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  • Icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Virtual Celebration with Guest Speaker Mr. Shaun King
    Shaw University will be hosting activist and author Mr. Shaun King as the Keynote Speaker at our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
    Icon Wells Fargo Awards Grant to Launch Entrepreneurship Certification
    Wells Fargo has awarded the School of Business and Professional Studies a $25,000 grant to support the launch of the Aspire Entrepreneurship Certification Program. Created by Shaw University exclusively for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs, the 16-week program commences this month with the first cohort of 12 participants.
    Icon Shaw University Student Kasonia Smith Co-Authors Article in the Assembly
    Icon Shaw University Student Kasonia Smith Co-Authors Article in the Assembly

    The Assembly digital magazine today published an article about police reform reported by John Drescher and Shaw University student Kasonia Smith. 

    Icon Spring 2022 Update for Students

    To protect the health of our campus and community and to ensure the continuity of campus operations, the university has revised some of its plans for the beginning of the Spring 2022 semester. 

    Icon Spring 2022 Update for Faculty and Staff
    The university has revised some of its plans for the beginning of Spring 2022 semester to protect the health of our campus and community as well as to ensure the continuity of campus operations.
    Icon Shaw University, Learning from Legacy, & Next Generation Leaders
    Dr. Erin Moore, Executive Director for Shaw University's Center for Racial and Social Justice, was featured as a guest on the "Just" podcast Dr. Erin Moore, Executive Director for Shaw University's Center for Racial and Social Justice,
    Icon Shaw University Receives Duke Energy Racial Justice Award
    In November 2021, Shaw University received a $25,000 Social Justice and Racial Equity grant awarded from the Duke Energy Foundation to the Shaw University Center for Racial and Social Justice for general operations.
    Icon Meet the New President of ASHE: Dr. Joy Gaston Gayles
    A life in academia as a full professor—including being elected president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)—wasn’t exactly the life that Dr. Joy Gaston Gayles had considered for herself when she arrived at Shaw University as a first-generation college student some three decades ago.
    Icon Damu Smith Award recognition for Alumnus Omega and Brenda Wilson, Co-Founders of the West End Revitalization Association (WERA)
    Alumnus Omega and Brenda are the first couple to receive this award from American Public Health Association (APHA) for their three decades of work on environmental justice from Mebane to The White House. APHA NC state branch, the NC Public Health Association (NCPHA) has endorsed WERA's recent work on the lack of federal oversight and regulations on COVID-19 Hazardous, Medical, and Testing Waste throughout the nation.
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