News Articles Tagged "Campus Life"
March 13, 2018
A video of Officer Selana Ligons taking a moment from her policing duties during a WSSU home basketball game to dance the Shoot, by BlocBoy JB has captured more than a few hearts.
March 09, 2018WSSU, in partnership with agencies in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, conducts large-scale emergency preparedness exercise on campus.
March 01, 2018A federal grant will provide scholarships and support for graduate students, helping to increase the number of African Americans in STEM and allied health graduate programs.
March 01, 2018
Nearly 200 emergency personnel, volunteers, and WSSU faculty, staff and students are expected to participate in a large-scale emergency preparedness exercise on campus on Tuesday, March 6.
February 16, 2018
Over the past 125 years, WSSU has evolved from a one-room frame structure into an academic powerhouse with more than 39 buildings located on 117 acres. In celebration of Black History Month, follow us as we take you on a tour of the sites on campus.
February 12, 2018WSSU is among the top historically Black colleges and universities in the United States, according to two recently released rankings.
February 09, 2018A vote for Miss Winston-Salem State University Jordan Reaves is a vote for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
February 06, 2018
WSSU is partnering with Single Stop Services to help students through the process of filing their income taxes.
February 02, 2018Starting in January, the Rams Know H.O.W. Mobile Clinic, a service of WSSU’s Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Health Disparities (CEEHD), began offering free expanded clinical services to residents in East Winston.
January 26, 2018
Due to Monday's widespread campus power outage, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors' tour has been canceled. Please check your WSSU email or the website for the latest information.
January 25, 2018Traron Edwards, a senior finance major, is on his way to his goal of running his own asset management company.
January 24, 2018
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, Barnes and Noble College’s regional manager, and other WSSU administrators cut the ribbon on Tuesday, Jan. 23, for the grand opening of the expanded university bookstore.
January 23, 2018
The recipients were recognized at an annual banquet celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held at WSSU on Jan. 22. The awards, part of a series of annual events co-hosted by WSSU and Wake Forest University, are annually presented to faculty, staff, administrators and students from WSSU and Wake Forest who exemplify King’s qualities and promote diversity within the community.
January 23, 2018Joint message from WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson and Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch.
January 16, 2018WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been named an Outstanding Alumnus by Pennsylvania State University’s Department of Psychology.
January 12, 2018WSSU and Wake Forest University are collaborating to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events at both campuses. A highlight is a keynote speech from scholar and bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson.
January 10, 2018Just over 1,700 students at Winston-Salem State University made the fall 2017 Dean's List.
January 04, 2018
Constance Mallette has been named vice chancellor for Finance and Administration at WSSU.
December 19, 2017The New Year promises exciting changes around campus and in the classrooms at WSSU. Here are 10 things to expect.
December 19, 2017As Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) closes the book on its 125th year, WSSU News is taking a look at the top 10 news stories of the year.
December 13, 2017Alexis McCrea is the first WSSU graduate to take advantage of the Early Assurance Program, which offers guaranteed admission into WSSU’s highly competitive doctor of physical therapy program for students who meet specific criteria.
December 13, 2017
From single mother to a determined CEO of a local non-profit, a Winston-Salem State University business student is on a mission to help other single mothers and their daughters break the cycle of poverty.
December 12, 2017Miss Winston-Salem State University is one of 75 HBCU campus queens competing for a spot in Ebony’s 2017-18 HBCU Campus Queens Contest.
December 11, 2017Jeri Craddock was recognized for her leadership during the CSNAP Conference, which was hosted at WSSU Nov. 17-18. WSSU is the first HBCU to host the statewide student leadership event in its 25-year history.
December 05, 2017
WSSU Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity helped those less fortunate in Forsyth County through its 21st annual Homeless Awareness Week.
November 21, 2017WSSU's new Center for the Study of Economic Mobility has awarded $60,000 in grants to support four faculty/student research projects that focus on identifying the barriers to economic mobility in Forsyth County.
November 20, 2017Tickets for the 2018 CIAA Basketball Tournament are now on sale for fans, alumni, students and supporters of Winston-Salem State University.
November 20, 2017
WSSU collected four best practices awards – the most of any university – at the HBCUgrow Conference on Nov. 9 in Raleigh.
November 17, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has been awarded a $385,000 research grant to carry out a model diabetes prevention program for high-risk, low-income communities.
November 14, 2017Continually ranked among the top investments for college students, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is also a major economic engine in the local and regional economy. WSSU is responsible for pumping more than $233 million into the North Carolina economy, according to a study commissioned by UNCF.
November 14, 2017The Red Sea of Sound received national exposure as their original theme song aired during ESPN’s “First Take," with co-hosts WSSU alumnus Stephen A. Smith '91 and Max Kellerman.
November 13, 2017
WSSU Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. is helping to shed light on the growing issue of homelessness in the community through the 21st annual Homeless Awareness Week, Nov. 13-17.
November 09, 2017In celebration of Veterans Day, WSSU News introduces you to two female student veterans.
November 06, 2017
The Office of International Programs will celebrate International Education Week with events highlighting the international scope of WSSU, Nov. 13-16.
November 02, 2017
WSSU and Hubei University of Chinese Medicine have signed a five-year collaborative agreement that will expand opportunities for WSSU nursing students and faculty to study in China.
November 01, 2017
About 100 WSSU alumni were back on campus on Thursday, Oct. 26, serving as guest professors in classrooms, and participating in panel discussions and luncheons with current students as part of Return to Serve.
October 30, 2017WSSU is no. 9 on CollegeNET’s 2017 Social Mobility Index (SMI) rankings, which were released on Tuesday, Oct. 24. WSSU is one of only five colleges or universities in the nation to rank in the top 20 each year of the rankings.
October 27, 2017
WSSU has received a $25,000 gift from Reynolds American to support the university’s 125th anniversary.
October 23, 2017
Concerts, reunions, step shows, coronations, parades and the big game are all part of the many offerings for WSSU’s 2017 Homecoming Celebration, which kicked off on Sunday, Oct. 22, and continues through Saturday, Oct. 28.
October 23, 2017The chancellor and WSSU Campus Police and Public Safety want to ensure that Homecoming is a safe experience for everyone. Here are some things to consider during your time at Homecoming events.
October 20, 2017
WSSU News will go behind the scenes during Homecoming week with a series of live videos.
October 18, 2017
Mascots from the two Winston-Salem-based University of North Carolina institutions teamed up for a short film to promote WSSU’s 2017 Homecoming.
October 12, 2017Chick-fil-A Express opens at the Donald J. Reaves Student Activities Center Food Court.
October 05, 2017
Fans can help send WSSU's Red Sea of Sound marching band to the 16th annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase.
October 03, 2017William Gibson is one of 62 students nationwide selected to the 2017-18 class of White House HBCU All-Stars.
September 29, 2017Concerts, 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.
September 28, 2017WSSU took time to honor its visionary founder during a day of events marking its 125th anniversary on Sept. 28.
September 15, 2017
Here are seven ways you can follow in the footsteps of WSSU’s founder while on campus.
September 15, 2017WSSU 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.
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.
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.
September 08, 2017A 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.
September 08, 2017
Campus safety officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Irma and preparing response measures should the university be impacted.
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.
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.
September 05, 2017Diverse: 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.
August 24, 2017
We preview WSSU's Red Sea of Sound for 2017-18. The season starts on Aug. 26, 2017, with an appearance at the Queen City Battle of the Bands in Charlotte.
August 22, 2017Who has the best football team in the Tarheel state? The Rams, according to a new ranking.
August 21, 2017
Hundreds of students, ready with special viewing glasses, look up to the sky to view the historic eclipse.
August 18, 2017WSSU has unveiled a fierce new mascot logo that, according to Chancellor Robinson, "makes a bold statement about who we are."
August 17, 2017Looking for the best spots on campus to show some Ram Pride during your next photo opp? Here are Mr. and Miss Sophomore's five favorite spots.
August 16, 2017
As more than 950 new freshmen take part in Ramdition, WSSU’s weeklong orientation, they are exploring their values and defining what their legacy will be at WSSU and beyond.
August 15, 2017The first day of classes will also mark a rare celestial event, a total solar eclipse. Two viewings are planned at WSSU to give the university community an opportunity to safely view the eclipse, answer questions and talk to experts about the historic event.
August 13, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) Class of 2021 didn't let a little rain stop them on their first big day.
August 09, 2017
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) will welcome the Class of 2021 starting with move-in on Saturday, Aug. 12. At more than 950 students, WSSU’s freshman class is largest since 2008.
August 04, 2017
For many students, the transition from being a high school senior to a freshman in college can be huge. To help them prepare, we asked WSSU upperclassmen for tips for the Class of 2021.
July 27, 2017
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been named one of the Triad’s 'Most Admired CEOs of 2017' by The Triad Business Journal.
July 20, 2017This August, WSSU will unveil a fierce new mascot logo that pays tribute to the university’s past while establishing a bold and energized new look for the future. The new Ram head will roll out at Meet the Rams on Aug. 19.
July 14, 2017WSSU’s Birth through Kindergarten Education program has been ranked as one of the top 25 online early childhood education programs in the nation.
July 13, 2017WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson will discuss the university’s as a presenter at CollegeNET's first Social Mobility Summit meeting July 16-17 in Portland, Oregon.
July 13, 2017We take a ride on the new Research Parkway extension to get a better idea of how the new interchange works.
July 11, 2017WSSU ranks as one of Money Magazine's "Best Colleges in the South." WSSU is one of only two HBCUs on the list.
July 10, 2017
WSSU psychology students spent two weeks immersed in faculty-mentored research as part of a new summer institute.
July 03, 2017From the streets of Brazil to offices in Winston Tower, WSSU marketing major Nailah McElvane gaining experiences beyond the classroom this summer.
June 27, 2017Eleven WSSU students are gaining work experience this summer through the North Carolina Governor’s HBCU Internship Program.
June 23, 2017Chantell Huell, a mass communications major at WSSU, offers five reasons on why you should attend an HBCU.
June 23, 2017WSSU's Board of Trustees officially welcomed its newest member, as Javonty Hunter, 2017-18 president-elect of Student Government Association, took the oath of office.
June 20, 2017Winston-Salem State University’s Enrollment Services is offering one-stop enrollment process sessions to prepare new freshmen for their move-in on Aug. 12.
June 07, 2017WSSU has named Barnes & Noble College as the new operator of its on-campus bookstore. The WSSU bookstore will reopen under new management on June 19.
May 31, 2017Now you can easily stay up to date on the latest news and features about Winston-Salem State University through WSSU News. Don’t miss these eight new features.
May 31, 2017
In support of Winston-Salem State University’s new brand platform, the university’s website has undergone a complete redesign.
May 19, 2017As students marched into Bowman Gray Stadium during the Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 19, they shared their messages of gratitude, accomplishment and encouragement.
May 12, 2017
Students recognized James Tate, property security guard at the C.G. O’Kelly Library, for his work and dedication to the WSSU and students.
May 11, 2017
WSSU has received a $30,000 campus beautification grant through Home Depot’s Retool Your School program.
May 05, 2017WSSU students will soon have a new place on campus to relax and focus.
April 11, 2017New technology is providing real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather at the Winston-Salem State University campus.
March 29, 2017A WSSU student has received a national award for her work helping fellow non-traditional students.
January 28, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s “Red Sea of Sound” marching band represented North Carolina at the 15th annual Honda Battle of the Bands on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Atlanta.
January 19, 2017
Dillard Hall will be demolished as part of the first phase of construction on the five-story residence hall.
January 04, 2017
WSSU is partnering with UpSwing, an online tutoring and coaching platform, to provide students with free access to 24/7 tutoring.
January 03, 2017
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is celebrating 125 years of transforming the lives of graduates and impacting the community with a yearlong celebration in 2017.
December 16, 2016
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has been recognized as a Top 10 Gold Level Military Friendly School by Victory Media for 2017.
December 13, 2016
Food Lion Feeds is again supporting Winston-Salem State University students through donations to the Rams Helping Hands Food Pantry.
November 11, 2016
Rams give back at Virginia elementary school.
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.
November 03, 2016
Charles Calamese says people are often surprised when they find out he’s a veteran.
October 27, 2016
The Winston-Salem State University women’s cross country team has clinched its second straight Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women’s Cross Country Championship.
October 21, 2016
To increase study abroad opportunities for students, Winston-Salem State University partnered with the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) to provide passport application fees for 100 university students.
September 26, 2016
When Zipporah Foster, a senior at Winston-Salem State University, interviewed for a research position at the university, she says she was prepared for any question, even the dreaded, “What is your biggest weakness?”
August 09, 2016
Winston-Salem State University is expecting 950 new first-year students this fall – the largest incoming class since 2008 and an increase over last year’s freshman class of 887. Those students will begin their college experience on Sunday, Aug. 14, with the kick off of the university’s week-long fall orientation program known as Ramdition.