A January 18th resolution make its clear that UNC faculty members want more control in determining curriculum for the system in the new strategic plan. The resolution has the backingbof more than half of the sytems’s institutions. Learn more here.
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has announced three staff changes within the Office of the Registrar.
Carmen Wigfall has been named associate registrar, Andrial M. Nwaugha has been named graduation services manage, and Travis J. Mills will serve as graduation services assistant according to Sharon Stoddard, University Registrar.
Wigfall joined WSSU in 2007 as a computer support consultant in the Office of the Provost. She also has served as a staff member in the Office of the Registrar and as a technology support analyst. For the past two years, she also has been a member of the Process Improvement, Reporting and Analysis Department in addition to her other duties and served as interim associate registrar for five months. Prior to WSSU, she was a programmer/analyst with International Textile Group, Inc. in Greensboro for 11 years. She earned an MBA from WSSU and holds a B.S. in Office Administration from Indiana State University.
Nwaugha has over 13 years of experience in higher education having spent six years as scholarship coordinator/default prevention specialist with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts prior to joining WSSU in 2005. At WSSU, she has served as institutional scholarship coordinator, lead transcript articulation specialist and interim graduation services specialist. Nwaugha completed a B.S. in management information systems while employed at WSSU and earned an MBA in management from Strayer University.
Mills joined WSSU in September 2012. A retired Army veteran with extensive military training in leadership development and management, he served overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and in Chicago. Mills is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree at WSSU. He is a graduate of the Worsham College of Mortuary Science and a licensed funeral director. He is also an ordained minister and serves on the ministerial staff of Dreamland Park Baptist Church in Winston-Salem.
Dana Carthron, an assistant professor of nursing at Winston-Salem State University, agrees that more training is necessary for in-home caregivers providing care for the elderly. Learn more here.
Dr. Megan Edwards, associate professor of Occupational Therapy (OT) recently received the Winston-Salem State University OT Program Faculty of Distinction Award at the Occupational Therapy graduating students awards luncheon November 30.
The Faculty of Distinction Award is intended to recognize individual faculty for teaching that rises above and beyond the general class requirements to a sustained performance of excellence. This kind of teaching incites intellectual curiosity in students, inspires collegiality, challenges students and makes them aware of significant relationships between the academic learning and their profession. The person to receive this award is selected by the graduating students.
“Dr. Edwards joined the department about three years ago and has brought a phenomenal level of energy and commitment to teaching and learning,” said Dr. Dorothy Bethea, chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy .
On Nov. 21, Winston-Salem State University announced the passing of the Rev. Dr. Cedric Rodney, who recently retired as the school’s James A Gray distinguished Professor of Religion and Ethics.
Dr. Rodney had been on the faculty of Winston-Salem State for more than 40 years and had been the James A Gray Distinguished [...]
Jocelyn L. Foy has joined Winston-Salem State University as interim associate vice chancellor for Enrollment Management to fill this extremely important role while the university searches for a permanent replacement for Tomikia LeGrande.
Ms. Foy has had a progressive career in higher education that has been based on strengthening institutions through collaborative and competitive strategic approaches. [...]
Dr. Cynthia Williams Brown from Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has been selected as one of the NCAA Division II Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) Fellows for 2012.
Brown, associate professor of physical education and chair of the Department of Human Performance and Sports Sciences, has served as the faculty athletics representative for WSSU since 2005. Each NCAA [...]
Robert A. Herring III, a professor at the Winston-Salem State University School of Business and Economics, was a junior in high school when James Meredith made history as the first African-American student allowed to enroll at Ole Miss Oct. 1, 1962. He lived at the edge of the campus and was a [...]