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  • Letter from Chancellor Robinson – MLK Day 2019

    January 17, 2019

    At Winston-Salem State University, we believe in a deep individual and institutional responsibility to respond to injustices and work toward the establishment of just, equitable, and sustainable culture, economic, political, and social principles that affirm the worth, value, and dignity of all people.
  • Chancellor's Thanksgiving Letter

    November 15, 2018

    This is a wonderful time of the year, with autumn leaves falling, cooler temperatures, and the bonds of friendship and community strengthened through the gathering of family and friends. Thanksgiving is the herald of the holiday season, a time when we celebrate the connections we have with those we love.
  • Letter from Chancellor Robinson – Hurricane Florence

    September 17, 2018

    We are grateful that Winston-Salem State University has escaped this deadly storm relatively unscathed. While we have had some minor localized flooding and some downed tree limbs, our campus has fared remarkably well. Unfortunately, many others in the state have not been as lucky.
  • Letter from Chancellor Robinson – U.S. News Rankings

    September 06, 2018

    Next week, U.S. News & World Report will release its 2019 college rankings. You will undoubtedly see many universities touting their place on the list. Winston-Salem State University will not be. But not for the reason you think.
  • 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, 2018

    Welcome to the start of a new semester! August is one of my favorite months of the year.
  • Money Magazine: WSSU no. 1 HBCU in North Carolina

    August 15, 2018

    WSSU 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.
  • Letter from Chancellor Robinson: Passing of UNC System President Emeritus C.D. Spangler Jr.

    July 24, 2018

    The Winston-Salem State University community joins the University of North Carolina System in expressing our sorrow at the passing of UNC System President Emeritus C.D. Spangler Jr.
  • July Kudos: Faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements

    July 12, 2018

    Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for July 2018.

  • Chancellor Robinson featured in social mobility e-book

    June 21, 2018

    Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson is one of four higher-education leaders featured in a new e-book that offers best practices for student success and social mobility.
  • Letter from Chancellor Robinson: Stay motivated

    April 23, 2018

    The end of an academic year can bring forth a mixture of emotions. You may feel excited about completing another successful semester; anxiety about completing assignments on time; excitement about summer plans; or apprehension about the future. Staying motivated can feel challenging with just a few weeks left in the semester.
  • VIDEO: An Address from Chancellor Elwood Robinson

    March 07, 2018

    Chancellor Robinson’s address reaffirms WSSU’s rich history and mission as a comprehensive, historically Black  university. WSSU is a vibrant and dynamic learning community full of people who are committed to providing our students the very best education possible. 
  • Robinson: Alumni support critical to HBCU success

    February 20, 2018

    WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson participated in UNC-TV’s “Black Issues Forum Special Presentation: HBCU Legacy and Leadership” that aired on Feb. 19.

  • Joint message from WSSU Chancellor Robinson and WFU President Hatch

    January 23, 2018

    Joint message from WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson and Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch.
  • Chancellor Elwood Robinson named “Outstanding Alumnus” by Penn State

    January 16, 2018

    WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been named an Outstanding Alumnus by Pennsylvania State University’s Department of Psychology.
  • Letter from Chancellor Robinson - MLK Day 2018

    January 12, 2018

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned a future where all Americans would share in the opportunity to achieve their dreams. This is the same vision Dr. Simon Green Atkins had for this institution. We remain dedicated to this mission, with social justice and a commitment to equity enshrined in our values.
  • WSSU fraternity raises more than $1,200 during annual homeless awareness week

    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.


  • Chancellor's Thanksgiving Letter

    November 20, 2017

    At Winston-Salem State University, we strive to continually remain in a place of gratitude. We know how blessed we are to live in this time and to be in this place. Let’s use the holiday as a reminder to be thankful for all that we have and to commit ourselves to use our gifts to make the world better.
  • WSSU wins 4 HBCU best practices awards

    November 20, 2017

    WSSU collected four best practices awards – the most of any university – at the HBCUgrow Conference on Nov. 9 in Raleigh.

  • 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.
  • Welcome to the New Semester - Chancellor's Letter

    August 21, 2017

    Welcome to the start of a new semester! This is an exciting time at Winston-Salem State University as we prepare to celebrate the 125th anniversary of our founding in September.
  • WSSU chancellor named one of Triad’s 'Most Admired CEOs’

    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.

  • Chancellor to discuss student engagement at social mobility summit

    July 13, 2017

    WSSU 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.
  • Interim provost and dean named

    June 02, 2017

    With the forthcoming departure of Provost Brenda Allen and Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education Corey D. B. Walker, WSSU has announced the appointment of Dr. Carolynn Berry as interim provost and Dr. Kathy Stitts as interim dean of the College, effective July 1.