The Winston-Salem State University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a plan, on Friday Dec. 6, that would raise fees but hold tuition steady for most students. Read more here.
Dr. Mueni Wa Muiu, a professor of Political Science at Winston-Salem State University and author of “The Pitfalls of Liberal Democracy and Late Nationalism in South Africa”, joins national radio broadcaster Ian Maters to discuss the economic and social challenges that remain to be addressed in the new South Africa. Listen to the broadcast. Listen to the broadcast.
Nelson Mandela, Madiba, as he was known around the world got his early influences from a graduate of Winston-Salem State University. Learn more here.
The Winston-Salem State University’s annual holiday concert featuring Sam McKelton, guest tenor, along with groups from the school’s choral and vocal studies program will be Sunday, December 8, at 4 p.m. in the Kenneth R. Williams Auditorium on the university campus.
The concert, “The Gift of Love,” is free and open to the public and will include a variety of music for the holiday season.
McKelton was an original member of the cast of “The Lion King” on Broadway and has toured with Harry Belafonte. He is also a noted gospel soloist.
In addition to McKelton, the concert will include performances by the WSSU Choir, the Burke Singers, Schola Cantorum men’s group and the Women’s Choir all under the direction of Maestra D’Walla Burke-Simmons. Dr. Myron Brown, assistant professor of music at WSSU, will be the accompanist. The Burke Singers were recently featured as part of the Winston-Salem Symphony’s “Carolina Christmas Spectacular” and Brown served as guest artist at a recent presentation by the Winston-Salem Symphony’s classic series.
David Cooper has come a long way, since his days as a student at Winston-Salem University. Recently, his efforts in the realty industry were recognized during a recent awards dinner. Read more here.
Outstanding orchestral and vocal musical presentations, aerialists, and Santa Claus will all be a part of an amazing Christmas Concert by the Winston-Salem Symphony featuring WSSU’s Burke Singers November 30 and December 1. Learn more here.
By the way, the Burke Singers also will be performing on the WGHP FOX8 TV morning show on Tuesday, Nov. [...]
The Police Department at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) received its official accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) at the organization’s November conference.
“The members of our police department have worked diligently toward accreditation and we are extremely proud of this accomplishment,” said WSSU Police Chief Patricia Norris. “In August, a [...]
Although Winston-Salem State has called for a thorough investigation of an attack on one of its players prior to the CIAA Championship Football game, WSSU Chancellor Donald J. Reaves wants more action by the CIAA. Learn more here.
Unbelievable! That’s the word many people are using to describe the vicious attack by one or more Virginia State State football players on WSSU quarterback Rudy Johnson on the eve of the two teams face-off for the CIAA title. As a result the game was canceled. The entire Championship weekend, that had been months in [...]