News for August
Study estimates WSSU's annual economic impact at $420 million
August 31, 2018A new study estimates that Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has an annual economic impact of more than $420 million and generates 8,389 jobs in the Piedmont Triad.
Congresswoman Foxx tours Department of Physical Therapy
August 31, 2018U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx got a first-hand look at WSSU's Department of Physical Therapy, one of the signature programs of the School of Health Sciences, during a tour on Wednesday, Aug. 29.
August Kudos: Faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements
August 30, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for August 2018.
Barr appointed to WSSU's Board of Trustees
August 28, 2018The North Carolina General Assembly has appointed Robert Barr ‘88 to the Winston-Salem State University Board of Trustees.
CSEM documentary shows day in the life of local bus rider
August 24, 2018
A new documentary from WSSU's Center for the Study of Economic Mobility is shining a light on the challenges Winston-Salem workers face without a car.
Red Sea of Sound drum majors ready for new challenges
August 24, 2018The 2018-19 Red Sea of Sound drum majors are ready to hit the field in the style that fans expect from WSSU’s band.
WSSU named a 2018 Social Mobility Innovator
August 24, 2018For the second consecutive year, technology provider CollegeNET has recognized WSSU with its Social Mobility Innovator Award.
Dr. Howard-Vital, former interim chancellor, passes away
August 23, 2018Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital, who served as interim chancellor of WSSU from 2006-07, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
Department of Music presents faculty recital series
August 22, 2018The Department of Music at WSSU is highlighting the talents of its faculty through a new faculty recital series.
WSNC-FM to debut show featuring Chancellor Robinson
August 21, 2018
WSSU's radio station, is launching 'WSSU Future Focus,' an hourlong weekly talk show featuring Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson.
Welcome to the New Semester – Chancellor's Letter
August 20, 2018Welcome to the start of a new semester! August is one of my favorite months of the year.
103-year-old alumna gets surprise visit from women’s basketball team
August 18, 2018103-year old WSSU alumna Henrietta Cross Hatton Clark got her wish: a visit from WSSU's women's basketball team.
Students are career ready after summer internships
August 16, 2018WSSU students are returning to campus with new insights into careers after summer internships.
Inspiring Programs in STEM: WSSU wins two national awards
August 15, 2018
WSSU’s Girls Empowered in Math and Science (GEMS) and Women in Science Program (WISP) each have received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
Money Magazine: WSSU no. 1 HBCU in North Carolina
August 15, 2018WSSU ranks as the no. 1 HBCU in North Carolina, and no. 3 HBCU overall, according to the Money Magazine's "Best Colleges for Your Money” rankings.
New for fall: WSSU introduces minors in public health, urban studies
August 14, 2018Among the new offerings for the 2018-19 academic year are interdisciplinary undergraduate minors in the high demand fields of public health, and urban studies and sustainability.
WSSU students begin the semester with RAMGuide
August 14, 2018WSSU students begin the 2018-19 academic year on the right path with RAMGuide, a mobile advisor that enables them to manage their education from their phones.
WSSU expert: Don’t be fooled by ‘the freshman 15’
August 09, 2018
A WSSU researcher is hoping to expose the 'freshman 15' myth and help college students avoid the weight-gain trap. She offers seven heart health tips for freshmen.
WSSU students attend Clemson summer communications program
August 07, 2018As part of the program, Erwin Scholars networked with industry professionals, received hands-on training and engaged in a competition by working on a real-world brand project from presenting sponsor Denny’s.
WSSU welcomes the class of 2022
August 07, 2018The anticipation is building as Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) prepares to welcome nearly 950 freshmen for Ramdition, a weeklong orientation.