Winston-Salem State University

2014 Listings

February 25, 2014 - WSSU Dean Speaks in Atlanta
February 25, 2014 - WSSU Health School Dean Elected Officer of N.C. Research Center.
February 18, 2014 - Dr. Peggy Valentine appointed to national committee.
February 12, 2014 - Anthony B. Pinn, Agnes Cullen Professor of the Humanities and professor of religious studies at Rice University will deliver the 2014 James A. Gray Lecture entitled "Finding Our Own Way: Thoughts on the Place of Humanism in African American Life" at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).
February 10, 2014 - Dr. Lawrence Grossberg, Morris David Distinguished Professor of communication studies and cultural studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will be the keynote lecturer at a symposium that will explore race and culture in the rapidly changing media landscape.
February 5, 2014 - More than 700 local school and community college students are expected when Dr. Steve Perry, author, ESSENCE Magazine, CNN and MSNBC contributor, will highlight a day-long Black History Month, Black Male Symposium with the keynote lecture 3:30 p.m., Feb. 20 in K.R. William Auditorium on the campus of Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).
March 31, 2014 - Dr. Leslee H. Shepard, associate professor in the Division of Nursing, has been selected to receive a 2014 award for teaching excellence by the UNC Board of Governors.
March 21, 2014 - Donald Julian Reaves announced today that he will step down as chancellor of Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) effective December 31, 2014, or thereafter when a successor is in place.
April 29, 2014 - The Chancellor's Search Committee will host three forums to allow for input into the search process including a forum for the community and alumni this Thursday evening on campus.
April 22, 2014 - The Search Committee for a new chancellor at Winston-Salem State University was named and its first meeting was held on Monday, April 21.
April 15, 2014 - Dr. Pamela S. Simmons, director of the Writing Center and the Writing in the Major Program at WSSU, has been selected as a Fellow for the NC Ready for Success Alignment Project.
April 11, 2014 - Steve Pemberton, chief diversity officer and divisional vice president for Walgreens, will be the speaker for WSSU's 2014 commencement on Friday, May 16, at 9:45 a.m. in Bowman Gray Stadium.
April 4, 2014 - Corey D. B. Walker, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will deliver the inaugural lecture in honor of the establishment of the Hanes Professorship on Thursday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m.
April 2, 2014 - Four students from Winston-Salem State University will be participating in the twenty-fifth annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge's National Championship Tournament April 12-16 in Torrance CA.
April 2, 2014 - Olivia Franklin, a biology major at Winston-Salem State University, won first place in the Undergraduate Biological Sciences Poster Presentation category at the recent 2014 Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM.
May 28, 2014 - "All of us at Winston-Salem State University are truly saddened by the passing of Dr. Angelou. One of her greatest gifts to the university was her deep caring for our students that she demonstrated by serving as a mentor and an inspiration to many of them." -Donald Julian Reaves
May 23, 2014 - WSSU bestows Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree on its chancellor, Donald Julian Reaves, during the university's commencement ceremony on Friday, May 16.
May 20, 2014 - WSSU Chancellor Donald J. Reaves addressed the 683 graduates during the 147th Spring Commencement of Fayetteville State University on Saturday, May 10, in the Crown Coliseum.
May 20, 2014 - Aaron Singleton, director of news and media relations at WSSU, has been selected to serve as a member of the Commission on Communications and Marketing for CASE, an international association of educational institutions.
May 14, 2014 - Avery Hubbard wanted to be a doctor at an early age before changing her goal to be a laboratory researcher focused on eradicating major diseases, a change she felt was the result of a predestined career journey that started very early in life -- a common theme among a number of the approximately 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students participating in Winston-Salem State University's 2014 Commencement on Friday, May 16, at 9:45 a.m., Bowman Gray Stadium, 1250 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.
May 1, 2014 - Tonia Walker, associate director of athletics at WSSU, has been named the athletic director for the program effective immediately.
June 30, 2014 - With the help of Matt Murphy, the Motorsports Management Program at WSSU will introduce young people to the many sides of racing at two Diversity in Motion Initiative camps in July.
June 5, 2014 - Daniel Crudup, a healthcare management major who graduated from Winston-Salem State University in May, was recently recognized as the WSSU Student of the Year.
June 4, 2014 - Aaron Leftwich, director of environmental health and safety at WSSU, served as a speaker for the ASSE in Chennai Madras, India.
June 3, 2014 - "Saving One Sister at a Time," a free program created to increase knowledge about preventing heart attacks among African American women, will hold a community kickoff from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, at the Piedmont Park housing community, 1130 East 29th Street.
July 29, 2014 - Professors in the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education of Winston-Salem State University have received $1,181,744 in grants to support projects that can positively impact student education and success through undergraduate research efforts.
July 24, 2014 - WSSU will collaborate with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Wells Fargo to host program to increase, influence and prepare the next generation of Black male educators July 27 - August 2.
July 23, 2014 - Andrea Jenkins and Nathan Harlan have joined the Advancement Office at WSSU with Jenkins being named director of major and planned gifts and Harlan serving as director of corporate and foundation relations.
July 14, 2014 - Belinda Tate, director of the Diggs Gallery at WSSU, has accepted the position of executive director of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, a nonprofit art museum and school serving Western Michigan, effective September 8.
July 10, 2014 - WSSU has received a $400,000 grant to support an evidence-based program designed to reduce teen pregnancy in Montgomery County, N.C.
July 8, 2014 - Winston-Salem State University has issued its list of faculty members who have earned promotions and those who have been awarded tenure.
July 7, 2014 - The Diggs Gallery at WSSU will be one of 16 art museums based at colleges and universities across the country participating in the exhibition Museums: pARTners in Learning presented by the AAMD in partnership with the USDE.
July 1, 2014 - WSSU has enjoyed a sculpture garden for more than 30 years, but recently saw a new piece of art come to the campus.
July 1, 2014 - Today marks the beginning of a new chapter in the rich history of WSSU. By establishing The College of WSSU, we continue in this tradition by critically and creatively responding to a rapidly changing higher educational environment.
August 28, 2014 - Dr. Pamela L. Jennings has been named Director of the Center for Design Innovation (CDI) effective October 1.
August 15, 2014 - Five students from the Hubei University of Chinese Medicine are attending WSSU this year as participants in a dual degree program in nursing.
August 7, 2014 - Endia Beal, a North Carolina based artist and educator, has been named interim director of the Diggs Gallery of Winston-Salem State University effective August 15.
August 6, 2014 - WSSU will welcome its first-year students on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 8 a.m., when nearly 750 students are expected to arrive on campus for "Move-In Day."
September 26, 2014 - Elwood L. Robinson, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Cambridge College in Massachusetts since 2012, has been elected Chancellor of WSSU by the UNC Board of Governors.
September 25, 2014 - A short film by Endia Beal, interim director of the Diggs Gallery, is part of a new exhibit at Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at State University of New York, New Paltz.
September 22, 2014 - WSSU has convened a Public Health Task Force on campus to monitor the ongoing evolution of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
September 9, 2014 - The WSSU Choir will join other noted university choral groups for the second annual Colour of Music festival in Charleston, S.C. October 22-26.
October 31, 2014 - Former State Rep. and WSSU alumnus, Larry Womble, presented Chancellor Donald J. Reaves with a check for $25,000 today. The Endowed Scholarship will benefit full time WSSU students from Forsyth County majoring in Elementary Education.
October 31, 2014 - Many of the violent acts in today's headlines are the result of the aggressor experiencing rejection in a disrespectful way or, in other words, they have been 'dissed,' according to a WSSU author and researcher.
October 16, 2014 - Theodore M. Shaw, the inaugural Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and director of the UNC Center for Civil Rights at UNC-Chapel Hill, will deliver this year's J. Alston Atkins Memorial Lecture in Constitutional Law at WSSU.
October 13, 2014 - Dr. Robin E. Dock, associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at WSSU, recently received the Sylvia Walker Education Award from the NAMRC, a division of the National Rehabilitation Association that promotes ethical and state-of-the-art practices in rehabilitation.
October 8, 2014 - The Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at WSSU has received two grants totaling more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Education.
October 7, 2014 - Dr. Alex Johnson, a graduate of WSSU and the current president of Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, will serve as the keynote speaker for the university's 2014 Founder's Day Convocation on Friday, October 17, at 9:45 a.m. in the K. R. Williams Auditorium on campus.
October 2, 2014 - WSSU has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya, that will lead to student and faculty exchanges and research collaborations.
November 18, 2014 - The Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. at WSSU will conduct its 18th annual overnight sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness in the Piedmont Triad on Nov. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. near the Greek plots on campus.
December 10, 2014 - Dr. Cynthia Williams Brown, faculty athletic representative for WSSU, has been elected to a two-year term on the executive committee for the Faculty Athletics Representatives Association, the governing body of the organization.
December 10, 2014 - Dr. Cynthia Williams Brown, faculty athletic representative for Winston-Salem State University (WSSU,) has been elected to a two-year term on the executive committee for the Faculty Athletics Representatives Association, the governing body of the organization.
December 8, 2014 - WSSU is one of seven minority-serving institutions chosen by the AAC&U to participate in a project designed to advance the success of underserved students called "Advancing Underserved Student Success through Faculty Intentionality in Problem-Centered Learning."
December 8, 2014 - WSSU is one of seven minority-serving institutions chosen by the AAC&U to participate in a project designed to advance the success of underserved students called "Advancing Underserved Student Success through Faculty Intentionality in Problem-Centered Learning."
December 4, 2014 - WSSU has received a $275,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to support its Almost Home Scholarship Program that provides financial aid for Forsyth County students who are near graduation.

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