Not many HBCUs had Reserve Officers Training Corps, at the beginning of World War I. James Nicholas, who will graduate from Virginia State and become a full professor at Virginia State and Rector of the Board of Visitors, was a member of this corp.
Paine College's High School Victory Corp Gardeners (Men And Women). Gardening And Farming Were Taught In Classrooms And From Demonstrations. The Gardens Were Campus Property. Vegetables Grown In These Gardens Were Served In The Dining Hall.