Centers and Institutes
Center for Community Safety is a community-based center of Winston-Salem State University that helps shape the way local communities respond to violence impacting residents.
The WSSU Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (CMSTE) is part of the North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network (NC-MSEN). The CMSTE is a department in the College of Arts and Sciences. The center consists of two components: The Professional Development Center and The NC-MSEN Pre-College Program. The Professional Develop Center provides professional development for teachers K-16 in mathematics, science, and technology, and the NC-MSEN Pre-College Program delivers year-round instructional activities for students in grades 6-12 in mathematics, science, English, and career awareness.
The Maya Angelou Institute for the Improvement of Child and Family Education is a community-based comprehensive center of child and family development with services that include developing family support programs and informing practicing professional and policy makers in education and human services.
The Biomedical Research Infrastructure Center supports and stimulates the enhancement of WSSU's biomedical research infrastructure and expands the capacity and competitiveness of WSSU's biomedical research.
The Early Childhood Development Center is a unit of the School of Education and serves children from three to five years of age. The Center is a resource for students interested in early childhood education and other fields related to teaching.
The University/Community Wellness Center promotes the holistic health and primary care of residents in the communities surrounding WSSU through an interdisciplinary approach to disease prevention and health promotion.
The Simon G. Atkins Community Development Corporation strives to create community-based leadership focused on revitalizing the neighborhoods surrounding Winston-Salem State University.
The Small Business and Technology Development Center helps small business owners â and those interested in starting a business â meet the challenges of today's business environment, manage that ever-changing world, and plan for the future of their business.
The Center for Innovation in Health Disparities Research is a partnership between the Departments of Nursing at Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina Central University, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. CIHDR's primary goal is to increase the capacity for culturally competent nursing research. The Center mentors faculty and students, funds pilot studies, and develops and implements educational programs designed to promote innovative methodologies in health disparities research.