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Shaw Football Player Named to Top List
Marquise Grizzle Shaw University's Marquise Grizzle has been named JET Magazine's top five HBCU players to watch. Read More

Wake Opens New High School in Honor of Late Shaw Alum Vernon Malone ‘57
Vernon Malone School (thumb) In partnership with the Wake County Public School System and Wake Technical Community College, Wake County opened the Vernon Malone College and Career Academy. Read More

Shaw Welcomes Class of 2018
2014 Move-in Shaw University welcomed the class of 2018 to campus for the start of the fall semester. Read More

Trustee and Alumnus Willie Gary '71 Wins $23B Tobacco Lawsuit
Alumnus Willie Gary Shaw alumnus and trial attorney Willie Gary and team were awarded just over $16 million in compensatory damages and $23 billion in punitive damages on behalf of their client Cynthia Robinson. Read More

Shaw University and NC’s Department of Transportation Host Professional Development Program for HBCU Interns
NCDOT HBCU Program (thumb) More than 50 student interns from historically black colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across North Carolina gathered on campus recently for a professional development workshop sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Read More

Raleigh Wake Alumni Chapter Presents Additional $10,000 Donation
Raleigh-Wake Donation (thumb) Dr. Mack Sowell, president of the Raleigh Wake Chapter of the National Alumni Association of Shaw University (RWAC), recently presented an additional $10,000 to Shaw University. Read More

Shaw Junior Attends Conference in China
Matthew Morgan-Pegues Shaw University junior Matthew Morgan-Pegues participated in a two-day U.S.-China Student Summit this summer. Read More

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Thomas J. Boyd Chapel Service
Beginning Sunday, August 17th, and every Sunday during the semester, Chapel Service will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Thomas Boyd Chapel. Hope to see you there! 

Shaw Colloquium Seminar Series
Aug 20: 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Yancy Building, Rm 126

The seminar series will consist of TED Style talks lasting no more than 20 minutes followed by an interactive Q&A session between students and researchers. This week's seminar, "Run or Be Eaten! The Escape Behavior of Grasshoppers" will be presented by Dr. Eric Butler. Students interested in or majoring in the STEM disciplines are encouraged to attend.
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Queen City Battle of the Bands
Aug. 23 doors open at 5:30p.m.
Memorial Stadium, Charlotte

Platinum Sound Marching Band will participate in this year's "Queen City Battle of the Bands". For tickets and more information visit the website.
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Open Mic @ Shaw University
Shaw University will host an Open Mic contest every 1st Friday beginning October 1, 2014.
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