Chiante Wester named new women’s basketball coach at Livingstone College

During her 13-year tenure as an assistant coach at Virginia State, Wester was part of a coaching staff that produced more than 200 wins.
By Olivia Richard | July 2, 2019

Ben Baxter named CIAA assistant commissioner for strategic communications

Baxter brings conference-level communications experience to the role, having spent three years with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
By Katrina Louis | March 11, 2019

CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams is Black history and women’s history rolled into one

Qcitymetro managing editor Katrina Louis talks with the CIAA commissioner about Bennett College, the importance of HBCUs and why her representation matters.
By Katrina Louis | February 28, 2019

2019 CIAA Basketball Tournament Journal: Nepherterra Estrada Best, JCSU alum

Follow this Johnson C. Smith University alum during the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament week.
By Nepherterra Estrada Best | February 27, 2019

Ready for the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament? Here’s your event guide for the week

Charlotte welcomes the 2019 CIAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament, one of the last before the event relocates to Baltimore for the 2021-2023 seasons.
By QCity Metro Staff | February 25, 2019

Minority Business and Leadership Symposium returns for CIAA 2019 lineup

In its fourth year, the daylong conference -- taking place on Feb. 28 -- adds the Black Think Executive Roundtable as a new feature.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 6, 2019

As the CIAA tournament leaves Charlotte, another piece of culture leaves with it

Months prior to the CIAA basketball tournament relocation announcement, the Queen City Battle of the Bands also said goodbye to Charlotte. What gives?
By Katrina Louis | January 9, 2019

CIAA out of Charlotte, according to source

A source reports that the CIAA basketball tournament, which has been in Charlotte since 2006, will leave the Queen City after its contract expires in 2020.
By QCity Metro Staff | January 7, 2019

CIAA in talks with 3 cities to host popular basketball tournament

The tournament will remain in Charlotte through 2020, but after that...who knows?
By Glenn Burkins | December 8, 2018

Is Charlotte on the verge of losing the CIAA tournament?

While calling Charlotte a “great host,” a CIAA official said the time has come to consider new locations for the annual event, which has been a Charlotte mainstay since 2006.
By Glenn Burkins | July 9, 2018