News Articles Tagged "The College"
February 27, 2018Family Fare Convenience Stores is investing in entrepreneurship with a $50,000 matching gift to the Winston-Salem State University Foundation.
February 27, 2018
WSSU's Singing Rams are hitting the road for spring, with 12 stops in eight states starting on March 9.
February 16, 2018
Over the past 125 years, WSSU has evolved from a one-room frame structure into an academic powerhouse with more than 39 buildings located on 117 acres. In celebration of Black History Month, follow us as we take you on a tour of the sites on campus.
February 15, 2018
WSSU’s Center for Innovative and Transformative Information (CITI) has announced its 2018-19 faculty fellows.
February 13, 2018WSSU's new Center for the Study of Economic Mobility was introduced to leaders in Washington, D.C., during the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) State of Opportunity in American Summit.
February 09, 2018A vote for Miss Winston-Salem State University Jordan Reaves is a vote for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
February 01, 2018Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. In celebration of American Heart Month, Cynthia Williams Brown, chair of the Department of Health Physical Education and Sport Studies, offers tips.
February 01, 2018After a lengthy and extensive search, veteran broadcaster Brian Anthony has been named the new general manager for WSSU's radio station WSNC 90.5 FM.
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 25, 2018Traron Edwards, a senior finance major, is on his way to his goal of running his own asset management company.
January 23, 2018
The recipients were recognized at an annual banquet celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held at WSSU on Jan. 22. The awards, part of a series of annual events co-hosted by WSSU and Wake Forest University, are annually presented to faculty, staff, administrators and students from WSSU and Wake Forest who exemplify King’s qualities and promote diversity within the community.
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, 2017
From single mother to a determined CEO of a local non-profit, a Winston-Salem State University business student is on a mission to help other single mothers and their daughters break the cycle of poverty.
December 11, 2017Jeri Craddock was recognized for her leadership during the CSNAP Conference, which was hosted at WSSU Nov. 17-18. WSSU is the first HBCU to host the statewide student leadership event in its 25-year history.
November 30, 2017
Genuine Jazz WSNC 90.5 FM is airing at full power for the first time since the summer after the purchase of a new transmitter.
November 22, 2017WSSU's Department of Music will present the annual WSSU Holiday Concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, at K.R. Williams Auditorium on WSSU's campus.
November 22, 2017
The two-year grant will fund the development of Weight Matters, an 18-week program that will provide complimentary health screenings, exercise classes, incentives for participation, and a small stipend for the completion of all required program activities. Researchers are recruiting now for the program, which will begin in January.
November 21, 2017WSSU's new Center for the Study of Economic Mobility has awarded $60,000 in grants to support four faculty/student research projects that focus on identifying the barriers to economic mobility in Forsyth County.
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 14, 2017The Red Sea of Sound received national exposure as their original theme song aired during ESPN’s “First Take," with co-hosts WSSU alumnus Stephen A. Smith '91 and Max Kellerman.
November 06, 2017
The Office of International Programs will celebrate International Education Week with events highlighting the international scope of WSSU, Nov. 13-16.
October 16, 2017The donation, through the sorority’s scholarship and Think HBCU programs, will benefit students majoring in education or mass communications.
October 05, 2017
Fans can help send WSSU's Red Sea of Sound marching band to the 16th annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase.
October 03, 2017William Gibson is one of 62 students nationwide selected to the 2017-18 class of White House HBCU All-Stars.
September 15, 2017
As Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) celebrates its 125th anniversary, the university also welcomes 30 new faculty members.
September 15, 2017
Here are seven ways you can follow in the footsteps of WSSU’s founder while on campus.
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 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 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, 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 21, 2017
Hundreds of students, ready with special viewing glasses, look up to the sky to view the historic eclipse.
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.
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 11, 2017WSSU ranks as one of Money Magazine's "Best Colleges in the South." WSSU is one of only two HBCUs on the list.
July 10, 2017
WSSU psychology students spent two weeks immersed in faculty-mentored research as part of a new summer institute.
July 03, 2017From the streets of Brazil to offices in Winston Tower, WSSU marketing major Nailah McElvane gaining experiences beyond the classroom this summer.
June 27, 2017WSSU is one of 12 institutions in the nation selected for a four-year project that will help introduce more students to high-quality undergraduate research.
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 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 08, 2017WSSU has been awarded a $41,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State and Partners of the Americas to develop a study abroad program focusing on the African presence in Cuba.
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 31, 2017
In support of Winston-Salem State University’s new brand platform, the university’s website has undergone a complete redesign.
May 19, 2017As students marched into Bowman Gray Stadium during the Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 19, they shared their messages of gratitude, accomplishment and encouragement.
May 18, 2017Members of Winston-Salem State University’s newest graduating class have new opportunities to go along with their new degrees.
May 17, 2017
Accounting students learned managerial accounting and business concepts while also supporting The Center for Smart Financial Choices.
May 08, 2017WSSU joined leaders from five other Winston-Salem-based colleges and universities – each pledging to incentivize entrepreneurship among their students and alumni through a series of programs based on their areas of focus and unique visions.
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 21, 2017A unique exhibit is bringing graduating seniors from WSSU and the UNCSA together, and exposing them to new areas of art.
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
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.
March 07, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s Singing Rams are hitting the road for spring break, with seven performances in four states and Washington, D.C., starting on Saturday, March 11.
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 28, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s “Red Sea of Sound” marching band represented North Carolina at the 15th annual Honda Battle of the Bands on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Atlanta.
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.
December 20, 2016
WSSU MBA students are gaining hands-on experience and also making an impact in the community through a newly redesigned course that pairs students with community organizations.
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 16, 2016
WSSU students wowed a crowd of more than 3,500 attendees during an international biomedical research conference, bringing home three top awards.
November 02, 2016
For Walter Thomas III, the youngest of four siblings from Indianapolis, Indiana, auto racing is in his blood. It’s a generational thing going back to his grandfather, and his father, who were both race car drivers.
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.
September 30, 2016
Sixteen WSSU students spent the summer exploring as part of WSSU’s Summer Research Fellowship program.
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 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?”
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 19, 2016
More than 40 WSSU students are participating in an innovative undergraduate research program that partners them with a faculty mentor on a research project.
September 09, 2016
When Brandon Murphy ’10, arrived on Winston-Salem State University’s campus from Leland, N.C., in 2006 as a Chancellor’s Scholar, he knew that a career in finance was what he wanted to pursue.
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
African-Americans have enormous purchasing power, contributing $2 trillion to the economy. However, leading economists have indicated that 400 billionaires, a sliver of the 1 percent that own the lion's share of wealth in the United States, have a collective wealth that equals the collective wealth of the nation’s more than 14 million African-American households. While African-Americans make up 13 percent of the population, they possess just 2.7 percent of the total wealth.
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.
March 03, 2016
After Lauren Pulliam graduated from Winston-Salem State University in 2013 with a degree in exercise physiology, she opened a gym called No Limits Training Center in Pfafftown, North Carolina. As the head trainer and strength coach, she develops personalized workout programs for her clients, drawing heavily from the principles she learned from WSSU associate professor Michael McKenzie.