Feb 242017
Nursing graduates achieve near-perfect licensure rate

Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) Division of Nursing is celebrating continued success, as its baccalaureate graduates have achieved a near-perfect pass rate on their licensure exams.  WSSU’s 105 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 2016 graduates earned a 94 percent first-time pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), according to results released recently by […]

Feb 232017
Hats on for WSSU women's athletics

Hats off gentlemen and hats on ladies. In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Winston Salem State University’s Athletics Department held the Third Annual She’s Got It Covered – A Classy Hat Affair on Saturday, Feb. 18. The event is a celebration designed to raise funds and increase awareness of women in sports. Attendees were encouraged to wear their most fabulous […]

Feb 232017
WSSU named military spouse friendly university   

For the third time in four months, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received recognition for its support of military personnel. Victory Media has designated WSSU a “2017 Military Spouse Friendly School,” ranking the university No. 7 in the country in the “public universities with more than 10,000 students” category. The award recognizes higher education institutions […]

Feb 232017
Pole banners celebrate WSSU’s 125th anniversary

Winston-Salem State University’s Integrated Marketing and Communications is raising awareness about the university’s 125th anniversary with a series of pole banners across Winston-Salem. The banners, which went up in early February at University Parkway, Fourth Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, feature WSSU students. The banners, with the theme “A bold past. A brilliant […]

Feb 222017
C-SPAN bus visits WSSU

As part of C-SPAN’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) tour, the TV channel’s bus made a stop at WSSU on Wednesday, Feb. 22. During the tour, sponsored by Charter Communications, information was made available about student internship opportunities and programming. Also, as part of C-SPAN’s “Voices from the Road,” representatives from the news channel […]

Feb 222017
Rams calling: Annual alumni pledge drive under way

Student callers are reaching out to Winston-Salem State University alumni to share news about campus, update contact information and encourage annual support for WSSU. The campaign started on Jan. 29 and runs through March 2. The goal is to raise $250,691, an increase of 4 percent over last year. All proceeds benefit the WSSU Annual […]

Feb 212017
1967 team featured on WFMY-TV

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the segment that aired on Monday night on WFMY-TV highlighting WSSU’s 1967 NCAA Championship team. The segment includes an interview with Rams legend Earl “The Pearl” Monroe.

Feb 212017
Faculty, students team up to send books to Nigerian university

When she heard that an accidental fire had destroyed the library at her alma mater, the University of Jos in Nigeria, Dr. Alice Etim, associate professor of management information systems at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), sprang into action to help. In November, Etim and Dr. James Etim, professor of education, teamed with colleagues and students from […]

Feb 212017
Young Alumni Council announces 40 Under 40 honorees

The Winston-Salem State University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has announced the 2017 WSSU “40 Under 40” honorees. “In 2013, we initiated the 40 Under 40 Awards to recognize young alumni at Winston-Salem State University who are emerging leaders,” said Sioban Day, YAC co-chair. “We have another impressive class of accomplished women and men. It is […]

Feb 202017
Save the Date: WSSU Golf Classic is April 28

Enjoy 18 holes of golf at Winston Lake Golf Course while supporting Winston-Salem State University students at the 17th annual WSSU Golf Classic on Friday, April 28. All proceeds from the event benefit the WSSU Foundation General Scholarship Fund. This year’s fundraising goal is $60,000. The tournament starts at 7:30 a.m. The entry fee is […]