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WSSU celebrates excellence with faculty and staff awards spanning from 2019 to 2022

In August 2022 Winston-Salem State University celebrated its first in-person Research and Sponsored Programs Banquet since the Covid-19 pandemic. WSSU honored faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, service, and procuring grant funding.

The lists below include Faculty Awards from 2019 to 2022 and recognition for research and sponsored programs. 

Faculty and Sponsored Programs History

Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Scott Betz
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Lynn Roche Zubov
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Amber DeBono
Wells Fargo Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Amber DeBono
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Eric Gréaux
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Dawn Nicole Hicks Tafari
WSSU Students Choice Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Scott Betz
  • 2020-2021 
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Rafael Loureiro
Joseph Patterson Master Teacher Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Susan Hall
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Tangela Towns
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Radscheda Nobles
John Fountain Master Teacher Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Fenghai Guo
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Kimya DuEwa Nance
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Xiuping Tao
Willie Burke Master Teacher Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Megan Edwards
  • 2020-2021 Dr. David Stewart
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Breonte Guy
Wilma Lassiter Master Teacher Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Wen Xiong
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Tanya E. Walker-Bethea
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Kelly A. Minor
Cedric S. Rodney Service Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Cecile Yancu
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Denise Nation
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Carol Cain
Sheppard Master Teacher Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Charity Brown Griffin
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Hye Young Kim
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Dan Rose
Wilveria B. Atkinson Distinguished Researcher Award
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Christo Dichev
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Debzani Deb
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Charity Brown Griffin

Faculty and Sponsored Programs History

WSSU Red Jacket Society

Members of the WSSU “Red Jacket Society” have all secured at least $1 million in grant funding.

2019-2020
  • $33,442,431 Everette Witherspoon
  • $3,893,813 Elva Jones
  • $2,865,459 Yolanda Edwards
  • $2,555,843 Teresa Tyson
  • $2,529,571 Mamudu Yakubu
  • $2,086,814 Robert Weston
  • $1,942,799 Dionne Roberts
  • $1,520,000 Craig Richardson
  • $1,289,872 Erica Smith
  • $1,189,600 LaMonica Sloan Wilhelmi
  • $1,095,115 Lenora Campbell
2020-2021
  • $28,748,661 Anthony Graham
  • $14,037,663 Erin Lynch
  • $2,077,565 Tammara Thomas
  • $1,581,741 Maria Ngu-Schwemlein
  • $1,049,664 Robin Dock
2021-2022
  • $4,280,673 Kathy Stitts
  • $1,894,408 Denise Johnson
  • $1,284,941 Cynthia Bell
  • $1,228,079 Carol Davis
Emerging Research of the Year
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Nick Karagiannis, Economics
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Cecil Holland, Nursing; Dr. James Etim, Education; Dr. Mitch Mitchell, Student Affairs
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Sarah Adjei-Fremah, Biology
New Researcher of the Year
  • 2019-2020 LaMonica Sloan-Wilhelmi, Career Development Services
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Tammara Thomas, Rehabilitation Counseling
  • 2021-2022 Left blank purposely
Researcher of the Year
  • 2019-2020 Dr. Cynthia Bell, Occupational Therapy
  • 2020-2021 Dr. Craig Richardson, CSEM
  • 2021-2022 Dr. Denise Johnson, Education
Unit of the Year
  • 2019-2020 Center for Study of Economic Mobility
  • 2020-2021 Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
  • 2021-2022 University College

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