Student Success: Cultural Competency and Better Healthcare
Cultural competency is increasingly important in the healthcare fields. A deeper understanding of different cultures has a positive effect on patient care by enabling providers to deliver services that are respectful of and responsive to health beliefs and practices, as well as the cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients.
Academic Excellence: Chinese Exchange Students Take On Challenges
The opportunity to study abroad is always an exciting prospect for a student. But on the other side of that excitement is that twinge of anxiety that comes from facing the unknown. A WSSU student talked with visiting Chinese students to get an idea of what their experience has been.
Notis Pagiavlas from Winston-Salem State University and David E. Smith from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts began working together on a project that landed them at a business competition in Denmark.
Culture and Pride: Welcome Chancellor Robinson
Chancellor Dr. Elwood L. Robinson, assumed his new duties January 1, 2015, succeeding Donald J. Reaves, who announced last spring that he would step down as Chancellor on December 31 after eight years in the post.