2013 Listings

January 15, 2013 - Winston-Salem State University has announced three staff changes within the Office of the Registrar. Carmen Wigfall has been named associate registrar, Andrial M. Nwaugha has been named graduation services manager and Travis J. Mills will serve as graduation services assistant according to Sharon Stoddard, University Registrar.
February 25, 2013 - Winston-Salem State University has hired Dr. Jamie B. Slater to be assistant provost for institutional effectiveness, assessment and sponsored research.
February 24, 2013 - Winston-Salem State University has received a $957,797 grant to improve the cultural competence of the early childhood workforce.
February 14, 2013 - Winston-Salem State University has received approval from the University of North Carolina's Board of Governors to establish a doctor of nursing practice program that should be available to students in fall 2013.
February 7, 2013 - Winston-Salem State University has received a $140,000 grant from the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation to be used for general scholarships during the upcoming 2013-2014 academic year.
February 5, 2013 - More than 1800 WSSU students make the fall 2012 Dean's List.
March 27, 2013 - As high school seniors and their parents start preparing for college, it's not too early to establish a college success strategy plan -- which will increase the likelihood of graduation, says a Winston-Salem State University faculty member who has written a book offering tips for college success.
March 27, 2013 - Dr. Dennis Sherrod, a professor who holds the Forsyth Medical Center Endowed Chair of Recruitment and Retention in the Division of Nursing at WSSU, has been selected by the UNC Board of Governors to receive one of the 19th Annual Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
March 25, 2013 - Daniel Crudup, a junior healthcare management major at Winston-Salem State University, has been invited to attend the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference next fall, make a presentation on his project, and compete in the organization's Student Award program based on his success on campus.
March 21, 2013 - A $40,000 grant from the DataMax Foundation will support efforts to encourage new businesses by the Center for Entrepreneurship at WSSU's School of Business and Economics as part of its focus on expanding economic development in the community around the university.
March 19, 2013 - The School of Business and Economics at Winston-Salem State University has opened a trading room designed to enhance learning experiences and better prepare students for careers in business, finance and economics.
March 11, 2013 - The Board of Trustees of Winston-Salem State University will hold its regularly scheduled committee meetings and board meeting this week on the university campus.
April 24, 2013 - Winston-Salem State University has issued its list of faculty members who have been awarded tenure and have earned promotions, all of which will be effective July 1.
April 4, 2013 - Olivia N. Sedwick, a sophomore at WSSU, was elected senior vice president of the UNC system's Association of Student Governments at the group's March 23 meeting on the WSSU campus.
April 3, 2013 - WSSU team of six earns Rookie of the Year honors at Regional Competition that brings together students, academics and business leaders to bring the power of entrepreneurial action to community outreach projects.
April 2, 2013 - Two students from Winston-Salem State University recently won scholarships from a contest sponsored by Food Lion and Coca-Cola Zero in conjunction with the recent CIAA Basketball Tournaments in Charlotte.
March 6, 2013 - 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.
May 24, 2013 - Two students in the rehabilitation counseling program at WSSU have earned scholarships from professional associations.
May 24, 2013 - Six professors at WSSU have been named to top 20 lists of professors in North Carolina by StateStats.org and Online Schools North Carolina based on recognition received for excellence.
May 15, 2013 - Approximately 1,100 students will be participating in Winston-Salem State University's 2013 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, at 9:45 a.m., in the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
June 24, 2013 - Dr. Corey D. B. Walker, associate professor and chair of the department of Africana studies at Brown University, has been named the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Winston-Salem State University effective July 1, 2013.
June 17, 2013 - WSSU will be a collaborator in the launch of the Institute for African-American Mentoring in Computer Science, an effort funded with a $5 million grant awarded to Clemson University by the National Science Foundation.
June 4, 2013 - P. Kevin Williamson has been named director of development for corporate & foundation relations at Winston-Salem State University.
June 4, 2013 - WSSU recently honored 20 staff members for their contributions to the goals of the school's strategic plan and 189 employees who represented 1,990 years of service to the State of North Carolina.
July 29, 2013 - Chancellor Reaves responds to action taken by the North Carolina General Assembly approving the purchase of Bowman Gray Stadium.
July 8, 2013 - Donald R. Pearsall has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for business services at WSSU effective July 8, 2013.
August 21, 2013 - The Center for Community Safety at WSSU has received a $143,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to expand the STARS program into two additional Forsyth County middle schools this year.
August 16, 2013 - Dr. Carthene R. Bazemore-Walker has been named director of science initiatives at WSSU where she will also be a tenured associate professor in the department of Chemistry.
August 5, 2013 - Jayson Dawkins, a 2013 WSSU graduate, was one of 17 students from around the world selected for an internship with the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus.
September 19, 2013 - Dr. Peggy Valentine and Rev. Guila Cooper, of WSSU's School of Health Sciences were recently elected officers at international organization dedicated to global sustainability management in Namibia, Africa.
September 17, 2013 - WSSU has welcomed its first group of students into the Provost Scholars Science Immersion Program that will support recruitment and retention of students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
September 17, 2013 - The Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Wake Forest School of Medicine have announced that a partnership with WSSU has been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
October 22, 2013 - Rudy Anderson, director of internal communications at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), was selected to receive the 2013 Erskine Bowles Staff Service Award from the UNC Staff Assembly.
October 17, 2013 - The Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences at Winston-Salem State University has received a $200,000 grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to support a study using a wellness coaching approach to improve obesity outcomes in African American women ages 30 to 65.
October 4, 2013 - Dr. Teresa Conner-Kerr, chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at WSSU, has been named to the planning group for the Association of Specialty Professors workshop on wound repair and healing in older adults.
October 2, 2013 - Belinda Tate, director of the Diggs Gallery at WSSU, has been appointed to the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission as an at-large member through 2016.
November 6, 2013 - "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.
November 6, 2013 - John Caldwell, lecturer in Hindi and Urdu in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will speak on "R&B: Race in Bollywood" on Thursday, November 14, at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Dining Room, Anderson Center, on the campus of Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).
December 19, 2013 - WSSU's Class of 1958 made history recently when it donated more than $103,000 to the university.
December 19, 2013 - The CCS at WSSU, in collaboration with North Carolina Lions District 31D Lions and the Winston-Salem Twin City Host Lions Club, has received a $10,000 grant from Lions Quest International to expand the "Students Taking Action and Reaching Success" program.

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