September 02, 2020
Dr. Ereka Williams had several goals when she stepped into her new leadership role as the associate dean of education. WSSU News caught up with her to discuss her mission, goals and personal experiences. Here are eight questions with... Dr. Ereka Williams.
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 25, 2020
Elizabeth Barker Johnson’49, World War II Army Veteran and the first woman to enroll in the university on a GI Bill, passed away on Aug. 23 at the age of 100.
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.
August 06, 2020
August Mebane joins WSSU as the associate vice chancellor of human resources. Her appointment began on July 13.
July 31, 2020
Dr. Ereka Williams joins WSSU as the associate dean of education, quality assurance, and community engagement as of July 1.
July 27, 2020
Eight questions with … Chief Amir Henry, director of campus police
July 26, 2020
Justin Ross, a business administration major, finance minor from Philadelphia, has secured a full-time, post-graduation job with Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management companies.
July 02, 2020
Six WSSU students accepted into the North Carolina You Can Vote Civics Fellowship Program, an eight-week program that develops community leaders that educate, register and mobilize voters.
June 16, 2020WSSU’s Je’den Clark has been named vice chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents.
June 04, 2020
Two WSSU students will be interning this summer through North Carolina Governor's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship Program.
May 31, 2020
As your incoming Director of Police and Public Safety, I want to share with you my thoughts on the recent events in Minneapolis where George Floyd, an unarmed man, died while in police custody, says Amir Henry.
May 27, 2020WSSU has named Amir Henry to be the next Director of Police and Public Safety, succeeding Chief Patricia Norris, who retired in December 2019. His appointment will be effective on July 1, 2020.
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 04, 2020Winston-Salem State University Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson's radio show, Future Focus, is back on a new platform with a new name: Future Focus Now.
April 28, 2020World War II veteran and WSSU alumna, Elizabeth Barker Johnson, will turn 100 on May 2. Johnson received local and national attention for walking in WSSU's 2019 commencement ceremony, 50 years after graduating from the institution.
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.
April 22, 2020WSSU alumna Kayla Cummins’16 packed her bags and headed to New York City to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic during a time when the city was a hotspot for the virus. Check out eight questions with Kayla Cummins.
April 08, 2020WSSU Professor Scott J. Betz, chair of the Arts and Visual Studies Department, is the winner of the 2020 Board of Governors Teaching Award.
March 30, 2020In the midst of this global public health emergency, the Ram Family has answered that call to serve.
February 25, 2020
Haley Gingles will be joining WSSU’s Office of Integrated Marketing Communications as the Director of Communications and Media Relations effective March 2, 2020.
February 14, 2020Dr. Naomi Hall-Byers, a faculty expert in relationship formation and maintenance, sheds some light on the importance of healthy relationships and their effect on college students’ mental, academic and physical health.
January 22, 2020WSSU wins four awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in this year’s regional competition recognizing the best communications and engagement from educational institutions.
January 15, 2020WSSU junior Naviyea Adams has conducted dozens of campus tours since becoming a Campus Ambassador his freshman year. Get to know him with WSSU News' 8 Questions with ... .
January 13, 2020
WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been named one of the ten most dominant leaders of 2020 by HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF).
December 18, 2019Here are WSSU's Top 10 news stories for 2019.
December 18, 2019A conference room in Hill Hall is now named in honor of alumni donors Chris and Gwen Wilson in September. Here are eight questions with Chris Wilson '83.
December 13, 2019
Three WSSU faculty members have been selected as the 2019-20 Center for the Study of Economic Mobility Faculty Research Fellows.
December 12, 2019WSSU's Police and Public Safety building to be renamed in honor of first female chief of police.
December 12, 2019WSSU sophomore, a world-renowned master packer, shares her packing tips
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
Alexis McCrea ‘17 will make history as the first WSSU student to earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree through the Early Assurance Program.
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 27, 2019WSSU Alumna Sloane Holmes inspires international travel with passport sponsorships.
November 21, 2019Ericka Hurt recently became the first WSSU student to participate in the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) annual HBCU Leadership Summit.
November 18, 2019Taylor Walker, the 80th Miss WSSU, and Kambre Stephens, the 46th Mr. WSSU, need your votes as they compete for a feature in Ebony magazine.
November 18, 2019
Here are 8 questions with ... Weyling White. White will be sworn in next month as the first African American mayor of his hometown of Ahoskie, a northeastern North Carolina town with a population of about 5,000.
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.