WSSU Main Events

wssu, winston-salem, winston, salem, state, university, calendar, events

RSS XML iCal Winston salem, NCEastern Time
This hCalendar-compliant page is optimized for search engines. View this calendar as published at www.wssu.edu.

MLK Jr. Holiday

Academic Calendar Monday, January 21, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

No classes

Academic Calendar No classes. Monday, January 21, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

19th Annual MLK Day Keynote

Winston-Salem State University and Wake Forest University are partnering to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Keynote Speech featuring CNN political commentator Angela Rye. The theme is: “On Common Ground: Embracing Our Voices.” The keynote, at WSSU's K.R. Williams Auditorium, is free and open to the public. The keynote also will include musical selections from the WSSU University Choir and the Wake Forest and WSSU Gospel choirs.  About the Speaker, Rye is principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies, a political advocacy firm based in Washington, D.C. In addition to her work with CNN, she has been featured as a politico, lawyer and advocate by several publications and outlets, including Marie Claire, Ebony, The Washington Post, BET, NBC, HBO, and ABC. Rye serves on the boards of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute and the Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee. She also served as the executive director and… Monday, January 21, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. K.R. Williams Auditorium - Green Room, K.R. Williams Auditorium.

WSSU vs. Shaw University

Sports This is a home basketball game in which WSSU will host Shaw University in a double header in C.E. Gaines Gymnasium. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. C. E. Gaines Center Room 103 - Gymnasium.

Virtual Information Session

Interested in obtaining your Master of Science in Nursing or Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree?!  Join our virtual information session for the Fall 2019 semester. See Virtual Login details below; Graduate Nursing Virtual Information Session Wed, Jan 23, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/938045941 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3122 Access Code: 938-045-941 Joining from a video-conferencing room or system? Dial: 67.217.95.2##938045941 Cisco devices: 938045941@67.217.95.2 First GoToMeeting? Let's do a quick system check: https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check. Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Change of registration (add/drop)

Academic Calendar Change of registration (add/drop) Period Ends; Enrollment Census Date. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

A Cry for Justice: Free Ronnie Long

Winston-Salem State University’s Department of History, Politics and Social Justice is presenting its Spring Colloquium from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Enterprise Center, 1922 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem. “A Cry for Justice: Free Ronnie Long.” Panelists include: Larry Little, WSSU associate professor; Jamie Lau, associate clinical professor of law and supervising attorney for the Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility at the Duke Law School; and Ashleigh Long, the wife of Ronnie Long. The moderator will be Jack Monell, associate professor and program coordinator for WSSU’s justice studies program. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

When Chickens Came Home To Roost

Malcolm X's controversial remark spawned the historical play "When Chickens Come Home to Roost". Written by renowned Harlem Renaissance Playwright Laurence Holder.   It has taken a pair of intimidating, legendary men - Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X - and brought them to utterly convincing life. The play is set in Muhammad's office, the headquarters of the Black Muslim movement, in the early 1960's. Dates/Times: Center of Design Innovation, Sat, January 26th 7pm, January 27th 3pm & 6:30pm, Hall Patterson Building, Room 228, Mon, January 28th 7pm, , “TO THINK IS TO LIVE...”. Saturday, January 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Hall-Patterson Room 228 - Classroom - Lecture Hall.

When Chickens Came Home To Roost

Malcolm X's controversial remark spawned the historical play "When Chickens Come Home to Roost". Written by renowned Harlem Renaissance Playwright Laurence Holder.   It has taken a pair of intimidating, legendary men - Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X - and brought them to utterly convincing life. The play is set in Muhammad's office, the headquarters of the Black Muslim movement, in the early 1960's. Dates/Times: Center of Design Innovation, Sat, January 26th 7pm, January 27th 3pm & 6:30pm, Hall Patterson Building, Room 228, Mon, January 28th 7pm, , “TO THINK IS TO LIVE...”. Sunday, January 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Hall-Patterson Room 228 - Classroom - Lecture Hall.

Mister WSSU Showcase

Mister WSSU you display his showcase for the Mister HBCU Competition in Missouri. Monday, January 28, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center Room 207AB - Multi-Purpose Room.

When Chickens Came Home To Roost

Malcolm X's controversial remark spawned the historical play "When Chickens Come Home to Roost". Written by renowned Harlem Renaissance Playwright Laurence Holder.   It has taken a pair of intimidating, legendary men - Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X - and brought them to utterly convincing life. The play is set in Muhammad's office, the headquarters of the Black Muslim movement, in the early 1960's. Dates/Times: Center of Design Innovation, Sat, January 26th 7pm, January 27th 3pm & 6:30pm, Hall Patterson Building, Room 228, Mon, January 28th 7pm, , “TO THINK IS TO LIVE...”. Monday, January 28, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Hall-Patterson Room 228 - Classroom - Lecture Hall.

The Praxis of Africana Women

UN International Decade for People of African Descent: The Praxis of Africana Women Organizing & Resisting. Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center Room 207C - Conference Room.

What Bus Riders Tell Us

Surprise Findings from the Center for the Study of Economic Mobility survey of bus riders...Plus a screening of our 11-minute documentary "Bus Stops Jobs". Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

WSSU Basketball vs. Livingstone College

Sports WSSU Basketball vs. Livingstone College. Saturday, February 2, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. C. E. Gaines Center Room 103 - Gymnasium.

WSSU Basketball vs. Saint Augustines

Sports Saturday, February 9, 2019, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. C. E. Gaines Center Room 103 - Gymnasium.

The Praxis of Africana Womens

UN International Decade for People of African Descent. Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center Room 207AB - Multi-Purpose Room.

Hanes Lecture Series

This is the third lecture of the Hanes Distinguished Lecture Series for 2018-19. Speaker: Dr. Tommy Curr, Date: Tuesday, Feb. 12, Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Location: Hall-Patterson, Lecture Hall 228. Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Hall-Patterson Room 228 - Classroom - Lecture Hall.

WSSU Basketball vs. Fayetteville State

Sports Saturday, February 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. C. E. Gaines Center Room 103 - Gymnasium.

Spring/Summer2020 courses finalized

Academic Calendar Spring/Summer2020 courses schedules finalized. Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

WSSU Basketball vs. Johnson C. Smith

Sports Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. C. E. Gaines Center Room 103 - Gymnasium.

Academic Council

Academic Calendar Thursday, February 21, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Carolina Hall Room 214 - Classroom.

Academic Progress Reports Due

Academic Calendar Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Summer/Fall Course Schedule Finalized

Academic Calendar Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Setup for Band Splash

WSSU "Red Sea of Sound" Presents Band Splash 2019. This band camp is for instrumentalist, dancers and flag girls that are interested in leveling up there expertise in Marching Band. For additional information on this event. Please contact Dr. Magruder at magruderm@wssu.edu. Friday, March 8, 2019, 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center Hall AB - Multi-purpose Room.

Band Splash

WSSU "Red Sea of Sound" Presents Band Splash 2019. This band camp is for instrumentalist, dancers and flag girls that are interested in leveling up there expertise in Marching Band. For additional information on this event. Please contact Dr. Magruder at magruderm@wssu.edu. Saturday, March 9, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center Hall AB - Multi-purpose Room.

Band Splash 2019

WSSU "Red Sea of Sound" Presents Band Splash 2019. This band camp is for instrumentalist, dancers and flag girls that are interested in leveling up there expertise in Marching Band. For additional information on this event. Please contact Dr. Magruder at magruderm@wssu.edu. Saturday, March 9, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Dillard Auditorium Room 107.

Spring Break

Academic Calendar Monday, March 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – Friday, March 15, 2019, 5:00 PM.

Math Teachers Conference

Classroom teachers and WSSU Students and faculty will share information about teaching mathematics. Saturday, March 16, 2019, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Dillard Auditorium Room 107, Multi-purpose Room- ANDER-G05, Anderson Conference Center Lobby - Multi-purpose Room - First Floor, Private Dining Room- G-06.

Advising for Fall/Summer Terms begin

Academic Calendar Advising for Fall/Summer Terms begin; Apply for Fall Graduation. Monday, March 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Ram Girls Rock

This is an award ceremony honoring women on and off the campus of WSSU, in collaboration with Wake Forest and other surrounding universities. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Dillard Auditorium Room 107.

Last day to undgr to withdraw

Academic Calendar Last day to undgr to withdraw from classes or the university for a "W" grade. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Academic Council

Academic Calendar Thursday, March 21, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Carolina Hall Room 214 - Classroom.

The Praxis of Africana Womens Organizing

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center Room 207A - Conference Room.

WSSU-Mathematics Contest

This is an annual High School Mathematics competition event held by the Secondary Mathematics Coordinator in collaboration with the Winston Salem State University, Department of Mathematics, are all welcome. Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

WSSU-Mathematics Contest

This is an annual High School Mathematics competition event held by the Secondary Mathematics Coordinator in collaboration with the Winston Salem State University, Department of Mathematics, are all welcome. Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Dillard Auditorium Room 107, Anderson Conference Center Lobby - Multi-purpose Room, Multi-purpose Room- ANDER-G05, Anderson Conference Center Multi-purpose Room - First Floor, Anderson Conference Center Lobby - Multi-purpose Room - First Floor.

Hanes Lecture Series:

The Hanes Distinguished Lecture Series for 2018-19. Date: Tuesday, March 26, Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Location: Donald Julian Reaves Student Activities Center, Campus Hall 100. Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center Hall A - Multi-purpose Room.

Senior/Honors/Athletes Reg Opens

Academic Calendar Senior/Honors/Athletes Registration Opens. Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Junior Registration Opens

Academic Calendar Junior Registration Opens. Monday, April 1, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Sophomore Registration

Academic Calendar Sophomore Registration. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Psi Chi Induction Ceremony

Each year, the Winston-Salem State University Chapter of Psi Chi inducts undergraduate psychology majors who have academically excelled. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Demarcus Oglesby Junior Recital

WSSU Department of Music presents: The Junior Recital of, Demarcus Oglesby and Daniel Campbell, Please come and enjoy the solo trumpet sounds of Demarcus Oglesby and Daniel Campbell, featuring various composers. This event is free and open to the public. Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Dillard Auditorium Room 107.

Freshmen Registration Opens

Academic Calendar Freshmen Registration Opens. Friday, April 5, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Jazz Ensemble Section One Spring Concert

The University Jazz Ensemble – Section One will present its Spring concert on Monday, April 8th at 7p in Dillard Auditorium.  The audience will enjoy a wide range of jazz styles from traditional to contemporary. Music by artists such as  Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye and others will be presented.  This event is open and free to the public. Everyone is invited. Reception following event from 8:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Dillard Auditorium Room 107.

Open registration for all students

Academic Calendar Open registration for all studentsfor fall 2019. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

The Praxis of Africana Womens Organizing

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center Room 207AB - Multi-Purpose Room.

Scholars Day Poster Presentation

Exhibition of students' scholarly work. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM.

Scholarship Day

Academic Calendar University Scholarship Day (no traditional undg classes); University Assessment Activities. Thursday, April 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Continuing Students Registration Ends

Academic Calendar Continuing Students Registration Ends; Last Day to Apply for Fall Graduation. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Continuing Students Registration Ends

Academic Calendar Continuing Students Registration Ends; Last Day to Apply for Fall 2019 Graduation. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Academic Council

Academic Calendar Thursday, April 18, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Carolina Hall Room 214 - Classroom.

Symphonic Band Spring Concert

The Winston-Salem State University Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Michael Magruder, will present the 2019 Annual Spring Concert.  The Symphonic Band is the premiere performing ensemble of the Winston-Salem State University band program. The Symphonic Band consists of over seventy talented students majoring in music and other disciplines throughout the University. The Symphonic Band performs a wide range of orchestral transcriptions and original band compositions representing various musical styles, and periods. Emphasis, however, is placed on the standard band literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  This is event is free and open to the public. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. K.R. Williams Auditorium.

No Classes

Academic Calendar Friday, April 19, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.