiver-conference.htmlFor its 10th annual Caregiver Education Conference, the Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging and Community Health (COAACH) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has called upon veteran, multiple Emmy Award winning journalist Byron Pitts to serve as the keynote speaker.Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 418521f89804d33a684f24c069b59e6fEnglish Dept. at N.C. A&T Continues Adobe Systems Partnershiphttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/eng-dept-adobe-partnership.htmlThe Department of English at N. C. A&T State University will continue its partnership with Adobe Systems, Inc.Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 4171e3679804d33a684f24c0a5630b43Philanthropy Hits New Heights for N.C. A&T for Fiscal Year 2018http://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/philanthropy-2018.html2018 fiscal year, supporters of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University set a new record for private giving with a total of $15.6 million in donations and pledges to A&T.Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 412e27c89804d33a684f24c066a7a901Two N.C. A&T Students Receive White House Initiative’s Highest Honorhttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/10/competitiveness-scholars-2018.htmlTwo North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students have been selected as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars – a designation of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) extended to only 63 students this fall. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 366b6d309804d33a684f24c0cfea855eAhmedna Named Dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Scienceshttp://www.ncat.edu/news/2018/09/ahmedna-dean-caes.htmlNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has named Mohamed Ahmedna, Ph.D., a renowned researcher and a N.C. A&T faculty member between 2000 and 2010, dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, effective Oct. 1.Fri, 28 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0400http://www.ncat.edu// 207203279804d33a684f24c031068b5c