The plan is to increase the number of underrepresented groups earning computing science doctoral degrees and the number of researchers in higher education, government and business. The method will be the establishment of a New Institute for African-American Mentoring in Computer Science. Dr. Elva Jones, chair of WSSU’s Computer Science Department will lead that effort. Learn more here.
It’s official! WSSU will host the 2013 CIAA Football Championship at Bowman Gray Stadium. Read more here.
WSSU Director of Athletics, William”Bill” Hayes has been awarded a three-year contract extension. Learn more here.
When you are on a roll everybody knows. The Rams baseball team had an enviable season and players are repeating awards. Read more here.
Two students from Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) recently won scholarships from a contest sponsored by Food Lion and Coca-Cola Zero in conjunction with the recent CIAA Basketball Tournaments in Charlotte.
The contest awarded $35,000 in scholarships to students from CIAA schools. Students were required to submit an essay on why they chose to attend their CIAA schools or what attending a CIAA school meant to their community.
Ayanna Puryear a sophomore at WSSU from Charlotte, was one of the four grand prize winners who were awarded $5,000 each. Puryear’s essay was on why she made the decision to attend a CIAA school.
There were also 15 first place winners of a $1,000 scholarship each, including Stephanie Young, is a senior nontraditional student at WSSU from Hickory. Young wrote about why she wanted to attend Winston-Salem State University to discover a new culture so that her future writing would not be limited to one sphere of influence.
In addition to the two students from WSSU, there were also winners from nine other CIAA schools.
In a recent blog post by the Institute of Museum and Library, WSSU’s Diggs Gallery was recognized for its hands-on commitment to the community and their constituents. Learn more here.
Whittney Work, a junior nursing major in the School of Health Sciences at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), is one of 16 students from across the country to receive a $2,500 scholarship from the American Heart Association and Macy’s.
Work is a native of Mooresville, N.C. and a dean’s list student.
The Go Red™ Multicultural Scholarships were created [...]
Dr. Alex Johnson, who led Cuyahoga Community College’s Metropolitan Campus from 1993 to 2003, will return to the College in July as its fourth permanent president. Learn more here.
The City of Winston-Salem has pulled off a huge coup in the world of college baseball. It is set to host the regional NCAA Div. II baseball playoffs. Read more here.