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Shaw University exists to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to enhance the spiritual and ethical values of its students, and to transform a diverse community of learners into future global leaders.

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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 Welcomes Newest Class to Athletic Hall of Fame
Shaw University’s Athletics Department welcomed three notable former athletes and three former coaches as the newest members of the Shaw University Athletic Hall of Fame. Read More

Alumnus Lenard Moore Receives NC Award
Lenard Moore Alumnus and former CAPE Professor Lenard D. Moore ’95 will receive the North Carolina Award in Literature on November 13, 2014. Read More

Student Margaret Bordeaux Wins Writing Contest
Margaret Bordeaux Margaret Bordeaux, a student at the Wilmington CAPE majoring in psychology and social work, is the September winner of the “Writing Across the Curriculum” contest. Read More

Shaw Day Benefits Ahoskie CAPE
Shaw Day Ahoskie  Many gathered on a Sunday afternoon at Elm Grove Missionary Baptist Church to celebrate Shaw Day, an annual tradition where churches affiliated with the General Baptist State Convention raise funds for Shaw University. Read More

Donald Mitchell ’06 Edits First Book
Donald Mitchell Shaw alumnus Donald Mitchell co-edited his first book titled Intersectionality & Higher Education: Theory, Research, & Praxis. Read More

Shaw Dedicates Dr. Rosalind Wright Reading Center
Rosalind Wright Reading Center  Shaw University dedicated the Dr. Rosalind P. Wright Reading for Excellence Center in the Dimple Newsome Residence Hall with a ribbon cutting ceremony last month. Read More

AG Roy Cooper Brings Credit Tour to Shaw
Roy Cooper In conjunction with Shaw radio station WSHA, Attorney General Roy Cooper brought an initiative to help Shaw students learn to be smarter consumers. 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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Shaw Science Seminars
Yancy Building Auditorium 
Join us every Wednesday for an interactive, 20-minute TED style talk with seasoned researchers. 
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CAPE Open House
Join us at one of our CAPE Open Houses. During the event, you’ll have the chance to meet CAPE staff, ask questions and learn how our Adult Degree Program is uniquely designed for busy working professionals. 
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Breathe to Think Open Mic Competition 
First Friday's starting Nov. 7

Webinar: Driving Student Success  
Nov. 20: 10:50a.m. - 12:20p.m.
Facilitated by Dr. Ross Markle from Educational Testing Service, the webinar will discuss how to use non-cognitive assessments to connect students to the resources they need and improve rates of success. To join the webinar on November 20, please click here. For more information, please contact Sierra Sharp at 919-546-8470.
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