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Odessa Hines
Director of Public Relations
Phone: 919-546-8268 
E-mail:  ohines@shawu.edu   

Campus Announcements

August 2014

New Student Orientation
Aug: 7-12
Willie E. Gary Student Center
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Shaw University encourages all new incoming students to attend New Student Orientation.  The goal of New Student Orientation is to introduce students and families to campus services, resources and the expectations of collegiate life at Shaw University in order to facilitate a successful transition to college.  During New Student Orientation, students attend information sessions, participate in social activities, work with peer orientation mentors, complete the College Student Inventory assessment, take the Accuplacer placement testing, and complete advising and registration for their academic classes. 



May 2014

Department of Education Wilmington CAPE Open House
May 1: 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
224 Front Street, Wilmington
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Department of Education Ahoskie CAPE Open House
May 3: 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
114 NC Hwy 42 West, Ahoskie
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Baccalaureate Service
May 9: 6:00p.m.
Thomas J. Boyd Chapel


2014 Commencement Exercises
May 10: 11:00a.m.
Dorton Arena at NC State Fairgrounds
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Department of Education Raleigh Open House
May 17: 9:00a.m. - 2:30p.m.
118 E. South St. (Estey Hall)
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April 2014

Communication Sciences and Disorders Day
Apr. 2: 10:30a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Willie E. Gary Ballroom 


Spring 2014 Career and Graduate Fair 
Apr. 3: 10:30a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Willie E. Gary Student Center 
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Department of Education Fayetteville CAPE Open House 
Apr. 8: 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m
603-B Country Club Drive, Fayetteville
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Who's Who in Black Raleigh Durham
Apr. 10: 6:00p.m. – 8:30p.m.
Estey Hall Auditorium
The Inaugural Edition of Who’s Who in Black Raleigh-Durham Networking Reception and Book Unveiling. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at www.whoswhopublishing.com.


Department of Education Greenville CAPE Open House
Apr. 14: 5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
2611 E. 10th Street, Greenville

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Working with Rubrics Workshop
Apr. 15: 10:50a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Yancy Building Auditorium
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The Office of Professional Development cordially invites faculty and staff to a rubric workshop on Tuesday, April 15th at 10:50 a.m. in the Yancy Building Auditorium. The workshop speaker is Dr. Stefanie Rachis, elementary education instructor in the University’s Department of Education.


Spring Assessment
Apr. 16-17 
The following student surveys will be administered Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI), Area Concentration Achievement Test (ACAT), and Major Field Tests (MFT).
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University Awards Day
Apr. 17: 11:00a.m.
Thomas J. Boyd Chapel
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Project Life Bone Marrow Drive
Apr: 23: 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.
C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium

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The Shaw University Athletics Department will host a bone marrow drive on Wednesday, April 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium. The purpose of the Project Life National Movement to increase the potential pool of bone marrow and tissue donors by testing and registering college students, faculty and staff with a simple cheek swab. Bone marrow treatments are the only hope for many people diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell anemia and other blood cancers and diseases, but 60% of those in need of a life-giving donation currently can’t find a donor match. We hope you can join us for this important event. For more information on Project Life, please visit: www.projectlifemovement.org/


Student Athlete Week
Apr. 22-26
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College Senior Survey
Apr. 24-29


Minority Male College Transfer Program Workshop
Apr. 30: 9:30a.m. - 4:00p.m. 
Willie E. Gary Student Center Ballroom

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The Minority Male College Transfer Program is a free workshop for NC Community College minority male mentoring coordinators, transfer advisors and minority mentoring program students who are interested in a college transfer. The workshop will focus on transfer opportunities for North Carolina community college students, overview of Shaw University, academic programs and wrap sessions with our Center for Alternative Program Education (CAPE) coordinators.



June 2014

The Freshman Scholars Summer Academy
June 22-July 18
Willie E. Gary Student Center
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The Freshman Scholars Summer Academy is a five week intensive academic program designed to give high school graduates an introduction to the college experience and increase their chances of academic success. The cost for the program is $3,500 which covers room, board, classes, and all textbooks.  Application deadline is June 16, 2014. Applications that are received by May 16, 2014 will be eligible to receive a $1,000 Discount!


Shaw University Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising
June: 23-26
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This summer, in partnership with Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, Shaw University will launch the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising. This comprehensive program designed for pastors, judicatory executives, clergy, senior ministers, development leaders of faith-based organizations and all people of faith, will provide participants with the skills and expertise to implement fundraising programs that can achieve dynamic results.



July 2014

New Student Orientation
July: 10-11
Willie E. Gary Student Center
Learn more

Shaw University encourages all new incoming students to attend New Student Orientation.  The goal of New Student Orientation is to introduce students and families to campus services, resources and the expectations of collegiate life at Shaw University in order to facilitate a successful transition to college.  During New Student Orientation, students attend information sessions, participate in social activities, work with peer orientation mentors, complete the College Student Inventory assessment, take the Accuplacer placement testing, and complete advising and registration for their academic classes.