N.C. A&T conversation series examines redlining, racial history

BY: - February 22, 2022

When Yvonne Johnson was a young girl in east Greensboro, it was in many ways a different world. She split time between her parents’ house on Beech Street, about a block from N.C. A&T, and her aunt’s place on Market Street, where there were rows of corn on one side and faculty housing on the other.

U.S. House Ag leader seeks permanent scholarship funding for 1890 land-grant colleges, including North Carolina A&T

BY: - June 17, 2021

WASHINGTON—Leaders from 1890 land-grant colleges laid out to the House Agriculture Committee Wednesday how a fresh infusion of scholarship funding provided by Congress has helped those historically Black institutions educate and train the next generation of agriculture workers. Committee Chairman David Scott, (D-Ga.), said that their testimony would help members of the committee work to […]

UNC schools outline campus return plans

BY: - May 18, 2020

Several campuses in the UNC system are revealing their plans for students to return to school, though they are light on detail and tentative. Both UNC-Greensboro and N.C. A&T said Monday that they plan to welcome students back to campus in August for the fall semester. Both schools will eliminate the traditional fall break. “This […]

When life gives you coal ash, make coal ash art

BY: - December 12, 2017

Caroline Armijo was feeling relaxed, her mind open, during a guided meditation class when she was visited by a creative muse: Why not take coal ash, the source of misery for so many people in her hometown of Walnut Cove, and fashion something beautiful from it? Now Armijo, an environmental activist and a mixed-media artist, […]