January 18, 2023
Winston-Salem State University congratulates the faculty members listed below who received promotions and/or tenure in 2021-2022.
10 WSSU students who attended the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Leadership institute will start 2023 with new job and internship opportunities
December 12, 2022
Nearly a dozen Winston-Salem State University students will start the new year with new job and internship opportunities.
October 26, 2022
Winston-Salem State University has earned a high ranking for its online Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program. EduMed.org named the WSSU online MHA program no. 5 in the nation based on quality, accessibility, affordability and commitment to student success.
WSSU Awarded Funding for NSF HBCU-UP Research Initiation Award: Environmental Factors Modulation of Structure-Function of Biological Systems
September 19, 2022
Winston- Salem State University has been awarded a $299,835 grant from NSF led by Dr. Sarah Adjei-Fremah, for Environmental Factors Modulation of Structure-Function of Biological Systems.
September 16, 2022
Winston-Salem State University has been awarded a $139,594.83 grant from DHHS Administration for Community Living (ACL) led by Dr. Allison Calhoun, Clinical Assistant Professor Occupational Therapy to build a stronger and more resilient dementia-capable aging network in Forsyth County.
WSSU Awarded Funding for The Ellucian Foundation’s Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope (PATH) Scholarship
September 16, 2022
Winston-Salem State University has been awarded a $10,000.00 grant from the Ellucian Foundation led by Raisha Cobb, Associate Provost & Chief Information Officer Office of Information Technology to provide scholarships to students in financial distress so they can reach their educational goals.
September 16, 2022
August 09, 2022The low- to no-cost programs, which have been available at WSSU for the past six years, serve to address the “summer slide” that many elementary children face. The high-quality instruction is designed by WSSU faculty and certified classroom teachers.
May 18, 2022Winston-Salem State University’s Astrobotany Lab provides undergraduates with opportunities to work with NASA and shadow scientists and researchers at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral.
May 18, 2022Dr. Cynthia Williams Brown is at the center of the fight against health inequities. On June 2 she will take center stage to be recognized for her work as the YWCA presents her with a Women of Vision award.
May 09, 2022STEM careers generate more than two trillion dollars in revenue, support 67 percent of jobs in the United States, and Winston-Salem State University is leading the charge to prepare the next generation of STEM leaders.
March 17, 2022Winston-Salem State University is engaging in an exciting new venture that will provide the opportunity for every student to graduate with both a degree and a business plan.
March 10, 2022
When Rita Ismailova was selected to be a Fulbright Scholar, she had the choice to pick most any college or university in the world to attend for almost a year of research.
Two Winston-Salem State University students awarded American Heart Association’s HBCU Scholars Award
February 22, 2022Erykah Johnson, a WSSU senior, and Meghan Anthony, a junior, were selected for the American Heart Association’s Historic Black College and University Scholars Program.
February 22, 2022When Martasia Thompson walked across the stage at Winston-Salem State University’s graduation last May, she was prepared to walk into a career. And she did.
WSSU Awarded $175,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to help improve adult college graduation rates in North Carolina
February 14, 2022
February 07, 2022The western campus of the North Carolina Governor’s school will have a new home beginning this summer, moving from High Point University, where it was located for the last three years, to Winston-Salem State University.
February 02, 2022When Wanda White first saw the Adobe Digital Space at Clemson University a year or so ago, she knew Winston-Salem State University should have one.
WSSU selected for $28.2 million, 7-year grant to help students in region prepare for post-secondary education
January 31, 2022
Funding will impact students in Forsyth, Guilford and Rutherford counties.
April 26, 2021Winston-Salem State University Professor Lynne Roche Zubov is the winner of the 2021 Board of Governors Teaching Award.
WSSU, N.C. A&T discuss the implications of racial trauma on educator preparation during joint town hall
November 02, 2020
WSSU and North Carolina A&T education departments held a joint virtual town hall meeting to discuss the implication of racial trauma on educator preparation on Oct. 27.
July 31, 2020
Dr. Ereka Williams joins WSSU as the associate dean of education, quality assurance, and community engagement as of July 1.
January 28, 2020WSSU’s elementary education program has been recognized as one of the best in the nation by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
January 15, 2020WSSU junior Naviyea Adams has conducted dozens of campus tours since becoming a Campus Ambassador his freshman year. Get to know him with WSSU News' 8 Questions with ... .
September 10, 2019A new course is helping future educators at WSSU and Appalachian State University look at classrooms in a different way, with the goal of creating an environment in which all students thrive.
July 15, 2019GEMS academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with a special two-week camp. Over the past 10 years, more than 1,500 girls have participated in the program.
May 15, 2019Here's a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2019 are headed.
May 02, 2019PFC Elizabeth Barker Johnson, a 1949 WSSU graduate and retired teacher, was surprised with the news on her 99th birthday.
January 24, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for January 2019.
January 11, 2019WSSU's Birth-Kindergarten Education (BKE) program is the most affordable in the nation, according to a new ranking from a national website.
October 22, 2018According to Diverse Issues in Higher Education, WSSU again ranks among the top producers of bachelor’s degrees in the nation for African American students. WSSU also ranks in the top 10 nationally for rehabilitation or therapeutic professions and nursing.
September 30, 2018Renovations are complete on the weight room at Winston-Salem State University’s Whitaker Gym.
September 11, 2018Lorraine Hairston Morton ’38, a trailblazer who became the first African-American mayor of Evanston, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, passed away on Sept. 8.
August 18, 2018103-year old WSSU alumna Henrietta Cross Hatton Clark got her wish: a visit from WSSU's women's basketball team.
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.
July 13, 2018Learn more about Dr. Darryl Scriven, the academic and administrative leader for the College’s more than 200 full- and part-time faculty members in 19 departments.
July 12, 2018
Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for July 2018.
June 15, 2018WSSU graduate Inayah Turner turned tragedy into triumph, and now she's ready to change the world as an educator.
May 14, 2018
Here’s a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2018 are headed.
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.
February 13, 2018WSSU's new Center for the Study of Economic Mobility was introduced to leaders in Washington, D.C., during the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) State of Opportunity in American Summit.
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.
June 26, 2017About 100 elementary and middle-school students from Winston-Salem are spending their summer learning about science through the SciTech Institute's summer camps.
April 11, 2017New technology is providing real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather at the Winston-Salem State University campus.
January 18, 2017
Dr. Dawn Tarfari, associate professor of education; Dr. Fran Bates-Oates, adjunct faculty in the Department of Education; and student Dishanda Brown have been named Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners.
January 03, 2017
At the age of 105, Alma Setzer Keen had seen and done a lot before she passed on Dec. 15, 2016. She had been a highly respected educator, trailblazing community activist and administrator.