Young Alumni Council Events
2015 Young Alumni Council 5k/10k Race
Thanks to all who came out for the 2nd Annual Young Alumni Council 5k and 10k Race on April 11th at Civitan Park along the Salem Lake Trail. Participation nearly doubled over last year with over 120 runners and walkers. The Race featured youth participants from the running group at Latham Elementary School. Thanks to Brenda Kittles and the Young Alumni Council Race Committee for making this a special event.
The 40 Under 40 Awards
The WSSU Office of Alumni Relations is recognizing WSSU's young alumni who have made significant contributions toward the betterment and uplift of their communities and beyond. The "40 Under 40 Awards" program seeks to identify alumni age 40 or younger who have demonstrated significant contributions in their respective fields. Nominees must meet the following conditions:
• Must have graduated from WSSU and can demonstrate significant accomplishments in their
• They must be 40 or younger.
• The nominator must complete an electronic nomination and provide any supporting information as
requested in the application process. Self-nominations are accepted.
• Those chosen must attend the 40 Under 40 Awards Gala.
The 2015 Galawas held on April 10th at the Hearn Ballroom at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Winston-Salem to celebrate the 2015 Honorees.