Diamond McCray, North Carolina A & T State University- c/o 2021, Nursing
Name : Diamond McCray
HBCU : North Carolina A & T State University
Graduation Year : 2021
Major : Nursing
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Where are you from? Who introduced you to HBCUs?*
I am from Johnstown, Pennsylvania but later moved to Gastonia,NC. My foster mom introduced me to A&T and I’ve been in love ever since.
Dorm Room Selfie #Vanstory
Why did you choose an HBCU over a pwi?*
To be with people of the same culture as me.
"I love my institution..."
What is the story of your "experience" at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?*
I love my institution and the welcoming feeling that i get from the School.
"First time" experiences at your HBCU?*
My first time was amazing. Everyone was so nice and willing to help me around campus. I got taught a lot of safety tips and loved the encounters of the many people.
Who are the professors that have impacted your life in and out of the classroom? How did they do that?*
My professor Dr.Lambert was so nice, sweet and understanding. She also showed that she cared by emailing me and asking me if i got to my dorm safely.
North Carolina A & T State University
Under Graduates: 9,203
Post Graduates: 1,522 (Post Grad) / 253 (Doctoral)
- Athletics: North Carolina A & T State University is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and offers Basketball, Baseball, Bowling, Golf, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball.
- Notable Alumni: Ronald McNair - 1971 - Physicist and NASA astronaut; died during the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L** Patrick Cannon - 1991 - Former Democratic Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina** Poon Chi-fai - Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong and Kwun Tong District Board** David Richmond, Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, and Randolph Blackwell - 1963 - Civil rights activist and member of the Greensboro Four/A&T Four; staged a sit-in at the Woolworth lunch counter in downtown Greensboro on February 1, 1960** Jesse Jackson Sr. - 1964 - Civil rights activist; Baptist minister; candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination (1984 and 1988); shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia (1991-1997); founder of the organizations that merged to form Rainbow/Push Coalition** Joe Dudley - 1962 - Businessman and hair care entrepreneur; founder, president and CEO of Dudley Products Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of hair and skin care products for the African American community** Janice Bryant Howroyd - Entrepreneur; Founder and CEO of ACT-1 Group** Taraji P. Henson - Transferred to Howard University - Actress** Terrence J - 2004 - Actor and television personality; host of BET's 106 & Park; co-anchor of E! News** Warren Ballentine - Motivational speaker, attorney, political activist, and radio talk show host** Dwaine Board - 1979 - Former NFL player and coach; played for the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints (1979-1988); four-time Super Bowl champion (XVI, XIX, XXIII and XXIX)**
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