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Briona May probably wasn’t born to be a Shaw Bear, but no other student on campus has made the most of their time here. The senior from Hampton, VA currently serves as Miss Shaw University and was crowned Miss CIAA during the 2018 CIAA tournament.

Sophomore Michelle Asuquo presented ‘Analyzing the Effectiveness of Graphene Membranes: A molecular dynamics study’ at the Emerging Research National Conference in Washington, DC.

HBCU grads have always taken pride in their marching bands, but this spring in Austin, Texas, Shaw students are looking to bring home bragging rights for their school in a slightly different competition: The 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains.

Tyshawn White didn’t start his college career at Shaw University, but he’s finishing it here strong. The senior biology major originally began his career at a larger university before realizing that a big school wasn’t a great fit for him.

Zahrea Lewis is a junior chemistry major from Savannah, Georgia. She plays first base on the softball team for the Bears and is enrolled in the Honors College.

Kinston, NC native Marquel Sanders entered the Army right out of high school in 2010. After three years of active duty, he enrolled at Shaw University to continue his education.

Junior, Marisa Richardson was one of eight recipients chosen to receive this year’s North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Research Program Award.

Emanuel Williams was one of 104 students from over 30 universities nationwide to be selected for the HBCU Innovation Summit

Davis spent June 17-July 29 in the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. At Yale, Davis took organic chemistry and physics; shadowed doctors in the ER and in Primary Children’s Care at Yale-Newhaven

The honor recognizes undergraduate students who have excelled in the classroom as well as the athletic venue.

Three Shaw University professors and five Shaw students ventured into the woods of the Eno River Park in Durham, NC despite the unseasonably cool weather.

Senior Destinee Williams has learned the value of hard work both on and off the field.

The Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families class attended the Annual Pastries and Prevention Tea in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Twenty Social Work students attended UNC Chapel Hill's Social Work career fair.

Joell Hopkins, Jr. of the Shaw University men's basketball team was named to the 2016 All-CIAA Team league officials announced during the CIAA Tournament Luncheon.

Kaula Jacks of the Shaw University women’s basketball team was named to the 2016 All-CIAA Team league officials announced during the CIAA Tournament Luncheon.

For the second year in a row, Shaw University students have won a national video competition. The students will travel to Washington, DC to receive national recognition from the Truth Initiative Campaign.

Lionel Morgan grew up working on a farm, dreaming of being a mechanic.

Senior Lionel Morgan’s class project could help quell disputes over noise levels in downtown Raleigh.

This summer Shaw University student leader, Na'eem Wilkins attended the US-China Student Summit. 

Two former Shaw University student-athletes, Ronald Davis and Americus Williams, recently received internships with the NFL's Carolina Panthers and New York Giants.

Shaw student Christopher Artis recently received the 2015 Fallen Riders Scholarship. Presented at the "Welcome to the Queendom" B.U.D.'S Foundation Bikers Awareness Charity Ride.

Bryann Guyton is one busy senior. A business management major from Richfield, Minnesota, Bryann juggles a full schedule as top student and member of the University’s women’s basketball team.

Christian Davis, a sophomore Biology major from Riverside, California is one of Shaw University rising stars. During the last semester, Christian won a national science competition sponsored by The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Three Mass Communications (MCO) students were named winners of the 2015 City of Raleigh Environmental Awards Competition last semester.

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