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Free HBCU conference includes a $20,000 pitch competition

WASHINGTON, DC — Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have served as cornerstones in the black community for generations. HBCUs have produced many of the world’s most influential African-American scholars, doctors, educators, engineers, thespians, journalists, and more. Now more than ever, the collective strength stemming

Retired NBA champion J.R. Smith attends N.C. A&T

By: Kurtis Alston The number one ranked public HBCU in the nation, North Carolina A&T State University, welcomes NBA champion J.R. Smith. He is pursuing a degree in liberal studies and also hopes to join A&T’s men’s golf program. Smith, a New Jersey native, is

A&T and Olympic Gold: Ross and Stewart bring it home

By Kurtis Alston Randolph Ross Jr. and Trevor Stewart became North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s first gold medalist Olympians as part of the USA men’s 4×400 meter relay in Tokyo.  In round 1 of heat 1, Stewart was the first leg followed by

See You Later MEAC, Hello Big South

By Kurtis Alston After leaving the CIAA and helping the start of the MEAC in 1970, North Carolina A&T recently left the MEAC for the Big South. A&T had some rough patches in the ’80s, even though they went 9-3 in the 1980 season under

HBCUs send 5 athletes to the Olympic Games for Track and Field

Photo courtesy of North Carolina A&T Athletics The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Trials for Track and Field were held this past weekend where we saw HBCUs and African American athletes having incredible success, sending several athletes to the 2021 Olympic Games.  Representing North Carolina A&T, Randolph

North Carolina A&T hosts Record-setting Commencement

GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T State University held their 2021 Spring Commencement Ceremony at Truist Field on May 9th at 8:30 AM followed by the commencement ceremony at 4 PM for the spring 2020 graduates that did not get an opportunity to have graduation due

North Carolina A&T alumni Terrence Jenkins wins Oscar Award

North Carolina A&T alumnus Terrence Jenkins, also known as Terrance J, won an Oscar as an Executive Producer for the Netflix film Two Distant Strangers.  Jenkins produced the film alongside NBA Superstar Kevin Durant, and actor Jesse Williams. The film was written and directed by

Aggies Baseball Welcomes Back Eight Seniors

Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State Athletic Communications GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina A&T State head baseball coach BenHall announced on Tuesday that he will bring back eight seniors who had their season interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.   The eight seniors returning include 2020 Mid-Eastern

N.C. Central Beats Rival Aggies, Advance to MEAC Semifinals

NORFOLK, Va., March 12, 2020–Kieche White scored a game-high 19 points, Anissa Rivera added 14 and Paulina Afriyie recorded a double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds to lead North Carolina Central to a 56-54 win over North Carolina A&T State in the quarterfinal round