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WSSU Fraternity Hosts 18th Annual Sleep-Out for the Homeless on Nov 21

By Staff   The Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. at Winston-Salem State University will conduct its 18th annual overnight sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness in the Piedmont Triad on Nov. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. near the Greek plots on campus. Activities during the past […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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WSSU’s International Education Week to Feature an African Queen Mother on November 13

By Staff   Nuekie Aku Opata, a 1998 graduate of Winston-Salem State University  will share her experiences of being installed as the Queen Mother of her tribe in Ghana during a presentation on “Connecting and Reclaiming African and African American Identities” on Thursday, November 13, at 2pm in Room 207A […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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WSSU Rehabilitation Counseling Program Awarded More than $2 Million in Grants

By Staff The Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received two grants totally more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Education. The grants from the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services are to address the shortage in professionals in rehabilitation, as well as […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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WSSU Professor Earns Rehabilitation Education Award

By Staff   Dr. Robin E. Dock, associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at Winston-Salem State University, recent received the Sylvia Walker Education Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, a division of the National Rehabilitation Association that promotes ethical and state-of-the-art practices in rehabilitation. Dock, […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, WSSU
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WSSU to Develop a Relationship with University in Kenya

By Staff Winston-Salem State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya, that will lead to student and faculty exchanges and research collaborations. “This agreement creates another opportunity for our students and faculty to engage in global conversations with colleagues in advancing the frontiers of […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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WSSU Visiting Scholar Dr. M. Badrul Alam to Speak on India-U.S. Relations September 17

By Staff Dr. Mohammed Badrul Alam, professor and Political Science department head at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, will speak about the global impact of India-U.S. relations at 11 a.m. on September 17 in room 136 of the R.J. Reynolds Building on the campus of Winston-Salem State […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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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
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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
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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