HBCU Pride Tour

Tour the best of North Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Bring walking shoes and learn each school’s chant, popular traditions and the impact these institutions make in their individual communities.

Morning Day One

Tour Shaw University

Founded in 1865, Shaw boasts being the first HBCU to open its doors to women. Campus tours are held Monday through Friday. Large groups will be given a Q&A before the tour.

Tour North Carolina Central University

As one of North Carolina’s largest HBCU’s, this school is known for having one of the top 10 most popular law programs. Campus tours are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Tour North Carolina AT&T State University

This university also has been consistently ranked as one of the best and largest HBCU’s in the country and is located just a few minutes away from the downtown Greensboro area.

Tour Winston-Salem State University

Known for its nursing program and ranked as onethe best HBCU’s in the country. On the tour, stop byDiggs Gallery, the largest collection of African andAfrican American art in NC.


Dinner at Dave & Busters

Recently making its debut in Winston-Salem, the arcade and restaurant has become a go-to arcade and sports bar for both residents and visitors, alike. When your clients are in need of fuel, you can’t go wrong with the Smashed Bar Burger or the Smoked BBQ Ribs.

Morning Day Two

Continue the journey tocollege. Tour Livingstone College andJohnson C. Smith University. Stopoff for some retail therapy at theCharlotte Premium Outlets, and endthe trip with a game at Topgolf.

Tour Livingstone College

Begin the day where the Blue Bears thrive! Livingstone College was founded as Zion Wesley Institute in 1879 by a group of A.M.E. Zion ministers. The school is famous for being the first college to commemorate a black intercollegiate football game. The game against Johnson C. Smith University is still played today and is a great experience for clients who love HBCU football and soulful marching bands.


Tour Johnson C. Smith University

Charlotte’s premier urban research university offers 24 undergraduate degrees. Campus tours are 60 to 75 minutes long and are led by JCSU ambassadors.

Shop at Charlotte Premium Outlets

Nestled in Charlotte’s booming Steele Creek community, this premium outlet mall offers Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth, Coach New York, Michael Kors and more.


Play at TopGolf

With more than 100 hitting bays, a full-service restaurant and a rooftop terrace, Topgolf is an entertaining outing for any skill level. The game (often compared to bowling or darts) features microchipped golf balls that your clients can hit toward targets. And if your clients work up an appetite after playing, make sure to try Topgolf ’s Cookie Crumble Sundae.