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Research and Economic Development
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced a $23.7 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University on Wednesday to create STEPs4GROWTH, a clean energy workforce training program.
Research and Economic Development, College of Engineering
State agency leaders and industry partners are celebrating 40 high school and 20 college students’ completion of the 2022 N.C. Clean Energy pre-apprenticeship and internship program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The program – the first of its kind in the nation – is committed to equipping the next generation of potential clean energy talent with professional training and skills development in various topics, including solar panel installation, renewable energy, HVAC and architectural design.
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
A team from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been awarded a four-year, $2.3 million grant from the American Heart Association to study ways to improve outcomes among women who are more likely to experience pregnancy complications because of poor heart health.
Students, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Science and Technology
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been awarded third place and a $10,000 prize in the Four-Year STEM Undergraduate category of the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s Taking Action: COVID-19 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Challenge.
College of Business and Economics
A department chair and associate dean of the Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been named interim dean of the college, effective Aug. 1, 2022.
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JSNN, DEVCOM Soldier Center Partner to Enhance Nanoscale Materials for Soldier Protection

11/21/2022 in Research and Economic Development, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering

A new partnership between the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development (DEVCOM) Soldier Center and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at Gateway Research Park will develop advanced nanoscale materials for soldier protection that promise to be lighter, faster, safer and stronger than ever before.

N.C. A&T Creates Manufacturing Courses for Launch of MxD Learn’s Virtual Training Center

11/15/2022 in Students

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has collaborated with MxD Learn to create online courses for the launch of its Virtual Training Center (VTC). The courses developed by N.C. A&T’s Center of Excellence in Product Design and Advanced Manufacturing (CEPDAM) aim to close the skills and perception gaps in modern manufacturing in order to build a nimble and digital-oriented workforce.

N.C. A&T’s Driving into The Future Event Unveils Rural Test Track for Autonomous Shuttles

11/01/2022 in Research and Economic Development, College of Engineering

A leader in transportation technology and autonomous research, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University opened its rural test track and demonstrated its autonomous vehicles Tuesday, Nov. 1. One of the only rural tracks in the nation, the university unveiled a unique fleet of connected self-driving shuttles to be used for testing and developing advanced technologies for public transportation. Once testing is complete for the next phase, the vehicles will be cleared for deployment between the university’s campus and downtown Greensboro–allowing riders to experience leading autonomous innovation first-hand.

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