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News for November, 2016

  • Wall Street Journal: WSSU no. 8 HBCU in nation

    November 22, 2016

    WSSU is the no. 8 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the nation, and the top in North Carolina, according to rankings released this week by The Wall Street Journal.

  • Students rock worldwide biomedical conference

    November 16, 2016

    WSSU students wowed a crowd of more than 3,500 attendees during an international biomedical research conference, bringing home three top awards.

  • AT&T supports gap scholarship program

    November 16, 2016

    AT&T has awarded Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) $26,000 that will provide scholarships to help students stay on track and graduate.

  • School of Health Sciences receives grant from UNC Press

    November 15, 2016

    WSSU’s School of Health Sciences has received a grant from the University North Carolina Press to support the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education, and Policy, UNC Press announced.

  • Repeat! Rams are CIAA champs

    November 14, 2016

    The Winston-Salem State University football team captured the 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Championship with a 43-33 victory over Bowie State University on Saturday, Nov. 12 and, for the first time since the 2013 season, the Rams are playoff bound.

  • Rams give back at Virginia elementary school

    November 11, 2016

    Rams give back at Virginia elementary school.

  • WSSU leading state efforts to redesign nursing curriculum

    November 09, 2016

    WSSU's School of Health Sciences is piloting a statewide initiative that aims to increase the number of baccalaureate-level nurses in North Carolina.

  • Fraternity sponsors 20th annual Sleep-out for the Homeless

    November 04, 2016

    Nobody knows what it is like to be homeless, unless you have walked in the shoes of a homeless person. This year, the Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., will host its 20th Annual Sleep-Out for the Homeless event on the campus of Winston-Salem State University near the clock tower beginning at 6 p.m. Nov. 18.

  • Student veterans organization builds sense of community at WSSU

    November 03, 2016

    Charles Calamese says people are often surprised when they find out he’s a veteran.

  • Student making moves to become next NASCAR sensation

    November 02, 2016

    For Walter Thomas III, the youngest of four siblings from Indianapolis, Indiana, auto racing is in his blood. It’s a generational thing going back to his grandfather, and his father, who were both race car drivers.

  • Dr. James Pope: A professor on the move

    November 01, 2016

    “The primary thing that motivates me is my extreme dislike of racism, colonialism and imperialism,” a reflective James (my father is known as Pope) shares. “There is a mantra that I was taught and live by: Your thoughts become words. Words become action. Actions become habits. Habits become character. Character becomes destiny.”