Friday, October 23, 2020

The Google Project

We were contacted by Google to produce apparel for the "Black Googlers Network" Black Lives Matter initiative. 

16 years in business prepared us for this moment...The Google project.

We printed, folded and bagged 500 Hoodies for their Black Lives Matter initiative. 

Our systems and staff allowed us to execute this order.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Subject 2 Change LLC, celebrates 15 Years in the promo products industry

--December 11, 2019

Subject 2 Change LLC, a promotional products firm, recently celebrated 15 years of service at the Research Triangle Park Headquarters in Durham, NC.

The company started in June 2004 with Partners Nykia Elvy, and Jamie Patterson. Their company offers original, imaginative style and design options to those with unique apparel and promotional product needs.

North Carolina General Assembly State Representative Zack Hawkins, and UNC Wilmington Senior Associate Athletic Director Tiffany Tucker were on hand to bring remarks. Entrepreneur Philip Terry was the host.

photos courtesy of Juan Richardson of MOI Photography

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Patterson of S2C among the NCCU 2018 Forty Under Forty Honorees

NCCU 2018 Forty Under Forty Honorees Announced


The North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Office of Alumni Relations will honor 40 outstanding alumni at the fourth biennial Forty Under Forty Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham.
Chosen by a committee of their peers, the honorees are all under the age of 40 and have made significant contributions in the arts, law, entertainment, healthcare, sciences, U.S. military, education, business, philanthropy and public service.
“We are extremely excited to recognize another distinguished cohort of incredibly talented young alumni who will engage, inspire, and serve as ambassadors, advocates and mentors for current students matriculating at North Carolina Central University,” said Harriet F. Davis, Ph.D., vice chancellor for the Division of Institutional Advancement at NCCU.
The awards were created to recognize young leaders as they develop into the next generation of NCCU alumni who are making a difference in the world. They represent approximately one-third of the university’s under-40 alumni and a valuable percentage of new NCCU donors.
“Our Forty Under Forty Awards Program is an opportunity for us to recognize and celebrate our young alumni who are achieving great success in their professional endeavors,” said LaMisa McCoy Foxx, interim assistant vice chancellor for NCCU Alumni Relations.
The selection committee was comprised of NCCU alumni, administrators and industry leaders. The gala will feature entertainment, award presentations and dinner. Early bird tickets are available now at $60 per person until Aug. 28. General admission tickets will be available at $70 per person after Aug. 28.
For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact LaMisa McCoy Foxx at or 919-530-7361, or visit
The honorees are:
Terra Abrams, ’02
Oxon Hill, Md.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
State registrar for the District of Columbia

Angela Alston, ’00
Columbus, Ohio
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Manager of Advanced Practice Providers, OhioHealth Physician Group

David Bailey, ’07
Silver Spring, Md.
Bachelor of Science, Physical Education
Special agent, United States Capitol Police

Montrale Boykin, ’00, ’04
Winston Salem, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Juris Doctor
Chair of Healthcare Management Department, Winston-Salem State University

Kristin Broyles, ‘08
Winston Salem, N.C.
Juris Doctor
Partner-attorney, Halvorsen Bradshaw PLLC

Gineen Cargo, ’04
Cary, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication and Media Studies
Endowed professor, NCCU Department of Mass Communications; business owner and entrepreneur at G&S Business Communications and Cargo & Co. Events

Shakiera Causey, ’03, ’10
Greensboro, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology; Master of Arts, Psychology
Professor, NCCU Department of Psychology

John Comer, ’04, ’12
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Master of Public Administration
Baltimore, Md.
Director of public health campaigns for Baltimore City Health Department

Ebony Dilworth, ’07
West Orange, N.J.
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication
Senior account manager, Microsoft

Lynn Douglas, ’10, ’14
Greensboro, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology; Master of Arts, School Counseling
Executive director at Chosen Productions Inc.

Whitney Frye, ’11
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Juris Doctor
Director, SafeSport, USA Basketball

Desmera Gatewood, ’13
Oxford, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, English
Director of operations and communications, Coalition for Peace with Justice

Ronbardo Gay, ’03
Doral, Fla.
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
Coordinator of special programs, Community Health of South Florida

Timothy Gibson, ’04
Greensboro, N.C.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Senior financial advisor, Merrill Lynch

Jefferson Griffin, ’08
Raleigh, N.C.
Juris Doctor
Wake County District Court judge; first lieutenant, N.C. Army National Guard; JAG officer, U.S. Army

Zack Hawkins, ’04
Durham, N.C.
Master of Science, Biology
Director of development for Student Affairs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keenon James, ’03
Upper Marlboro, Md.
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice
Supervisory Program Specialist
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS); Washington, D.C.

Dwayne Johnson, ’11
Roxboro, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, History Education
Teacher for Person County, N.C., Schools

Kirtina Jones, ’04, ’11
Durham, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education; Master of Arts, Educational Technology
Teacher at R.N. Harris Integrated Arts and Core Knowledge Magnet School, Durham, N.C.

JuWann Jones, ’06
Hyattsville, Md.
Bachelor of Science, Parks and Recreation Management
Facility director, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

JaNassa Kearney, ’05
Charlotte, N.C.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Personal trainer, nutritionist, entrepreneur with A’ssanaj Fitness

Marquisha Lee, ’01,’02
Addison, Texas
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Political Science; Master of Arts, Psychology
Staff psychologist at Veteran Affairs, North Texas Health Care System

Chance Lynch, ’09
Greenville, N.C.
Juris Doctor
Associate attorney, Wilson Williams Law

Morris McAdoo, ’00
Charlotte, N.C.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Managing attorney, McAdoo Law Firm, PLLC

Chavery McClanahan, ’10
Accokeek, Md.
Bachelor of Arts, English
Strategic outreach officer, U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon

Brandon McEachern, ’05
Los Angeles, Calif.
Bachelor of Arts, Communication and Theatre
Founder and CEO, Think Broccoli LLC

Shinika McKiever, ’07
High Point, N.C.
Master of Public Administration
Director of corporate and Foundation relations for University Advancement,
N.C. A&T State University

Dorothy Mitchell, ’99, ’02
Durham, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and English; Juris Doctor
Assistant clinical professor and supervising attorney, NCCU School of Law

Tolulope Omakaiye, ’06
Raleigh, N.C.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Founder and CEO, EVOLVE Mentoring

William Pagan, ’14
Cary, N.C.
Juris Doctor
Senior patent attorney, Coats & Bennett

Jamie Patterson, ’00, ’02
Durham, N.C.
Bachelor of Science Sports Management / Master of Science, Athletic Administration
Brand manager and co-owner, Subject 2 Change LLC and Grapefruit Investments LLC

Courtney Robinson, ’09
Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Senior counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services

Ebonie Smith, ’01
Fuquay-Varina, N.C.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Branch chief and supervisory accountant, Environmental Protection Agency

Nina Smith, ’08
Durham, N.C.
Master of Arts, Psychology
Assistant professor, Department of Human Sciences, NCCU

Vivian Spencer, ’04, ’02
Atlanta, Ga.
Bachelor of Business Administration; Master of Business Administration
Audit project manager, U.S. Bank  

Kurtis Stewart, ’03
Knightdale, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Founder and CEO, Millennium Sports,True Care, Omega Community Center

Jasmine Thomas, ’14
Charlotte, N.C.
Bachelor of Social Work
Child welfare social worker, Gaston County, N.C.

Michelle Thompson, ’08
Marietta, Ga.
Master of Education, Communication Disorders
Speech language pathologist for EBS Healthcare at Cherokee County, Ga., School District; CEO of Speaking Clearly Inc.

Trish Wray, ’04, ’07
Charlotte, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and English; Juris Doctor
Senior counsel, Duke Energy Corp.

Nykole Wyatt, ’00, ’03
Charlotte, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Master of Public Administration

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Subject 2 Change host FIVE interns for Summer 2017!

Subject 2 Change, LLC. host 5 paid interns for the Summer of 2017.  The undergraduate internships were funded by the HBCU Internship Program Initiative. The high school internships were funded by Measurement Incorporated in Durham, NC

Meet the interns!

Micah Timberlake is a recent graduate of South Granville High School in Creedmore, NC. In the fall of 2017, Micah will be a freshman at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC where he plans to major in Business and Marketing. His post graduate aspirations include design and marketing at Nike Headquarters in Oregon. Some of his outside interest include photography, art, listening to music, basketball, also volunteering at church, camps and schools.

Colin Latimer is a rising senior at C.E. Jordan High School in Durham, North Carolina. Colin, a native of Durham, NC, is looking to pursue a career in the fashion industry. Upon graduating with the class of 2018, he looks to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York to study fashion merchandising. Some of his extracurricular activities include lacrosse, photography, fashion design, volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and the Bow Tie Club.

DiOndre Smith is a student at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. Coming from Winston Salem, NC, she majors in Mass Communication with a concentration in Broadcast Media and a minor in Women's and Gender Studies. Di'Ondre is looking to pursue a career in the music industry as a songwriter, producer and A&R specialist. A few of her outside activities and hobbies consist of singing/songwriting, photography, art, trombone, drum set, basketball and softball.

Nicholas Leverett is a rising senior at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. Nick is also a member of NCCU's football team as an Offensive Lineman. He comes to the bull city from Salisbury, NC and is majoring in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Law Enforcement and hopes of becoming a State Trooper. Nicholas is a brother of the Tau Psi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Some of his outside activities consist of playing instruments, working out and playing Call of Duty.

Davanta Reynolds is a student at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. Born in Mississippi and raised in Georgia,  Davanta came to NCCU to play football in the Safety position. As a junior, he majors in Psychology and with that, plans to eventually open his own office. Davanta is a brother of the Tau Psi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. His extracurriculars include playing basketball, gaming (Madden/Call of Duty), buying shoes and listening to music.

Subject 2 Change, LLC. is a full-service branding firm located in Durham, NC. Specializing in screen printing, embroidery, promotional products, and graphic designs. Follow on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @S2CLLC and

Monday, April 17, 2017

PAID Internship Opportunity with Subject 2 Change, LLC!

Subject 2 Change in conjunction with North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will be offering a paid undergraduate internship for the 2017 Summer session. We are looking for Rising Junior or Senior interns to develop new business accounts, and work on special projects throughout the summer.

This will be an exciting opportunity for undergraduates wanting to get experience in the retail/custom apparel industry and those with entrepreneurial endeavors!

If you or someone you know may be interested, please email us at or give us a call at 919-237-1545

Subject 2 Change Promotional Video II from Jamie Patterson on Vimeo.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Orignal art piece from artist LA Chesson of the Subject 2 Change staff

The staff of Subject 2 Change, Nykia Elvy & Jamie Patterson served as models for artist LA Chesson's original art piece.

Check out his work on social media.

Monday, March 21, 2016

**WORLD PREMIERE** New Subject 2 Change spot Directed by Omari Collins

We are pleased to premiere our new 1 minute spot directed by Omari Collins, featuring the students and staff from Githens Middle School, in Durham, NC.

A Special thanks to everyone who helped to produce this commercial.