May 072017
WSSU staffer wins Governor’s Volunteer Award

Dana Walker, coordinator of community service at Winston-Salem State University, has received the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for his work matching members of the WSSU community with non-profit organizations. Walker coordinates WSSU’s Project GIVE [Getting Involved (through) Volunteer Efforts], which is hosted through the Office of Career Development Services. Last year (2015-16) through the program, 779 […]

May 062017
WSSU administrator recognized by Winston-Salem leadership program

Rosalba Ledezma, associate vice chancellor of facilities management at Winston-Salem State University, has been recognized through the City of Winston-Salem’s Outstanding Women Leaders Program. Ledezma, who joined WSSU in 2012, was recognized at an event on April 20 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Winston-Salem. She and other honorees also were recognized by the mayor […]

May 052017
SGA helps students find their Zen Zone

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students will soon have a new place on campus to relax and focus. This summer, two triple hammocks will be installed in the historic lawn between Carolina and Blair halls, launching a student Zen Zone. Student Government Association (SGA) launched the Zen Zone on April 28, student reading day. For the […]

May 052017
Diggs Gallery director named Barton College graduation speaker

Barton College, a private liberal arts institute in Wilson, has announced that Endia Beal, assistant professor of art and director of the Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University, will be the featured speaker at the 115th annual commencement exercises, scheduled for Saturday, May 13. “We are delighted to welcome Endia Beal as this year’s commencement […]

May 042017
WSSU Golf Classic raises $45,000 for student scholarships

The Winston-Salem State University Foundation welcomed 100 golfers for the 17th Annual WSSU Golf Classic, raising $45,571 for student scholarships. The 18-hole tournament, held at Winston Lake Golf Course on April 28, featured lunch, prizes and awards. “We are overwhelmed by the tournament and sponsors, players and everyone who continues to make the WSSU Golf Classic a […]

May 022017
WSSU Athletics Director Tonia Walker receives three-year contract extension

Winston-Salem State University announced today a three-year extension to the contract of Athletics Director Tonia Walker. Walker has served in the role since May 2014 and has led the Rams athletic department to success on the field and in the classroom. In her tenure, the Rams have taken home 14 CIAA championships. Student-athletes have also […]

Apr 282017
2 WSSU faculty selected for Carnegie fellowships to work in Nigeria

Two Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) faculty have been selected to work in Nigeria as part of a summer Carnegie Corporation fellowship. Dr. Alice S. Etim, associate professor of management information systems, and Dr. James S. Etim, professor of education, will work with faculty at the University of Jos (UNIJOS) in Nigeria on course development and […]

Apr 242017
3 WSSU police officers promoted

Winston-Salem State University Police and Public Safety celebrated the promotion of three officers at a ceremony on Monday, April 17. Henry Gray has been promoted to captain, and Ulrick McDougald and Jermey Neal have been promoted to corporal.  Family members, staff and administrators attended the ceremony. More photos from the celebration are available on WSSU’s Flickr […]

Apr 232017
AT&T executives, WSSU faculty join forces to support student success

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) faculty learned from AT&T executives how skills taught in the classroom help to prepare students to enter the workplace.  About 50 faculty and student leaders attended the first WSSU AT&T Academy on Thursday, April 13. The daylong event included breakout sessions where executives spoke about what they expect from new hires […]

Apr 222017
WSSU YAC celebrates ‘Forty Under 40’ inductees

The Winston-Salem State University Young Alumni Council celebrated young alumni and raised money for WSSU students at the Forty Under 40 Alumni Awards Gala on Saturday, April 8, at the Benton Convention Center.  The event recognized young alumni who “have gone above and beyond WSSU’s expectations to ‘Depart to Serve.’“ The honorees, graduates from 1999-10, […]