September 16, 2022

First Lady Biden, Secretary Cardona Celebrate A&T’s Success In Education

By Jackie Torok North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University was in the national spotlight as First Lady Jill Biden, Ph.D., and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Ph.D., made the campus their first stop of the academic year for the Department of Education’s Road to Success Back to School Bus Tour. Biden and Cardona


Human Trafficking Awareness Conference to be held at Dillard

By E. Francis Dillard University’s Center for Racial Justice will host the Human Trafficking Awareness Conference September 16, 12-5:30 p.m. in the Professional Schools Building. The keynote speaker will be criminal justice advocate Cyntoia Brown Long who spoke to a packed Georges Auditorium at Dillard in 2020. There will also be a panel discussion featuring survivors,


Morgan State University Choir and Jazz Band Ensemble Set to Perform at the Legendary Monterey Jazz Festival

Courtesy of Morgan State University Morgan State University (MSU) talent will be on full display at the 65th annual Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF), the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world. A collective of student performers will travel to the 20-acre, oak-studded Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, Calif. to participate in one of the most

Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

Tuskegee University ranked No. 3 HBCU by U.S. News and World Report

By Thonnia Lee Tuskegee University has been ranked No. 3 among the 2022-2023 nation’s best Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) by U.S. News & World Report. The university also improved its ranking among Regional Universities in the South, moving from No. 17 to No. 6 for 2023. “It is an honor to see Tuskegee


Nuna Baby Essentials Supports Bison Athletics with $1 Million for Upgrades to Burr Gymnasium

By Kelvin Childs Nuna Baby Essentials Inc. is donating $1 million to Howard University Athletics to support the women’s basketball and men’s basketball teams. The Nuna donation is earmarked for renovations to the coaches’ offices and locker rooms in Burr Gymnasium. “Nuna Baby Essentials is an important partner of Howard Athletics,” said Kery Davis, director

NFL logo painted gold on the field before an NFL preseason football game between the Detroit Lions and the New York Jets at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. Gold color is use for Super Bowl 50. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

Diversifying the Field: MSM Students Score Promising Opportunities with NFL

By Kenny Murry As the son of a nurse, Paolo Gilleran knew since childhood that his future would involve medicine. However, it was not until a family medical emergency that Gilleran knew that he wanted to have a hand in changing the way that medicine was done. “My grandmother immigrated with me to the United


NCCU Awarded $6.2M From Build Back Better Regional Challenge

By Quiana Shepard North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) has been awarded $6.2 million from the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Build Back Better Regional Challenge. The award is the result of the efforts of a statewide coalition of public and private partner organizations and institutions, led by the North Carolina Biotechnology