WSSU invites you to 'Paint the Town Red' in April

Scholarship Day, a Paint the Town Red' event, is on April 12. Across campus, students from various academic programs will share their work through panel discussions, contests and  presentations.

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is looking to engage alumni, the community and prospective students with Paint the Town Red, which runs April 10-14.

The weeklong celebration of all things WSSU includes one of the biggest academic events and one of the university’s biggest fundraisers.

Scholarship Day

WSSU will hold Scholarship Day on April 12. Across campus, students from various 

academic programs will share their work through panel discussions, contests and  presentations. 

A highlight is a poster presentation, with undergraduate and graduate students presenting their research. The free event allows the university community, employers and the community to see first-hand the kind of work WSSU students are doing.

The presentations will be held from 1:30-3 p.m. on the intramural basketball court in the Donald J. Reaves Student Activities Center (DJR).

WSSU Golf Classic

The WSSU Foundation will present one of its biggest fundraising events, the 18th Annual WSSU Golf Classic, on Friday, April 13. The event supports student scholarships.

This year’s tournament will be at a new location, Meadowlands Golf Club, the Triad’s only Hale Irwin designed course. The 18-hole tournament will include lunch from Bib’s Downtown, prizes and awards. Corporate, individual and team sponsorships are available.

To register for the tournament as an individual, team, or to become a sponsor visit the Golf Classic website.

Additional schedule for Paint the Town Red:

Tuesday, April 10

Carver High School college tour and panel discussion

Friday, April 13

  • Campus Tour for high school students
  • Young Alumni Council (TAC) Senior Lounge, Diggs Gallery, 6:30 p.m. (invitation only)

Saturday, April 14

  • National Alumni Association (NAA) Meeting, 207 Thompson A/B, 9 a.m.-noon
  • Young Alumni Council (YAC) Ram Fitness Camp, DJR Plaza, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Spring Football Scrimmage Game with the WSSU Powerhouse cheerleaders and the Red Sea of Sound, Carver High School, 2 p.m.

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