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: Gather Round, Exploring the Work of Kevin Jerome Everson
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) recently partnered to bring artist Kevin Jerome Everson together with other distinguished scholars and artists to Winston-Salem for a daylong symposium on the WSSU campus. The symposium titled Gather Round coincided with the opening week of an exhibition of Everson's work at SECCA by the same title and marked the first event co-organized by the two institutions.Community Engagement: Collaboration Leads to International Competition
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.