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WSSU Summer Camp Combats Childhood Obesity

By Natalie Sheppard “North Carolina has the 23rd highest childhood obesity rate in the United States,” stated the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, on their website. The Alliance was founded by the American Heart Association in response to the growing rate of childhood obesity in the United States. One local program […]

by · July 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Features, WSSU
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Joseph P. Tilford Steps Down as Dean of Design & Production at UNCSA

By Staff Joseph P. Tilford will step down as dean of the School of Design and Production (D&P) at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, a post he has held since 2003, effective Aug. 1. After taking one-year research leave, Tilford will become a full-time professor in […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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UNCSA Film Alumnus Wins Cinematography Award

By Staff Harper Alexander, a 2014 graduate of the School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is the winner of the Linwood Dunn Heritage Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Cinematography from the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Alexander, of South Thomaston, Maine, was recognized […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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Pope Foundation Makes Two-Year $52,000 Gift to Forsyth Tech

By Staff Forsyth Tech has announced that the Lawrence E. Pope Foundation is giving the college a gift of $52,000, which will be distributed over a two-year period and used to update and expand the college’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology program. A presentation of the initial grant check in […]

by · July 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech
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Accrediting Agency Removes Public Sanction from UNCSA

by Staff On Friday, University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) announced that the board of trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has removed the school from a public sanction. The SACSCOC board removed UNCSA from “warning” – which is the lesser […]

by · July 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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WSSU Receives $400,000 Grant to Reduce Teen Pregnancy in Montgomery County

By Staff Winston-Salem State University  has received a $400,000 grant to support an evidence-based program designed to reduce teen pregnancy in Montgomery County, N.C. The study, a partnership between WSSU and Montgomery County schools, is directed at middle school students and is funded by the North Carolina Department of Health […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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WSSU Motorsports Management Program Will Bring Racing to Kids – Free Camp

By Staff With the help of Matt Murphy, the 13-year-old racing sensation, the Motorsports Management Program at Winston-Salem State University will introduce young people to the many sides of racing at two Diversity in Motion Initiative camps in July. The camps, which are free and open to local students from […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
WFU Museum of Anthropology Offers “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent”

WFU Museum of Anthropology Offers “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent”

By Staff   Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) has opened a new long-term exhibit entitled “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent,” which explores the remarkable cultural diversity found in Africa. The selected artifacts, ranging from ceramics to textiles, offer an in-depth examination of five African […]

by · June 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
Career Center Students Awarded Scholarships from Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem

Career Center Students Awarded Scholarships from Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem

By Staff The Homebuilders Association of Winston-Salem was the first business partner of a secondary education program in the state of North Carolina. A partnership with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and Forsyth Technical Community College, the carpentry curriculum is designed to train students to construct residential structures using standard building […]

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UNCSA Creates New Gillian Murphy Endowed Scholarship for School of Dance

By Staff The School of Dance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts has announced the establishment of the Gillian Murphy Endowed Scholarship. The four-year scholarship is named for UNCSA alumna Gillian Murphy ’96, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. Murphy returned to UNCSA in December […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA