News for 2019
September 13, 2019The Rams open their home schedule at Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 14, against Catawba College. Here are seven things to watch for the game.
September 12, 2019A donor will match every dollar contributed or pledged for need-based scholarships – up to $1 million – between now and Dec. 31.
September 11, 2019Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about WSSU's Million Dollar Match fundraiser.
September 11, 2019
WSSU has awarded tenure and promotions to 10 faculty members, effective July 1.
September 10, 2019A new course is helping future educators at WSSU and Appalachian State University look at classrooms in a different way, with the goal of creating an environment in which all students thrive.
September 09, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for September 2019.
September 09, 2019Muralist Georgie Nakima ’15 designed and worked with campers over two days in July to create two colorful murals at Simon's Green Acre community garden at the Enterprise Center.
September 06, 2019To best ensure the safety of the campus community and the public, and to expedite entry into athletic venues, WSSU has adopted a clear-bag policy.
September 04, 2019WSSU's Red Sea of Sound (and Wake Forest University’s The Spirit of the Old Gold and Black made history during the halftime show at Wake Forest’s season-opener at BB&T Field.
September 03, 2019WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, who has spent nearly his entire career in service of HBCUs, will be inducted at a ceremony in Atlanta on Sept. 27.
August 27, 2019Through the program, up to four fellows will be selected and receive a stipend of up to a $2,500 to focus on developing meaningful solutions to spatial justice issues in Winston-Salem.
August 27, 2019Dr. Erin Lynch, who most recently served as a research director at Tennessee State University, has been named the associate provost for the scholarship, research and innovation.
August 27, 2019Get to know Dr. Mesia Steed, associate professor of cell and molecular biology and new chair of WSSU's Faculty Senate.
August 19, 2019The beginning of a new academic year brings renewed energy and opportunities for us all, Chancellor Robinson says.
August 19, 2019WSSU is the no. 1 public HBCU in the nation for value, according to Money magazine's 2019-20 rankings.
August 16, 2019WSSU's North Carolina Math and Science Network pre-college program and the School of Health Sciences have both received national recognition for their efforts to inspire a new generation to consider careers in STEM.
August 14, 2019The dean emerita for the School of Health Sciences at UNCG will step into the role while Dr. Peggy Valentine serves as interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University.
August 13, 2019Ramdition, WSSU's weeklong orientation for first-time freshmen, got underway on Sunday, Aug. 11.
August 13, 2019
A new study finds that WSSU has an annual economic impact of $494 million on the Piedmont Triad and generates more than 8,400 jobs.
August 13, 2019WSSU's online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program has received another accolade.
August 08, 2019
Rams football, and men’s and women’s basketball will have a new broadcast home starting this fall, WSNC 90.5 FM, the university’s radio station.
August 06, 2019Jaylen Brown, a WSSU senior, was badly injured after a head-on car accident in December. The aspiring physical therapist hopes his experience will help him better understand his patients.
August 05, 2019The fall prevention program will be introduced at fall screening screenings at four YMCA of Northwest North Carolina locations starting on Aug. 7
August 05, 2019WSSU’s social work program and the Diggs Gallery are named best among nation’s HBCUs for 2019. WSSU was a finalist for 10 of the awards, which are presented by HBCU Digest.
August 02, 2019WSSU has announced the appointment or reappointment of six trustees to the university’s Board of Trustees, effective July 1. All will serve four-year terms.
August 01, 2019This is the second signing for WSSU academic leaders over the past month, as WSSU expands opportunities for area community college students seeking to pursue baccalaureate degrees in critical workforce areas, such as STEM, healthcare, and early childhood and K-12 education.
July 30, 2019WSSU has also received several recent accolades for its nursing, healthcare management and art programs.
July 16, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for July 2019.
July 15, 2019Timmons, a business administration major who is pursuing a minor in Chinese, wants to become a financial executive with a firm in Hong Kong or Singapore. He recently completed a study abroad trip to Brazil.
July 15, 2019Two recent WSSU art graduates recently took part in an art program at Yale University.
July 15, 2019GEMS academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with a special two-week camp. Over the past 10 years, more than 1,500 girls have participated in the program.
July 15, 2019WSSU alumna who has served her alma mater as an advocate, fundraiser and volunteer in several capacities will serve as the interim director of alumni engagement at WSSU.
July 12, 2019Dr. Peggy Valentine, dean of the School of Health Sciences, has been name interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University.
July 05, 2019
Alumni Montrell “DJ Trellz” Davis and Cornell W. Jones were both named to the HBCU Buzz "HBCU Top 30 Under 30" list.
July 05, 2019FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks spoke about how WSSU has used the power of broadband to create healthcare and educational opportunities during his remarks before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on June 12.
July 02, 2019Get to know John Lavender, head athletic trainer in WSSU Sport Medicine Department.
July 02, 2019Two new transfer agreements will create opportunities for Davidson County Community College graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree in biology from WSSU.
June 19, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for June 2019.
June 18, 2019Here are eight questions with Wanda Brown, a WSSU alumna and director of library services. Later this month she will become the first ALA president who is a librarian at an HBCU.
June 18, 2019For the second consecutive year, WSSU is a finalist for the two top HBCU Awards, "HBCU of the Year" and "Male President of the Year." The awards are presented by HBCU Digest.
June 17, 2019Two WSSU students have been awarded fellowships to study in China this summer.
June 17, 2019A year ago, Javondre' Cole was selected to receive a scholarship to the college of his choice through the Jordan Brand Wings Scholar program. Read more about his journey.
June 06, 2019More than 1,600 Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students made the spring 2019 Dean's List, according to the Office of the Registrar.
May 30, 2019Update on the search process for the director of athletics position.
May 24, 2019WSSU's C.G. O’ Kelly Library is helping tell the history of Winston-Salem’s Union Station.
May 21, 2019
WSSU recognized faculty for excellence in teaching, research and service during the annual Faculty Awards Luncheon on May 15.
May 21, 2019Film produced by WSSU Doctor of Physical Therapy students details how Rod Tinsley has battled back after experiencing a career-ending concussion.
May 15, 2019Here's a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2019 are headed.
May 11, 2019From bold new regalia to a degree 70 years in the making, Winston-Salem State University’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony was one for the record books. Here are 10 of the boldest moments.
May 08, 2019Here's what you need to know before heading to Friday’s Commencement Ceremony at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial (LJVM) Coliseum.
May 08, 2019Eight nurse scholars have earned their Doctor of Nursing Practice and will receive their hoods during the 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 10.
May 07, 2019
The Ramily is buzzing after Winston-Salem State’s Powerhouse cheerleaders were featured in a video on Queen B’s Instagram story.
May 06, 2019The Rams have won two CIAA championships in less than a week.
May 03, 2019Faculty and students in the Department of Occupational Therapy have come to the rescue to help WSSU's administrators with tips on how to survive handshaking during graduation.
May 02, 2019PFC Elizabeth Barker Johnson, a 1949 WSSU graduate and retired teacher, was surprised with the news on her 99th birthday.
May 01, 2019As fellow citizens of North Carolina and fellow members of the University of North Carolina family, our hearts are breaking following the news of a shooting at UNC-Charlotte last night.
April 30, 2019A proposal developed by WSSU students to address food insecurity in Winston-Salem has been awarded a $100,000 American Heart Association grant.
April 25, 2019The Renaissance East Corridor, a historic business area near WSSU's campus, is seeing a rebirth thanks to the work of business students.
April 25, 2019Kwanza Jones, a Los Angeles-based recording artist, producer, impact investor and philanthropist, will be the speaker at WSSU's 2019 Commencement Ceremony on May 10.
April 20, 2019The finalists for director of athletics will visit WSSU starting on April 22. Learn more about the candidates.
April 18, 2019The alumni honorees gave back, raising more than $54,000 for scholarships for WSSU students, a record for the event.
April 16, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for April 2019.
April 11, 2019Applications are now being accepted for WSSU's STARTALK Chinese Language, an intensive scholarship-based summer program for high school and college students.
April 11, 2019A $50,000 donation from The Chris Paul Family Foundation is helping Winston-Salem State University Athletics move closer to its spring fundraising goal.
April 10, 2019With classes starting May 15, now is the time to prepare. Here’s what you need to know to get ahead this summer.
April 09, 2019Stephanie T. Dance-Barnes, associate professor of cell and molecular biology at WSSU, is a recipient of the 2019 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
April 08, 2019Want to get a feel for WSSU's Social Mobility Summit? Here are a few highlights from the speakers at the two-day summit.
April 08, 2019Two Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students have been selected for the inaugural Undergraduate Social Justice Fellowships program
April 08, 2019Scholarship Day, set for Thursday, April 11, highlights the advanced level of graduate and undergraduate scholarship and research at WSSU and recognize the scholars who do the work.
April 08, 2019For the fifth consecutive year, new graduates of WSSU's master's in occupational therapy program have received a 100% passage rate on their national licensure exams.
April 08, 2019
For nearly 40 years, the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation has supported WSSU students through its scholarship program.
April 06, 2019WSSU's campus was placed on lockdown for about an hour early Saturday morning while university police and Winston-Salem Police responded to a call of a fight in Brown Residence Hall. No serious injuries were reported.
April 02, 2019
Aaron Jackson oversees the Rams Know H.O.W. Mobile Unit at WSSU, the nation’s only HBCU-based mobile clinic.
April 01, 2019The founders of Swing Phi Swing, along with hundreds of members of the organization returned to WSSU to commemorate the 50th anniversary and to dedicate a monument at the spot where the organization first started in 1969.
March 27, 2019
There are few things that will bring Rams to their feet faster than hearing the Red Sea of Sound play the song “Get Up.”
March 27, 2019Check out what WSSU has going on in April. There is something for everyone.
March 27, 2019
WSSU alumnus Lamar Smith ’17 dream became a reality when he was hired as a full-time video assistant with the Denver Broncos.
March 15, 2019WSSU has announced a realignment of its athletics programs that will return men’s golf as a varsity sport and eliminate baseball.
March 15, 2019WSSU will bring together academic, community leaders, researchers and students to share knowledge at the Social Mobility Summit 2019. The summit, themed “Innovative Approaches on Campus and in the Community,” is April 2-3.
March 11, 2019The documentary, "Love, the Band," focuses on the HBCU marching band experience and goes behind the scenes with the band
March 06, 2019WSSU’s undergraduate commencement cap and gowns will feature a new look that highlights the university’s colors, red and white.
March 05, 2019Learn more about Constance Mallette, WSSU's chief financial officer and vice chancellor for Finance and Administration.
March 04, 2019WSSU has been awarded a $78,579 federal grant to offer an intensive Chinese summer language program for high school and college students.
February 26, 2019WSSU has the opportunity to win the HCASC top prize – a $75,000 institutional grant from Honda.
February 26, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for February 2019.
February 22, 2019For the third consecutive year, graduates of WSSU's Doctor of Physical Therapy program have received a perfect 100 percent passage rate on their national licensure exams. In addition, one student in the program earned a perfect score.
February 22, 2019WSSU student volunteers went to work on Tuesday, Feb. 19, restocking the shelves of the pantry, which provides in-need students with healthy, culturally appropriate emergency foods.
February 15, 2019Technology provider CollegeNET is saluting WSSU as the top ranked HBCU on its Social Mobility Index.
February 15, 2019For the third consecutive year, WSSU will partner with the SECU Foundation to provide financial support for students to pursue internships.
February 06, 2019You can help Miss Winston-Salem State University Christina Harris in her quest to become the next Miss CIAA and also support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
February 05, 2019
WSSU Foundation announces eight new members to the Board of Directors.
January 31, 2019The Spatial Justice Studio at CDI has awarded $12,500 in grants for projects that focus on developing meaningful solutions to spatial justice issues in Winston-Salem.
January 31, 2019After Faith Webber '17 passed away in a car accident, Singing Rams alumni rallied to keep her memory alive. An alumni scholarship that supports choir members has been renamed in honor of Webber.
January 31, 2019Report from WSSU’s Center for the Study of Economic Mobility or CSEM documents the opportunity costs of long bus commutes.
January 24, 2019WSSU's faculty and staff donated nearly $28,000 for charities through the 2018 North Carolina State Employees Combined Campaign or SECC.
January 24, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for January 2019.
January 24, 2019WSSU and Wake Forest University partnered to celebrate the life legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events throughout the holiday weekend.
January 24, 2019Dr. Mel C Norwood II, who most recently served as dean of students and chief student affairs officer for Reinhardt University, has been named associate provost and vice chancellor for the Division of Student Development and Engagement.
January 17, 2019Alumni honorees will be recognized at a gala at the Benton Convention Center in downtown Winston-Salem on Saturday, April 13.
January 17, 2019Winston-Salem State University students met with Golden LEAF Foundation President Dan Gerlach during a campus luncheon on Monday, Jan. 14.