News and Features
December 16, 2014
Professor Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi on the drop in gas prices
Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi, Professor in the department of Economics and Finance, comments on the falling gas prices and the effect on the economy.
December 15, 2014
WSSU faculty to participate in AAC&U initiative
Faculty across the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education will participate in an AAC&U sponsored initiative designed to strengthen student academic performance.
December 9, 2014
New book by Professor Tony Artimisi to be released in March 2015
Rhythm Makers: The Legendary Drummers of Nashville in Their Own Words by Tony Artimisi, Assistant Professor of Music, will be published by Rowman-Littlefied and released in March 2015.
December 3, 2014
The College launches the “Text The College Campaign”
The College recently launched its first ever “text” based social media fundraising campaign. Alumni and friends of WSSU’s College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education can use their mobile phones to text WSSU COASBE to 501501 and make a $10 gift to The College.
December 2, 2014
WSSU faculty and students discuss the events in Ferguson, MO
A group of faculty and students from The College participated in a second university wide Teach-In on the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and the implications for American society and the struggle for global justice.
Corey D. B. Walker, Dean and John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities, participated in a community discussion on community relations with the police.
November 21, 2014
Professor Alvin Mitchell discusses race and justice in America
Alvin Mitchell, Associate Professor in the department of History, Politics, and Social Justice, was a panelist in a community conversation on race and justice following a recent performance of “A Time To Kill.”
November 20, 2014
Professor Tony Artimisi featured musician by leading drum makers
Tony Artimisi, Assistant Professor in the department of Music, is a featured artist for leading drum makers Mapex Drums and Paiste.
A 2014 report jointly authored by Faculty of Business Professors Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi, Craig F. Richardson, and Joel F. Kincaid on the economic impact of the completion of Interstate 74 on Triad communities is being used by the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce to support this important public works project.
November 14, 2014
Dean Corey D. B. Walker on religion and American democracy
Corey D. B. Walker, Dean and John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities, recently authored “Thinking Religion and Democracy in Dark Times” for Sightings published by The Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion at The University of Chicago Divinity School.
November 12, 2014
Professor Dennis Felder participates in Elon Law Review symposium
Dennis Felder, Associate Professor in the department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Management, participated in the Elon Law Review symposium convened “to provide an interdisciplinary discussion of current issues facing collegiate athletics, from a legal, sports management and student-athlete perspective.”
November 10, 2014
Professor Russell Smith publishes latest research
Russell Smith, Associate Professor in the department of History, Politics, and Social Justice, has recently published several collaborative and single authored scholarly articles in the International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, Southeastern Geographer, and the edited volume A Comparative Geography of China and the U.S.
November 10, 2014
Professor Notis Pagiavlas to participate in Creative Business Cup in Sweden
Notis Pagiavlas, Interim Senior Associate Dean of the College and Professor of Marketing, will serve as the coach for the startup, 2ndLifeTech, at the international finals of the Creative Business Cup in Copenhagen, Sweden.
November 7, 2014
Dean Corey D. B. Walker to speak at Out @ the Movies Fest ‘14
Corey D. B. Walker, Dean and John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities, will speak on a panel after the screening of the film The New Black as part of the Out @ the Movies Fest ’14.
November 5, 2014
WSNC 2014 Fall Fund Drive
The WSNC 2014 Fall Fund Drive raised over $10,000 from over 100 individuals in support of the university’s NPR affiliated jazz radio station.