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WSSU Fall 2018 Dean's List Announced

Jan 16, 2019

Nearly 1,900 Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students made the fall 2018 Dean's List, according to the Office of the Registrar.

Eligibility to be named to the Dean’s List at the end of each semester is based on a student's status as a full-time student (12 semester hours and above). Dean’s List honors are awarded only to those students who earn a scholastic grade point average of 3.0 or higher in 12 or more credit hours of graded coursework at WSSU in an academic semester, with no grade below C and no incomplete (I) grades on the report.

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Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) Birth-Kindergarten Education (BKE) program is the most affordable in the nation, according to a new ranking. The website BachelorsDegreeCenter.org has ranked WSSU’s online BKE program no. 1 on its list of the “10 Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education Degrees Online for 2019.” In its ranking, the website notes WSSU’s long history educating teachers in North Carolina and its position as one of the top colleges and universities for social mobility. The website analyzed U.S.

Industry Veterans Join WSNC 90.5 FM Staff

Jan 11, 2019
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Two industry veterans have joined the administrative staff of WSNC 90.5 FM to kick off 2019.  

Phil Allen, who has extensive programming experience, has joined the staff as program director.

Allen served for 14 years as production director for the Entercom Communications stations in Greensboro. 

WSSU Heritage Society Inducts 17 New Members

Jan 10, 2019
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Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) welcomed 17 new Heritage Society members during an induction ceremony on Dec. 4.

The Heritage Society, established to honor individuals who’ve established an endowed fund or included the university in their estate plans, investments are truly transformational, says WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson, who is among the newest class of inductees.

The inductees are:

Eight Things to Expect at WSSU in 2019

Jan 9, 2019
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The new year promises exciting changes around campus and in classrooms at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). Here are eight things to expect in 2019.

MORE: 2018 a breakthrough year for WSSU

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The Trump administration is appealing a federal judge's ruling that blocks plans to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census.

The State Department on Thursday ordered employees to return to work next week, despite the partial government shutdown, saying it would figure out how to cover the next paycheck.

In a note posted on its website and emailed to staff, the department said it "is taking steps to make additional funds available to pay employee salaries."

If the shutdown continues beyond the next pay period, State Department officials say they will have to work with Congress to reprogram funds in order to cover salaries.

A special celestial event is on the calendar for this Sunday night and experts are already raving:

"A full 62 luxurious minutes of totality," says Sky and Telescope Magazine.

"The Only Total Lunar Eclipse of 2019," promises NASA.

At least nine people were killed and dozens injured in a car bomb blast at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday morning, according to officials.

They called it a terrorist act. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the attack stoked anxiety about a return to the decades when innocent Colombians got caught up in conflicts with rebel groups and drug cartels.

The White House has blocked an emergency effort to finish major U.S.-funded school, water and sewage projects in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, according to documents reviewed by NPR.

It is the latest of a series of moves by the Trump administration to shut down U.S. aid to Palestinians, which is scheduled to end Feb 1.

A diver in California has stumbled on an unexpected source of plastic waste in the ocean: golf balls.

As the balls degrade, they can emit toxic chemicals. And there appear to be lots of them in certain places underwater — right next to coastal golf courses.

It turned out to be the little sprout that couldn't.

The vaunted cotton seeds that on Tuesday China said had defied the odds to sprout on the moon — albeit inside a controlled environment — have died.

China's state-run Xinhua News Agency announced the news, simply stating: "The experiment has ended."

A federal judge has struck down controversial restrictions on early voting in Wisconsin that were passed during the state Legislature's lame-duck session last month.

The restrictions limited early voting in Wisconsin to the two weeks before an election. In recent years, cities including the Democratic strongholds of Milwaukee and Madison have offered several weeks of early voting.

The Islamic State has jumped back into the headlines by claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed four Americans and more than a dozen civilians at a restaurant in northern Syria.

Updated at 5:47 p.m. ET

President Trump unveiled a sweeping plan Thursday to defend the U.S. and its allies from missile attack.

The plan is the first update to the nation's missile defense strategy in nearly a decade, but in many ways it is reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative, a pie-in-the-sky program that was later dubbed "Star Wars."

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