Brown Hall Profile

Quick Facts

Established: 1964

Brown Hall Photos

Theme Housing:

First Year Student Athletes

F.Y.R.E- First Year Residential Experience

Facility Overview
Number of floors: 5
Number of rooms?  125
Capacity: 250
Elevator? Yes
Air Conditioning? Yes
Study Room(s)? Yes
Exercise Room? No
Kitchen Access? Yes
Laundry Facilities? Yes
Furniture: ¾ Height Loftable Furniture

Campus Location:
North-: Thompson Center
South:  MLK Drive
West: Reaves Student Activity Center
East:  Foundation Hall

Brown Hall, constructed in 1964, is name for Thomas J Brown, an early graduate of Slater Industrial Academy (now Winston-Salem State University).  Later, he attended Shaw University and became a public school teacher.  He returned to Slater Industrial Academy and State Normal School in 1911 to serve as principal of the Columbian Heights Practice School for four years. In 1920, he was named postmaster of Station A, which served the Slater Industrial Academy and Normal School campus and the local community. However, he is perhaps best known for his many years of service as an instructor in the Social Sciences, a department which he also chaired when the school became a four-year institution in 1925. Thomas J. Brown retired from his postmaster and instructing duties in 1961, and died in 1976.  Brown Hall is a freshmen only hall.  In Fall of 2013-2014, Brown will be Co-Ed by floor.

Room Configurations:

Brown Hall has five floors of double rooms. Each student has a desk, chest of drawers, a sizeable closet, and twin XL beds. In the summer of 2014, Brown will undergo major renovations. Included in these renovations will be refinished, freshly painted student rooms with hardwood vinyl flooring and brand new ¾ height loftable furniture. The building will also receive a new entrance lobby and improved
Information Technology.

Hall Staff:

Jalisha Lancaster

Jalisha Lancaster
lancasterjd@wssu.edu
(336)750-3453

Jalisha Lancaster joined the WSSU community as Hall Director of Brown Hall in 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ohio Dominican University and a Masters of Arts degree in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University. Prior to arriving at WSSU, Jalisha held a dual position as a Residence Coordinator and Academic Support Graduate Intern at Heidelberg University. Jalisha brings with her a multitude of experiences that shape her approach to student affairs, including traveling to South Africa to study the higher education system. She is committed to enhancing the experiences of first-year students at WSSU by creating a community that promotes academic success, an appreciation of difference, a culture of learning, and a commitment to service.

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Phone: (336) 750-2000



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