May 20, 2021
Winston-Salem State University will host five commencement ceremonies over two days, beginning Thursday, May 20, and concluding on Friday, May 21. Notably, an additional ceremony has been added to recognize 2020 graduates. In-person ceremonies will be held on WSSU’s main campus at the Intramural Practice Field.
May 14, 2021
While the global pandemic shaped the Class of 2021’s final year on campus, these graduates are #RamStrong activists, advocates, artists, and athletes who are prepared to take on whatever challenges they may face in the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
March 06, 2019WSSU’s undergraduate commencement cap and gowns will feature a new look that highlights the university’s colors, red and white.
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 15, 2019Technology provider CollegeNET is saluting WSSU as the top ranked HBCU on its Social Mobility Index.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 18, 2018
WSSU recognized more than 1,200 graduates, students who earned their degrees in summer and fall of 2017 and spring 2018.
May 14, 2018
Meet the WSSU Division of Nursing’s first cohort of doctors. These 11 nurse scholars have earned their Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and will receive their hoods during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony on May 18.
May 14, 2018
Here’s a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2018 are headed.
May 11, 2018Darren Absher, one of 11 to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from WSSU this academic year, hopes to take the knowledge he learned will help nurse practitioners better treat underserved populations locally and globally.
May 09, 2018
A WSSU senior has been awarded a $10,000 fellowship through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration.
May 02, 2018A $50,000 gift from a Winston-Salem family is helping WSSU expand its emergency grant fund, which helps students who need assistance that cannot be provided through financial aid.
May 02, 2018WSSU senior Jessica Johnson, who struggled as a child due to a speech impediment, has performed on some of the biggest stages as a student at WSSU.
April 25, 2018
Byron Pitts, a multi-Emmy award-winning journalist for ABC News and author, will be the speaker at WSSU’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 18.
December 13, 2017Alexis McCrea is the first WSSU graduate to take advantage of the Early Assurance Program, which offers guaranteed admission into WSSU’s highly competitive doctor of physical therapy program for students who meet specific criteria.
September 05, 2017Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has again placed Winston-Salem State University on its list of “Top 100 Degree Producers.” Among North Carolina universities, WSSU ranks as the no. 1 producer of African Americans bachelor’s degrees in three healthcare categories.
July 21, 2017
As WSSU commemorates its 125th anniversary, a new team is in place to help guide the celebration.
May 18, 2017Members of Winston-Salem State University’s newest graduating class have new opportunities to go along with their new degrees.
May 17, 2017These three WSSU scholars are ready to become nurse scientist.
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.