Senator Burr, Secretary of Education Spellings to Visit North Carolina Agriculture & Technical University

February 16, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr, Secretary Margaret Spellings will visit North Carolina A & T University and participate in a school tour, a luncheon, and media availability on Friday, February 17 at 12:30 PM in Greensboro.

Senator Burr and Secretary Spellings will discuss the American Competitiveness Agenda President Bush announced in his State of the Union address in January. The American Competitiveness Initiative proposes $380 million in federal support to improve the quality of math, science, and technological education in K-12 schools. Senator Burr and Secretary Spellings will highlight NC A & T's contributions to the field of engineering and technology.

WHO: U.S. Senator Richard Burr
U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings
James Renick, chancellor, NCAT

WHEN: Friday, February 17, 2006 at 12:30 PM

12:30 PM Senator Burr Delivers Brief Remarks

12:35 PM Secretary Spellings Delivers Remarks

1:20 PM Media availability, NC A & T Alumni-Foundation Event Center Foyer

1:40 PM Campus Tour

WHERE: North Carolina A & T University, Alumni-Foundation Event Center, 1601 East Market Street in Greensboro

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