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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.

Iconic radio host, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Tom Joyner will serve as the keynote speaker for Shaw University’s 2017 spring commencement exercises, to be held Saturday, May 13 at the Raleigh Convention Center beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Learners from the state's 113 colleges who complete certain course requirements will gain admission into Shaw baccalaureate degree programs, and the university will offer prospective and confirmed students counseling to aid in transition.

Shaw University is the receipt of a $25,000 gift from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to establish the Dr. Kim Leathers Legacy Endowment Fund. The gift kicks off the University’s effort to raise $50,000 for the endowment. 

Dr. Monique Holsey-Hyman was one of two selected as the Spectacular Magazine 2017 Woman of the Year in the Education category.

The Roanoke Rapids City Council unanimously voted for a resolution honoring former Shaw University president and alumnus, Dr. James E. Cheek, Sr. '58. The Council will hold the resolution during its first February meeting which coincides with Black History Month.

LaunchRALEIGH is a unique partnership between civic, business, government and educational institutions to accelerate entrepreneurship, offer competitive access to capital, and provide community support to Southeast Raleigh entrepreneurs.

The Center aims to provide an ecosystem of support for entrepreneurs that will foster innovation and help them establish and sustain high growth companies and small businesses.

The Dereck Whittenburg Foundation clears financial hurdles for Shaw Students to finish college. The DW Foundation has announced it will award its coveted scholarship to seven Shaw University students.

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