September 03, 2020WSSU has been awarded a $1.5 million grant funded through the UNC ROI to establish an applied data science center.
August 26, 2020
Eight WSSU faculty members and CITI fellows become Adobe Creative Campus Faculty Fellows after completing the Adobe Creative Campus Faculty Development Institute.
August 18, 2020WSSU rewards 16 faculty members for their outstanding performance with tenure and/or promotion in academic rank for the 2020-21 academic year.
June 17, 2020
WSSU’s School of Health Sciences has secured just over $5 million in grants to directly support students in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Occupational Therapy departments.
June 17, 2020WSSU's nursing program's accreditation has been renewed for an additional 10 years by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.
June 02, 2020
WSSU Job Corps Scholars Program has secured a U.S Department of Labor Job Corps Scholars grant for $1,186,900. The grant will allow the university to enroll 40 students per year in an intensive two-year career preparation program.
June 01, 2020A cross-campus working group has designed a flexible, in-person Fall 2020 experience designed to keep the Ram Family safe while moving our community forward.
May 18, 2020Despite a global pandemic, summer session enrollment at WSSU has reached its highest level in at least five years. More than 1,500 students are registered for Summer I this year — a 15% increase from last year.
May 08, 2020Check out WSSU's newest class of graduates. Here's a look at where a few students from the class of 2020 are headed.
May 08, 2020WSSU’s online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is now the best in the nation after being ranked no. 3 in 2019.
April 29, 2020WSSU will celebrate the hard work and achievements of the class of 2020 with an online celebration, “Virtual Voices: The Class of 2020,” that will be available at noon on Friday, May 8.
April 22, 2020WSSU students express who they are as developing artists through their senior projects. Selections range from photography, painting, watercolor chalk, and even hand-crafted furniture making.
February 27, 2020Dr. Mesia Steed, associate professor of cell and molecular biology at WSSU, discusses heart health and how she uses her heart disease research to inform others.
February 06, 2020Check out how you can celebrate Black History Month with WSSU the month of February
January 28, 2020WSSU’s elementary education program has been recognized as one of the best in the nation by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
January 23, 2020Two WSSU students had the experience of a lifetime last month when they were selected to participate in the Adobe World Sales Conference 2020 in Las Vegas
December 18, 2019Here are WSSU's Top 10 news stories for 2019.
December 12, 2019
The last decade has seen incredible milestones at WSSU. Here are some of the highlights from 2010 to today.
December 03, 2019
WSSU has received nearly $2 million in new grants from the National Science Foundation NSF that will expand research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at the university.
November 27, 2019
The Spatial Justice Studio at the CDI has awarded $12,500 in grants for projects that focus on developing meaningful solutions to spatial justice issues in Winston-Salem.
November 21, 2019Leaders were elected during the regular Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 20.
November 18, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for November 2019.
November 14, 2019The students were among the 1,000 high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students from across the country selected to attend the Forbes Under 30 summit.
November 07, 2019Fourteen WSSU students were selected to attend the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) 19th annual Leadership Institute.
November 05, 2019WSSU commemorated its founding 127 years ago and founder Dr. Simon Green Atkins during the 2019 Founder’s Day Convocation.
November 03, 2019Twin sisters Jessica and Julia Short say WSSU's MBA program is helping them learn more about each other.
October 15, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for October 2019.
October 04, 2019As the university welcomes its largest freshman class since 2008, data also show that more students are seeing WSSU as a first choice institution.
September 18, 2019For the second consecutive year, WSSU is a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in recognition of its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
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 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, 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 13, 2019Ramdition, WSSU's weeklong orientation for first-time freshmen, got underway on Sunday, Aug. 11.
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 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, 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 12, 2019Dr. Peggy Valentine, dean of the School of Health Sciences, has been name interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University.
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, 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 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 21, 2019
WSSU recognized faculty for excellence in teaching, research and service during the annual Faculty Awards Luncheon on May 15.
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 02, 2019PFC Elizabeth Barker Johnson, a 1949 WSSU graduate and retired teacher, was surprised with the news on her 99th birthday.
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 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 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, 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.
March 06, 2019WSSU’s undergraduate commencement cap and gowns will feature a new look that highlights the university’s colors, red and white.
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, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for February 2019.
February 15, 2019Technology provider CollegeNET is saluting WSSU as the top ranked HBCU on its Social Mobility Index.
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 14, 2019Nearly 1,900 WSSU students made the fall 2018 Dean's List, according to the Office of the Registrar.
January 11, 2019WSSU's Birth-Kindergarten Education (BKE) program is the most affordable in the nation, according to a new ranking from a national website.
January 09, 2019Winston-Salem State University’s College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education (CASBE) will present three lectures this semester as part of the John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Lecture Series.
January 09, 2019
The three-year Mellon Foundation grant will provide the infrastructure to support faculty development and curriculum redesign for courses in art and visual studies, English, history, and music.
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 19, 2018
EAB Guide, known as RAMGuide at Winston-Salem State University, is now EAB Navigate Student.
December 12, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for December 2018.
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 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 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.
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 04, 2018Two WSSU students have been named 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
October 01, 2018
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has filled five key leadership positions at the university since January.
September 30, 2018Renovations are complete on the weight room at Winston-Salem State University’s Whitaker Gym.
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 17, 2018WSSU is the only HBCU to win the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
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 30, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for August 2018.
August 24, 2018For the second consecutive year, technology provider CollegeNET has recognized WSSU with its Social Mobility Innovator Award.
August 20, 2018Welcome to the start of a new semester! August is one of my favorite months of the year.
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 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.