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Iconic radio host, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Tom Joyner will serve as the keynote speaker for Shaw University’s 2017 spring commencement exercises, to be held Saturday, May 13 at the Raleigh Convention Center beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Learners from the state's 113 colleges who complete certain course requirements will gain admission into Shaw baccalaureate degree programs, and the university will offer prospective and confirmed students counseling to aid in transition.

Shaw University is the receipt of a $25,000 gift from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to establish the Dr. Kim Leathers Legacy Endowment Fund. The gift kicks off the University’s effort to raise $50,000 for the endowment. 

Dr. Monique Holsey-Hyman was one of two selected as the Spectacular Magazine 2017 Woman of the Year in the Education category.

The Roanoke Rapids City Council unanimously voted for a resolution honoring former Shaw University president and alumnus, Dr. James E. Cheek, Sr. '58. The Council will hold the resolution during its first February meeting which coincides with Black History Month.

LaunchRALEIGH is a unique partnership between civic, business, government and educational institutions to accelerate entrepreneurship, offer competitive access to capital, and provide community support to Southeast Raleigh entrepreneurs.

The Center aims to provide an ecosystem of support for entrepreneurs that will foster innovation and help them establish and sustain high growth companies and small businesses.

The Dereck Whittenburg Foundation clears financial hurdles for Shaw Students to finish college. The DW Foundation has announced it will award its coveted scholarship to seven Shaw University students.

Eileen Welch is up-close-and-personal with the Shaw University Archives. She is on the hunt for one name: Dr. Aaron McDuffie Moore, her maternal great-grandfather.

A new partnership with the ChildTrust Foundation will assist full-time students in their quest to balance education, work and family life.

In a candid conversation in Thomas J. Boyd Chapel, President Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy assured students, faculty and staff that Shaw University leaders are focused and ready to advocate for students and HBCUs everywhere in the wake of the election of Donald Trump as U.S. President. 

Shaw University is celebrating yet another fundraising milestone. University officials say the institution’s annual scholarship fundraising gala held on October 28 raised more than $400,000.

Journalist, political pundit was guest speaker at Shaw University Homecoming Founder’s Day Observance

President Tashni-Ann Dubroy announced acclaimed journalist and television news anchor Roland Martin will be the keynote speaker for the University's annual Founders' Day convocation.

Shaw University and the Carolina Small Business Development Fund announced plans to establish a joint entrepreneur center designed to expand small business development and economic empowerment throughout Raleigh.

"Made Especially for You by Willie Kay” exhibit at the N.C. Museum of History honors Shaw alumna. Just inside the museum’s glass windows, is a showroom of wedding gowns and other formal dresses.

South’s first HBCU is stage for frank talks about how a Hillary Clinton presidency will improve education.

Arrival of Epic 2020 class comes at 1st year anniversary of President Tashni Ann Dubroy with more than 600 new students arriving to campus.

Shaw and American Underground Capitol Broadcasting Company have completed negotiations to relocate the Rocky Mount CAPE program to Rocky Mount Mills. The new site at mixed-use Rocky Mount Mills will train students for 21st century jobs.

Assistant professor of biology Dr. Eric Butler is giving new meaning to the "secret lives of bees."

Students, faculty, staff and alumni engage to raise monies to match grant from A.J. Fletcher Foundation.

Historic uptick in applications proves Shaw is still a college of choice. This statistic represents a welcomed change to the declining enrollment numbers now being experienced by universities all across the country.

The Triangle Business Journal has announced that Shaw University is the recipient of the 2016 BDO Life Sciences Award in the category of “Outstanding Research by a University.”

HBCU Digest, the top news resource for historically black colleges and universities, has released its list of finalists for its Sixth Annual HBCU Awards ceremony.

When Danette Majette crossed the stage at the Raleigh Auditorium earlier this month as a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of Shaw University, nobody could see the post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that caused chronic pain, depression and anxiety following a retail job injury that almost kept her away.

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