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Winston-Salem State University Announces Common as Commencement Speaker

Winston-Salem State University Announces Common as Commencement Speaker

By Staff Award-winning recording artist and actor Common will be the speaker for Winston-Salem State University’s 2015 commencement on Friday, May 15, at 9:45 a.m. in Bowman Gray Stadium. A two-time Grammy Award winner, Common won the 2015 Academy Award and the 2015 Golden Globe Award for best original song […]

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Governor McCrory to Speak at Forsyth Tech Commencement

By Staff   NC Governor Pat McCrory will be the speaker at Forsyth Tech’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 7. The ceremony will be held at 5 pm (not 7pm as in previous years) at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem. “We are honored to have Gov. Pat McCrory […]

by · April 19, 2015 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
WFU Historian Featured on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Program on TLC

WFU Historian Featured on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Program on TLC

By Staff   John Ruddiman, assistant professor of history at Wake Forest University, will appear in the April 19 episode of the TLC program “Who Do you Think You Are?” The show gives celebrities a chance to dig into their roots and learn more about their family history. According to […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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UNCSA Mourns the Loss of Yury Belov

By Staff   The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is mourning the loss of School of Drama faculty emeritus Yury Belov, who died Friday, April 10, at the age of 82. Known by his colleagues and students as the “quintessential clown,” Belov was exiled from the former […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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WFU Professor Melissa Harris-Perry to Emcee Maya Angelou’s Stamp Dedication Ceremony

By Staff   Wake Forest University faculty, staff and alumni will be among those present for the dedication ceremony of the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Apr. 7. They include: Melissa Harris-Perry, Presidential Endowed Chair in Politics and International Affairs, Executive Director of Wake Forest’s Pro […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest
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UNCSA “Terra Luna” Lighting Designers will Present Portfolios at Lincoln Center

By Staff   Three senior lighting designers in the School of Design and Production (D&P) at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) will be in New York April 11 and 12 to participate in the prestigious Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review at the Lincoln Center for the […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
CCD Micro-Doc – Forsyth Tech Transportation Technology’s 2015 Open House & Cruise-In

CCD Micro-Doc – Forsyth Tech Transportation Technology’s 2015 Open House & Cruise-In

  Forsyth Tech’s Transportation Technology Center is home to the college’s race car, collision repair and refinishing, automotive systems, heavy equipment and transport, motorcycle repair and recreational vehicle maintenance & repair technology programs.  On Saturday, March 28th, they played host to the Second Annual Open House & Cruise-In. Car, truck […]

by · March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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WSSU’s Michael McKenzie Selected for Teaching Excellence Award

By Staff   Dr. Michael McKenzie, associate professor in the Department of Exercise Physiology at Winston-Salem State University, has been selected by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to receive a 2015 Award for Excellence in Teaching. The 17 recipients of the 2015 awards represent the institutions within […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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WFU Names Michele Gillespie Dean of the College

By Staff   Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College, with academic oversight for the undergraduate school of arts and sciences. Gillespie will begin serving as dean July 1. Gillespie joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1999. She was […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WSSU to Host State Alliance Forming to Tackle NC’s Post-ACA Health Professional Shortage

By Staff   Now that more Americans have health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nation’s healthcare system requires more health professionals at a time of rapid and diverse population growth. A new academic and community partnership – The North Carolina Alliance to Transform the Health Professions – aims […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU