RamPages: News and Events for Faculty and Staff
September 15, 2017
As Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) celebrates its 125th anniversary, the university also welcomes 30 new faculty members.
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 14, 2017Their achievements are so notable that we can feel their impact today.
September 12, 2017The competency-based program will help WSSU address the nationwide shortage of baccalaureate-trained nurses
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
Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has announced the appointment of two veteran faculty members to lead departments.
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
Dr. Andrea Patterson-Masuka, associate professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies, has been selected for the Whisenton Public Scholars Program, an initiative that investigates ways faculty from various disciplines can institute public scholarship and serve their local communities.
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.
September 05, 2017
Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes, co-chair of the Department of Biological Sciences and associate professor at WSSU, has received the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM award.
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 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 09, 2017
Isaac Moore has joined WSSU as the director of alumni engagement for the Division of Advancement. Moore comes to WSSU with a background in both higher-education and corporate management.
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.
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 21, 2017
As WSSU commemorates its 125th anniversary, a new team is in place to help guide the celebration.
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 10, 2017
WSSU psychology students spent two weeks immersed in faculty-mentored research as part of a new summer institute.
July 06, 2017Changes are ahead for drivers who take U.S. 52 to WSSU's campus and Bowman Gray Stadium. The new Research Parkway interchange is expected to open on Wednesday, July 12, and the Rams Drive exit/entrance ramps will close permanently.
July 03, 2017The historic bell has been restored just in time for the university’s 125th anniversary.
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.
June 16, 2017The goal of the three-year initiative is to develop a scalable model to engage faculty and revise curriculum in a manner that makes attaining a degree more efficient for students and improves graduation rates.
June 15, 2017
The School of Health Sciences at WSSU has received a $15,000 donation from the Averill Foundation to support simulation training.
June 14, 2017Dr. Amber DeBono, assistant professor of psychology at WSSU is the recipient of the inaugural Karla Holloway Mentoring Award, which honors educators who mentor women and girls of color during the early stages of development as scholars and researchers.
June 14, 2017
Attorney Ivey Brown has been named chief legal counsel at WSSU. His appointment was effective June 9.
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.
June 02, 2017With 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.
June 01, 2017WSSU celebrated the accomplishments of the staff during the 2016-2017 academic year with the Chancellor’s Achievement Awards on Wednesday, May 24.
May 31, 2017
In support of Winston-Salem State University’s new brand platform, the university’s website has undergone a complete redesign.
May 30, 2017Staff take over K.R. Williams Auditorium at the Chancellor's Achievement and Service Awards.
May 22, 2017Among the Winston-Salem State University graduating class of 2017 are six WSSU employees
May 06, 2017Rosalba Ledezma, associate vice chancellor of facilities management at WSSU, has been recognized through the City of Winston-Salem’s Outstanding Women Leaders Program.
May 05, 2017
Barton College, a private liberal arts institute in Wilson, has announced that Endia Beal, assistant professor of art and director of the Diggs Gallery at WSSU, will be the featured speaker at the 115th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13.
April 28, 2017Two WSSU faculty have been selected to work in Nigeria as part of a summer Carnegie Corporation fellowship.
April 24, 2017WSSU Police and Public Safety celebrated the promotion of three officers at a ceremony.
April 21, 2017Dr. Eli Collins-Brown has been named the director of the Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CETL).
April 18, 2017WSSU faculty learned from AT&T executives how skills taught in the classroom help to prepare students to enter the workplace.
April 12, 2017Research uncovered by a Dr. Russell Smith, associate professor of geography, is helping to shed light on a growing trend of urban segregation among newly created cities.
April 11, 2017New technology is providing real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather at the Winston-Salem State University campus.
April 11, 2017
A grant program from WSSU’s Office of Science Initiatives is helping support faculty-mentored research.
March 31, 2017
WSSU’s OT program has received national recognition for launching a training certification to help healthcare professionals better care for those with dementia.
March 27, 2017
Dr. Peggy Valentine, the dean of WSSU’s School of Health Sciences, has received the top honor at The Winston-Salem Chronicle’s 32nd Annual Community Services Awards.
February 24, 2017
Endia Beal, director of the Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University, has been named to Time magazine’s list of “12 African American Photographers You Should Know Right Now.”
January 25, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s 10-member “We Be Ramming” team ranked 38th out of 140 teams that participated in the eight-week North Carolina State Miles for Wellness Health Challenge.
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 13, 2017
Brenda Marie Osbey, formerly distinguished visiting professor in Africana studies at Brown University, has joined Winston-Salem State University as distinguished visiting professor in the departments of English and World Languages and Cultures.
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 14, 2016
2016 was another year of change and achievement for Winston-Salem State University. Here’s a look at the top 10 news stories of 2016.
December 07, 2016
The Winston-Salem State University community has a long tradition of giving back to the community and helping those in need. That spirit of serving others was never more on display than during the 2016 State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC). Since the beginning of the fall semester, faculty, staff and students have been asked to help those in need in our community. Every time, the Ram family stepped up to meet the challenge.
December 01, 2016
For the second consecutive year, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has set another record for Giving Tuesday, raising more than $48,000 in 24 hours.
November 22, 2016
WSSU is the no. 8 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the nation, and the top in North Carolina, according to rankings released this week by The Wall Street Journal.
November 15, 2016
WSSU’s School of Health Sciences has received a grant from the University North Carolina Press to support the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education, and Policy, UNC Press announced.
November 01, 2016
“The primary thing that motivates me is my extreme dislike of racism, colonialism and imperialism,” a reflective James (my father is known as Pope) shares. “There is a mantra that I was taught and live by: Your thoughts become words. Words become action. Actions become habits. Habits become character. Character becomes destiny.”
October 11, 2016
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that aims to increase the number of underrepresented minority students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduate programs and professional fields.
October 06, 2016
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) continues to rank as one of the top producers of degrees for African Americans in the nation, according to recent rankings from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine.
September 29, 2016
It’s not everyday that anyone can say, “I have been nominated for an Emmy Award.” But, a Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) associate professor of music can say that. Even though the entry he was associated with did not win, just getting the nomination was a big deal.
September 21, 2016
WSSU, through a new leadership program, is taking steps to groom the next generation of faculty leaders and address the challenge.
September 09, 2016
Winston-Salem State University welcomed 23 new faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. Learn more about them.
August 12, 2016
Winston-Salem State University has launched a new era today with the unveiling of a new university logo. The new logo is rich with symbolism and reflects the university’s exciting vision for its future while paying homage to its legacy and history.
August 08, 2016
Dr. Cecil Holland has been appointed interim associate dean for the Division of Nursing. He came to Winston-Salem State University in 2004 and is an associate professor. During his time at WSSU, he has served in various leadership capacities, including assistant dean for admissions, student affairs and program effectiveness, and interim assistant dean for curriculum and instruction.