Giving

$100,000 SECU Foundation grant will help students pursue internships

Feb 18, 2019
SECU Foundation

For the third consecutive year, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) will partner with the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation to provide financial support for students to pursue internships.

WSSU Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Feb 6, 2019
Integrated Marketing

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Foundation announces eight new members to the Board of Directors. The board - comprised of local community members, alumni, and university administrators - is designed to promote the growth, progress, and well-being of the university, said LaTanya Afolayan, vice chancellor for University Advancement and executive director of the WSSU Foundation. “We are glad to have these eight leaders join the WSSU Foundation board,” said Afolayan.

SECC

Winston-Salem State University’s 2018 State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) raised nearly $28,000 for charities.

WSSU Heritage Society Inducts 17 New Members

Jan 10, 2019
Integrated Marketing

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:

WSSU Giving Tuesday raises record $87,000

Dec 6, 2018
Integrated Marketing

The Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Foundation has set a university record for one-day giving, raising more than $87,000 in 24 hours.

WSSU Giving Tuesday, which was held on Dec. 4, smashed this year’s goal of $50,000. The one-day event also set a Giving Tuesday record for the number of individual donors, with 837 alumni, faculty, staff and friends donating.

Isaac Moore, director of alumni engagement, said he and others in University Advancement knew the day was going to be big when the live tally showed $25,000 by 11 a.m.