The Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum was filled with joy and excitement last Saturday as more than 800 undergraduate and graduate students from Winston-Salem State University completed their academic voyage during the 126th commencement ceremony.
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.
This year, the Rams’ reign as CIAA diamond kings ended in a manner that was shocking and unexpected. WSSU (31-22) breezed through the first two rounds of the conference tournament, but had a crash landing in the final round. In losing twice to Chowan, the Rams surrendered the league crown.
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.
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) was recently recognized by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading education and industry resource for online education information, for having one of the best online counseling programs in the nation.
Winston-Salem State University Director of Athletics, Tonia Walker, has been selected to receive the YMCA Black Achievers Distinguished Service Award for her leadership, strong values and service to the Winston-Salem community.
The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics has announced that L’Tona Lamonte has been selected as the 11th head women’s basketball coach in school history.
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics has named Eboni Graham as the new coach of
When Dr. Sylvia Flack agreed to return to her alma mater, Winston-Salem State University, in 1989 as dean of health sciences, she had only planned to stay one year. Earlier this month, more than 25 years later, Flack officially announced her retirement from WSSU.
Winston-Salem State University Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson has been appointed to serve as the representative from Region 2 on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Presidents Council.