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  • Icon Shaw University Creates Center for Racial and Social Justice
    The purpose of the enter for Racial and Social Justice (CRSJ) is to enable meaningful social change by fostering engagement around civil and human rights, spiritual formation, discernment and social justice. The CRSJ also will support development of healthy congregations and communities.
    Icon Shaw Celebrates Its Littlest Graduates With Drive-Through Celebration
    balloons, honking horns and lots of smiling faces marked a special drive-through graduation last week at the Shaw University Center for Early Childhood Development Center (CDC). Over 40 families waited patiently to drive through the CDC’s parking lot for a chance to see – and be seen by – their favorite pre-K teachers.
    Icon Andre Matzuda is Top of His Class
    On his way to earning his B.A. in business administration: management, Andre Matzuda ’20 was the personification of a “scholar-athlete,” achieving a 4.0 GPA and a raft of awards for his stellar play on the soccer field.
    Icon Dr. Alfonza Carter to Retire After 40 Years
    Shaw University announced that long-time athletic director, Dr. Alfonza Carter, will retire effective July 31 after 40 years of distinguished service. Dr. Carter has served the University since 1980 in a variety of positions.
    Icon Three New Trustees Named to Shaw University Board
    Effective July 1, the newest members of the University’s governing body are: Dr. Tony W. Barr, Sr., Executive Secretary-Treasurer for the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (GBSCNC); Mr. Isaac Wheeler, Sr., General Manager of the Wake County ABC Board, business owner and Shaw alumnus; and Mr. Ian Finley, 2020-2021 President of the Shaw University Student Government Association.
    Icon Divinity School Co-Sponsors Community Prayer Walk for Social Justice
    Divinity School Co Sponsors Community Prayer Walk for Social Justice Wearing facemasks and carrying signs, over 3,000 people gathered at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and marched to the NC State Capitol building on Saturday, June
    Icon James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center Awarded Grant
    The James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center has been awarded a $1,500 grant to address Library preparedness related to COVID-19 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Icon Honoring Andrea Harris: Champion of HBCUs, Minority- and Women-Owned Business
    Shaw University and all who are engaged in the ongoing fight to ensure access to economic and academic opportunity have lost a great champion with the passing of Ms. Andrea Harris.
    Icon Plan for Safe Reopening of Campus Underway
    A working group representing a wide cross-section of University units is developing a plan to ensure the safe return to campus for employees and students for fall 2020. The University expects to provide a timetable for a phased reopening of the campus by June 30.
    Icon Unrecognized Heroes - People Providing Essential Services at Shaw
    Usually, when people consider what makes a person a “hero,” they picture someone who is “larger than life” performing an extraordinary act of bravery. The truth is that there are heroes all around us, we simply do not recognize their actions as special or heroic.
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