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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 18, 2019The alumni honorees gave back, raising more than $54,000 for scholarships for WSSU students, a record for the event.
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 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, 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 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, 2019Check out what WSSU has going on in April. There is something for everyone.
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.
February 26, 2019WSSU has the opportunity to win the HCASC top prize – a $75,000 institutional grant from Honda.
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, 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 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, 2019WSSU and Wake Forest University partnered to celebrate the life legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events throughout the holiday weekend.
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.
January 17, 2019At Winston-Salem State University, we believe in a deep individual and institutional responsibility to respond to injustices and work toward the establishment of just, equitable, and sustainable culture, economic, political, and social principles that affirm the worth, value, and dignity of all people.
January 10, 2019Two industry veterans have joined the administrative staff of WSSU-based WSNC 90.5 FM to kick off 2019.
January 10, 2019
WSSU welcomed 17 new Heritage Society members during an induction ceremony on Dec. 4.
January 09, 2019
Demolition is underway on the Old Nursing Building, the previous home of WSSU nursing program.
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, 2019WSSU and Wake Forest University are partnering to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events throughout the holiday weekend.
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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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, 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
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 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.
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 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 21, 2018
WSSU's radio station, is launching 'WSSU Future Focus,' an hourlong weekly talk show featuring Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson.
July 12, 2018
Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for July 2018.
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 03, 2018WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson receives Leadership North Carolina's L. Richardson Preyer Alumni Award.
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 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 14, 2018
Dr. LaTanya Afolayan, senior director of planning and major giving at Norfolk State University, has been named vice chancellor for University Advancement at Winston-Salem State University.
June 12, 2018WSSU has a new 20-year master plan. Let's look at the most frequently asked questions about the new plan.
June 11, 2018
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has announced the creation of a new Division of Strategic Communications, which will be tasked with communicating the university’s brand message to key stakeholders.
June 11, 2018Architects have unveiled a long-term vision for WSSU’s campus that supports growth and offers enhanced amenities for students.
June 08, 2018The newly named H. Douglas Covington Hall, a five-story living/learning community for freshmen, will accommodate about 300 students starting in August. The residence hall features pod communities that are designed to support student success.
May 31, 2018
A second mobile health clinic is about to hit the road, serving the uninsured and underinsured of in East Winston.
May 24, 2018
Ten WSSU students will be interning this summer through the North Carolina Governor's HBCU Internship Program.
May 24, 2018Power to portions of the Winston-Salem State University campus will be shut off next weekend, while major repairs are made to the university’s electrical infrastructure. The scheduled power outage will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 1, and continue through the afternoon on Sunday, June 3.
May 01, 2018April in review: WSSU News takes a look back at some of the big events.
April 27, 2018
WSSU students and staff teamed up with Home Depot volunteers to 'retool the school' during a two-day beautification event, April 26-27.
April 16, 2018WSSU will use the investment for scholarships to address access to care and nursing shortages, and to enhance the division’s technology infrastructure.
April 02, 2018
Fifty years ago this month, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. The April 1968 issue of The News Argus offers a glimpse of the reaction on campus.
March 27, 2018
WSSU is looking to engage alumni, the community and prospective students with Paint the Town Red, which runs April 10-14. The weeklong celebration of all things WSSU includes one of the biggest academic events and one of the university’s biggest fundraisers.
March 27, 2018Kenneth Raymond '87 resigns from the Winston-Salem State University Board of Trustees
March 09, 2018WSSU, in partnership with agencies in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, conducts large-scale emergency preparedness exercise on campus.
March 07, 2018Chancellor Robinson’s address reaffirms WSSU’s rich history and mission as a comprehensive, historically Black university. WSSU is a vibrant and dynamic learning community full of people who are committed to providing our students the very best education possible.
March 02, 2018
WSSU alumni visited high schools across North Carolina, surprising seniors with the news that they have received one of the university’s most prestigious scholarships.
March 01, 2018
Nearly 200 emergency personnel, volunteers, and WSSU faculty, staff and students are expected to participate in a large-scale emergency preparedness exercise on campus on Tuesday, March 6.
February 26, 2018
Associates from Food Lion restocked the Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Rams Helping Hands Food Pantry with more than 6,000 meals.
February 22, 2018
WSSU received three Special Merit Awards in a competition sponsored by District III of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
February 16, 2018
Over the past 125 years, WSSU has evolved from a one-room frame structure into an academic powerhouse with more than 39 buildings located on 117 acres. In celebration of Black History Month, follow us as we take you on a tour of the sites on campus.
February 09, 2018WSSU faculty, staff and administrators again stepped up to help those in need, donating $20,743 during the annual State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC).
February 06, 2018
WSSU is partnering with Single Stop Services to help students through the process of filing their income taxes.
February 01, 2018After a lengthy and extensive search, veteran broadcaster Brian Anthony has been named the new general manager for WSSU's radio station WSNC 90.5 FM.
January 24, 2018
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, Barnes and Noble College’s regional manager, and other WSSU administrators cut the ribbon on Tuesday, Jan. 23, for the grand opening of the expanded university bookstore.
January 23, 2018
The recipients were recognized at an annual banquet celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held at WSSU on Jan. 22. The awards, part of a series of annual events co-hosted by WSSU and Wake Forest University, are annually presented to faculty, staff, administrators and students from WSSU and Wake Forest who exemplify King’s qualities and promote diversity within the community.
January 23, 2018Joint message from WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson and Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch.
January 12, 2018Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned a future where all Americans would share in the opportunity to achieve their dreams. This is the same vision Dr. Simon Green Atkins had for this institution. We remain dedicated to this mission, with social justice and a commitment to equity enshrined in our values.