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News for September, 2016

  • Students explore research as part of summer institute

    September 30, 2016

    Sixteen WSSU students spent the summer exploring as part of WSSU’s Summer Research Fellowship program.

  • Emmy-nominated professor honored by consideration

    September 29, 2016

    It’s not everyday that anyone can say, “I have been nominated for an Emmy Award.” But, a Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) associate professor of music can say that. Even though the entry he was associated with did not win, just getting the nomination was a big deal.

  • WSSU tackles rising cost of college by improving degree efficiency

    September 27, 2016

    Winston-Salem State University is one of four universities in the country participating in a new initiative that could drive down the cost of college by improving degree efficiency. The Purposeful Pathways: Faculty Planning for Curricular Coherence initiative is being spearheaded by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) thanks to a grant from The Teagle Foundation.

  • BB&T program building future leaders

    September 26, 2016

    When Zipporah Foster, a senior at Winston-Salem State University, interviewed for a research position at the university, she says she was prepared for any question, even the dreaded, “What is your biggest weakness?”

  • The Pungus: A Family of nurses

    September 22, 2016

    Three women, originally from the Congo, are connected by blood and also by their desire to help people. Mother, sister and aunt are all pursuing their Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degrees at Winston-Salem State University.

  • Dean's Fellow Program: Training faculty for leadership

    September 21, 2016

    WSSU, through a new leadership program, is taking steps to groom the next generation of faculty leaders and address the challenge.

  • Scholars mentoring program showing benefits

    September 19, 2016

    More than 40 WSSU students are participating in an innovative undergraduate research program that partners them with a faculty mentor on a research project. 

  • WSSU recognized in national rankings

    September 13, 2016

    In rankings released today, U.S. News and World Report has named Winston-Salem State University among the Top Historically Black Colleges and Universities and among the Top Regional Universities in the South. The university was also named to Washington Monthly’s list of Best Bang for the Buck Universities, a list that evaluates schools on their ability to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price.

  • Brandon Murphy: Making noise in financial world

    September 09, 2016

    When Brandon Murphy ’10, arrived on Winston-Salem State University’s campus from Leland, N.C., in 2006 as a Chancellor’s Scholar, he knew that a career in finance was what he wanted to pursue.

  • 23 scholars join WSSU faculty

    September 09, 2016

    Winston-Salem State University welcomed 23 new faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. Learn more about them.