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#RAMSVOTE: March to the Polls with Chris Paul

Please join WSSU’s Student Government Association along with fellow student, NBA Star Chris Paul, for “March to the Polls Pt. 2.” The march will begin at the clock tower at 5 p.m. and progress to the Anderson Center, the early voting site on WSSU’s campus. The event will include a DJ and Food Trucks with free food for early voters and attendees in a designated area outside of the polling site beginning at 4 p.m.. This event is open to the Winston-Salem community. This is a part of an SGA initiative, #RAMSVOTE. . Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Good Trouble Town Hall: WSSU and NC A&T

WSSU and NC A&T presents #GoodTrouble: Implications of Racial Trauma on Education & Educator Preparation Townhall   We have seen the impact of racial trauma and systematic oppression of people of color in our communities and the mirrored effects in our public schools. North Carolina A&T State University College of Education and Winston-Salem State University College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education will co-host a two-part townhall on racial trauma and its implications in education and educator preparation centered around the Piedmont-Triad area.    Panelists Dr. Sharon Contreras, Superintendent of Guilford County Schools;  Mrs. LaTanya Pattillo, Teacher Advisor to Governor Roy Cooper & Co-Chair of the DRIVE Task Force;  Dr. Paula Price, North Carolina A&T State University College of Education Dean;  Dr. Anthony Graham, Winston-Salem State University Provost & Chair, DRIVE Task Force   Join via Zoom . Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Future Focus Now: NBA Star Chris Paul

Join Chancellor Robinson as he leads a conversation with NBA Star Chris Paul about the importance of HBCUs, his enrollment at WSSU, and leadership. Tune in live on WSNC Radio and Winston-Salem State University's Facebook pages. Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Graduate Nursing Virtual Open House

Ready to advance your nursing career? Get an overview of our Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate in Nursing Practice programs at an upcoming virtual info session. Get more info and REGISTER NOW: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

MAT Virtual Open House

Have you already earned your bachelor’s degree in your desired field but also have a passion for teaching? The Master of Arts in Teaching program at WSSU could be a great option for you! If you are interested in creating positive change by advocating for students and championing social justice issues in the classroom, attend this virtual online info session: REGISTER NOW, , Create your account, accept the invitation to register, and receive the link to join us. Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

MBA Virtual Open House

Designed for working professionals, our Master of Business Administration program offers a competitive degree that is among the most affordable in the country. Online classes, offered in the evenings, retain the warm WSSU personal touch while providing convenience and flexibility. Ready to harness the power of the WSSU MBA? Attend this free info session. Get more info and REGISTER NOW: Friday, October 30, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Graduate/Senior/Scholars/Athletes Spring 2021 Registration Open

Academic Calendar Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Junior Registration Open

Academic Calendar Friday, November 6, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Parents & Family Virtual Event

Families are an important part of the Ramily! WSSU cordially invites parents and family to attend. Please visit the Parents and Family page and register now for this virtual event with workshops designed for you: Career Development Services—Professionalism, strengthening your resume, and job interview techniques. , Counseling Services—Mental health and wellness tips. , Health Services—Tips for staying healthy. . Saturday, November 7, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Saturday Library Hours | 12 pm-5pm

C.G. O'Kelly Library is offering extended hours to our patrons.  We will be open on  Saturday November 7th and 14th, 12 Noon - 5:00 PM. Saturday, November 7, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Sophomore Registration Open

Academic Calendar Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

MHA Virtual Open House

Ready to move your career in healthcare forward? Learn how you could leverage the WSSU MHA. Plan to attend the upcoming virtual info session. Get more info and REGISTER NOW: Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Freshmen Registration Open

Academic Calendar Thursday, November 12, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Graduate Nursing Virtual Open House

Ready to advance your nursing career? Get an overview of our Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate in Nursing Practice programs at an upcoming virtual info session. Get more info and REGISTER NOW: Thursday, November 12, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Saturday Library Hours | 12 pm-5pm

C.G. O'Kelly Library is offering extended hours to our patrons.  We will be open on  Saturday November 7th and 14th, 12 Noon - 5:00 PM. Saturday, November 14, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Black Women’s Health as Human Rights Issue

Documentary,                                                                                                                                                         M. Isabelle Chaudry is the National Women’s Health Network’s (NWHN) Senior Policy Manager, responsible for developing and leading their women’s health and consumer safety policy efforts, with a particular focus on historically marginalized communities. , Over the course of her career, Isabelle has worked in various policy areas including health, education, and labor. Isabelle has held clerkships with government, labor unions, and nonprofit organizations including, AFL-CIO, National Education Association, National Lawyers Employment Association (as a Peggy Browning Fellow), and Congress. Prior to joining NWHN, Isabelle served as a law clerk for the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Oversight Committee, and as an Associate Staff Counsel at the Pennsylvania State Education… Monday, November 16, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Black Internationalism: History & Today

Documentary,,   This module features historian, Dr. Gerald Horne and professor Dr. Aisha Cort. Dr. Gerald C. Horne is a Professor for History and African-American Studies, at the University of Houston. His research has addressed issues of racism in a variety of relations involving labor, politics, civil rights, international relations and war. He has also written extensively about the film industry. Dr. Horne is the author of more than thirty books and one hundred scholarly articles and reviews. Dr. Aisha Z. Cort is a first generation Cuban-Guyanese American entrepreneur, scholar, maker, author, and podcast host. She is a full-time lecturer of Spanish at Howard University. Dr. Cort's research focuses on Afro-Latinx and Latinx film, literature, and cultural production, with a specialization in Afro-Cuban cultural production. She is the author of the forthcoming monograph, Representing Race in Revolutionary Cuba: Afrocubanía, negrometraje, and… Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Reflections on Free South Africa Movement & Implications in SA Today

Film/documentary: Negroes with Guns, Negroes with Guns, Ralph Bunche, Have you heard from Johannesburg, Mwiza Munthali is a non-profit consultant and radio personality. Mwiza Munthali hosts "Africa Now!"--the weekly radio show on Africa and the African Diaspora on Washington, DC Pacifica station WPFW 89.3 FM. For more than two decades, Mr. Munthali worked to further TransAfrica's outreach in the broader community. As TransAfrica's Public Outreach Director, he directed the growth of the Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. Foreign Policy Library. , He develped educational programs and events for the organization such the annual New African Films Festival, the DC Caribbean Filmfest, the African Diaspora International Film Festival-Washington, DC etc. Mr. Munthali also identifies research material, prepares and… Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Continuing Students Registration Ends; Last Day to Apply for Spring Graduation

Academic Calendar Thursday, November 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Graduate Nursing Virtual Open House

Ready to advance your nursing career? Get an overview of our Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate in Nursing Practice programs at an upcoming virtual info session. Get more info and REGISTER NOW: Thursday, November 19, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Labor & Human Rights in 21st Global Economy

Film/documentary, De La Soul is Not Dead, De La Soul Is Not Dead takes it all the way back to Amityville, Long Island — a suburban hip hop mecca where three highly creative individuals and high school classmates linked up with DJ Prince Paul and shopped a demo tape to Tommy Boy Records. The label that brought the world "Planet Rock" would soon have another smash hit on their hands with "Me Myself and I" and De La Soul, the so-called "Hippies of Hip Hop." But little did they know what the future would hold.   Many of De La Soul's early classics are difficult to find on digital music platforms due to complex sample clearance issues. As a result, their impact on the development of hip hop is felt from the group's Native Tongues affiliates through Kanye West, Pharrell, and Kendrick Lamar.   It's been twenty-five years since "De La Soul Is Dead," the group's iconoclastic sophomore album, and twenty years since "Stakes Is High," their first project… Thursday, November 19, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Last Day of Instruction

Academic Calendar Friday, November 20, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

CITI Virtual Workshop: Canvas Open Lab

A “walk-in” format that allows participants to ask questions and fix issues with Canvas. Friday, November 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

International Journalism and Social Justice

Film, A Son of Africa The Autobiography of a Slave, ,,   "The Interesting Narration of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African" was the first influential slave autobiography. It caused a sensation when published in 1789, fueling a growing anti-slavery movement in the U.S. and England. This BBC production employs dramatic reconstruction, archival material and interviews with scholars such as Stuart Hall and Ian Duffield to provide the social and economic context of the 18th century slave trade. Equiano's narrative begins in the West African village where he was kidnapped into slavery in 1756. He vividly recalls the pestilence and horror of the Middle Passage: "I now wished for the last friend, Death, to relieve me." Eventually the young Equiano was shipped to a Virginia plantation where he witnessed slaves tortured with thumbscrews and the iron muzzle. Slavery, he would write, brutalizes everyone - the slaves, their overseers, plantation… Friday, November 20, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Exam Day 1

Academic Calendar Monday, November 23, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 2

Academic Calendar Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 3

Academic Calendar Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Thanksgiving Day

Academic Calendar Thursday, November 26, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

No Classes

Academic Calendar Friday, November 27, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Exam Day 4 - Virtual

Academic Calendar Monday, November 30, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 5 - Virtual

Academic Calendar Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 6 - Virtual

Academic Calendar Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

All Grades Due by 5:00 PM

Academic Calendar Friday, December 4, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Mid Year Completion Celebrations

Academic Calendar Friday, December 4, 2020, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

University Opens

Academic Calendar Monday, January 4, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Classes Begin for Specific Graduate and Accelerated Programs

Academic Calendar Tuesday, January 5, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.


Academic Calendar Monday, January 11, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.