WSSU Center for the Study of Economic Mobility selected for prestigious Fair Housing Breaking Barriers Award
April 11, 2022What began as a “startling” revelation to Winston-Salem State University economics professor Craig Richardson five years ago has developed into a community-changing program that has been selected for one of Winston-Salem’s most prestigious community awards.
March 17, 2022Winston-Salem State University is engaging in an exciting new venture that will provide the opportunity for every student to graduate with both a degree and a business plan.
December 15, 2020
WSSU receives $30 million gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
December 11, 2020WSSU’s Million Dollar Match campaign exceeded its $2 million goal by more than 60 percent - providing almost $3.4 million for student scholarships.
December 12, 2019
The last decade has seen incredible milestones at WSSU. Here are some of the highlights from 2010 to today.
November 03, 2019Twin sisters Jessica and Julia Short say WSSU's MBA program is helping them learn more about each other.
August 27, 2019Through the program, up to four fellows will be selected and receive a stipend of up to a $2,500 to focus on developing meaningful solutions to spatial justice issues in Winston-Salem.
August 19, 2019WSSU is the no. 1 public HBCU in the nation for value, according to Money magazine's 2019-20 rankings.
May 15, 2019Here's a glimpse of where a few of the students from the Class of 2019 are headed.
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.
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 15, 2019Technology provider CollegeNET is saluting WSSU as the top ranked HBCU on its Social Mobility Index.
January 31, 2019Report from WSSU’s Center for the Study of Economic Mobility or CSEM documents the opportunity costs of long bus commutes.
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 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.
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 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.
September 17, 2018WSSU is the only HBCU to win the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
August 24, 2018
A new documentary from WSSU's Center for the Study of Economic Mobility is shining a light on the challenges Winston-Salem workers face without a car.
August 24, 2018For the second consecutive year, technology provider CollegeNET has recognized WSSU with its Social Mobility Innovator Award.
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.
April 17, 2018
John Railey, the former editorial page editor of the Winston-Salem Journal, interviewed Morehouse Professor Gregory Price in advance of his appearance at WSSU on April 19.
February 13, 2018WSSU's new Center for the Study of Economic Mobility was introduced to leaders in Washington, D.C., during the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) State of Opportunity in American Summit.
November 21, 2017WSSU's new Center for the Study of Economic Mobility has awarded $60,000 in grants to support four faculty/student research projects that focus on identifying the barriers to economic mobility in Forsyth County.
October 30, 2017WSSU is no. 9 on CollegeNET’s 2017 Social Mobility Index (SMI) rankings, which were released on Tuesday, Oct. 24. WSSU is one of only five colleges or universities in the nation to rank in the top 20 each year of the rankings.
September 07, 2017
The Center for the Study of Economic Mobility will serve as a hub for faculty research, undergraduate student research scholarship and community outreach.
July 13, 2017WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson will discuss the university’s as a presenter at CollegeNET's first Social Mobility Summit meeting July 16-17 in Portland, Oregon.
February 14, 2017Technology provider CollegeNET has recognized Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) for its commitment to advancing the economic opportunity of its students, naming the university a “Social Mobility Innovator.”