On May 9, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) urged America’s colleges and universities to eliminate barriers to higher education for an estimated 70 million citizens with criminal records.
Winston-Salem State University Director of Athletics, Tonia Walker, has been named CIAA Athletics Director of the Year.
The Loretta Taylor All-Sports Award, granted to the top women’s athletic program, was earned by Winston-Salem State after winning championship titles in women’s cross country, volleyball, women’s indoor track & field, and softball. The Rams also finished third in outdoor track & field and fourth in tennis of the women’s CIAA championship competitions.
Winston-Salem State University senior wide receiver, Marcel Caver, has been invited to the Detroit Lions rookie mini-camp for a tryout and opportunity to sign a rookie deal.
The honors keep coming in for the Winston-Salem State University softball program as fresh-man utility Destiny Snipes was named to the Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) NCAA Division II Atlantic/District 2 All-Region team, on May 9.
“It was a beautiful day and I’m even more aware of how blessed I am,” said Horton. “Seeing all of my friends and colleagues from Lexington and Winston, I feel covered by God’s grace.
The Winston-Salem Poverty Thought Force is soliciting community feedback on the ideas generated through a series of “world café” community conversations on how to reduce the poverty rate.
When construction began on 2285 Premier Park Lane in early 2000, residents who live in the East Winston community thought the business park located just off East 14th Street, near New Walkertown Road, would draw business ventures to a neighborhood in dire need of rejuvenation.
Since 2000, Anita “Boss Lady” Dean-Arnette of The Light (1340 AM WPOL) a Christian radio station, has invited listeners to send in letters to nominate their mothers for Mother of the Year. This year, station officials sorted through scores of letters and decided Alice Dixon-Sims deserved to wear the 2016 crown.