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

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

Can CIAA shed its urban image to attract a broader audience?

As enthusiasm for the annual basketball tournament appears to wane for some locals, CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams is eyeing a marketing plan that would include whites and Latinos.
By Glenn Burkins | February 22, 2017

As the CIAA tournament prepares to return, HB2 still clouds its future in Charlotte

Until House Bill 2 is repealed, the option of moving the CIAA tournament to another state will remain in play, organizers say.
By Glenn Burkins | January 26, 2017

CIAA should move its popular tournament in opposition to HB2

As North Carolina debates the future of HB2 and the very real issue of gender dysphoria, the CIAA must position itself squarely on the proper side of history.
By Glenn Burkins | September 16, 2016

5 questions for CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams

Qcity Metro Editor Glenn H. Burkins talks with the CIAA commissioner about her move to Charlotte, her involvement in the annual tournament and her unique role in college sports.
By Glenn Burkins | February 24, 2016