September 11, 2019
WSSU has awarded tenure and promotions to 10 faculty members, effective July 1.
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 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, 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 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.
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 02, 2019Get to know John Lavender, head athletic trainer in WSSU Sport Medicine Department.
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 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.
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, 2019Two Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students have been selected for the inaugural Undergraduate Social Justice Fellowships program
April 02, 2019
Aaron Jackson oversees the Rams Know H.O.W. Mobile Unit at WSSU, the nation’s only HBCU-based mobile clinic.
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 05, 2019Learn more about Constance Mallette, WSSU's chief financial officer and vice chancellor for Finance and Administration.
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, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for January 2019.
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.
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 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 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 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 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 07, 2018Miss WSSU is one of 66 HBCU campus queens competing in the 2018-19 Ebony HBCU Campus Queens Contest.
November 05, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for November 2018.
October 01, 2018A video interview with WSSU’s oldest alumna — who also may be WSSU’s biggest fan.
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.
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 05, 2018
WSSU begins the 2018-19 academic year with 12 new faculty members joining the ranks.
August 23, 2018Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital, who served as interim chancellor of WSSU from 2006-07, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
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.
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 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.
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 15, 2018WSSU graduate Inayah Turner turned tragedy into triumph, and now she's ready to change the world as an educator.
June 15, 2018
Three single mothers from Salisbury have overcome the odds, earning their bachelor’s degrees, together.
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 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 08, 2018
WSSU recognized the dedication and years of service of their staff during the Chancellor’s Achievement Awards.
May 31, 2018
A second mobile health clinic is about to hit the road, serving the uninsured and underinsured of in East Winston.
May 16, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for May 2018.
May 14, 2018
Here’s a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2018 are headed.
May 07, 2018
Dr. Darryl Scriven, chair of the Department of Visual Arts, Humanities and Theatre and an associate professor of philosophy at Florida A&M University (FAMU), has been named the dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education at Winston-Salem State University.
May 03, 2018Wilbourne Rusere has been named associate vice chancellor for financial planning and budget.
April 20, 2018
After a national search, Dr. Anthony Graham, dean of the College of Education and professor of educator preparation at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has been named WSSU's new provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs.
April 19, 2018From DJ Trellz to DJ Diesel and Luke Nasty, there’s a long line of successful DJs who got their start working events as students on campus at WSSU.
April 19, 2018Montrell Davis, known as DJ Trellz, is now one of a long line of successful DJs from WSSU. He started his journey as a freshman at WSSU.
April 19, 2018Wanda Brown ‘77, the director of library services at WSSU, has been elected the president-elect for the American Library Association.
April 11, 2018
Cynthia S. Bell, associate professor and chair of the occupational therapy program at WSSU, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
April 04, 2018
Tavoria and Taneshia Poole, the oldest of seven children from Jacksonville, are setting the bar for their younger siblings as they pursue nursing degrees at WSSU.
March 23, 2018
Dr. Doria “Kathy” Stitts, associate provost and dean of University College and Lifelong Learning and interim dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education, has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2018-19 year.
March 13, 2018
A video of Officer Selana Ligons taking a moment from her policing duties during a WSSU home basketball game to dance the Shoot, by BlocBoy JB has captured more than a few hearts.
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.
February 28, 2018Ivey Brown, WSSU’s chief legal counsel, has been named to the 2018 class of East Carolina University’s 40 Under Forty Leadership Awards.
February 20, 2018
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson participated in UNC-TV’s “Black Issues Forum Special Presentation: HBCU Legacy and Leadership” that aired on Feb. 19.
February 12, 2018
WSSU has more than a few love stories. For Valentine’s Day, WSSU News brings you seven love stories that began right here at WSSU.
February 09, 2018A vote for Miss Winston-Salem State University Jordan Reaves is a vote for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
January 25, 2018Traron Edwards, a senior finance major, is on his way to his goal of running his own asset management company.
January 16, 2018WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been named an Outstanding Alumnus by Pennsylvania State University’s Department of Psychology.
January 04, 2018
Constance Mallette has been named vice chancellor for Finance and Administration at WSSU.
December 13, 2017
From single mother to a determined CEO of a local non-profit, a Winston-Salem State University business student is on a mission to help other single mothers and their daughters break the cycle of poverty.
December 12, 2017Miss Winston-Salem State University is one of 75 HBCU campus queens competing for a spot in Ebony’s 2017-18 HBCU Campus Queens Contest.
December 11, 2017Jeri Craddock was recognized for her leadership during the CSNAP Conference, which was hosted at WSSU Nov. 17-18. WSSU is the first HBCU to host the statewide student leadership event in its 25-year history.
December 05, 2017
WSSU Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity helped those less fortunate in Forsyth County through its 21st annual Homeless Awareness Week.
November 20, 2017
WSSU collected four best practices awards – the most of any university – at the HBCUgrow Conference on Nov. 9 in Raleigh.
November 13, 2017
WSSU Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. is helping to shed light on the growing issue of homelessness in the community through the 21st annual Homeless Awareness Week, Nov. 13-17.
November 09, 2017In celebration of Veterans Day, WSSU News introduces you to two female student veterans.
November 01, 2017
About 100 WSSU alumni were back on campus on Thursday, Oct. 26, serving as guest professors in classrooms, and participating in panel discussions and luncheons with current students as part of Return to Serve.
October 20, 2017
WSSU News will go behind the scenes during Homecoming week with a series of live videos.
October 20, 2017Dr. Randy W. Mills, vice chancellor for finance and administration/chief financial officer at Winston-Salem State University, has announced he will retire at the end of December.
October 16, 2017The donation, through the sorority’s scholarship and Think HBCU programs, will benefit students majoring in education or mass communications.
October 03, 2017William Gibson is one of 62 students nationwide selected to the 2017-18 class of White House HBCU All-Stars.
September 15, 2017
As Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) celebrates its 125th anniversary, the university also welcomes 30 new faculty members.
September 13, 2017
It’s an exciting time to be a WSSU Ram. As WSSU celebrates its 125th anniversary, WSSU News caught up with Jerel Smith and Jordan Reaves, this year’s Mr. and Miss WSSU, to discuss the 125th, campus life, future endeavors and more.
September 07, 2017
Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has announced the appointment of two veteran faculty members to lead departments.
September 06, 2017
Dr. Andrea Patterson-Masuka, associate professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies, has been selected for the Whisenton Public Scholars Program, an initiative that investigates ways faculty from various disciplines can institute public scholarship and serve their local communities.
September 05, 2017
Dr. Stephanie Dance-Barnes, co-chair of the Department of Biological Sciences and associate professor at WSSU, has received the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM award.
July 27, 2017
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been named one of the Triad’s 'Most Admired CEOs of 2017' by The Triad Business Journal.
July 21, 2017
As WSSU commemorates its 125th anniversary, a new team is in place to help guide the celebration.
June 23, 2017WSSU's Board of Trustees officially welcomed its newest member, as Javonty Hunter, 2017-18 president-elect of Student Government Association, took the oath of office.
June 15, 2017
The School of Health Sciences at WSSU has received a $15,000 donation from the Averill Foundation to support simulation training.
June 14, 2017Dr. Amber DeBono, assistant professor of psychology at WSSU is the recipient of the inaugural Karla Holloway Mentoring Award, which honors educators who mentor women and girls of color during the early stages of development as scholars and researchers.
June 14, 2017
Attorney Ivey Brown has been named chief legal counsel at WSSU. His appointment was effective June 9.
June 02, 2017With the forthcoming departure of Provost Brenda Allen and Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education Corey D. B. Walker, WSSU has announced the appointment of Dr. Carolynn Berry as interim provost and Dr. Kathy Stitts as interim dean of the College, effective July 1.
May 30, 2017Staff take over K.R. Williams Auditorium at the Chancellor's Achievement and Service Awards.
May 22, 2017Among the Winston-Salem State University graduating class of 2017 are six WSSU employees
May 17, 2017These three WSSU scholars are ready to become nurse scientist.
May 12, 2017
Students recognized James Tate, property security guard at the C.G. O’Kelly Library, for his work and dedication to the WSSU and students.
May 11, 2017
Nursing sisters, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, will cross the WSSU commencement stage together for the second time in 10 years on Friday, May 19, earning their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree.
May 07, 2017
Dana Walker, coordinator of community service at Winston-Salem State University, has received the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for his work matching members of the WSSU community with non-profit organizations.