A&T Chancellor Appoints Student Affairs Vice Chancellor

After a conference call meeting, the Board of Trustees confirmed Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr.’s appointment of Dr. Melody C. Pierce as the new Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs in a teleconference just moments ago. Martin also worked with  Pierce when he was chancellor of Winston Salem State University.

Plater to leave A&T for Strayer

After five years, the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Michael J. Plater, will be leaving North Carolina A&T this week. Plater decided to leave A&T after being offered the position of Provost at Strayer University. Dexter Mullins sat down with him to get his final thoughts before leaving Aggieland for good.

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Board appoints provost

During a closed session vote on Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, Chancellor Harold S. Martin, Sr., along with the Board of Trustees, voted to hire named Dr. Linda Thompson Adams as Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, extend head men’s basketball coach Jerry L. Eaves contract, both effective Jul. 1, and appoint Dr. J. Charles Waldrup as General Counsel, effective Feb. 22.

Peace Corps officer visits

Director of the Peace Corps, Aaron Williams, visited A&T last Friday and met with faculty and students in hopes of enhancing and growing the relationship between the Peace Corps and colleges and universities.

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Sams, Calvin miss game after Saturday outburst

In the wake of Saturday’s intra-squad altercation between two Lady Aggie teammates, neither of the players involved were dressed out for Monday’s rivalry game against Winston-Salem State.

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Collapsed and Swept

On Friday, North Carolina A&T school officials announced the contract extension for Jerry Eaves to remain head coach of the men’s basketball program.

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Short-handed Lady Aggies easily handle Rams

On Monday night, the North Carolina A&T women’s basketball team faced their rivals, Winston Salem State University, at the Greensboro Coliseum. Playing without three key players, A&T crushed the Rams of WSSU 63-31.

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Changing the Pomp & Circumstance

Standing in line at the university bookstore with the rest of seniors, he reflects on the last few years of his life as a college student. Tur’ayn Sharpe is graduating this May with his degree in business marketing, and it hasn’t been easy.

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NABJ to host panelists

The NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists) at North Carolina A&T will host a panel discussion event on Wednesday February 24 in General Classroom Building Auditorium.  This will be the first panel discussion, entitled “African Americans and the Changing Media Landscape.” 

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The A&T Register wins 12 awards

GREENSBORO, N.C.—The collegiate award-winning newspaper, The A&T Register, recently took home two awards from the 2010 North Carolina College Media Association.

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Employee bonuses rise to $20 billion on Wall Street in 2009

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Employees at Wall Street financial firms collected more than $20 billion in bonuses in 2009, the year after taxpayers bailed out the financial sector amid the economic meltdown, New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Tuesday. The payouts were about 17 percent higher than the previous year’s bonuses.

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