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  • Icon SHAW UNIVERSITY TO HOLD VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT FOR GRADUATES OF 2020

    Students will still receive a shared experience to honor their achievements despite COVID-19 

    Icon For HBCU Graduates, It’s Time to Proclaim Boldly, Alma Mater, Hail!
    HBCUs have long been the spaces needed to nourish the talent and intellect of those who come from Black communities and communities of color - worldwide.
    Icon Shaw’s Work to Honor 7 Veterans
    Did you know that because of the work of Shaw University, seven men were awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military decoration for valor, by President Bill Clinton on January 13, 1997?
    Icon In The Wake of History: A Salute To Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on A Historic Win

    History will remember this present moment as a triumph of the soul of America. The victorious win of Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris is nothing short of monumental on a National and global scale.


    Icon Statement From The Center For Racial And Social Justice
    We now face a moment of decision. Today, all across the nation, people will gather in polling booths to cast their ballots. 
    Icon Shaw launches voting-oriented social media campaign
    Today, Shaw University launched the #VoteNowChallenge, a social media campaign that features student-generated videos to encourage voter turnout for the 2020 General Election. The campaign will run October 28, 2020 until November 3, 2020.
    Icon Shaw University Divinity School awarded $1 million Thriving Congregations Initiative Grant
    Raleigh, NC -- Shaw University Divinity School has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Black Church Leadership Academy.
    Icon Dr. Paulette Dillard addresses the Honorable Kamala Harris in small gathering
    On Saturday, October 17, 2020, Dr. Paulette Dillard was one of only three HBCU presidents from across the country invited to a conversation with Senator and vice presidential candidate, the Honorable Kamala Harris.
    Icon Dr. Dillard’s statement on the passing of Dr. Irving McPhail
    Today the entire Shaw community mourns the passing of St. Augustine’s President, Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail. We also extend our condolences to his wife, Dr. Christine McPhail, along with his children, Dr. Kamilah McKissick and Mr. Ralph Bessard.
    Icon President Dillard welcomes Kamala Harris to Shaw campus

    On September 28, 2020, President Paulette Dillard welcomed Senator and Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate, the Honorable Kamala Harris, to the historic Shaw University campus. Shaw is the candidate’s first North Carolina visit since being selected the Democratic ticket.

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