Seth Vincent Greenberg is an American college basketball broadcaster who works as an analyst for ESPN. Prior to taking the position at ESPN he was a coach for the last 22 as a head coach. Greenberg has been the head coach at Long Beach State, the University of South Florida, Virginia Tech, he was a two-time ACC Coach of the Year. Seth Greenberg is one of Ralph Greenberg of Plainview, New York. Older brother Brad became a college basketball coach. After graduating from John F. Kennedy High School in Plainview in 1974, Greenberg attended Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. Lettering for four years in basketball under coach Al Lobalbo, Greenberg graduated in 1978 with a B. A. in broadcast journalism. From 1978 to June 1980, Greenberg was an assistant coach at Columbia University under Buddy Mahar. Greenberg joined Roy Chipman as an assistant coach at the University of Pittsburgh from 1980 to 1983. In that era, Pittsburgh appeared in the NCAA Tournaments of 1981 and 1982. For the 1983–84 season, Greenberg was an assistant on Terry Holland's Virginia team that made the Final Four of the 1984 NCAA Tournament.
Greenberg worked as an assistant under Bill Foster at the University of Miami from 1985 to 1987. In 1987, Greenberg became associate head coach at Long Beach State under Joe Harrington. Long Beach State appeared in the National Invitation Tournaments of 1988 and 1990. Long Beach State promoted Greenberg to head coach in 1990. In six seasons with Greenberg as head coach, Long Beach State went 105–70, second behind Jerry Tarkanian for the most wins in the program's history. Postseason appearances during the Greenberg era included the 1992 NIT, 1993 NCAA Tournament, 1995 NCAA Tournament. In the 1992–93 season, Long Beach State had its first Top 25 ranking in 14 years. On January 25, 1993, Long Beach State upset #1 Kansas 64-49 at Allen Fieldhouse. Long Beach State won the Big West Tournament in 1993 and 1995. While at Long Beach, Greenberg was a mentor of two successful future NBA players, Lucious Harris and Bryon Russell. Greenberg was head coach at the University of South Florida from 1996 to 2003 and had a 108–100 record there.
South Florida became the Conference USA regular season champions in the 1999–00 season and made the NIT after the season. South Florida made the 2002 NIT. In nine seasons at Virginia Tech, Greenberg attained a 170–123 record. Greenberg's tenure at Virginia Tech began with the school's final season in the Big East Conference before joining the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2004. Following his second season at Virginia Tech that included an appearance in the 2005 NIT, Greenberg won the ACC Coach of the Year award. In 2005, he helped donate 2,400 student tickets to the NIT game against Temple. In 2008, he increased the donations to 3000 tickets for students in all three NIT games played in Cassell Coliseum. During the 2006–07 season, Greenberg led the Hokies to a 22–12 record with signature victories against #5 Duke on the road and #1 North Carolina at home in an eight-day span; the victories landed the Hokies in the AP Top 25 for the first time in over a decade, earned their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1996.
They fell to Southern Illinois in the second round. Again in 2007–08, Virginia Tech had over 20 wins. Virginia Tech made the quarterfinals of the 2008 NIT. Greenberg earned his second ACC Coach of the Year award. On January 21, 2009 the Hokies defeated #1 Wake Forest, 78–71. Wake Forest was the only remaining undefeated team in the nation at the time. Virginia Tech made each NIT from 2009 to 2011 and had its most successful season under Greenberg in 2009–10 with a 25–9 record. On February 27, 2011 the Hokies defeated #1 Duke in Cassell Coliseum. Greenberg's tenure as Virginia Tech's head coach ended in April 2012, when Athletic Director Jim Weaver fired him at a surprise news conference. Greenberg was "completely shocked" by Weaver's decision. Greenberg was replaced by James Johnson. Greenberg is Jewish, volunteered to coach the USA Men's Basketball team at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel in July 2013. Greenberg was inducted into The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2012, the Long Beach State Hall of Fame in 2013.
Greenberg has been an NCAA Tournament analyst for ESPN. Virginia Tech profile
BC Rytas known as Lietuvos rytas, is a Lithuanian professional basketball club based in Vilnius, Lithuania. The club was founded in 1997 from another club and has become one of the most successful Lithuanian basketball clubs. Rytas have won two EuroCup titles, five Lithuanian League titles, three Lithuanian Cups and three Baltic Championships; the team plays their home games at the 11,000-seat Siemens Arena and the 2,500-seat Lietuvos rytas Arena. Some of the greatest Lithuanian basketball players have played for Rytas over the years including: Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Šarūnas Jasikevičius, Ramūnas Šiškauskas, Arvydas Macijauskas, Jonas Valančiūnas, Martynas Gecevičius, Renaldas Seibutis, Simas Jasaitis, Robertas Javtokas, Darius Songaila, Marijonas Petravičius, Rimantas Kaukėnas, Rimas Kurtinaitis, Gintaras Einikis. Rytas plays in the EuroCup, Lithuanian Basketball League, the King Mindaugas Cup; the team's farm club, Perlas, is used for the development of young players and plays in the second-tier NKL.
In 1963, the first basketball team from Vilnius, called Žalgiris, was formed. The following year it changed its name to Plastikas. In that same year, 1964, Plastikas players joined a new team, called Statyba; this name was used for over 30 years. Jonas Kazlauskas, Rimas Girskis, then-head coach Rimantas Endrijaitis led Statyba to third place in the 1979 Soviet Union Championship. Three years Šarūnas Marčiulionis joined the team and became its leader. In 1987, Artūras Karnišovas joined the team at the age of 16. In 1994, Statyba won bronze medals in their first LKL season. In 1995, the largest Lithuanian newspaper Lietuvos rytas began sponsoring Sūduva Marijampolė, a basketball club from Marijampolė, Lithuania; the partnership lasted for two seasons, during which the team was known as Lietuvos rytas Marijampolė and played in the second-tier Lithuanian league, the LKAL. A notable player for the team was teenager Darius Songaila. However, after the 1996–97 season the partnership ended. At the same time, Statyba was on the verge of bankruptcy.
The team in 1997 Lietuvos rytas bought the club. However, the new owners did not want to continue the team's history and renamed it Statyba-Lietuvos rytas just Lietuvos rytas; the newspaper's investment helped the club to establish itself as one of the two best in Lithuania, the other being Žalgiris from the country's second-largest city Kaunas. During its first season, Lietuvos rytas managed to repeat Statyba's greatest achievement in the LKL and won bronze; the following season was better - Rytas won LKL silver, losing only to reigning EuroLeague champions Žalgiris Kaunas. The team took second place in 1997 William Jones Cup. However, the biggest success at that time came in 2000, when Vilnius' side, led by the so-called "big three"—Ramūnas Šiškauskas, Andrius Giedraitis and Eric Elliott, combined with youngsters Arvydas Macijauskas and Robertas Javtokas, managed to win LKL; the team was coached by Šarūnas Sakalauskas. It was the first time in the history of the Lithuanian Basketball League that Žalgiris Kaunas did not win the LKL title.
Rytas reached the Saporta Cup semifinal, where they met last season's EuroLeague runner-up Kinder. After an upset home win 70–60, Lietuvos rytas lost in Italy 71–83, with Šiškauskas missing a three-pointer which would have won the two-game series for his team; the next season, due to the split between the FIBA and ULEB, Rytas played in the FIBA SuproLeague, making it to the quarterfinals, but losing to Anadolu Efes S. K.. The team won third place in the NEBL. In the LKL finals, Žalgiris Kaunas defeated Lietuvos rytas in a tough five-game series 3-2. In 2002, Lietuvos rytas repeated their triumph in the LKL, this time in a dramatic seven-game final series with the last game decided in overtime; the team played without center Robertas Javtokas, injured in a motorbike crash. Lietuvos rytas won the NEBL title in 2002, becoming the last team to win the tournament; the team held first place in the group stage of the Saporta Cup but lost in the quarterfinals to Hapoel Jerusalem. Over the next two seasons, Lietuvos rytas lost in the LKL finals to Žalgiris Kaunas.
They had more success in Europe, finishing in second place in the FIBA Champions Cup regional stage. The team debuted in the ULEB Cup, getting to the quarterfinals but losing to Hapoel Jerusalem. After not winning any title in the past two seasons Lietuvos rytas decided that change was needed and began recruiting foreign coaches, the first of them being Serbian Vlade Đurović. Midway through the season, team leader Frederick House suffered a season-ending injury. Despite this, newcomer Tyrone Nesby, Latvian playmaker Roberts Štelmahers and an inspirational Lithuanian trio— Robertas Javtokas, Simas Jasaitis and Tomas Delininkaitis—led the team to victory in the 2005 ULEB Cup, beating Pamesa Valencia in the semifinals and Makedonikos in the final; this victory granted them a place in the EuroLeague, the continent's primary basketball club tournament. Lietuvos rytas won second place in both the BBL finals, losing handily to Žalgiris Kaunas. Before the 2005–06 season, Croatian specialist Neven Spahija became the head coach of the team.
Lietuvos rytas began the 2005–06 EuroLeague season well. After losing their first two matches, Rytas matched the EuroLeague record by winning seven consecutive EuroLeague fixtures, defeating such teams as FC Barcelona, champions Maccabi Tel Aviv and Efes Pilsen Istanbul; those wins allowed Rytas to advance to the Top 16 phase, where they won three times out of six, beating Tau Ceramica Vitoria once and Brose Baskets Bamberg twice. However Lietuvos ry
The Palm Beach Post
The Palm Beach Post is an American daily newspaper serving Palm Beach County in South Florida, parts of the Treasure Coast. As of 2016, it was the seventh largest in Florida. Nearly half of the adults in Palm Beach County read The Palm Beach Post in online; the Palm Beach Post began as The Palm Beach County, a weekly newspaper established in 1910. On Jan. 5, 1916, the weekly became. In 1934, Palm Beach businessman Edward R. Bradley bought The Palm Beach Post and The Palm Beach Times, the afternoon daily. In 1947, both were purchased by longtime resident John Holliday Perry, Sr. who owned a Florida newspaper chain of six dailies and 15 weeklies. In 1948, Perry purchased both the Palm Beach Daily News, the main newspaper for the island of Palm Beach, the society magazine Palm Beach Life. In June 1969, Cox Enterprises, based in Atlanta, purchased Perry's Palm Beach and West Palm Beach publications and formed Palm Beach Newspapers, Inc. Cox was founded by James M. Cox, a former Ohio governor and the 1920 Democratic presidential candidate who built a media company that today includes daily newspapers.
S. cable TV systems, local Internet media sites and Mannheim auto auction locations. In 1979, The Palm Beach Times was renamed The Evening Times. In 1987, The Evening Times and The Post merged into a single morning newspaper under The Palm Beach Post name. In 1989, all of neighboring sister publication Miami News assets and archives were merged with The Palm Beach Post upon the closure of that paper. In 1996, The Palm Beach Post sponsored Scripps National Spelling Bee winner Wendy Guey. Palm Beach Post photographer Dallas Kinney won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his portfolio of pictures of Florida migrant workers, Migration to Misery. Post photographers have subsequently been Pulitzer finalists three times. Editor Edward Sears won the Editor of the Year award in 2004 from Publisher. Sears led the Post newsroom from 1985-2005. On Oct. 31, 2017, Cox Media Group announced its plans to sell The Palm Beach Post and Palm Beach Daily News. In 2018, it was announced that GateHouse Media would buy the newspapers for $49.25 million, with the deal closing on May 1.
In March 1996, PalmBeachPost.com was launched. In June 2008, The Post’s leaders decided to focus on the core readership area of Palm Beach County and southern Martin County; as digital readership grows, print readership slows. Faced with economic downturn and a changing industry, The Post reduced its payroll of 1,350 to about 1,000 and closes bureaus in Stuart, Port St. Lucie and Delray Beach. In December 2008, The Post closed its presses and moved printing to the Deerfield Beach plant of the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel. In August 2018, The Post’s digital team launched the GateHouse Florida Digital Audience team to expand GateHouse’s digital audience across Florida; the Post has a weekly audience of 600,000 in print and at PalmBeachPost.com each week. 6 million sessions are recorded each month on The Post’s family of websites. 89,397: Sunday print circulation, yearly average 64,978: Monday through Saturday print circulation, yearly average List of newspapers in Florida Miami portal Journalism portal Official website
The Richmond Times-Dispatch is the primary daily newspaper in Richmond, the capital of Virginia and the primary newspaper of record for the state of Virginia. The Times-Dispatch has the second-highest circulation of any Virginia newspaper, after Norfolk's The Virginian-Pilot. In addition to the Richmond area, the Times-Dispatch has substantial readership in Charlottesville and Waynesboro; as the primary paper of the state's capital, the Times-Dispatch serves as a newspaper of record for rural regions of the state that lack large local papers. The Times-Dispatch lists itself as "Virginia's News Leader" on its masthead. Although the Richmond Compiler published in Virginia's capitol beginning in 1815, merged with a newspaper called The Times, the Times and Compiler failed in 1853, despite an attempt of former banker James A. Cowardin and William H. Davis to revive it several years before. In 1850, Cowardin and Davis established a rival newspaper called the Richmond Dispatch, by 1852 the Dispatch bragged of having circulation three times as large as any other daily paper in the city, advertising dominated its front page.
Cowardin began his only term in the Virginia House of Delegates in 1853, but many thought the city's pre-eminent paper the Richmond Examiner. John Hammersley bought half of the newspaper company in 1859, continued as a joint publisher on the masthead until May 5, 1862, when no name appeared. By April 1861, the newspaper announced its circulation was “within a fraction of 13,000.” The newspaper had been staunchly pro-slavery since 1852, called Union soldiers "thieves and cut-throats". Most of its wartime issues are now available online. In 1864, Hammersley brought new presses from England, having run the Union blockade, although he sold half his interest to James W. Lewellen before his dangerous departure; the Richmond Daily Dispatch published its last wartime issue on April 1, 1865. However, it resumed publication on December 9, 1865, establishing a new office at 12th and Main Streets and accepting Henry K. Ellyson as part-owner as well as editor. By 1866, the Dispatch was one of five papers "carrying prestige from ante bellum days" published in Richmond.
Although the newspaper opposed the Ku Klux Klan, the Richmond Dispatch accepted Klan advertising in 1868, as it fought Congressional Reconstruction and the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1868. However, it accepted the resulting state constitution as well as allowing Negroes on juries and in the legislature. Ellyson served as Richmond's mayor in 1870, selected by Richmond's city council appointed by Governor Gilbert C. Walker. After what some called the "Municipal War" because the prior appointed mayor George Chahoon refused to relinquish his office and mob violence and blockades, the Virginia Supreme Court declared Ellyson the mayor but awaited elections. After skullduggery concerning stolen ballots in the pro-Chahoon Jackson Ward and the election commission declared Ellyson the winner, he refused to serve under the resulting cloud, leading to yet another problematic election won by the Conservative Party candidate; the revived Dispatch opposed former Confederate General William Mahone and his Readjuster Party.
After James Cowardin died in 1882, his son Charles took the helm, the paper stopped supporting Negro rights, instead criticizing Del. John Mercer Langston with racial stereotypes. In 1886, Lewis Ginter founded the Richmond Daily Times. A year lawyer Joseph Bryan bought the Daily Times from Ginter, beginning the paper's long association with the Bryan family. Bryan and Ginter had helped revitalize the Tanner & Delany Engine Company, transforming it into the Richmond Locomotive Works, which had 800 employees by 1893 and built 200 locomotives per year. In 1890, the Daily Times changed its name to the Richmond Times. In 1896, Bryan launched the Evening Leader. In 1899, the evening Richmond News was founded. John L. Williams, owner of the Dispatch, bought the News in 1900. By 1903, it was obvious; that year and Bryan agreed to merge Richmond's main newspapers. The morning papers merged to become the Richmond Times-Dispatch under Bryan's ownership, while the evening papers merged to become The Richmond News Leader under Williams' ownership.
Bryan bought the News Leader in 1908, but died that year.. His son John Stewart Bryan had given up his own legal career in 1900 to become a reporter working for the Dispatch and helped found the Associated Press and became vice-president of the publishing company. Upon his father's death, John Stewart Bryan became owner and publisher of the two papers, but in 1914 sold a controlling interest in the Times-Dispatch to three families, he hired Douglas Southall Freeman as editor of the News Leader in 1915, remained in control until becoming President of the College of William and Mary in 1934. John Stewart Bryan but reacquired the Times-Dispatch in 1940 when the two papers' business interests merged to form Richmond Newspapers, in which Bryan held a 54-percent interest; that conglomeration is now known as Media Genera
Lietuvos krepšinio lyga
Lietuvos krepšinio lyga is the premier professional men's club basketball league in Lithuania. It is composed of 10 teams, it is a member of the Lithuanian Basketball Federation; the best LKL clubs are annual participants of the top European-wide basketball competitions, including the top-tier level EuroLeague. On April 22, 1993, the Lietuvos krepšinio asociacija was founded, it was the first professional sports organisation in Lithuania. Lietuvos krepšinio lyga was built on the foundation of the LKA; the league's headquarters is located in Vilnius. The Lithuanian Basketball Association was founded on 22 April 1993, when eight of the strongest Lithuanian basketball clubs' officials met with representatives of the Šarūnas Marčiulionis basketball fund in Vilnius; the original eight teams were: Žalgiris Kaunas, Atletas Kaunas, Drobė Kaunas, Statyba Vilnius, Olimpas Plungė, BC Šilutė, Lietkabelis Panevėžys and Neptūnas Klaipėda. This association would soon be renamed to Lietuvos krepšinio lyga due to legal issues announcing their that would start in the upcoming fall.
By the end of spring, before the season started, the LKA and their new league accepted two more teams – Lavera Kaunas and NECA Kaunas. Following the 1993–94 season, the finalists of last season's LKAL, Sakalai Vilnius & BC Šiauliai joined the league, while Drobė Kaunas decided to withdraw due to financial difficulties; the 1994–95 season saw the league's foreign players emerge as star power, before they were more known to be role players. In the 1995–96 season the league continued to accept the champions of the LKAL to the league, Savy Alytus joined the league. Sharpshooter Joe Vickery became the first foreigner to lead the LKL in scoring for Olimpas. League officials would start pressuring teams to play in better arenas by setting up certain criteria that were necessary to get accepted into the league. That's why no more teams were accepted until 1998 when Olimpas Plungė went bankrupt and was replaced by BC Kraitienė based in Marijampolė; some of the strongest teams like Šilutė and Atletas faded away to the bottom of the league and left the league.
During this time period, the league had been dominated by Žalgiris. They won the league's championship trophy for six consecutive years, from 1994 through 1999, their main rival during those years was Atletas Kaunas led by Saulius Štombergas and a young Žydrūnas Ilgauskas acquired from Žalgiris' youth team. Ilgauskas was selected 20th overall in the 1996 NBA draft, making him the first NBA player coming straight from the LKL. In 1999 Žalgiris, led by Tyus Edney, became the first Lithuanian team to win the top European basketball competition, the EuroLeague title. In the 1999–2000 season, Lietuvos rytas shocked defending EuroLeague champions Žalgiris by ending their dominant run; that sparked most the biggest rivalry in Lithuanian sports, the competitiveness has brought over to politics and society between the two biggest cities in Lithuania. The next season, the Green got their revenge by beating Vilnius in the finals, but in 2002, Lietuvos rytas, led by Ramūnas Šiškauskas and Arvydas Macijauskas, once again defeated Žalgiris.
However, Žalgiris fought back the subsequent season. In 2002–2003 Žalgiris attracted its well-acclaimmed former players Mindaugas Timinskas, Saulius Štombergas, Gintaras Einikis, who led the team to the championship trophy by beating Lietuvos Rytas 4–2. In 2006, Lietuvos rytas joined Žalgiris in the strongest European basketball competition, the EuroLeague; that season the Reds, led by Robertas Javtokas, Simas Jasaitis, Fred House, beat Žalgiris 4–0. But from on Žalgiris started winning once again – two titles in a row. In 2007 finals the Greens have won 4–2 led by all-around international players. In total, it was the final with most international players on both squads: both teams have 5 players from abroad each; the year after Žalgiris added Marcus Brown, who, at that time, had the most points in the history of EuroLeague. As a result, Žalgiris managed to win the trophy by downing Lietuvos Rytas 4–1. Marcus Brown was named the MVP of the finals averaging 15.6 points per game. In 2008–2009, led by Chuck Eidson, Artūras Jomantas and Marijonas Petravičius, Lietuvos rytas stopped the Greens from a three-peat, beating Žalgiris 4–1.
In this final Lietuvos Rytas managed to beat Žalgiris by 42 points in game two, lost by 26 points in game three. The swing of 68 points is the highest in the finals history of Lithuanian Basketball League. In the 2009–10 season, Vilnius claimed first back to back title, beating Žalgiris 4–3. 2010–11 saw Žalgiris reclaim the title, beating Lietuvos rytas 4–1. In the finals of 2012 Žalgiris was the winner again, by sweeping Lietuvos Rytas 3–0, it was the first final for Žalgiris in the brand new Žalgiris Arena. In the 2012–2013 season, a much more powerful Žalgiris dominated the league and Lietuvos Rytas, winning the series 4–0. During game two Žalgiris allowed only 45 points - the lowest in the history of the finals of LKL. During the 2013–14 season, Žalgiris, despite having reached the EuroLeague Top 16 phase, struggled in the national league, finishing 4th in the regular season, while Lietuvos rytas finished 1st; that led to a semifinal between the two teams that played in the last 15 finals of the competition.
After winning a dramatic series 2–1 in Vilnius, Žalgiris continued their run of having appeared in all of the finals since the league's foundation. Neptūnas would beat Tonybet in the second semifinal and appeared in their first LKL finals of club history. Though Žalgiris saw their three-peat after winning the series 4–2; this was the first LKL champions trophy for Šarūnas Jasikevičius who came back to his hometown team for the last season of his c
Pahokee High School
Pahokee High School is a historic school in Pahokee, Florida. It is located at 900 Larrimore Road. On November 15, 1996, The old Pahokee High School building on E. Main St. was added to the U. S. National Register of Historic Places, it was designed by architect William Manly King. Pahokee's football team, the Blue Devils, has won 6 state championships in 1989, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008, including a span from 2006-2007 which featured a 28-0 record, a #6 national ranking, 2 state championships. Richard Ash, football player for Dallas Cowboys Bill Bentley, football player for Detroit Lions Anquan Boldin, football player for Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers Kevin Bouie, football player for multiple NFL teams Jim Burroughs, football player for Indianapolis Colts Rickey Jackson, Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Janoris Jenkins, football player for New York Giants Pernell McPhee, football player for Chicago Bears, Baltimore Ravens Eric Moore, football player for New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams Alphonso Smith, football player for Detroit Lions Antone Smith, football player for Atlanta Falcons Vincent Smith, football player for Michigan Wolverines Mel Tillis, Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Andre Waters, football player for Philadelphia Eagles, had CTE Chronic traumatic encephalopathy Riquna Williams, basketball player for WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks Official website Old Pahokee High School at Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs
North Carolina A&T State University
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is a public black, research university in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, one of the oldest public universities in the United States. Founded by the North Carolina General Assembly on March 9, 1891, as the Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race, it is the second college established under the provisions of the Morrill Land-Grant Acts, first for people of color in the state of North Carolina; the college offered instruction in Agriculture, English and Mathematics. In 1967, the college was designated a Regional University by the North Carolina General Assembly and renamed North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. With an enrollment of over 12,000 students, North Carolina A&T is the largest black university in the U. S. According to U. S. News & World Report, the university was ranked seventh nationally among black institutions, first among public black institutions.
The university is well recognized for its degree program in engineering. The university's College of Engineering has ranked first in the nation for the number of degrees awarded to African Americans at undergraduate level, is a leading producer of African-American engineers with master's and doctorate degrees; the university is a leading producer of African-American psychology undergraduates. The university offers 54 Undergraduate, 29 master, nine doctoral degrees through its two professional colleges and seven schools; the main campus encompasses over 200 acres in area, the university operates a 600 acres working farm, two research parks totaling a combined 150 acres. The university is classified as a high activity research university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education; the university ranks third in sponsored funding among University of North Carolina system institutions, As of 2018, the university conducts over $64 Million in academic and scientific research annually, operates 20 research centers and institutes on campus.
The university's designation as a land grant institution reflects its broad range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U. S. Department of Agriculture, U. S. Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation; the school's students and sports teams are known as "Aggies." The university's varsity athletic teams, are members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, in all sports with the exception of women's swimming, compete in the NCAA Division I. The football team are three-time Black College Football National Champions, enjoyed much success in the 1990s; the men's basketball team has earned 16 total conference regular-season and tournament championships, including an eight consecutive titles in the 1980s. In 2013, the program won their first NCAA tournament game after nine previous appearances; the women's basketball program is the first team from a Division I black university to win two games in a post-season tournament when the Lady Aggies advanced to the regional semifinals in the 2010 Women's National Invitation Tournament.
North Carolina A&T's history can be traced back to 1890 when the United States Congress passed the Second Morrill Act. Aimed at the Confederate states, the second Morrill Act of 1890 required that each state show that race was not an admissions criterion, or else to designate a separate land-grant institution for persons of color. In order to comply with the Second Morrill Act and yet prevent admission of African Americans to the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, now known as North Carolina State University, the college's Board of Trustees were empowered to make temporary arrangements for students of color. On March 9, 1891, the Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race was established by an act of the North Carolina General Assembly as an annex of the private Shaw University in Raleigh; the act read in part: "That the leading objective of the college shall be to teach practical agriculture and the mechanic arts and such learning as related thereto, not excluding academic and classical instruction."
The college, which started with four teachers and 37 students offered instruction in Agriculture, English and Mathematics. The college continued to operate in Raleigh until the Board of Trustees voted, in 1892, to relocate the college to Greensboro. With monetary and land donations totaling $11,000 and 14 acres, the new Greensboro campus was established the following year and the college's first President, John Oliver Crosby, was elected on May 25, 1892; the college granted admission to both men and women of color from 1893, until the Board of Trustees voted to restrict admission to males only in 1901. This policy would remain until 1928. In 1899, The college conferred its first degrees to seven graduates. In 1904, the college developed a 100-acre farm equipped with the latest in farm machinery and labor-saving devices; the university farm provided much of the food for the campus cafeteria. In 1915, the North Carolina General Assembly changed the name of the college to Negro Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina.
In 1925, Dr. Ferdinand D