January 18, 2023
Winston-Salem State University congratulates the faculty members listed below who received promotions and/or tenure in 2021-2022.
November 30, 2022
Winston-Salem State University ranks high on a diverse group of national lists, especially in the areas of value, affordability, and student success.
Here is a list of some of WSSU’s notable rankings for 2022-2023.
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.
October 12, 2022
Winston-Salem State University has been awarded a $30,000.00 grant from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund led by Dr. Karen T. Williams, Director of the A. H. Ray Student Health Center, to conduct rapid COVID testing of students who present with symptoms of COVID and testing of students who are exposed to COVID.
June 28, 2022Battle is no stranger to the university. She graduated from WSSU with a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1993.
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 11, 2022As Winston-Salem State University prepares for another commencement, here’s a glimpse of where a few of the 2022 graduates are headed post-graduation.
May 09, 2022A unique approach to recruiting students has helped Winston-Salem State University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program become one of the most diverse in the nation.
April 11, 2022
Occupational therapy involves the use of assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain the meaningful activities, or occupations of individuals. All-to-often though, a key tool is missing for occupational therapists: mental health training.
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.
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.
Partnership With Point Motion Will Help WSSU Occupational Therapy Students Engage With Patients Virtually
April 27, 2021
Winston-Salem State University’s Occupational Therapy Program has added a partnership that will help its graduates reach more people in an easier, virtual fashion.
March 31, 2021WSSU Department of Rehabilitation Counseling will be hitting the road with a new Behavioral and Health Community Support Unit (BeHCU).
March 08, 2021
WSSU-Novant Health Physical Therapy Neurologic Clinical Residency Program receives full accreditation from the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. WSSU is the first HBCU in the nation to offer a fully accredited PT residency program.
December 16, 2020
As the first year of this new decade comes to an end, here’s a look back at some of the year’s most memorable WSSU news stories.
December 07, 2020WSSU Department of Rehabilitation Counseling receives a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Service Administration, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
December 06, 2020Five WSSU DPT students won second place for their falls prevention video in the American Physical Therapy Association of North Carolina Special Interest Group’s 3rd Annual Falls Prevention Challenge.
November 19, 2020WSSU has the no. 1 most affordable no GRE master’s in healthcare administration online program
July 21, 2020Winston-Salem State University's School of Health Sciences offers its fall prevention program virtually.
June 24, 2020
Winston-Salem State University has had a stellar year of grant funding. Over 12 months, more than $27 million has been awarded, bringing the university’s total portfolio to just over $51 million, in support of new and ongoing research projects.
June 17, 2020
WSSU’s School of Health Sciences has secured just over $5 million in grants to directly support students in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Occupational Therapy departments.
June 17, 2020WSSU's nursing program's accreditation has been renewed for an additional 10 years by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.
June 11, 2020WSSU will receive $1 million from the UNC Board of Governors and the N.C. Policy Collaboratory at UNC-Chapel Hill to fight COVID-19.
May 08, 2020Check out WSSU's newest class of graduates. Here's a look at where a few students from the class of 2020 are headed.
May 08, 2020WSSU’s online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is now the best in the nation after being ranked no. 3 in 2019.
April 29, 2020WSSU faculty and staff spearheaded a highly successful effort to collect personal protective equipment to go to local public health agencies. The university was able to donate more than 10,000 nitrile gloves and 300 disposable isolation gowns.
April 22, 2020WSSU alumna Kayla Cummins’16 packed her bags and headed to New York City to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic during a time when the city was a hotspot for the virus. Check out eight questions with Kayla Cummins.
December 03, 2019
Alexis McCrea ‘17 will make history as the first WSSU student to earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree through the Early Assurance Program.
November 19, 2019The grants will pay for tuition, stipends and professional development activities for students in WSSU's master's in rehabilitation counseling program.
November 18, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for November 2019.
November 18, 2019
Here are 8 questions with ... Weyling White. White will be sworn in next month as the first African American mayor of his hometown of Ahoskie, a northeastern North Carolina town with a population of about 5,000.
November 14, 2019The event, held during Homecoming, honors those who have made a positive impact on the health and wellness of the residents of East Winston.
November 08, 2019The segment featured a roundtable discussion with UNC Board of Governors members Harry Smith and Darrell Allison; Bill Roper, UNC System interim president; and six UNC System chancellors, including WSSU's Elwood L. Robinson.
October 15, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for October 2019.
October 04, 2019As the university welcomes its largest freshman class since 2008, data also show that more students are seeing WSSU as a first choice institution.
September 18, 2019For the second consecutive year, WSSU is a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in recognition of its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
September 09, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for September 2019.
August 19, 2019WSSU is the no. 1 public HBCU in the nation for value, according to Money magazine's 2019-20 rankings.
August 16, 2019WSSU's North Carolina Math and Science Network pre-college program and the School of Health Sciences have both received national recognition for their efforts to inspire a new generation to consider careers in STEM.
August 14, 2019The dean emerita for the School of Health Sciences at UNCG will step into the role while Dr. Peggy Valentine serves as interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University.
August 13, 2019Ramdition, WSSU's weeklong orientation for first-time freshmen, got underway on Sunday, Aug. 11.
August 13, 2019WSSU's online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program has received another accolade.
August 06, 2019Jaylen Brown, a WSSU senior, was badly injured after a head-on car accident in December. The aspiring physical therapist hopes his experience will help him better understand his patients.
August 05, 2019The fall prevention program will be introduced at fall screening screenings at four YMCA of Northwest North Carolina locations starting on Aug. 7
August 05, 2019WSSU’s social work program and the Diggs Gallery are named best among nation’s HBCUs for 2019. WSSU was a finalist for 10 of the awards, which are presented by HBCU Digest.
July 30, 2019WSSU has also received several recent accolades for its nursing, healthcare management and art programs.
July 16, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for July 2019.
July 02, 2019Get to know John Lavender, head athletic trainer in WSSU Sport Medicine Department.
June 19, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for June 2019.
June 18, 2019For the second consecutive year, WSSU is a finalist for the two top HBCU Awards, "HBCU of the Year" and "Male President of the Year." The awards are presented by HBCU Digest.
June 06, 2019More than 1,600 Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students made the spring 2019 Dean's List, according to the Office of the Registrar.
May 21, 2019
WSSU recognized faculty for excellence in teaching, research and service during the annual Faculty Awards Luncheon on May 15.
May 21, 2019Film produced by WSSU Doctor of Physical Therapy students details how Rod Tinsley has battled back after experiencing a career-ending concussion.
May 15, 2019Here's a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2019 are headed.
May 11, 2019From bold new regalia to a degree 70 years in the making, Winston-Salem State University’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony was one for the record books. Here are 10 of the boldest moments.
May 08, 2019Here's what you need to know before heading to Friday’s Commencement Ceremony at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial (LJVM) Coliseum.
May 08, 2019Eight nurse scholars have earned their Doctor of Nursing Practice and will receive their hoods during the 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 10.
May 03, 2019Faculty and students in the Department of Occupational Therapy have come to the rescue to help WSSU's administrators with tips on how to survive handshaking during graduation.
April 30, 2019A proposal developed by WSSU students to address food insecurity in Winston-Salem has been awarded a $100,000 American Heart Association grant.
April 25, 2019Kwanza Jones, a Los Angeles-based recording artist, producer, impact investor and philanthropist, will be the speaker at WSSU's 2019 Commencement Ceremony on May 10.
April 16, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for April 2019.
April 10, 2019With classes starting May 15, now is the time to prepare. Here’s what you need to know to get ahead this summer.
April 08, 2019Scholarship Day, set for Thursday, April 11, highlights the advanced level of graduate and undergraduate scholarship and research at WSSU and recognize the scholars who do the work.
April 08, 2019For the fifth consecutive year, new graduates of WSSU's master's in occupational therapy program have received a 100% passage rate on their national licensure exams.
April 08, 2019
For nearly 40 years, the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation has supported WSSU students through its scholarship program.
April 02, 2019
Aaron Jackson oversees the Rams Know H.O.W. Mobile Unit at WSSU, the nation’s only HBCU-based mobile clinic.
March 06, 2019WSSU’s undergraduate commencement cap and gowns will feature a new look that highlights the university’s colors, red and white.
February 26, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for February 2019.
February 22, 2019For the third consecutive year, graduates of WSSU's Doctor of Physical Therapy program have received a perfect 100 percent passage rate on their national licensure exams. In addition, one student in the program earned a perfect score.
February 15, 2019Technology provider CollegeNET is saluting WSSU as the top ranked HBCU on its Social Mobility Index.
February 15, 2019For the third consecutive year, WSSU will partner with the SECU Foundation to provide financial support for students to pursue internships.
January 24, 2019WSSU's faculty and staff donated nearly $28,000 for charities through the 2018 North Carolina State Employees Combined Campaign or SECC.
January 24, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for January 2019.
January 14, 2019Nearly 1,900 WSSU students made the fall 2018 Dean's List, according to the Office of the Registrar.
December 21, 2018The new year promises exciting changes around campus and in classrooms at WSSU. Here are eight things to expect in 2019.
December 21, 2018
From viral videos to historic firsts, 2018 was a breakthrough year for WSSU, its students, faculty and staff. As 2018 draws to a close, WSSU News takes a look at what was new and noteworthy with its annual top 10 list.
December 20, 2018Courtney Johnson, who has two young daughters, juggled full-time employment – working third shift – along with her responsibilities as a mother. She earned her degree in healthcare management in December.
December 20, 2018Faculty from WSSU and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts are partnering to create four interdisciplinary design studios that will tackle some of the biggest problems facing the region: equity, mobility, scientific literacy, education and environmental resilience.
December 12, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for December 2018.
December 06, 2018Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, along with administrators and students from the School of Health Sciences are sending birthday wishes to China’s Hubei University of Chinese Medicine.
December 03, 2018
Dr. Melicia Whitt-Glover, who brings nearly 20 years of experience in health disparities research, has been named the executive director for the Center of Excellence in Eliminating Health Disparities at WSSU.
November 12, 2018
Sonja Harry, an associate professor of social work at WSSU, has devoted nearly 20 years to educating students and serving her country.
November 05, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for November 2018.
October 31, 2018Construction on Business 40 in Winston-Salem will impact traffic around WSSU's campus for up to 18 months. Here are five things you need to know.
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.
October 22, 2018The School of Health Sciences honored six individuals who have made a positive impact on the health and wellness of the residents of East Winston during the Second annual Healthcare Legends of East Winston event on Oct. 17.
October 04, 2018Two WSSU students have been named 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
September 30, 2018
The partnership has created the first physical therapy residency program based at an HBCU. The 12-month program, which will focus on neurologic care, launched Aug. 27.
September 19, 2018WSSU is reporting its highest overall enrollment since 2014, according to the university’s Office of Institutional Assessment and Research’s fall report.
September 17, 2018WSSU is the only HBCU to win the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
September 06, 2018Next 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.
September 05, 2018
WSSU begins the 2018-19 academic year with 12 new faculty members joining the ranks.
August 31, 2018U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx got a first-hand look at WSSU's Department of Physical Therapy, one of the signature programs of the School of Health Sciences, during a tour on Wednesday, Aug. 29.
August 30, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for August 2018.
August 15, 2018WSSU 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.
August 14, 2018Among the new offerings for the 2018-19 academic year are interdisciplinary undergraduate minors in the high demand fields of public health, and urban studies and sustainability.
August 09, 2018
A WSSU researcher is hoping to expose the 'freshman 15' myth and help college students avoid the weight-gain trap. She offers seven heart health tips for freshmen.
August 07, 2018The anticipation is building as Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) prepares to welcome nearly 950 freshmen for Ramdition, a weeklong orientation.
July 26, 2018
Thanks in part to the launch of unique faculty-led programs to Cuba, India and South Africa, a record number of WSSU students are studying abroad.
July 20, 2018WSSU graduate and undergraduate programs continue to soar in newly published national rankings.