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Shaw Mourns and Celebrates the Life of Dr. Jeffrey A. Smith
Dr. Jeffrey Smith Unique Staggers, Shaw University's Student Government Association President, easily remembers her favorite memory of Dr. Jeffrey A. Smith, Shaw's former Vice President of Student Affairs and Administration who passed away on September 30, 2014. Read More

Honors College Students Visit Raleigh Wake Alumni Chapter
Honors College Visit (thumbnail) Continuing its commitment to foster strong relations with Shaw University students, the Raleigh Wake Alumni Chapter hosted a meet and greet session with members of the Honors College. Read More

Senior Aaron Harrington Sings Anthem, Honors Father
Aaron Harrington Aaron Harrington, found a way to honor his father who died too soon. His sister asked him to compete for a chance to sing before the Triangle Heart Walk at the PNC Arena. Read More

Allied Health Students Performing Screenings
Allied Health Students  Students from Shaw's Communication Sciences and Disorders Program conducted free speech, language and hearing screenings. Read More

Graduate Jameya Barnwell ’13 Gains Feature on AKTA Site
Jameya Barnwell Shaw graduate Jameya Barnwell ’13 was recently featured on the American Kinesiotherapy Association (AKTA) website. Read More

Divinity School Shows Support for Michael Brown
Divinity - Michael Brown (thumbnail) Assembled on the steps of the University’s historic Thomas J. Boyd Chapel, the faculty, staff and students of the Shaw University Divinity School joined the movement for justice for Michael Brown. Read More

Shaw Receives TMCF First Generation Scholarships
Thurgood Marshall Fund Logo The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) selected Shaw University to receive its First Generation Scholars Program funding. Read More

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Self Defense Class for Women  
Beginning Oct. 2 every Thursday at 12:00 p.m. 
Dance Studio – Spaulding Gymnasium Basement 

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Mass Communications Fair 
Oct. 21: 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
James E. Cheek Library
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RIMI Workshop - "Signifcance and Innovation"   
Oct. 21: 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. and 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Yancy Building - Rm 234

The workshop will be presented by Dr. Sharon Warren Cook, Interim Chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Work at North Carolina A&T State University.
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College Road Trip  
Oct. 21: 7:00 p.m. 
Tune in to WRAL's College Road Tripto see why Shaw University is the perfect place to earn your degree!

Founder's Day Convocation
Oct: 24: 11:00a.m.
Duke Energy Center - Meymandi Hall

Keynote speaker is Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President of the North Carolina NAACP.

Shaw University Homecoming Brunch Reception
Oct. 25: 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Sheraton Raleigh, 421 S. Salisbury St.

Hosted by Willie E. Gary '71 and Lorenzo Williams '74
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