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Encyclopedia > North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

North Carolina A&T State University

Motto Mens et Manus
(Mind and Hands)
Established 1891
Type Public Land Grant University
Chancellor Stanley F. Battle
Faculty 813
Students 11,103
Undergraduates 9,735
Postgraduates 1,368
Location Greensboro, NC, USA
Campus Urban
188 acre (0.8 km²) main campus,
567 acre (2.3 km²) farm
Nickname Aggies
Website http://www.ncat.edu

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) is a land-grant doctoral/research intensive university located in Greensboro, North Carolina. Founded in 1891, NC A&T now (fall 2005) enrolls 11,103 students from across the United States and 33 foreign countries[citation needed]. NC A&T is the largest historically black university in North Carolina. Image File history File links Logo_NCAT_w158. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Morrill Land-Grant Acts are United States statutes that allowed for the creation of land-grant colleges. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Greensboro Skyline Greensboro redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... Look up Aggie in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Greensboro Skyline Greensboro redirects here. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


NC A&T currently (as of 2004) is the nation's leading producer of African American engineers with both B.S. and PhD degrees.[1] The university also is the nation's No. 1 producer of minorities with degrees (as a whole) in science, mathematics, engineering and technology. NC A&T is also a leading producer of minority certified public accountants, landscape architects, and veterinarians. NC A&T offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level programs in engineering, all fully accredited by ABET, the nation’s foremost engineering accrediting body. The School of Business and Economics is also fully accredited in all undergraduate accounting and business programs by AACSB International. NC A&T is a member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. Thurgood Marshall successfully argued the 1954 landmark case Brown v. ...

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A brief history

The North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T) was established as a “mechanic college” for the “Colored Race” by an act of the General Assembly of North Carolina, ratified March 9, 1891.[citation needed] The act read in part: "That the leading objective of the college shall be to teach practical agriculture and the mechanic arts and such learning as related thereto, not excluding academic and classical instruction." This college was established along with what North Carolina Agricultural and Mechanical College, now known as North Carolina State University, but due to sperate but equal whites and blacks could not attend college together. The North Carolina General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Due to the separation, the College operated in Raleigh (at the private Shaw University) until 1893 when it moved to the city of Greensboro, which donated $11,000 in cash and 14 acres (57,000 m²) of land for its campus. The original course of study of A&T included languages and literature, mathematics, business, agriculture and military science. Female students were a part of the college from 1893 until 1901, but were not enrolled again until 1928. In 1915, the name of the College became the Negro Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina by act of the NC General Assembly. In 1967, the name of the College was changed to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Shaw University is a historically black college located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. It offers several undergraduate degrees in the fine and liberal arts as well as natural science, and also degrees in allied health, business, public administration, education and computer science. ...


The presidents and chancellors of A&T have been Dr. John O. Crosby (1892-1896), Dr. James B. Dudley (1896-1925), Dr. Ferdinand D. Bluford (1925-1955), Dr. Warmoth T. Gibbs (1956-1960), Dr. Samuel D. Proctor (1960-1964), Dr. Lewis C. Dowdy (1964-1980), Dr. Cleon F. Thompson, Jr. (1980-1981), Dr. Edward B. Fort (1981-1999), and Dr. James C. Renick (1999-2006). Lloyd V. Hackley served as interim chancellor after the departure of Renick. Stanley F. Battle was named in November 2006 to take the post permanently on July 1, 2007. [2] Lloyd V. “Vic” Hackley is an educational administrator in North Carolina who was named in July 2007 as the interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

Greensboro four statue in front of Dudley Hall

NC A&T is a historically black college and is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System. The school colors are blue and gold. The school athletic teams are called the "Aggies". The School's Marching Band is known as The Blue & Gold Marching Machine. On the A&T seal are the words "mens et manus" (minds and hands), reflecting on A&T's early focus on agriculture and technical skills. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 280 KB)Greensboro Four File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 280 KB)Greensboro Four File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... In the United States, Historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) are colleges or universities that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African American community. ... University of North Carolina Seal The University of North Carolina System is a sixteen university system which comprises all public 4-year colleges and/or universities in North Carolina and consists of 16 separate campuses across the state. ... An American college marching band on the field (University of Texas) A marching band is a group of instrumental musicians who generally perform outdoors, and who incorporate movement â€“ usually some type of marching â€“ with their musical performance. ...


Some well-known alumni of NC A&T

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References and notes

External links

  • Stanley F. Battle Elected New Chancellor of North Carolina A&T State University
  • Part of the Tom Joyner Foundation for HBCUs

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Notes

  1. ^  North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Retrieved on November 23, 2005.
  2. ^  GESA: Graduate Engineering Student Alliance. Retrieved on November 23, 2005.
  3. ^  National Commission on Terror Attacks Upon the United States. Retrieved on February 21, 2006.

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Office of Career Services (182 words)
The Office of Career Services, under the direction of the University administrators, herein insists that equal consideration and treatment be given to male and female students throughout the interview, recruiting, and employment process at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and through the Office, especially.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.
Moreover, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is open to people of all races and actively seeks to promote racial integration by recruiting and enrolling a larger number of white students.
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