News Articles Tagged "Giving"

  • WSSU’s graduate programs receive $2.4 million boost

    March 01, 2018

    A 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.
  • Family Fare invests in entrepreneurship at WSSU 

    February 27, 2018

    Family Fare Convenience Stores is investing in entrepreneurship with a $50,000 matching gift to the Winston-Salem State University Foundation.
  • 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.

  • SECC drive raises $20,743, surpasses goals

    February 09, 2018

    WSSU faculty, staff and administration again stepped up to help those in need, donating $20,743 during the annual State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC).
  • Rams mobile clinic expands services, hours

    February 02, 2018

    Starting 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.
  • A look back at the top 10 of 2017

    December 19, 2017

    As 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.
  • SECC employee giving campaign underway

    November 16, 2017

    WSSU employees are once again being asked to give back through the annual State Employees Combined Campaign or SECC.
  • HBCU study: WSSU’s annual economic impact is $233 million 

    November 14, 2017

    Continually 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.
  • Gift from Reynolds American supports WSSU’s 125th anniversary

    October 27, 2017

    WSSU has received a $25,000 gift from Reynolds American to support the university’s 125th anniversary.

  • AKA donates $10,000 for WSSU scholarship

    October 16, 2017

    The donation, through the sorority’s scholarship and Think HBCU programs, will benefit students majoring in education or mass communications.
  • WSSU celebrates 125 years with events throughout September

    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.

  • New director of alumni engagement named at WSSU

    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. 

  • New team leads WSSU events

    July 21, 2017

    As WSSU commemorates its 125th anniversary, a new team is in place to help guide the celebration.

  • Averill Foundation donation to support WSSU virtual hospital

    June 15, 2017

    The School of Health Sciences at WSSU has received a $15,000 donation from the Averill Foundation to support simulation training.

  • WSSU Golf Classic raises $45,000 for scholarships

    May 04, 2017

    The Winston-Salem State University Foundation welcomed 100 golfers for the 17th Annual WSSU Golf Classic, raising $45,571 for student scholarships.
  • WSSU YAC celebrates ‘Forty Under 40’ inductees

    April 22, 2017

    The WSSU Young Alumni Council celebrated young alumni and raised money for WSSU students at the Forty Under 40 Alumni Awards Gala on Saturday, April 8, at the Benton Convention Center.
  • AT&T executives, WSSU faculty join forces to support student success

    April 18, 2017

    WSSU faculty learned from AT&T executives how skills taught in the classroom help to prepare students to enter the workplace.
  • WSSU receives $250,000 gift, 5-year commitment from Brenner family

    March 09, 2017

    The Winston-Salem State University Foundation has received a $250,000 gift from Mike and Wendy Brenner that will create a distinguished faculty position in the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education.

  • WSSU awards surprise scholarships to 26 seniors

    March 08, 2017

    Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) trustees, Foundation board members and alumni visited high schools across North Carolina, surprising seniors with the news that they have received one of WSSU’s most prestigious scholarships.

  • Toyota Financial Services donates $10,000 to WSSU

    January 23, 2017

    Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received a $10,000 scholarship donation from Toyota Financial Services (TFS) in honor of the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Educator's estate will provide scholarships for WSSU students

    January 11, 2017

    Throughout his career, Dr. Casey Jones ’55 made an impact on the lives of students.

  • 14 inducted into Heritage Society

    January 03, 2017

    Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) inducted 14 new members into the Heritage Society, established to honor individuals who have created a lasting legacy at the university by establishing an endowed fund or included the university in their estate plans.

  • Food Lion restocks WSSU food pantry

    December 13, 2016

    Food Lion Feeds is again supporting Winston-Salem State University students through donations to the Rams Helping Hands Food Pantry.

  • Support WSSU students while shopping on Amazon

    December 12, 2016

    At no cost to you, Amazon will donate .5 percent of the price of eligible purchases toward the Winston-Salem State University Foundation through AmazonSmile.

  • WSSU exceeds giving expectations for SECC campaign

    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.

  • WSSU Giving Tuesday campaign raises $48,000

    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.

  • AT&T supports gap scholarship program

    November 16, 2016

    AT&T has awarded Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) $26,000 that will provide scholarships to help students stay on track and graduate.

  • BB&T program building future leaders

    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?”

  • BB&T pledges $125,000 in honor of Foundation board member

    August 08, 2016

    Winston-Salem State University announced today BB&T has given $125,000 to the Winston-Salem State University Foundation for academic scholarships for students. The gift will be used to create the Cynthia A. Williams Endowed Scholarship for undergraduates who have declared a major in biology, chemistry, computer science, or mathematics.