After 16 years in the NBA, JR Smith looks forward to being a student-athlete at NC A&T

The two-time NBA champion will play golf for the Greensboro HBCU while pursuing a degree in liberal studies.
By Jalon Hill | August 24, 2021

Erania Brackett appointed as CMO at Dentsply Sirona

She brings over 20 years of experience to the global manufacturer of dental products and technologies.
By Katrina Louis | August 23, 2021

‘She filled the gap.’ Brenda Stevenson is remembered for her devotion to community

Pastor Brenda Stevenson co-founded and led New Outreach Christian Center in Charlotte since 1982.
By Sarafina Wright | August 23, 2021

These tech entrepreneurs are now business partners with their HBCU. What’s next for BatteryXchange?

BatteryXchange co-founders Desmond Wiggan and Aubrey Yeboah bring their portable rental battery kiosks to Winston-Salem State University.
By Katrina Louis | August 17, 2021

NCCU senior Tyler Fisher uses past struggles to inspire current writings

The Charlotte native has self-published three books -- all drawn from his early years growing up in poverty.
By Jalon Hill | August 11, 2021

Social justice app developer named Davidson College’s first Innovator in Residence

Legal Equalizer founder Mbye Njie returns to his alma mater as the inaugural Innovator in Residence at The Hurt Hub@Davidson.
By Katrina Louis | August 9, 2021

This couple’s love story started with a day party

Young professionals Jay and Shavon are headed to the altar with a spring wedding planned for 2022.
By Katrina Louis | August 6, 2021

On the move: CPCC official selected to be Aspen fellow

The program is designed to groom the next generation of community college presidents.
By Jalon Hill | August 5, 2021

JCSU student-athlete signs endorsement deal with Bojangles

Ky’Wuan Dukes, a redshirt freshman receiver, became the first athlete from a historically Black school to sign with the Charlotte restaurant chain.
By Jalon Hill | August 4, 2021

Global financial group taps Charlotte executive to lead inclusion and diversity for the Americas

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has hired Okeatta Brown as head of inclusion and diversity for the Americas.
By Katrina Louis | July 27, 2021