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  • Icon Shaw launches voting-oriented social media campaign
    Today, Shaw University launched the #VoteNowChallenge, a social media campaign that features student-generated videos to encourage voter turnout for the 2020 General Election. The campaign will run October 28, 2020 until November 3, 2020.
    Icon Shaw University Divinity School awarded $1 million Thriving Congregations Initiative Grant
    Raleigh, NC -- Shaw University Divinity School has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Black Church Leadership Academy.
    Icon Dr. Paulette Dillard addresses the Honorable Kamala Harris in small gathering
    On Saturday, October 17, 2020, Dr. Paulette Dillard was one of only three HBCU presidents from across the country invited to a conversation with Senator and vice presidential candidate, the Honorable Kamala Harris.
    Icon Dr. Dillard’s statement on the passing of Dr. Irving McPhail
    Today the entire Shaw community mourns the passing of St. Augustine’s President, Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail. We also extend our condolences to his wife, Dr. Christine McPhail, along with his children, Dr. Kamilah McKissick and Mr. Ralph Bessard.
    Icon President Dillard welcomes Kamala Harris to Shaw campus

    On September 28, 2020, President Paulette Dillard welcomed Senator and Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate, the Honorable Kamala Harris, to the historic Shaw University campus. Shaw is the candidate’s first North Carolina visit since being selected the Democratic ticket.

    Icon President Dillard's Wells Fargo Response
    With all due respect for outstanding work including the valuable philanthropic investments made by Wells Fargo Bank, as the President of Shaw University, I cannot remain silent when reporting indicates its CEO, Charles Scharf, makes demeaning and unproductive comments about the Black talent force.
    Icon In Memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Shaw University mourns the passing of US Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and expresses gratitude for her relentless service.
    Icon Google.org Funds Shaw University for COVID-19 Study

    Google.org recently announced it had selected Shaw University to receive funding as part of the company’s efforts to support projects using innovative Automated Intelligence and data analytics to help understand factors that determine COVID-19 in communities of color and subsequent consequences. 

    Icon Shaw University Names George Knox New Athletic Director
    After a national search, Shaw University President, Dr. Paulette Dillard has announced the appointment of George Knox as its new Director of Athletics.
    Icon In Memory of C.T. Vivian

    We mourn the passing of Dr. Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian, an icon of the civil rights movement and renowned author and theologian.

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