WSSU Alumni Relations

About Us

Winston-Salem State University’s Young Alumni Council (YAC) was established to strengthen the connection and participation of young alumni to the university.


Young Alumni Engagement

  • Work with already established WSSU organizations, such as National Alumni Association, athletic support, etc. to effectively stream communication to young alumni.
  • Gather data (mailing, jobs, email, and etc) and comments from young alumni through surveys.
  • Develop strategies which will assist Rams during their transition from to students to alumni.  Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow
  • Act as a liaison with current WSSU students.
  • Participate in Freshman acceptance meet and greet.
  • Engage in high school recruitment with the local chapter in your area 


  • Establish programs and initiatives to increase alumni giving
  • Participate in WSSU telethons, capital campaigns, and other WSSU organization giving campaigns.
  • Create a mindset where giving back becomes an expectation
  • Devise a patient, stair-step approach towards giving.

Event Planning

  • Young Alumni Homecoming reunions.
  • Coordinate YAC Alumni events (Young Alumni Day, Young Alumni of the Year, Pass the Baton Award) given to a older alumnus who has laid a foundation for young alumnus

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Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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