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Dr. Cobb Becomes First African American to Graduate from NC State’s CRDM Program
Dr. Fredessa Hamilton Cobb Dr. Fredessa Hamilton Cobb is the first African American to receive a doctoral degree from the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) program at North Carolina State University. Read More

Shaw Hosts NC Legislative Black Caucus Press Conference
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The North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus (NCLBC) held a press conference on Shaw’s campus to announce a series of Poverty Symposiums and Town Hall Meetings. Read More

Alumna Cindy Brooks-Parks Featured on WRAL-TV
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Cindy Brooks-Parks ‘98 was recently featured on a WRAL-TV news story regarding HBCU alumni giving back to their alma maters. Read More

Ingold First Baptist Church Hosts Shaw Day
President Faulcon delivered the sermon while reminding attendees the importance of supporting HBCUs and having our youth attend college. Read More

Shaw Senior Lands WRAL-TV Internship
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Athena Curry, a senior from Charlotte, NC recently received an internship with WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC as a news technician. Read More

Shaw Students and Common Cause Launch Voter Education Initiative
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Shaw University’s Office of Student Activities and Greek Life and Shaw student leaders have teamed up with community partner Common Cause to educate students about the upcoming elections and the impact of North Carolina’s new voter law. Read More

Collegiate 100 Hosts Black History Museum
Shield The Shaw University Chapter of the Collegiate 100 hosted a Black History Museum event in recognition of Black History Month. Read More

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Noon Day Prayer Service
Wednesdays, 12:00p.m.  
Thomas J. Boyd Chapel

Attention Graduating Students
Please click on the links below to view important information regarding graduation. Additionally, you can find more information on our commencement page.  
» Exit Loan Workshops
» Ordering Your Cap and Gown
» Yearbook Photos
» Graduation Clearance Process
» Rehearsal  

Shaw University Kinesiotherapy Fitness Program
Mondays, 12:00p.m.
Spaulding Gymnasium – Dance Studio 

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Blood Drive
Apr. 22: 11:00a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Willie E. Gary Student Center
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Project Life Bone Marrow Drive
Apr: 23: 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium

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Student Athlete Week
Apr. 22-26
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College Senior Survey
Apr. 24-29

Minority Male College Transfer Program Workshop
Apr. 30: 9:30a.m. - 4:00p.m. 
Willie E. Gary Student Center Ballroom

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