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News for September

  • Get ready: WSSU Homecoming 2017

    September 29, 2017

    Concerts, reunions, step shows, coronations, parades and the big game are all part of the many offerings for Winston-Salem State University’s 2017 Homecoming Celebration, Oct. 22-28.
  • WSSU celebrates Atkins’ legacy

    September 28, 2017

    WSSU took time to honor its visionary founder during a day of events marking its 125th anniversary on Sept. 28.
  • WSSU welcomes 30 new faculty 

    September 15, 2017

    As Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) celebrates its 125th anniversary, the university also welcomes 30 new faculty members.

  • Walk in Simon Green Atkins’ footsteps

    September 15, 2017

    Here are seven ways you can follow in the footsteps of WSSU’s founder while on campus.

  • WSSU breaks ground on $53 million sciences building

    September 15, 2017

    WSSU broke ground on a $53.3 million sciences building during a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 15. The building is one of the first funded through the NC Connect Bond approved by voters last year.
  • WSSU’s long list of firsts

    September 15, 2017

    WSSU has a long list of firsts. In 1925, it became the first Black college in the nation to award bachelor’s degrees in elementary education.
  • Honoring 8 Rams who changed history

    September 14, 2017

    Their achievements are so notable that we can feel their impact today.
  • Meet the 2017-18 Mr. and Miss WSSU

    September 13, 2017

    It’s an exciting time to be a WSSU Ram. As WSSU celebrates its 125th anniversary, WSSU News caught up with Jerel Smith and Jordan Reaves, this year’s Mr. and Miss WSSU, to discuss the 125th, campus life, future endeavors and more.


  • WSSU introduces self-paced RN-BSN nursing program

    September 12, 2017

    The competency-based program will help WSSU address the nationwide shortage of baccalaureate-trained nurses
  • Meet Winston, WSSU’s new virtual assistant

    September 12, 2017

    WSSU is the first HBCU in the nation to launch an AI virtual assistant to help prospective students successfully apply and enroll in college.

  • OT student attends research institute

    September 11, 2017

    Lacey Smith, a student in WSSU's Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program, attended an elite summer institute for future research scientists.

  • Video: Students create 'Singing Rams Hype Jam'

    September 08, 2017

    A new hype song, co-written by five WSSU students, is letting people know the Singing Rams are on the map, one student says. Check out their music video.
  • Updated: WSSU closely watching storm

    September 08, 2017

    Campus safety officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma and preparing response measures should the university be impacted.

  • Appointments announced within WSSU’s School of Health Sciences

    September 07, 2017

    Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has announced the appointment of two veteran faculty members to lead departments.

  • WSSU launches economic mobility research center supported by $3 million gift

    September 07, 2017

     The Center for the Study of Economic Mobility will serve as a hub for faculty research, undergraduate student research scholarship and community outreach.

  • WSSU celebrates 125 years with events throughout September

    September 06, 2017

    Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is readying for a celebration 125 years in the making. The month of September is an opportunity for WSSU to share the university's historic milestones and achievements and also look to the future.

  • Statement from Chancellor Robinson on DACA

    September 06, 2017

    Yesterday, the U.S. Attorney General announced that the federal government is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We understand that this announcement may cause concern and uncertainty among some members of our campus community.
  • WSSU scholar selected for service program

    September 06, 2017

    Dr. Andrea Patterson-Masuka, associate professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies, has been selected for the Whisenton Public Scholars Program, an initiative that investigates ways faculty from various disciplines can institute public scholarship and serve their local communities. 

  • Magazine: WSSU a top degree producer for African Americans

    September 05, 2017

    Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has again placed Winston-Salem State University on its list of “Top 100 Degree Producers.” Among North Carolina universities, WSSU ranks as the no. 1 producer of African Americans bachelor’s degrees in three healthcare categories.
  • WSSU biology co-chair recognized for STEM diversity efforts

    September 05, 2017

    Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes, co-chair of the Department of Biological Sciences and associate professor at WSSU, has received the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM award.