News Articles Tagged "Health Sciences"
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.
July 12, 2018
Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for July 2018.
July 06, 2018Dr. Anthony Graham, the new provost for WSSU, is hitting the ground running in his first week.
July 02, 2018The Occupational Therapy Department at WSSU is examining 3D printing through a new transformative curriculum project.
July 02, 2018The scholarship will provide $1,250 per semester for five Bachelor of Science in Nursing students in their final year or semester of study.
June 25, 2018WSSU's nursing and social work programs each earned top honors at HBCU Digest’s 2018 HBCU Awards on June 22.
June 15, 2018
Just over 1,700 WSSU students made the Spring 2018 Dean's List, according to the Office of the Registrar.
June 11, 2018Architects have unveiled a long-term vision for WSSU’s campus that supports growth and offers enhanced amenities for students.
May 31, 2018
A second mobile health clinic is about to hit the road, serving the uninsured and underinsured of in East Winston.
May 23, 2018HBCU Digest announced WSSU as a finalist in seven categories, including top honors for "HBCU of the Year" and "Male President of the Year."
May 18, 2018
WSSU recognized more than 1,200 graduates, students who earned their degrees in summer and fall of 2017 and spring 2018.
May 16, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for May 2018.
May 14, 2018
Meet the WSSU Division of Nursing’s first cohort of doctors. These 11 nurse scholars have earned their Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and will receive their hoods during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony on May 18.
May 14, 2018
Here’s a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2018 are headed.
May 11, 2018Darren Absher, one of 11 to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from WSSU this academic year, hopes to take the knowledge he learned will help nurse practitioners better treat underserved populations locally and globally.
May 07, 2018
A program through the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation is providing WSSU students with on-the-job experience and impacting the community.
May 02, 2018A $50,0000 gift from a Winston-Salem family is helping WSSU expand its emergency grant fund, which helps students who need assistance that cannot be provided through financial aid.
May 01, 2018April in review: WSSU News takes a look back at some of the big events.
April 20, 2018Graduates of two of Winston-Salem State University’s signature graduate programs continue to excel on their national licensing exams, receiving 100 percent passage rates on their required licensure exams for 2017.
April 20, 2018
After a national search, Dr. Anthony Graham, dean of the College of Education and professor of educator preparation at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has been named WSSU's new provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs.
April 16, 2018WSSU will use the investment for scholarships to address access to care and nursing shortages, and to enhance the division’s technology infrastructure.
April 11, 2018
Cynthia S. Bell, associate professor and chair of the occupational therapy program at WSSU, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
April 10, 2018
Scholarship Day, one of WSSU’s largest academic events, highlights the advanced level of graduate and undergraduate research at WSSU and recognizes the scholars who do the work.
April 04, 2018
University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings joined recently appointed members of the UNC Board of Governors for a tour of WSSU.
April 04, 2018
Tavoria and Taneshia Poole, the oldest of seven children from Jacksonville, are setting the bar for their younger siblings as they pursue nursing degrees at WSSU.
March 23, 2018Summer classes at WSSU are just a few weeks away. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
March 22, 2018
Three candidates for WSSU’s next provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs to visit WSSU starting on March 28. Read more about the candidates here.
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 15, 2018
WSSU’s Center for Innovative and Transformative Information (CITI) has announced its 2018-19 faculty fellows.
February 02, 2018Starting 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.
January 26, 2018
Due to Monday's widespread campus power outage, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors' tour has been canceled. Please check your WSSU email or the website for the latest information.
January 10, 2018Just over 1,700 students at Winston-Salem State University made the fall 2017 Dean's List.
December 19, 2017The New Year promises exciting changes around campus and in the classrooms at WSSU. Here are 10 things to expect.
December 19, 2017As 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.
December 13, 2017Alexis McCrea is the first WSSU graduate to take advantage of the Early Assurance Program, which offers guaranteed admission into WSSU’s highly competitive doctor of physical therapy program for students who meet specific criteria.
December 13, 2017WSSU nursing ranks No. 8 on NurseJournal.org’s “America’s Best Nursing Schools for 2018” East Coast, and no. 15 in the nation for online nursing programs.
November 21, 2017WSSU's School of Health Sciences honored six individuals and two organizations that have made a positive impact on the health and wellness of the residents of East Winston during the inaugural Healthcare Legends of East Winston.
November 17, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has been awarded a $385,000 research grant to carry out a model diabetes prevention program for high-risk, low-income communities.
November 14, 2017Continually 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.
November 09, 2017In celebration of Veterans Day, WSSU News introduces you to two female student veterans.
November 02, 2017
WSSU and Hubei University of Chinese Medicine have signed a five-year collaborative agreement that will expand opportunities for WSSU nursing students and faculty to study in China.
September 15, 2017
As Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) celebrates its 125th anniversary, the university also welcomes 30 new faculty members.
September 12, 2017The competency-based program will help WSSU address the nationwide shortage of baccalaureate-trained nurses
September 11, 2017
Lacey Smith, a student in WSSU's Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program, attended an elite summer institute for future research scientists.
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 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.
July 28, 2017
Leah Pelletier, a graduate student in WSSU’s Occupational Therapy program, has been selected to the American Occupational Therapy Association Emerging Leaders Development Program.
July 11, 2017WSSU ranks as one of Money Magazine's "Best Colleges in the South." WSSU is one of only two HBCUs on the list.
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 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, 2017Just over 1,600 students at Winston-Salem State University made the spring 2017 Dean's List.
May 17, 2017These three WSSU scholars are ready to become nurse scientist.
May 11, 2017
Nursing sisters, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, will cross the WSSU commencement stage together for the second time in 10 years on Friday, May 19, earning their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree.
April 07, 2017WSSU’s Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program has again placed among the top in the nation.
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 31, 2017The School of Health Sciences has received a $269,000 grant from the United Way of Forsyth County that will help to integrate community resources and agencies to improve the health of underserved residents in East Winston.
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.
March 02, 2017
Recent graduates of Winston-Salem State University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program have received a perfect 100 percent first-time passage rate on their licensure exams, the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy recently announced.
February 24, 2017
WSSU's Division of Nursing is celebrating continued success as its baccalaureate graduates have achieved a near-perfect pass rate on their licensure exams.
February 14, 2017School of Health Sciences has been awarded a $47,000 grant from Islamic Relief Society USA (IRUSA) that will help improve and expand the free services that are provided at the school’s physical therapy and occupational therapy community clinics, held at the Community Care Center in Winston-Salem.
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.
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 09, 2016
WSSU's School of Health Sciences is piloting a statewide initiative that aims to increase the number of baccalaureate-level nurses in North Carolina.
September 22, 2016
Three women, originally from the Congo, are connected by blood and also by their desire to help people. Mother, sister and aunt are all pursuing their Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degrees at Winston-Salem State University.
September 09, 2016
Winston-Salem State University welcomed 23 new faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. Learn more about them.
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.
January 14, 2016A WSSU research team will use a mobile app as one of the tools in a three-year $351,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the risk factors of Cardiovascular disease (CVD) among African-American college students.
December 09, 2015Students earning a bachelor’s degree from WSSU will have a leg up on their competition when they apply to the university’s highly competitive Doctor of Physical Therapy or Master of Occupational Therapy programs.