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NOW OPEN: Head Pumpkin Applications for Project Pumpkin!

Head Pumpkin Applications for Project Pumpkin are Now Open! Two Head Pumpkin positions are available: 1. The Internal Operations Head Pumpkin primarily oversees the logistical aspects of Project Pumpkin: Transportation, Escorts, and Agencies. 2. The External...

Join us for Founder’s Day Convocation February 15th

Founders’ Day Convocation will be held Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. in Wait Chapel.  All are invited. At convocation, the Medallion of Merit will be presented to Michael G. (Mike) Ford, who served on Wake Forest’s staff in several roles throughout a career that spanned from 1981...

A Message from PHI

We are heartbroken. We hold Najee Ali Baker, his family, and the entire Winston-Salem State University community in our thoughts, and we mourn the tragic loss of life on our campus. To our students, we are here for you. Please know that counseling and support services...

“Affirming our core values: A statement from the Pro Humanitate Institute in response to the Executive Order banning refugees and citizens of seven world nations”