June 19, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for June 2019.
June 18, 2019Here are eight questions with Wanda Brown, a WSSU alumna and director of library services. Later this month she will become the first ALA president who is a librarian at an HBCU.
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 17, 2019Two WSSU students have been awarded fellowships to study in China this summer.
June 17, 2019A year ago, Javondre' Cole was selected to receive a scholarship to the college of his choice through the Jordan Brand Wings Scholar program. Read more about his journey.
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 24, 2019WSSU's C.G. O’ Kelly Library is helping tell the history of Winston-Salem’s Union Station.
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 07, 2019
The Ramily is buzzing after Winston-Salem State’s Powerhouse cheerleaders were featured in a video on Queen B’s Instagram story.
May 06, 2019The Rams have won two CIAA championships in less than a week.
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.
May 02, 2019PFC Elizabeth Barker Johnson, a 1949 WSSU graduate and retired teacher, was surprised with the news on her 99th birthday.
May 01, 2019As fellow citizens of North Carolina and fellow members of the University of North Carolina family, our hearts are breaking following the news of a shooting at UNC-Charlotte last night.
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, 2019The Renaissance East Corridor, a historic business area near WSSU's campus, is seeing a rebirth thanks to the work of business students.
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 20, 2019The finalists for director of athletics will visit WSSU starting on April 22. Learn more about the candidates.
April 18, 2019The alumni honorees gave back, raising more than $54,000 for scholarships for WSSU students, a record for the event.
April 16, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for April 2019.
April 11, 2019Applications are now being accepted for WSSU's STARTALK Chinese Language, an intensive scholarship-based summer program for high school and college students.
April 11, 2019A $50,000 donation from The Chris Paul Family Foundation is helping Winston-Salem State University Athletics move closer to its spring fundraising goal.
April 09, 2019Stephanie T. Dance-Barnes, associate professor of cell and molecular biology at WSSU, is a recipient of the 2019 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
April 08, 2019Want to get a feel for WSSU's Social Mobility Summit? Here are a few highlights from the speakers at the two-day summit.
April 08, 2019Two Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students have been selected for the inaugural Undergraduate Social Justice Fellowships program
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 06, 2019WSSU's campus was placed on lockdown for about an hour early Saturday morning while university police and Winston-Salem Police responded to a call of a fight in Brown Residence Hall. No serious injuries were reported.
April 01, 2019The founders of Swing Phi Swing, along with hundreds of members of the organization returned to WSSU to commemorate the 50th anniversary and to dedicate a monument at the spot where the organization first started in 1969.
March 27, 2019
There are few things that will bring Rams to their feet faster than hearing the Red Sea of Sound play the song “Get Up.”
March 27, 2019
WSSU alumnus Lamar Smith ’17 dream became a reality when he was hired as a full-time video assistant with the Denver Broncos.
March 15, 2019WSSU has announced a realignment of its athletics programs that will return men’s golf as a varsity sport and eliminate baseball.
March 15, 2019WSSU will bring together academic, community leaders, researchers and students to share knowledge at the Social Mobility Summit 2019. The summit, themed “Innovative Approaches on Campus and in the Community,” is April 2-3.
March 11, 2019The documentary, "Love, the Band," focuses on the HBCU marching band experience and goes behind the scenes with the band
March 06, 2019WSSU’s undergraduate commencement cap and gowns will feature a new look that highlights the university’s colors, red and white.
March 04, 2019WSSU has been awarded a $78,579 federal grant to offer an intensive Chinese summer language program for high school and college students.
February 26, 2019WSSU has the opportunity to win the HCASC top prize – a $75,000 institutional grant from Honda.
February 26, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for February 2019.
February 22, 2019WSSU student volunteers went to work on Tuesday, Feb. 19, restocking the shelves of the pantry, which provides in-need students with healthy, culturally appropriate emergency foods.
February 15, 2019For the third consecutive year, WSSU will partner with the SECU Foundation to provide financial support for students to pursue internships.
February 06, 2019You can help Miss Winston-Salem State University Christina Harris in her quest to become the next Miss CIAA and also support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
February 05, 2019
WSSU Foundation announces eight new members to the Board of Directors.
January 31, 2019The Spatial Justice Studio at CDI has awarded $12,500 in grants for projects that focus on developing meaningful solutions to spatial justice issues in Winston-Salem.
January 31, 2019After Faith Webber '17 passed away in a car accident, Singing Rams alumni rallied to keep her memory alive. An alumni scholarship that supports choir members has been renamed in honor of Webber.
January 31, 2019Report from WSSU’s Center for the Study of Economic Mobility or CSEM documents the opportunity costs of long bus commutes.
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 24, 2019WSSU and Wake Forest University partnered to celebrate the life legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events throughout the holiday weekend.
January 24, 2019Dr. Mel C Norwood II, who most recently served as dean of students and chief student affairs officer for Reinhardt University, has been named associate provost and vice chancellor for the Division of Student Development and Engagement.
January 17, 2019Alumni honorees will be recognized at a gala at the Benton Convention Center in downtown Winston-Salem on Saturday, April 13.
January 17, 2019Winston-Salem State University students met with Golden LEAF Foundation President Dan Gerlach during a campus luncheon on Monday, Jan. 14.
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.
January 10, 2019Two industry veterans have joined the administrative staff of WSSU-based WSNC 90.5 FM to kick off 2019.
January 09, 2019
Demolition is underway on the Old Nursing Building, the previous home of WSSU nursing program.
January 09, 2019Winston-Salem State University’s College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education (CASBE) will present three lectures this semester as part of the John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Lecture Series.
January 09, 2019
The three-year Mellon Foundation grant will provide the infrastructure to support faculty development and curriculum redesign for courses in art and visual studies, English, history, and music.
January 09, 2019WSSU and Wake Forest University are partnering to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events throughout the holiday weekend.
December 21, 2018The new year promises exciting changes around campus and in classrooms at WSSU. Here are eight things to expect in 2019.
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 13, 2018The Dr. Paul and Marcia Meis Graduation Fund will provide need-based scholarships for up to 40 students over the next three years.
December 12, 2018
WSSU’s Center for the Study of Economic Mobility has announced the selection of its 2018-19 faculty research fellows.
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 06, 2018WSSU won awards for its website, marketing and for military-friendly programs.
December 05, 2018The WSSU Foundation has set a record for one-day giving for the university, raising more than $87,000 in 24 hours.
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 21, 2018WSSU is among 30 universities participating in the largest-ever study of sports-related concussions. The study was recently awarded $22.5 million in new funding from the Department of Defense and the NCAA.
November 20, 2018
WSSU has partnered with Adobe to offer the full collection of Creative Cloud software to all students, creating the first Adobe Creative Cloud Campus at a historically Black college or university (HBCU).
November 15, 2018
Officials announced a $9 million improvement package for Bowman Gray Stadium. Here’s what officials and media are saying about the proposal.
November 14, 2018Let's look at the most frequently asked questions about the new plan.
November 14, 2018Bowman Gray Stadium would remain in city hands and receive $9 million in improvements and renovations to better accommodate WSSU football under the proposal.
November 13, 2018WSSU fraternity sponsors the 22nd annual Sleep-Out for the Homeless to shed light on the issue of homelessness in the community.
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 07, 2018Miss WSSU is one of 66 HBCU campus queens competing in the 2018-19 Ebony HBCU Campus Queens Contest.
November 05, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for November 2018.
November 01, 2018WSSU students received a Halloween surprise when a flash mob broke out to Michael Jackson’s hit song “Thriller” in Kennedy Dining Hall on Oct. 31.
October 30, 2018Student Miranda Legg collected more than 5,000 beauty and personal care empties to win national competition through Garnier.
October 23, 2018
Between the parties, the big game and the parade, Homecoming 2018 at WSSU had its share of big moments. WSSU News takes a look at six moments that you may have missed.
October 22, 2018A record $2.3 million in new National Science Foundation grants will help to expand research opportunities for undergraduate students at WSSU.
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 04, 2018Island Green was one of just 25 students chosen for a 10-week paid summer internship program with the PGA Tour, selected from nearly 1,000 applicants. He offers five tips for students who are looking for internships.
October 04, 2018Two WSSU students have been named 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
October 01, 2018
After being WSSU's mascot since 1932, the Ram was named Amon during Homecoming week 40 years ago.
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 28, 2018Eight questions with ... Oliver Crooms IV '07, the founder and president of the inaugural Carolina Film Festival, which will be held in Charlotte on Oct. 13.
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 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.
September 10, 2018Winston-Salem State University’s Emergency Management is closely monitoring Hurricane Florence.
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
Students at WSSU – the only HBCU to offer a motorsports management program – say the success of Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. may open up new opportunities for them in motorsports.
September 05, 2018
WSSU begins the 2018-19 academic year with 12 new faculty members joining the ranks.
August 31, 2018A new study estimates that Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has an annual economic impact of more than $420 million and generates 8,389 jobs in the Piedmont Triad.
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 28, 2018The North Carolina General Assembly has appointed Robert Barr ‘88 to the Winston-Salem State University Board of Trustees.
August 24, 2018
A new documentary from WSSU's Center for the Study of Economic Mobility is shining a light on the challenges Winston-Salem workers face without a car.