WSSU

tamisha clark

Four Elected to the WSSU Foundation Board of Directors

By staff The Winston-Salem State University Foundation has elected four new board members. They are Tamisha Clark, general manager at Cook Medical; Wendy Knight, vice president at Novant Health, Inc.; Crystal Thompkins, vice president for BNY Mellon; and John Thorne, senior director of benefits at Reynolds American. The Foundation’s returning […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, WSSU
wssu

Nearly 750 WSSU Freshmen expected for Move-In Day on August 9

By Staff   Winston-Salem State University will welcome its first-year students on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 8 a.m., when nearly 750 students are expected to arrive on campus for “Move-In Day.” Members of WSSU’s campus fraternities, sororities, student social and civic organizations will assist students as they move in […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
childhood obesity

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
teen pregnancy

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
NASCAR

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
chancellor reaves

Chancellor Reaves Receives Honorary Degree during WSSU Commencement

By Staff Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) bestowed an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree on its chancellor, Donald Julian Reaves, during the university’s commencement ceremony on Friday, May 16. The Board of Trustees of the university voted unanimously to confer the degree to recognize Reaves for his contributions to WSSU […]

wssu commencement

WSSU Moves Commencement to Bowman Gray Stadium for 2014

By Staff The approximately 1,000 students who will be participating in the 2014 Winston-Salem State University commencement ceremony will be making history and possibly starting a new tradition. For the first time, the university will be holding its graduation at Bowman Gray Stadium. The event will be Friday, May 16, […]

health disparities

How is Your Heart Project Focusing on Improving Health Disparities Through Endowed Scholarship

By Staff In its latest project, the community group How is Your Heart Project brought together 35 people from neighborhoods, businesses, politics, health care, faith-based organizations and academics to develop methods to support educating healthcare providers on the importance of eliminating health disparities. Out of that meeting, the group decided […]

by · May 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
tonia walker

WSSU Names Tonia Walker Athletic Director

by Staff Tonia Walker, associate director of athletics and senior woman administration at Winston-Salem State University, has been named the athletic director for the program effective immediately. “Tonia has done an outstanding job in every role she has been given within the WSSU athletics program and has a wealth of […]

Donald Reeves

WSSU Chancellor’s Search Committee Announced – Holds First Meeting Monday

By Staff The Search Committee for a new chancellor at Winston-Salem State University has been named and will hold its first meeting beginning at 8:30 am Monday, April 21, at the Greensboro Airport Marriott. Tom Ross, president of the UNC system, will present the charge to the committee. The meeting […]

by · April 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, WSSU