Zuckerberg, Students Shine in Debut Chancellor’s Town Hall Dialogue

From exploring the role social media can play in healing America’s divides to increasing diversity in the tech industry to combatting Islamophobia online, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students engaged Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a wide-ranging and thoughtful conversation as part of the inaugural Chancellor’s Town Hall on March 13. …

Full STEAM Ahead

UNC Asheville’s new maker space combines efforts of engineering, arts students It would be easy to consider the University of North Carolina at Asheville’s first-ever team competing at the SAE College Design Series an underdog. But operating out of the newly opened STEAM Studio, a 12,000 square-foot maker space located in downtown Asheville that opened …

Legal LIT-eracy

New WSSU program has university’s legal counsel mentoring students considering law school Asia Dukes knew she wanted to become a lawyer. As a then-junior at Winston-Salem State University, the Charlotte native worked voluntarily as part of the legal advocacy group that helped free Kalvin Michael Smith from nearly two decades of incarceration after he was …

Thomas E.H. Conway, Jr. Installed as Elizabeth City State University Chancellor

The auditorium of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center on the campus of Elizabeth City State University was packed Friday, March 10, when Chancellor Thomas E.H. Conway Jr., was officially installed as the sixth chancellor and 11th chief executive officer of the historic university. Presided over by UNC System President Margaret Spellings, the ceremony …

WCU receives funding for program to assist educators in becoming school principals

Western Carolina University is the recipient of a grant from the North Carolina General Assembly that will help prepare educators to become school principals and, in turn, strengthen the quality of educational leadership in public schools. The two-year grant is providing WCU with $400,561 for its North Carolina School Executive Leadership Program. The General Assembly established the …

UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State partner to offer innovative program for lateral entry teachers

Joint online program aims to help North Carolina address its growing teacher shortage (Chapel Hill, N.C. – Feb. 9, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University are launching a joint online program for people who have been hired to teach in North Carolina schools but haven’t yet …

UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million federal grant for transportation research

In urban environments such as Charlotte, multiple options are needed to move people and goods. To do so with maximum efficiency that relieves congestion and improves the quality of life for city dwellers will require innovative research, which is the aim of the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) at UNC Charlotte. …

NCSSM western campus planning update

Progress continues in planning for NCSSM’s western campus. At their December 9 meeting, our Board of Trustees approved hiring a Director of Western Campus Planning and Project Management. This position was funded by the General Assembly in the last legislative session. The person hired for this position will help lead the planning and implementation of …

Masters of Social Work Join Together

Unique UNCG/N.C. A&T partnership gives grad students best of both campuses Despite locations four miles apart and being part of the same university system, creating the Joint Master of Social Work Program (JMSW) between North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was no small undertaking. After years …

UNCSA’s Big Brother

Rick earns Erskine Bowles Staff Service Award for work on campus, in community When reviewing all of the activities Joe Rick is involved with, one question leaps to mind – how does he have time to do it all? His exceptional level of service to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and …

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