News and Features
October 20, 2014
Professor Craig Richardson to speak at CATO Institute
Craig Richardson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, will speak at the CATO Institute about his ongoing research on the erosion of property rights and the economic decline of Zimbabwe.
Pamela Pitman Brown, Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences, was recently selected to serve as Chair-elect of the Women’s Issues in Gerontological Committee for a three-year term ending in 2017.
Corey D. B. Walker, Dean and John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities, will introduce the film “Fifeville,” a collaborative film with artist Kevin Jerome Everson, along with Everson’s “The Island of St. Matthews” at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
September 30, 2014
Vandorn Hinnant unveils commemorative sculpture
Vandorn Hinnant, visual artist and associate in the Diggs Gallery, unveiled his commemorative sculpture “Together We Rise” in the Corpening Plaza in Winston-Salem to honor the city’s centennial.
Nick Hristov, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Design Researcher at the Center for Design Innovation, and Louise Allen, Lecturer of Biological Sciences and Special Assistant to the Director of Science Initiatives, directed students from WSSU and UNC School of the Arts in producing film footage that anchored the Emmy nominated science documentary, Killer in the Caves.
September 24, 2014
Center for Design Innovation recognized as bicycle friendly
The Center for Design Innovation was recognized by the League of American Bicyclists with a gold-level Bicycle Friendly Business award. With this recognition, the Center joins a cutting-edge group of more than 800 local businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the United States that are transforming the American workplace.
September 22, 2014
The 2014 College Opening
The 2014 College Opening is available for viewing on the WSSU livestream channel. The event was originally webcast live on August 14, 2014.
The motorsports management program in the department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies was recently listed as one of fourteen programs nationwide “we wished we had taken” by CNN’s Headline News.
Corey D. B. Walker, Dean of The College and John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities, contributed a chapter to the recently published The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology published by Oxford University Press.
Gather Round, a symposium sponsored by Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), will bring together scholars of Kevin Jerome Everson’s art. Everson’s artistic perspectives and output will be explored through questions of regionalism, history and the representation of black experiences in film, particularly in the South.
Andrea Patterson-Masuka, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies, contributed an essay in the recently published book ttyl. . .The Fundamentals of Speech Communication in the Digital Age edited by Regina Williams, Deana Lacy McQuitty and Tracey Booth Snipes and published by Kendall Hunt.
September 2, 2014
Dean Corey D. B. Walker to speak on the future of the humanities
Corey D. B. Walker, Dean of The College and John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities, will speak on the future of the humanities at a forum and dinner sponsored by the Humanities Institute at Wake Forest University.
Dr. Pamela Jennings has been appointed director of the Center for Design Innovation, a multi-campus center of the UNC system that is a partnership between Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) and Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC).
August 22, 2014
YES! Weekly feature on Endia Beal
Endia Beal, Interim Director of the Diggs Gallery and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art + Visual Studies, is featured in an article in YES! Weekly discussing her vision for the Gallery and the arts at Winston-Salem State University.
August 21, 2014
The College welcomes new faculty for 2014-2015
The College of Winston-Salem State University welcomes several new extraordinary teachers and scholars as members of the faculty.
August 18, 2014
Professor Craig Richardson pens commentary in the News and Observer
Craig Richardson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance, discusses property rights and the NC Department of Transportation in an op-ed which appeared in the News and Observer.
Artist and arts professional Endia Beal (MFA, Yale University) has been appointed interim director of the Diggs Gallery.
August 1, 2014
Dean Corey D. B. Walker on Twitter
The College and broader community can now follow Dean Corey D. B. Walker on Twitter at @WSSUDeanWalker.
July 29, 2014
Faculty recruiting strategies at HBCUs
Dean Corey D. B. Walker is featured in an article in DIVERSE magazine discussing new strategies for faculty recruiting at HBCUs.
July 28, 2014
Faculty of Education host HBCU Male Summer Institute
The Faculty of Education is hosting an institute to support African American males interested in careers in teaching. The institute is sponsored by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Wells Fargo.
July 25, 2014
A Passion for the Liberal Arts
Dean Corey D. B. Walker is featured in the latest issue of Archway magazine discussing his vision of the liberal arts for The College
Rodney Ellis '99 will serve a second term as president of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE). Ellis was also featured in the summer 2013 issue of the Faculty of Education’s Educere magazine.
July 21, 2014
Professors Azeez Aileru, Maria Ngu-Schwemlein, and Johanna Porter-Kelley recently received grants in excess of $1,000,000 from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and Thurgood Marshall College Fund to support and enhance undergraduate research experiences in the science programs at Winston-Salem State University.
The Department of Education’s early childhood education program was recently ranked eighth for student and parent affordability.
The Diggs Gallery will be one of sixteen college and university museums participating in “Museums: pARTners in Learning” presented by the Association of Art Museum Directors and U.S. Department of Education. The exhibition runs through August 29, 2014 at the Department of Education in Washington, DC.
Winston-Salem State University recently added Chakaia Booker’s 1997 sculpture “The Conversationalist” to its campus. Since 1975 when the university dedicated the Hanes Sculpture Garden, the university has featured an extensive public art collection.
July 1, 2014
The College of Winston-Salem State University launched
Dean Corey D. B. Walker will provide academic leadership to the new College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education, also known as The College, as a result of the merger of the School of Business and Economics and School of Education and Human Performance with the College of Arts and Sciences beginning July 1, 2014.