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Events Calendar

2013 Events


Thursday, January 3, 2013

6 pm - 7:30 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections
TALIAS WSSU presents a free informational session in their 'IRS Tax Help Now!' series called 'Getting Documents Together for Filing Season: What Do I need?

Thursday, January 10, 2013

6 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Connections, Workshops and Seminars
TALIAS WSSU presents a free informational session in their 'IRS Tax Help Now!' series called "IRS Filing Statuses and Dependents Issues:  Which Filing Status Should I Use and Who Can I Claim?"

Thursday, January 17, 2013

6 pm - 7:30 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections
TALIAS WSSU presents a free informational session in their 'IRS Tax Help Now!' series called "IRS Credits From A - Z: What You Need To Know"

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

6 pm - 7:30 am
Workshops and Seminars, Lectures and Readings, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff, Parents
TALIAS WSSU will hold a free informational session on "Child Support It's More Than Money: Child Support Establishment" on January 22, 2013 at The Enterprise Center.
7 pm
Student, Arts and Events, Lectures and Readings, Community Connections, Alumni, Religious
WSSU and Wake Forest University collaborate in providing joint community activities to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Harry Belafonte keynote speaker

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

6 pm - 7:30 pm
Student, First-Year Students, Workshops and Seminars, Lectures and Readings
TALIAS WSSU will hold a free informational session on "Hazing Hurts" The moderator will be Dr. D. Jason DeSousa Fayetteville State University Associate Professor and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Retention.

Monday, January 28, 2013

6 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Connections, Alumni, Workshops and Seminars
TALIAS WSSU will hold a free informational session on "Being an Organizational Champion: Supporting the Organization and the Executive Director" - the 3rd of an 8 Part Series - Non-Profit Governance and Management: Rules, Roles and Responsibilities.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

6 pm - 7:30 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Parents, Community Connections
TALIAS WSSU will offer seminar on "IRS Tax Help Now! - IRS Filing Statuses and Dependents Issues: Which Filing Status Should I Use and Who Can I Claim?" on January 31, 2013 at The Enterprise Center.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

11 am - 1 pm
Student, Lectures and Readings, Workshops and Seminars, Faculty and Staff, Community Connections
Dr. Ramnarayan Rawat, associate professor of history at the University of Delaware, will explore caste, social exclusion and the use of public space in modern Indian democracy during a lecture on Thursday, February 7, 2013.
Student, Faculty and Staff, Workshops and Seminars, Admission
The School of Business and Economics at Winston-Salem State University will host three joint open house information sessions for their Master of Business Administration, Master of Healthcare Administration graduate programs this semester.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

9:30 am
Student, Lectures and Readings, Community Connections, Arts and Events, Faculty and Staff, Religious, Health and Wellness
The Rev. Dr. Traci C. West, professor of ethics and African American studies at Drew University Theological School in Madison, N.J., will speak at Winston-Salem State University as part of the James A. Gray Lecture Series for 2012-2013.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

2 pm
Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections, Lectures and Readings
Dr. F.E.M.K. Senkoro, the founding director of the Institute of Kiswahili at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, will be the guest lecturer on "Popular Kiswahili Culture and Youth Identity in East Africa" on Thursday, February 28, at 2 p.m. as part of his visit to Winston-Salem State University.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lectures and Readings, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Community Connections
The Ailey Dance Company, the younger branch of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater that offers a bridge between student and professional years, will perform on Wednesday, March 6, at Winston-Salem State University.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

12 pm - 1:30 pm
Lectures and Readings, Community Connections, Workshops and Seminars
WSSU Center for Entrepreneurship Presents Andy Dreyfuss, venture capitalist and real estate fund manager, to speak as part of their "E-Talks" Seminar Series.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

12:30 pm
Lectures and Readings, Arts and Events, Health and Wellness, Community Connections
Dr. Sandya Hewamanne, assistant professor of anthropology at Wake Forest University, will speak on "Threading Meaningful Lives: Arranged Marriages, Home Businesses and Identity Negotiations among Newly Immigrant South Asian Women" on Thursday, March 21, at 12:30 p.m. in Room 228 of the Hall-Patterson Building on the Winston-Salem State University campus.
6 pm
Performing Arts: Music, Performance Art, Health and Wellness, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Exhibits, Lectures and Readings
Interdisciplinary artist John Sims will explore the relationship between mathematics and culture in his lecture "Rhythm of Structure: Journey of a MathArtist."

Thursday, April 4, 2013

6 pm
Community Connections, Lectures and Readings, Arts and Events
Dr. Trevor Getz, author of the critically acclaimed "Abina and the Important Men," will speak at Winston-Salem State University on Thursday, April 4, at 6 p.m.

Friday, April 5, 2013

6 pm
Student: Events, Exhibits, Arts and Events, Student
The artwork of 18 graduating Art majors from WSSU will be exhibited in the Fine Arts Building on the campus this weekend. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday April 5th from 6 until 8 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

6 pm
Student: Events, Exhibits, Arts and Events, Student
The artwork of 18 graduating Art majors from WSSU will be exhibited in the Fine Arts Building on the campus this weekend. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday April 5th from 6 until 8 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

6 pm
Student: Events, Exhibits, Arts and Events, Student
The artwork of 18 graduating Art majors from WSSU will be exhibited in the Fine Arts Building on the campus this weekend. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday April 5th from 6 until 8 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 8, 2013

6 pm
Student: Events, Exhibits, Arts and Events, Student
The artwork of 18 graduating Art majors from WSSU will be exhibited in the Fine Arts Building on the campus this weekend. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday April 5th from 6 until 8 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

6 pm
Student: Events, Exhibits, Arts and Events, Student
The artwork of 18 graduating Art majors from WSSU will be exhibited in the Fine Arts Building on the campus this weekend. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday April 5th from 6 until 8 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

11 am
Religious, Student, Performance Art, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Lectures and Readings, Faculty and Staff, Community Connections
Pamela Lothspeich, assistant professor of South Asian literature and culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will lecture on "Performing an Indian Epic: The Neighborhood Ramlila in Modern India," on Thursday, April 11, at 11:00 a.m. in Room 228 of the Hall- Patterson Building on the campus of Winston-Salem State University.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

9 am - 4 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, Health and Wellness, Community Connections, Exhibits, Lectures and Readings
Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and former president of Morehouse School of Medicine, will be the keynote speaker at a research conference on Thursday, April 18, hosted by the School of Health Sciences at Winston-Salem State University.

Friday, April 19, 2013

2 pm
Libraries, Community Connections, Arts and Events, Faculty and Staff
The staff of the C.G. O'Kelly Library at WSSU will celebrate National Library Week by hosting "From print to digital: A discourse on library services at Winston-Salem State University" on April 19, at 2:00 p.m. in the main dining room of the Anderson Conference Center on the university campus.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

2 pm
Community Connections, Arts and Events
WSSU will host an Open House at the Simon's Green Acre community garden this Sunday, April 21st from 2:00 until 6:00 pm at the Enterprise Center at 1922 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

8 am
Community Connections, Arts and Events
The WSSU Staff Senate will sponsor a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, April 27th, from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm in the parking lot behind K.R. Williams Auditorium

Saturday, May 18, 2013

9:45 am
Alumni, Academic Calendar, Commencement
Nikki Giovanni, award-winning poet, essayist, novelist and educator, will serve as the speaker for the WSSU 2013 commencement on Saturday, May 18, at 9:45 a.m. in the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

7:30 pm
Films, Community Connections, Health and Wellness
The award-winning documentary "Soul Food Junkies" that looks at the soul food tradition and its relevance to Black culture will be shown on Tuesday, June 18, at 7:30 p.m. at The Enterprise Conference Center, 1922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

10 am - 2 pm
Community Connections, Workshops and Seminars
The Center for Home Ownership, the City of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, Experiment in Self-Reliance and the S.G. Atkins Community Development Corporation are sponsoring a special "American Dream Celebration" event as a part of National Home Ownership Month on June 29, 2013. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Enterprise Center located at 1922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

12:30 pm - 4 pm
Sports, Youth Programs, Community Connections
12-year-old racing phenomenon Matt Murphy will participate in the Diversity in Motion Initiative camps presented July 16-17 by the Motorsports Management Program at WSSU.
6:30 pm - 9 pm
Community Connections, Health and Wellness, Films, Arts and Events
The Enterprise Conference Center will host "A Community of Gardeners" - a documentary film by Cintia Cabib. The event will also feature tours of the Simon's Green Acre gardens and will be followed by a discussion: "Where and How Your Garden Can Grow."

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

12:30 pm - 4 pm
Sports, Youth Programs, Community Connections
12-year-old racing phenomenon Matt Murphy will participate in the Diversity in Motion Initiative camps presented July 16-17 by the Motorsports Management Program at WSSU.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

10 am - 2:30 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections, Alumni, Arts and Events
WSSU Nurses Alumni Organization, Triad Association of Black Journalists and the City of Winston-Salem are collaborating with Morning Star Baptist Church for a massive community day event to benefit low-income families on July 27 from 10 a.m to 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

7 pm
Health and Wellness, Films, Community Connections, Arts and Events
The Enterprise Conference Center will host "Edible City" - a documentary film about the Good Food Movement by Andrew Hasse and Carl Grether.

Friday, August 16, 2013

6 pm
First-Year Students, Student, Arts and Events, Health and Wellness, Community Connections
WSSU freshmen to package food as they participate in a Stop Hunger Now 'Meal Packaging Service Initiative' to support education programs and save lives in developing countries around the world.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

9:30 am
Academic Calendar, Arts and Events, First-Year Students, Student, First-Year Students: Orientation
Freshmen at WSSU will take part in what has become a tradition, the Ram Walk, on their way to the 'Through the Archway' Ceremony that marks the end of orientation week on Saturday.
2 pm - 4 pm
Student, Community Connections, Arts and Events, Sports
The public is invited to "Meet the Rams", this Saturday, August 17, from 2 until 4 p.m. in the K.R. Williams Auditorium on WSSU's campus.

Monday, August 26, 2013

7 pm
Student, Faculty and Staff, Community Connections
The Campus Police Department at WSSU is inviting public comment as it seeks accreditation of its ability to meet professional standards.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Student, First-Year Students, Faculty and Staff, Community Connections, Health and Wellness
WSSU, in conjunction with National Preparedness Month, is sponsoring "Safety Day", a program to raise awareness about safety issues and protocols.

Friday, September 6, 2013

9 am - 9 pm
Health and Wellness, Sports, Student, Arts and Events
WSSU will celebrate the opening of the new Donald Julian Reaves Student Activities Center with a ribbon cutting and dedication beginning Friday, September 6, 2013.
4 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Community Connections, Lectures and Readings, Student: Events
New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber will speak at WSSU at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

9 am - 9 pm
Health and Wellness, Sports, Student, Arts and Events
WSSU will celebrate the opening of the new Donald Julian Reaves Student Activities Center with a ribbon cutting and dedication beginning Friday, September 6, 2013.

Friday, September 13, 2013

7 pm
Student: Career Services, Community Connections, Alumni
The WSSU Office of Alumni Relations and Advancement present the WSSU 40 Under 40 Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, September 13, 2013.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

2 pm
Lectures and Readings, Community Connections, Workshops and Seminars
Lisa Mitchell, associate professor of anthropology and history in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, will lecture on "Public Space and Political Protest in the History of Indian Democracy" on September 19th on the campus of WSSU.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

8 am - 1:30 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Lectures and Readings, Community Connections
WSSU will host the 2nd Annual Entrepreneur Summit on Tuesday, September 24th at The Anderson Conference Center on campus.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

10 am - 2 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections, Health and Wellness
The Enterprise Center will host Weatherization Day to bring attention to the Weatherization Assistance Program. The event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.
10:45 am
Community Connections, Alumni, Lectures and Readings, Arts and Events
Dr. Fannie Gaston-Johansson, an internationally renowned nurse educator and researcher, will keynote the Founder's Day Convocation on Friday, October 11, at 10:30 a.m. in the K.R. Williams Auditorium.
12:30 pm - 8 pm
Community Connections
The community is invited to join Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) alumni, students, faculty and staff for a special Homecoming celebration that will include a mini parade, pep rally, music, Vendor's Fair and food from 12:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, at the Pedestrian Mall on the WSSU campus.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Alumni, Community Connections, Parents, Sports, Workshops and Seminars, Arts and Events, Student
Join the Ram family as we return to celebrate our heritage and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of what is unmistakably homecoming at WSSU.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

12:30 pm
Community Connections, Lectures and Readings
Dr. Rebecca M. Brown, teaching professor in the history of art at Johns Hopkins University, will lecture on "Gandhi at the Spinning Wheel: Creating India through Image and Practice" on Thursday, October 17, at 12:30 p.m. in Room 207-A of the Thompson Student Service Center on the campus of Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).
Community Connections, Lectures and Readings
The "Lay My Burden Down: Freedom and Legacies of the Civil War" conference in Winston-Salem will examine many topics, including the political views of slaves, the roles of women and free people of color, a prisoner of war exchange, and the position of churches on slavery and freedom. This conference, administered by the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, is part of the 150th anniversary year of the Emancipation Proclamation and the N.C. Civil War Sesquicentennial observance.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Community Connections, Lectures and Readings
The "Lay My Burden Down: Freedom and Legacies of the Civil War" conference in Winston-Salem will examine many topics, including the political views of slaves, the roles of women and free people of color, a prisoner of war exchange, and the position of churches on slavery and freedom. This conference, administered by the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, is part of the 150th anniversary year of the Emancipation Proclamation and the N.C. Civil War Sesquicentennial observance.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

12 pm - 4 pm
Workshops and Seminars, Lectures and Readings, Community Connections
The Enterprise Center in partnership with the South East Neighborhood Association is hosting a community day and job fair.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Community Connections
The North Carolina Energy Forum Presents: "Trends and Opportunities Within the Oil & Natural Gas Industry"

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Workshops and Seminars, Student
"We Want You!" to meet your fellow WSSU veterans and learn about all the services that WSSU has in place for you.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

1 pm
Lectures and Readings, Community Connections, Health and Wellness
Amy Edmunds, founder and executive director of YoungStroke, Inc., will serve as the keynote speaker for a Young Stroke Awareness Conference presented by the Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Health Disparities of Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) on Thursday, October 31, from 1 until 5 p.m. in the McNeil Banquet Hall of the Anderson Conference Center on the university campus.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Parents, Student, Sports, Alumni, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Winston-Salem State RAMS vs. Fayetteville State Broncos
Arts and Events, Performing Arts: Music, Community Connections
"An Evening of Perfect Chemistry with Priceless Composition" Featuring Song Stylist Janice Price

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Arts and Events, Lectures and Readings, Community Connections, Student
Tons of food, festive music, and fun dancing.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Student: Events, Exhibits, Lectures and Readings, Films, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections
WSSU celebrates International Week this November 11 - 15. The rich diversity and cultures of the world will be on display all week with lectures, presentations, programs, projects and activities.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Student: Events, Exhibits, Lectures and Readings, Films, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections
WSSU celebrates International Week this November 11 - 15. The rich diversity and cultures of the world will be on display all week with lectures, presentations, programs, projects and activities.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Student: Events, Exhibits, Lectures and Readings, Films, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections
WSSU celebrates International Week this November 11 - 15. The rich diversity and cultures of the world will be on display all week with lectures, presentations, programs, projects and activities.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Community Connections, Arts and Events, Health and Wellness, Performing Arts: Theatre
"Dr. Blockheart’s Family Practice," a play that can change how patients handle visiting a family medical practice, will be presented on Thursday, November 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Dillard Auditorium in the Anderson Conference Center on the campus of Winston-Salem State University.
Student: Events, Exhibits, Lectures and Readings, Films, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections
WSSU celebrates International Week this November 11 - 15. The rich diversity and cultures of the world will be on display all week with lectures, presentations, programs, projects and activities.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Student: Events, Exhibits, Lectures and Readings, Films, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Community Connections
WSSU celebrates International Week this November 11 - 15. The rich diversity and cultures of the world will be on display all week with lectures, presentations, programs, projects and activities.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Faculty and Staff, Community Connections, Student, Sports
Can't get enough of CIAA gridiron action? General Admission Tickets for the 2013 CIAA Football Championship are now on sale through Ticketmaster. The football championship will take place at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, Saturday, Nov. 16, with kick-off scheduled for 1 p.m.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Arts and Events, Student: Events, Performing Arts: Theatre
The last play of the semester is coming up fast...the play "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" is the first August Wilson play on campus in a long while... It debuted on Broadway in 1988. It is done all across the U.S. and is about African Americans' searching to find their identity after slavery and the migration that took place as we made our way north for industrial work and a new start at life...

Monday, November 18, 2013

Arts and Events, Student: Events, Performing Arts: Theatre
The last play of the semester is coming up fast...the play "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" is the first August Wilson play on campus in a long while... It debuted on Broadway in 1988. It is done all across the U.S. and is about African Americans' searching to find their identity after slavery and the migration that took place as we made our way north for industrial work and a new start at life...

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Arts and Events, Student: Events, Performing Arts: Theatre
The last play of the semester is coming up fast...the play "Joe Turner's Come and Gone" is the first August Wilson play on campus in a long while... It debuted on Broadway in 1988. It is done all across the U.S. and is about African Americans' searching to find their identity after slavery and the migration that took place as we made our way north for industrial work and a new start at life...

Sunday, December 8, 2013

4 pm
Student: Events, Performance Art, Arts and Events, Community Connections, Performing Arts: Music
WSSU's annual holiday concert featuring Sam McKelton, will be Sunday, December 8, at 4:00 p.m. in the Kenneth R. Williams Auditorium on the university campus.

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