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The Civil Rights Movement is full of unsung heroes. But there is one Shaw alumna who deserves special recognition. Her name is Ella Baker and she founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (better known as SNCC) at Shaw University in 1960.

Dr. Cheryl Kirk-Duggan's new book of poems, Baptized Rage, Transformed Grief, I Got Through, So Can You, is a project that’s been years in the making.

Students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in the Thomas J. Boyd Chapel on January 23 to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Filmmaker, Stanley Nelson visited Shaw University for a special screening of his new film, Tell Them We Are Rising.

Shaw University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation to expand programming for entrepreneurs.

Alumna Brenda Howerton is currently serving her third term as a member of the Durham County Board of Commissioners. She has served as a commissioner since 2008.

The Dereck Whittenburg Foundation will award its coveted scholarship to four Shaw University students. 

Shaw University has been approved by the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) to provide an Emergency Aid Program for qualified undergraduate students. 

Shaw University administrators and staff attended the HBCUgrow 2017 Lead Conference at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Raleigh

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, just a couple of blocks from campus, provides resources for students, as well as an opportunity to connect with fellow entrepreneurs. 

It had been more than 20 years since Catherine Brewton stepped foot on campus when she arrived to deliver the Founder’s Day Convocation address.

For the past week, Shaw students, faculty, staff, and neighbors have been stopping by The Writing Center to drop off items to be shipped to areas affected by recent natural disasters.

Young women in Southeast Raleigh now have a new resource for developing their entrepreneurial skills thanks to a new partnership between Shaw University, the Carolina Small Business Development Fund, and the Girl Scouts. 

Dr. Lloyd Williams is on a mission to make the tech industry more diverse.

In celebrating the University's proud, religious heritage and mission, the Thomas J. Boyd Chapel will now be led by the Divinity School.

Six students visited Havana, Cuba as part of the Global Education Program, the University’s first study abroad program. 

The UNCF HBCU Tour stopped at Shaw University to help boost the number of students who receive scholarships and internships, and give high school students a day of face-to-face access to a UNCF representative.


Move-in Day, which coincides with new-student orientation, launched the University’s Week of Welcome, or WOW, a week of programs and activities planned for students by students to ensure a successful transition into the new school year. 

Dr. Paulette Dillard will serve throughout the duration of a national search for its next president.

HBCU Digest named Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy as Female President of the Year.

Armed with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, Colson is poised to become a teacher.

Diego Choque '17 graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and is one step closer to pursuing his passion for technology as a career.

Nationally-syndicated radio host Tom “The Fly Jock” Joyner urged the 2017 graduates of Shaw University to follow the lead of their new alma mater to become doers who “change the game.”

Shaw University will establish a campus-based research center dedicated to promoting the industrial and social benefits of computer science next month, funded in part by an award from the National Science Foundation, totaling nearly $400,000.

For Nichole Glover, the journey to her future has not always been easy, but she believes the path she’s on is ordained by God.

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