Honors and Rankings
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.
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.
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.
February 26, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for February 2019.
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.
January 24, 2019Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for January 2019.
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 11, 2019WSSU's Birth-Kindergarten Education (BKE) program is the most affordable in the nation, according to a new ranking from a national website.
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 12, 2018Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements for December 2018.
December 06, 2018WSSU won awards for its website, marketing and for military-friendly programs.
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 30, 2018Student Miranda Legg collected more than 5,000 beauty and personal care empties to win national competition through Garnier.
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.
September 17, 2018WSSU is the only HBCU to win the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
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 24, 2018For the second consecutive year, technology provider CollegeNET has recognized WSSU with its Social Mobility Innovator Award.
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.
July 20, 2018WSSU graduate and undergraduate programs continue to soar in newly published national rankings.
July 10, 2018WSSU is one of seven mentor institutions in the Foundation for Student Success mentorship program. The program is set to impact 100,000 Black, Latino and American Indian students at 21 mentee institutions.
June 25, 2018WSSU's nursing and social work programs each earned top honors at HBCU Digest’s 2018 HBCU Awards on June 22.
May 23, 2018HBCU Digest announced WSSU as a finalist in seven categories, including top honors for "HBCU of the Year" and "Male President of the Year."
May 23, 2018WSSU won two Telly Awards a Silver People's Telly and a Bronze Telly for a music video featuring the Singing Rams, the university’s choir.
May 04, 2018A digital marketing agency has named Winston-Salem State University’s website one of the best designed university websites in the world.
April 20, 2018Graduates of two of Winston-Salem State University’s signature graduate programs continue to excel on their national licensing exams, receiving 100 percent passage rates on their required licensure exams for 2017.