February 2002

All posts published in February 2002

43 posts

A&T instructor by day, opera diva by night


Jessica J. Van Ord, an instructor in the music department, is making a new name for herself as an opera singer.Van Ord had the opportunity to serenade a large crowd at UNCG's Aycock Auditorium on Jan. 24 and 26.She received her master's of arts degree in mu... More »

Renick named to serve on HBCU board


Dr. James C. Renick, chancellor of N.C. A&T, has been selected by President George W. Bush to serve on the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Renick is one of 21 individuals selected to the commission. Board membe... More »

20 Questions


1. Aren't we all proud of the new "A&T Four" statue in front of the Dudley Building?2. Aren't we glad that they're finally passing out new IDs?3. If your ID is broken into two or more pieces, do you still have to turn it in?4. What's up with Ford not making... More »

SGA hires new VP of external affairs


After a quick two-week search the N.C. A&T Senate of the Student Government Association (SGA) has found a replacement in the vice president of external affairs position in John L. Everett IV.Everett was selected from 16 different candidates and was named to... More »

AKA chapter observes its founding, 94 years of service


On Jan. 15, the ladies of the Alpha Phi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. celebrated 94 years of service to all mankind.The sorority is the first American Greek letter organization established by and for black women. The birthplace of this sorority... More »

Absolutely poetic


On Feb. 13, there was hardly an empty seat in Harrison Auditorium as students, faculty and families of the performers came out en masse to celebrate African-American history, culture and the joys of being "Young, Gifted and Black."This celebration featured ... More »

Loyalty sparks unity, unity inspires change


Can I truly say that I love my brother or sister if I openly put them to shame? Can I truly say that I have their best interest at heart if I take no consideration as to how they feel? Can I call myself a real friend if I turn my back at the first sign of t... More »

Dirty South Hip-Hop on its way to the top


As the single goes "Aw Naw, Yall done up and done it." Atlantic recording artist, the Nappy Roots came to A&T for a meet and greet in Memorial Student Union on Jan. 18. They welcomed Aggies with pictures and autographs as they travel the country promoting t... More »

Aggie track star Tim Walls running through all barriers


The men’s track team at N.C. A&T has taken strides toward the class of the elite. With the guidance of head coach Roy Thompson, the team exceeded all expectations a season ago, garnering a fifth-place national finish in the men’s relay team. Even given the ... More »