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Sports Forum / HBCU athletes advance at USA Track Championships
« on: Yesterday at 08:33:52 AM »
HBCU athletes advance at USA Track Championships

Lut Williams
June 24, 2022

HBCU athletes competing Thursday in the opening round at the U.S. Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon were largely successful. Six advanced while three did not.

The top three finishers in each heat and the next four fastest times advanced to the semifinals.


https://hbcugameday.com/2022/06/24/hbcu-athletes-advance-at-usa-track-championships/

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Sports Forum / The Bluebloods’ 2022 Preseason FCS All-American Team
« on: June 21, 2022, 06:06:47 PM »
The Bluebloods’ 2022 Preseason FCS All-American Team

1st Team Offense
TE: Kemari Averett (Bethune-Cookman; Sr.)

1st Team Defense
DL: Isaiah Land (Florida A&M; Sr.)

1st Team Special
RS: Isaiah Bolden (Jackson State; Sr.)

2nd Team Offense
QB: Shedeur Sanders (Jackson State, So.)
WR: Shaq Davis (South Carolina State; R Jr.)

2nd Team Defense
DL: Jason Dumas (Southern; Sr.)
LB: Aubrey Miller (Jackson State; Sr.)
DB: BJ Bohler (Florida A&M; Sr.)



https://thebluebloodspod.com/the-bluebloods-2022-preseason-fcs-all-american-team/

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Sports Forum / FOX Sports is Celebrating Juneteenth
« on: June 20, 2022, 07:06:19 AM »
Which team is winning the Celebration Bowl this year?

https://twitter.com/CFBONFOX/status/1538613337092632576






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University Archivist presents undiscovered research at “I am a Crosby Kid Symposium”

Jennifer Rice , Contributor
September 16, 2019

James R. Stewart Jr., N.C. A&T’s Archives and Special Collections librarian at F. D. Bluford Library presented his findings on N.C. A&T’s first president and journalism pioneer John O. Crosby.

Stewart’s symposium focused on how Dr. Crosby’s background influenced journalism in the state of North Carolina, the blueprint for The A&T Register, which is the campus newspaper and what it truly means to be a “Crosby Kid.”



https://ncatregister.com/15857/the-yard/university-archivist-presents-undiscovered-research-at-i-am-a-crosby-kid-symposium/?fbclid=IwAR3MItgdwCppxqy6OlWbdHCRCfAeXaxPO2m7RdJq82eQfJvo5YdEtmZEqqg#

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Hilton Names Johnson A&T's New Director of Track and Field Programs


EAST GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III announced the hiring of three-time Olympian and 1996 Olympic gold medalist Allen Johnson as the Aggies new director of track and field programs on Friday.

On Friday, Hilton introduced Johnson to the Board of Trustees and track and field student-athletes. Johnson has signed a four-year contract to guide the Aggies' six track and field programs -- men's and women's cross country, men's and women's indoor track and field and men's and women's outdoor track and field.

https://ncataggies.com/news/2022/6/17/hilton-names-johnson-a-tnew-director-of-track-and-field-programs.aspx

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_Johnson

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NASA Selects FSU Team Proposal for First Ever MSI Space Accelerator Program

June 09, 2022

Fayetteville State University is one of three awardees selected for NASA’s inaugural Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Space Accelerator Challenge – a first-of-its kind competition to advance the goals of NASA and meet the agency’s needs in the areas of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and development of autonomous systems. The competitive application process encouraged applicants to think like startup businesses, offering $50,000 in funding and extensive training.

https://www.uncfsu.edu/nasa-selects-fsu-team-proposal-for-first-ever-msi-space-accelerator-program?fbclid=IwAR1k7yrnK_RX6abd04MZljpc0-htYkKezSuQgxThi4kBWzTQ0B2zax3p3Wo

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Gadsden school resource officer fatally shoots suspicious person who tried to enter school

GADSDEN, Ala. —
An investigation is underway in Gadsden after a school resource officer fatally shot a "suspicious person" after he tried to enter Walnut Park Elementary School, according to the Etowah County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Jonathan Horton said a concerned citizen called 911 after noticing a man trying to get inside of the elementary school and trying to enter vehicles in the parking lot around 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Police alerted the school resource officer, who is a Rainbow City police officer.

https://www.wvtm13.com/article/shooting-involving-gadsden-police-reported-thursday-morning/40242001

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Sports Forum / Powerlifter Faced Disqualification Over Hairbeads
« on: June 09, 2022, 02:14:47 PM »
Powerlifters rally to help girl at state championship who faced disqualification over hair beads

By WLBT.com Staff
Published: Apr. 19, 2022

BRUCE, Miss. (WCBI) – On April 1, a Bruce High School powerlifter was in danger of being disqualified from the state championship because of her hair.

“I was a little angry,” said junior Diamond Campbell. “I [felt] shame a little bit, I kind of felt humiliated, like I was being picked on in a way.”

Those are not the emotions a high school athlete should feel during a state championship. But it’s how Campbell says she felt after what she thought was her first lift during the MHSAA Girls Class 1 competition.

“The head judge came up and she said, ‘She can’t wear the beads,’” Campbell says.


https://www.wlbt.com/2022/04/20/powerlifters-rally-help-girl-state-championship-who-faced-disqualification-over-hair-beads/#:~:text=Press%20Releases-,Powerlifters%20rally%20to%20help%20girl%20at%20state,faced%20disqualification%20over%20hair%20beads&text=BRUCE%2C%20Miss.,%2C%E2%80%9D%20said%20junior%20Diamond%20Campbell.

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USDA Invests in New HBCU Agribusiness Innovation Center at NC A&T State University

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 8, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today a $1.92 million investment to establish an Agriculture Business Innovation Center at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (NC A&T) State University, a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

“This new innovation center will serve as a technical assistance hub to enhance agriculture-based business development opportunities nationwide,” said USDA Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh during a two-day strategy meeting with 1890 Land-grant Universities and USDA officials. “The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to supporting historically underserved communities and this new center will be pivotal as we continue to build back better the fabric of our nation’s communities and businesses. This latest investment will expand the capacity of our nation’s HBCUs to advance multidisciplinary teaching, outreach and integrated projects to build better markets, enhance economic development and support new and existing agricultural businesses.”

https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2022/06/08/usda-invests-new-hbcu-agribusiness-innovation-center-nc-state

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Sports Forum / Women's NCAA Track and Field Championships
« on: June 09, 2022, 12:53:48 AM »
100 m Hurdles

Thursday   6:32 PM      Women 100 M Hurdles

Paula SALMON  N. Carolina A&T [SR]

https://flashresults.ncaa.com/Outdoor/2022/029-1_compiled.htm



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Perelman School of Medicine Partners with HBCUs to Increase Student Diversity in Medicine
Five HBCUs partner with the Penn Access Summer Scholars Program to expand the pipeline of students underrepresented in medicine

May 24, 2022

Originally for students enrolled at Haverford College, Princeton University, Penn, and more recently Bryn Mawr College, the program has now officially broadened to include Howard University, Morehouse College, Oakwood University, Spelman College, and Xavier University of Louisiana.


https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-releases/2022/may/perelman-school-of-medicine-partners-with-hbcus-to-increase-student-diversity-in-medicine?fbclid=IwAR0YxzYgGPYmX4K2Ei06eqDwwn_VVx9F2LqhDlhaWnOzeNx9etcg6pr1b3k

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Sports Forum / 2022 Track and Field NCAA Championships
« on: June 08, 2022, 06:01:54 AM »
When: Men’s competition Wednesday and Friday; women’s competition Thursday and Saturday

Where: Hayward Field, Eugene, Ore.

How to watch: Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., ESPN3; 7:30 p.m., ESPNU.

Thursday: 2:30 p.m., ESPN3; 8:30 p.m. ESPNU.

Friday: 4 p.m., ESPN3; 9 p.m. ESPN2.

Saturday: 1:30 p.m., ESPN3; 5:30 p.m., ESPN.

https://greensboro.com/sports/college/ncat/n-c-a-t-sends-14-athletes-to-ncaa-track-and-field-championships-in-oregon/article_681e38fe-e67c-11ec-9c05-23c6360ad263.html#tracking-source=home-sports

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Sports Forum / Kentucky State University Football Coach
« on: June 03, 2022, 06:40:01 PM »
Is Kentucky State going to hire a football coach before the season starts?

Ramon Johnson
Interim Athletic Director / Interim Football Coach

https://ksuthorobreds.com/staff-directory/ramon-johnson/194

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