Events Calendar

2017 Events


Sunday, January 1, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
WSSU administrative offices will be closed December 21, 2016-January 2, 2017 for Winter Break.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
WSSU administrative offices will be closed December 21, 2016-January 2, 2017 for Winter Break.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Student, Faculty and Staff, Community Connections
Spring semester at Winston-Salem State University begins.

Monday, January 16, 2017

7 pm
Community Connections
The 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote speech with actor, author, comedian and political commentator D.L. Hughley. The event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

10 am
Community Connections, Student, Faculty and Staff
Rams hoops legend Earl "The Pearl" Monroe will keynote the Second annual Bond. Score. Win! which supports WSSU's male student-athletes. This event is part of WSSU's yearlong 125th anniversary celebration.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

2 pm
Community Connections, Faculty and Staff, Student
In celebration of Black History Month, WSSU will host a thought-provoking public conversation on the impact of Black women scholars and activists globally.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

9:30 am
Community Connections
Wear your most stunning hat and come out to support scholarships for WSSU's female student-athletes. This event is part of WSSU's yearlong 125th anniversary celebration.

Monday, February 20, 2017

1 pm - 3:30 pm
Faculty and Staff, Student, Community Connections
Help celebrate the Chinese New Year with live performances from WSSU students, staff and the Chinese community; traditional food; and decorations. This event is presented by the Department of World Languages and Cultures, the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education, and the School of Health Science. Location: Donald Julian Reaves Student Activities Center (DJR), Room 100.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

3:30 pm
Student, Faculty and Staff
WSSU's Department of Computer Science presents Dr. Ed Hammond, director of the Center for Health Informatics at Duke University. Dr. Hammond will present information on the rapidly growing field of health informatics. The seminar is free and open to the public. Location: Elva J. Jones Computer Science Building, 2200.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

2 pm - 4 pm
Community Connections, Student, Faculty and Staff
As part of C-SPAN's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) tour, the TV channel's bus will make a stop at Winston-Salem State University. The bus will be parked in the traffic circle on Rams Drive adjacent to R.J. Reynolds Center.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

4 pm - 6 pm
Faculty and Staff, Student
Join the School of Health Sciences in a conversation with students, scholars, health care professionals, and governmental leaders on some of the factors impacting health care. Theme: "Race, Class, Gender and Health Care in the Age of Polarizing, Partisan Politics: A Student/Community Conversation." Location: F.L. Atkins, Room 102

Thursday, March 2, 2017

12 pm - 3 pm
Student, Faculty and Staff
All WSSU students are invited to join Career Development Services for the Career, Internship and Graduate School Expo. As an attendee, you will have the opportunity to meet with more than 60 employers and graduate programs that are interested in you! The expo will be in the Donald J. Reeves Student Activities Center Gym.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.
Student, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.
3:30 pm
Student, Faculty and Staff
Lecturers will present on the theme of "The Varieties of Black Women's Spirituality." Location: Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center, room 207. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Student, Community Connections, Faculty and Staff
Show your love for WSNC 90.5 FM by supporting the Spring Fund Drive. From March 3-10, WSNC-FM is calling on its listeners to help support the programming that you love. Make your donation at wsncradio.org or by calling 336-750-2325.

Monday, March 20, 2017

2 pm - 3:15 pm
Student, Faculty and Staff
Contemporary artist Giang Pham, assistant professor at University of Alabama, will offer an artist talk from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Room 119. The talk, which is free and open to the public (no need for reservations), is hosted by WSSU’s Department of Art + Visual Studies.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

3:30 pm
Faculty and Staff, Student
What do people mean when they say, "Water is life"? What do the Black Lives Matter and Dakota Access Pipeline movements have to do with one another or with Duke Energy? What lies ahead for environmental justice in 2017? Join a group of scholars and activists as they discuss the environmental justice movement — globally, nationally, in North Carolina and here at WSSU. The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will be at 3:30 p.m. in Hill Hall, Room L05.
6 pm
Student, Faculty and Staff
Learn more about the WSSU Master in Business Administration (MBA) program at an upcoming open house. Location: R.J. Reynolds Center, Room 107.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

4 pm
Student, Faculty and Staff
The Singing Rams will present their annual spring concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, at First Baptist Church, 700 N. Highland Ave., Winston-Salem.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

7 pm
Faculty and Staff, Student
The WSSU Music Department presents Crescendo: WSSU Piano Showcase, featuring the talents of WSSU music faculty, staff and alumni. Location: Dillard Auditorium, Anderson Center. A reception will immediately follow in McNeil Ballroom. The showcase is free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

First-Year Students, Parents, Community Connections
Plan to attend the next WSSU Open House on Saturday, April 8.
7 pm
Parents, First-Year Students, Community Connections
Winston-Salem State University, in collaboration with the Young Alumni Council (YAC), honors 40 remarkable alumni who are making great strides in their careers and contributions to their communities through the WSSU “40 Under 40” Alumni Awards. Purchase your ticket for the 40 Under 40 Alumni Awards Gala, which will be held at 7 p.m. at Winston-Salem’s Benton Convention Center, Piedmont Room 4.

Friday, April 28, 2017

First-Year Students, Parents, Community Connections
Enjoy 18 holes of golf at Winston Lake Golf Course while supporting WSSU students at the 17th annual WSSU Golf Classic. All proceeds from the event benefit the WSSU Foundation General Scholarship Fund.

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