News for 2018
December 21, 2018The new year promises exciting changes around campus and in classrooms at WSSU. Here are eight things to expect in 2019.
December 21, 2018
From viral videos to historic firsts, 2018 was a breakthrough year for WSSU, its students, faculty and staff. As 2018 draws to a close, WSSU News takes a look at what was new and noteworthy with its annual top 10 list.
December 20, 2018Courtney Johnson, who has two young daughters, juggled full-time employment – working third shift – along with her responsibilities as a mother. She earned her degree in healthcare management in December.
December 20, 2018Faculty from WSSU and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts are partnering to create four interdisciplinary design studios that will tackle some of the biggest problems facing the region: equity, mobility, scientific literacy, education and environmental resilience.
December 19, 2018
EAB Guide, known as RAMGuide at Winston-Salem State University, is now EAB Navigate Student.
December 13, 2018The Dr. Paul and Marcia Meis Graduation Fund will provide need-based scholarships for up to 40 students over the next three years.
December 12, 2018
WSSU’s Center for the Study of Economic Mobility has announced the selection of its 2018-19 faculty research fellows.
December 12, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for December 2018.
December 06, 2018Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, along with administrators and students from the School of Health Sciences are sending birthday wishes to China’s Hubei University of Chinese Medicine.
December 06, 2018WSSU won awards for its website, marketing and for military-friendly programs.
December 05, 2018The WSSU Foundation has set a record for one-day giving for the university, raising more than $87,000 in 24 hours.
December 03, 2018
Dr. Melicia Whitt-Glover, who brings nearly 20 years of experience in health disparities research, has been named the executive director for the Center of Excellence in Eliminating Health Disparities at WSSU.
November 26, 2018The University Choir's annual Holiday Concert, set for Dec. 2, is one of WSSU’s biggest events. Here's a preview of the concert.
November 21, 2018
In a recent interview, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Chancellor Elwood L Robinson discussed the university’s impact on the Piedmont Triad’s economy.
November 21, 2018WSSU is among 30 universities participating in the largest-ever study of sports-related concussions. The study was recently awarded $22.5 million in new funding from the Department of Defense and the NCAA.
November 20, 2018
WSSU has partnered with Adobe to offer the full collection of Creative Cloud software to all students, creating the first Adobe Creative Cloud Campus at a historically Black college or university (HBCU).
November 15, 2018
Officials announced a $9 million improvement package for Bowman Gray Stadium. Here’s what officials and media are saying about the proposal.
November 15, 2018This is a wonderful time of the year, with autumn leaves falling, cooler temperatures, and the bonds of friendship and community strengthened through the gathering of family and friends. Thanksgiving is the herald of the holiday season, a time when we celebrate the connections we have with those we love.
November 14, 2018Let's look at the most frequently asked questions about the new plan.
November 14, 2018Bowman Gray Stadium would remain in city hands and receive $9 million in improvements and renovations to better accommodate WSSU football under the proposal.
November 13, 2018WSSU fraternity sponsors the 22nd annual Sleep-Out for the Homeless to shed light on the issue of homelessness in the community.
November 12, 2018
Sonja Harry, an associate professor of social work at WSSU, has devoted nearly 20 years to educating students and serving her country.
November 08, 2018Winston-Salem State University employees are once again being asked to give back through the annual State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC), which runs through Dec. 7.
November 07, 2018Miss WSSU is one of 66 HBCU campus queens competing in the 2018-19 Ebony HBCU Campus Queens Contest.
November 07, 2018WSSU is no. 7 on CollegeNET’s 2018 Social Mobility Index (SMI) rankings, which recognize colleges and universities that provide the best opportunities for underserved students.
November 05, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for November 2018.
November 01, 2018WSSU students received a Halloween surprise when a flash mob broke out to Michael Jackson’s hit song “Thriller” in Kennedy Dining Hall on Oct. 31.
October 31, 2018Construction on Business 40 in Winston-Salem will impact traffic around WSSU's campus for up to 18 months. Here are five things you need to know.
October 30, 2018Student Miranda Legg collected more than 5,000 beauty and personal care empties to win national competition through Garnier.
October 25, 2018
Pitched tents, aromas from outdoor grills, and upbeat music infused the atmosphere at Bowman Gray Stadium as tailgaters enjoyed the most flavorful part of WSSU's homecoming.
October 23, 2018
Between the parties, the big game and the parade, Homecoming 2018 at WSSU had its share of big moments. WSSU News takes a look at six moments that you may have missed.
October 22, 2018A record $2.3 million in new National Science Foundation grants will help to expand research opportunities for undergraduate students at WSSU.
October 22, 2018According to Diverse Issues in Higher Education, WSSU again ranks among the top producers of bachelor’s degrees in the nation for African American students. WSSU also ranks in the top 10 nationally for rehabilitation or therapeutic professions and nursing.
October 22, 2018The School of Health Sciences honored six individuals who have made a positive impact on the health and wellness of the residents of East Winston during the Second annual Healthcare Legends of East Winston event on Oct. 17.
October 12, 2018Amon, WSSU's Ram mascot, has teamed up with the Wake Forest University Deacon and Bolt from the Winston-Salem Dash to support a new anti-bullying campaign.
October 11, 2018The chancellor and WSSU Campus Police and Public Safety want to ensure that Homecoming is a safe experience for everyone. Here are some things to consider during your time at Homecoming events.
October 04, 2018Island Green was one of just 25 students chosen for a 10-week paid summer internship program with the PGA Tour, selected from nearly 1,000 applicants. He offers five tips for students who are looking for internships.
October 04, 2018Two WSSU students have been named 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
October 02, 2018
The Fall/Winter 2018 issue of Archway, the magazine of WSSU, is available online. For the first time, Archway is digital-only.
October 01, 2018A video interview with WSSU’s oldest alumna — who also may be WSSU’s biggest fan.
October 01, 2018
WSSU's weeklong Homecoming celebration, Oct. 14-21, will feature concerts, reunions, step shows, coronations, parades, the big game and more.
October 01, 2018
After being WSSU's mascot since 1932, the Ram was named Amon during Homecoming week 40 years ago.
October 01, 2018
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has filled five key leadership positions at the university since January.
October 01, 2018Eight WSSU alumni who met as students at WSSU celebrate a friendship that spans five decades.
October 01, 2018
Archway caught up with the 2018-19 Mr. and Miss Winston-Salem State University to discuss campus life, this upcoming year, and more.
October 01, 2018
As WSSU prepares for Homecoming 2018, Archway magazine interviewed the experts – WSSU faculty – to see if they could shed some light on what makes red forever.
September 30, 2018Renovations are complete on the weight room at Winston-Salem State University’s Whitaker Gym.
September 30, 2018
The partnership has created the first physical therapy residency program based at an HBCU. The 12-month program, which will focus on neurologic care, launched Aug. 27.
September 28, 2018Eight questions with ... Oliver Crooms IV '07, the founder and president of the inaugural Carolina Film Festival, which will be held in Charlotte on Oct. 13.
September 26, 2018Timothy F. McMullen named associate vice chancellor for Facility Management at Winston-Salem State University.
September 19, 2018WSSU is reporting its highest overall enrollment since 2014, according to the university’s Office of Institutional Assessment and Research’s fall report.
September 19, 2018As North Carolina works to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence, WSSU has established an emergency grant program to support students who have financial needs as a result of the storm.
September 17, 2018We are grateful that Winston-Salem State University has escaped this deadly storm relatively unscathed. While we have had some minor localized flooding and some downed tree limbs, our campus has fared remarkably well. Unfortunately, many others in the state have not been as lucky.
September 17, 2018WSSU is the only HBCU to win the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
September 11, 2018Lorraine Hairston Morton ’38, a trailblazer who became the first African-American mayor of Evanston, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, passed away on Sept. 8.
September 10, 2018Winston-Salem State University’s Emergency Management is closely monitoring Hurricane Florence.
September 06, 2018Next week, U.S. News & World Report will release its 2019 college rankings. You will undoubtedly see many universities touting their place on the list. Winston-Salem State University will not be. But not for the reason you think.
September 05, 2018
Students at WSSU – the only HBCU to offer a motorsports management program – say the success of Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. may open up new opportunities for them in motorsports.
September 05, 2018
WSSU begins the 2018-19 academic year with 12 new faculty members joining the ranks.
August 31, 2018A new study estimates that Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has an annual economic impact of more than $420 million and generates 8,389 jobs in the Piedmont Triad.
August 31, 2018U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx got a first-hand look at WSSU's Department of Physical Therapy, one of the signature programs of the School of Health Sciences, during a tour on Wednesday, Aug. 29.
August 30, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for August 2018.
August 28, 2018The North Carolina General Assembly has appointed Robert Barr ‘88 to the Winston-Salem State University Board of Trustees.
August 24, 2018
A new documentary from WSSU's Center for the Study of Economic Mobility is shining a light on the challenges Winston-Salem workers face without a car.
August 24, 2018The 2018-19 Red Sea of Sound drum majors are ready to hit the field in the style that fans expect from WSSU’s band.
August 24, 2018For the second consecutive year, technology provider CollegeNET has recognized WSSU with its Social Mobility Innovator Award.
August 23, 2018Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital, who served as interim chancellor of WSSU from 2006-07, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
August 22, 2018The Department of Music at WSSU is highlighting the talents of its faculty through a new faculty recital series.
August 21, 2018
WSSU's radio station, is launching 'WSSU Future Focus,' an hourlong weekly talk show featuring Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson.
August 20, 2018Welcome to the start of a new semester! August is one of my favorite months of the year.
August 18, 2018103-year old WSSU alumna Henrietta Cross Hatton Clark got her wish: a visit from WSSU's women's basketball team.
August 16, 2018WSSU students are returning to campus with new insights into careers after summer internships.
August 15, 2018
WSSU’s Girls Empowered in Math and Science (GEMS) and Women in Science Program (WISP) each have received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
August 15, 2018WSSU ranks as the no. 1 HBCU in North Carolina, and no. 3 HBCU overall, according to the Money Magazine's "Best Colleges for Your Money” rankings.
August 14, 2018Among the new offerings for the 2018-19 academic year are interdisciplinary undergraduate minors in the high demand fields of public health, and urban studies and sustainability.
August 14, 2018WSSU students begin the 2018-19 academic year on the right path with RAMGuide, a mobile advisor that enables them to manage their education from their phones.
August 09, 2018
A WSSU researcher is hoping to expose the 'freshman 15' myth and help college students avoid the weight-gain trap. She offers seven heart health tips for freshmen.
August 07, 2018As part of the program, Erwin Scholars networked with industry professionals, received hands-on training and engaged in a competition by working on a real-world brand project from presenting sponsor Denny’s.
August 07, 2018The anticipation is building as Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) prepares to welcome nearly 950 freshmen for Ramdition, a weeklong orientation.
July 26, 2018
Thanks in part to the launch of unique faculty-led programs to Cuba, India and South Africa, a record number of WSSU students are studying abroad.
July 24, 2018The Winston-Salem State University community joins the University of North Carolina System in expressing our sorrow at the passing of UNC System President Emeritus C.D. Spangler Jr.
July 20, 2018WSSU graduate and undergraduate programs continue to soar in newly published national rankings.
July 16, 2018
A WSSU expert is sounding the alarm about the growing opioid epidemic and its impact on the aging population in North Carolina.
July 13, 2018Learn more about Dr. Darryl Scriven, the academic and administrative leader for the College’s more than 200 full- and part-time faculty members in 19 departments.
July 12, 2018
Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for July 2018.
July 10, 2018WSSU is one of seven mentor institutions in the Foundation for Student Success mentorship program. The program is set to impact 100,000 Black, Latino and American Indian students at 21 mentee institutions.
July 06, 2018Nearly 100 representatives from certified Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs), state agencies and universities attended the Eighth Annual Minority Construction and Supplier Outreach on June 14.
July 06, 2018Dr. Anthony Graham, the new provost for WSSU, is hitting the ground running in his first week.
July 03, 2018WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson receives Leadership North Carolina's L. Richardson Preyer Alumni Award.
July 03, 2018Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes, co-chair of the Department of Biological Sciences and associate professor of cellular and molecular biology at WSSU, has been accepted into the HERS Institute at Bryn Mawr College Summer Leadership Institute.
July 02, 2018The Occupational Therapy Department at WSSU is examining 3D printing through a new transformative curriculum project.
July 02, 2018The scholarship will provide $1,250 per semester for five Bachelor of Science in Nursing students in their final year or semester of study.
July 02, 2018After more than 20 years, the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has unveiled a new look for WSSU’s license plates that features the fierce new WSSU Ram mascot logo.
June 26, 2018The WSSU Foundation welcomed 133 golfers for the 18th Annual WSSU Golf Classic, raising $40,340 for student scholarships.
June 26, 2018Winston-Salem's first shared-use commercial kitchen is open for business. The kitchen, located at WSSU's Enterprise Center and funded through a partnership with the City of Winston-Salem, aims to help food entrepreneurs grow their businesses and create jobs.
June 25, 2018WSSU's nursing and social work programs each earned top honors at HBCU Digest’s 2018 HBCU Awards on June 22.
June 21, 2018William Gibson, 2018-19 president-elect of the Student Government Association, took the oath of office to become a member of the university's Board of Trustees.
June 21, 2018Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson is one of four higher-education leaders featured in a new e-book that offers best practices for student success and social mobility.
June 15, 2018
Just over 1,700 WSSU students made the Spring 2018 Dean's List, according to the Office of the Registrar.
June 15, 2018WSSU graduate Inayah Turner turned tragedy into triumph, and now she's ready to change the world as an educator.