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Mon, 03.09.1891

North Carolina A&T University Begins Classes

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*On this date in 1891, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University was founded. They are one of over 100 historically Black colleges and universities in America (HBCU).

North Carolina A. and T. is a public, coeducational institution in Greensboro, North Carolina, part of the University of North Carolina System. The university confers Bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a wide range of fields. Courses offered include agricultural studies; animal science; chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, and industrial engineering; landscape architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; and transportation technology.

Research facilities at the university include the Agricultural Research Center.

Reference:

NCAT.edu

Black American Colleges and Universities:
Profiles of Two-Year, Four-Year, & Professional Schools
by Levin Hill, Pub., Gale Group, 1994
ISBN: 0-02-864984-2

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