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Shaw University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Learn More

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Shaw University Employee Wins $2M Powerball Jackpot; Endows Scholarship
Shield Long-time Shaw University employee Marilyn Fields claimed a $2 million Powerball jackpot prize. Read More

CAPE Students Receive Internships with NC Senator
CAPE interns thumb Two Shaw University CAPE students, Andrew Harris Jr. and Nickisha Livingston, recently began internships with North Carolina Senator Terry Van Duyn. Read More

Public Relations Department Wins Award for Alumni Magazine
CASE District III Logo Shaw University's Public Relations Department received the "Special Merit" award this semester for the re-design of the Shaw Gazette, the University's alumni magazine. Read More 

Adopt-A-Student Program Recruits Students to Shaw
Adopt-A-Student 2014 Amber Phillips, a Shaw junior, is helping to recruit students to the University through the Shaw University Weldon-Seaboard Alumni Chapter’s "Adopt-A-Student" program. Read More

Athena Curry '14 Tells WRAL-TV About Her Shaw Experience
Athena Curry is the first in her family to attend and finish college, but the freshly-graduated Shaw University alumna sees the milestone as only the beginning. Read More

Shaw 'Platinum Sound' Junior Drum Major to Star in Tyler Perry Production
Timmy-Richardson Timmy Richardson, a junior drum major in the Shaw University Band, has landed a major role in an upcoming TV series by Tyler Perry. Read More

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Shaw University 2014-2015 Student Insurance Plan
Please read the student health plan notification letter and waiver notification before waiving your insurance.
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CAPE Orientation
Shaw University CAPE Adult Degree program will host student orientation July 28 - August 1, 2014.
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New Student Orientation
August 7-12, 2014
Wille E. Gary Student Center

Shaw University encourages all new incoming students to attend New Student Orientation.
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Bears Booster Club Trip
September 6-7, 2014
Birmingham, AL

The Shaw University Bears Booster Club is sponsoring a bus trip to Birmingham, AL for the Shaw v. Miles College football game on September 6th.
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Open Mic @ Shaw University
Shaw University will host an Open Mic contest every 1st Friday beginning October 1, 2014.
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Shaw U YouTube Channel
Shaw U YouTube Channel
Tune into Shaw U's YouTube Channel to watch great videos from our mass communications students and other campus programming. 

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