• Section of U.S. 52 to close this weekend for bridge removal
    July 21, 2017
    A portion of U.S. 52 will close this weekend so workers can remove the closed Rams Drive bridge, officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation said.
  • WSSU HEAD COACH KIENUS BOULWARE AMONG GUESTS ON BOXTOROW COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF SHOW SATURDAY
    July 21, 2017
    RALEIGH, N.C.– On Saturday, July 22, Winston-Salem State University Head Coach, Kienus Boulware, will appear live on the Countdown To Kickoff College Football Preview Radio Show at Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar downtown on 420 Fayetteville Street from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • WSSU to roll out fierce new Ram logo
    July 21, 2017
    This August, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) will unveil a fierce new mascot logo that pays tribute to the university’s past while establishing a bold and energized new look for the future. The new Ram head will roll out at Meet the Rams on Aug. 19.
  • CIAA Football Media Day 2017
    July 19, 2017
    Roanoke, VA – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will kick off the 2017 football season with its annual Football Media Day on Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Rams Mourn The Loss of Former Softball Student-Athlete, Kayla Woodbury
    July 15, 2017
    It is with deep sadness that we have lost a precious love, and member of the Ram Family. Ms. Kayla Woodbury of Mount Airy N.C., is a former WSSU softball player and was the 2011 WSSU Female Student-Athlete of the Year. Her Sister Allison was also a Lady Ram Softball Student-Athlete in recent years.
  • Paducah's 'Big House' the focus of documentary
    July 12, 2017
    Two documentary filmmakers will visit Paducah for next month's Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration as part of their project chronicling the life and influence of a celebrated city son: the late Clarence "Big House" Gaines.
  • Rams Women's Basketball Announces 2017 Signing Class
    July 12, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University women’s basketball team will welcome a stellar cast of newcomers to the team in the fall of 2017. The Rams will welcome a quartet of players who will look to build upon a promising effort by the team in its second season under the guidance of head coach L’Tona Lamonte. The Rams wasted little time in getting their signees as the team signed three student-athletes in the fall and one in April.
  • Division II Announces 2017 Football Showcase Schedule
    July 12, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA Division II announced the 18 regular-season football games that will be streamed live on ESPN3 as part of an ongoing three-year agreement to highlight Division II athletics events.
  • Terry and Yvette Griffin WSSU Tennis Benefit
    July 06, 2017
    WSSU will host the first annual Terry & Yvette Griffin Tennis Benefit, August 5, 2017 located at 1424 Lewisville-Clemmons Road at 8:00 am at the Taylor Tennis Center in Clemons, NC. The event was organized by a local group of tennis fans and supporters of WSSU Tennis, in order to provide support for the WSSU Women’s Tennis Program.
  • Research Parkway Opening/Rams Drive Closing
    July 05, 2017
    In advance of the Rams football season, we wanted to make you aware of some important travel information that may supersede your navigation system’s directions to campus.
  • 2017 HBCU Awards Finalists
    June 21, 2017
    Below is the list of finalists for the seventh annual HBCU Awards ceremony, to be held on July 14 in Washington D.C.’s Gallup Building beginning at 7:00 p.m.
  • Norris Earns Second Team NCCSIA All-State Team Honors
    June 16, 2017
    GREENSBORO, NC – Winston-Salem State sophomore outfielder, Randy Norris, earned yet another post-season honor when he was named to the 2017 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State team.
  • Snipes Earns First Team NCCSIA All-State Team Honors
    June 15, 2017
    GREENSBORO, NC – Winston-Salem State sophomore designated hitter Destiny Snipes earned yet another post-season honor when she was named to the 2017 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State team. The honor was the third post-season honor for her as she also earned Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) First Team All-Conference honors as well as the Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) Atlantic All-Region/District 2 team.
  • The CIAA Kicks off 2017-2018 with Football Media Day!
    June 15, 2017
    Roanoke, VA (June 14, 2017) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will kick off the 2017 football season with its annual Football Media Day on Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Roanoke, Virginia.
  • The HBCU Scholarship Gala Set For August 26th at 7pm
    June 15, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - The HBCU Scholarship Gala is a community-based initiative that celebrates the impact and importance of the 11 HBCU's in North Carolina. The purpose of the initiative is to raise money for scholarships for deserving students at each institution and to honor the achievements of the alumni of each school.
  • WSSU Athletics Director, Tonia Walker, Graduates From Leadership Winston-Salem
    June 09, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston-Salem State University would like to send congratulations out to Athletics Director, Tonia Walker, Constance Mallette-White and Jamar Banks, for graduating from Leadership Winston-Salem.
  • Rams Ranked 30th in Final Collegiate Baseball Poll
    June 09, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston-Salem State baseball, all season long, has had to pull itself up by the bootstraps. The Rams did just that.
  • WSSU Rams Ranked 23rd in Street & Smith's Preseason Poll
    June 08, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – With spring practices in the books, we’re one step closer to the 2017 college football season.
  • CIAA Extends Football Contract in Salem, Announces 2017-18 Championships Schedule
    June 07, 2017
    The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces 2017-18 locations and dates for its 14 championships, including the signing of a 3-year contract with Salem, Virginia to host the conference's football championship through 2019.
  • Rams Baseball Announces Future Plans
    June 07, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - With the close of the 2016-17 season, the CIAA has discontinued sponsorship of its baseball programs.
  • WSSU Rams Announce Hall of Fame Class For 2017
    June 05, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced the 2017 inductees into the Clarence E. "Big House" Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • FAN CHOICE: D2 Baseball Player of the Year
    June 02, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The D2 Baseball World Series is raging on, but it is time to hand out the final award of the season as we search for who the best position player and pitcher were during the 2017 season.
  • WSSU Announces 8 Individuals and One Team To Be Enshrined Into The Clarence E. "Big House" Gaines Hall of Fame
    June 02, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce the 2017 inductees that will be enshrined into the Clarence E. "Big House" Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame. Eight individuals and one team will take their place among the WSSU greats.
  • Randy Norris Needs Your Vote!
    June 01, 2017
    Randy Norris had himself a year in 2017 - should he be the #D2Baseball POY?? We need you to vote for him!! VOTE: http://hro.io/2qylhTq
  • Hampton, 4x100m Relay Earn USTFCCCA NCAA Division II All-American Honors
    May 30, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Winston-Salem State Rams track & field team capped a great 2017 season in style when a quartet of Rams was named to the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division II All-American Team. The student-athletes earned the honors after some great performances at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet, this weekend.
  • WSSU's Aja Grant Appointed to Division II National SAAC
    May 28, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – By approval of the NCAA Division II Management Council, Aja Grant, has been appointed as the newest Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association representative to the NCAA Division II Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC). Aja Grant, is a rising senior on the women's tennis team at WSSU. Grant is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is the daughter of Tim and Vicki Grant.
  • WSSU 4x100m Relay Places Fifth, Hampton Places third in 100m Dash at 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Nationals
    May 27, 2017
    BRADENTON, FL – The Winston-Salem State Rams track & field team capped the 2017 season in remarkable fashion with a pair of top five finishes at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet. The Rams’ 4x100m relay team placed fifth in their event while senior sprinter Ty-Leah Hampton placed third in the women’s 100m dash, Saturday afternoon.
  • Hampton Places 15th in 200m Prelims at 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Nationals
    May 26, 2017
    BRADENTON, FL – Winston-Salem State University senior sprinter Ty-Leah Hampton placed 15th in the preliminary round of the women’s 200m dash at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet, Friday afternoon. She ran a 24.03 to place 15th in the event. With the top eight finishers advancing to the event finals, Hampton will not compete in the event finals.
  • Hampton, 4x100m Relay Qualify for Event Finals at 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet
    May 25, 2017
    BRADENTON, FL – The Winston-Salem State Rams stepped up in a big way when the team took the track at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet. The Rams’ 4x100m relay team and senior Ty-Leah Hampton punched their tickets to event finals with some great performances in preliminary action, Thursday.
  • WSSU Athletics Awarded NCAA CHOICES Grant
    May 25, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN -The Department of Athletics at Winston Salem State University has been awarded a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) CHOICES grant to educate students about the risks involved with the misuse of alcohol. The grant will award $30,000 over a three-year period, funded by the NCAA with support from Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc. The grant, designed to integrate athletics’ departments into campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse, is a collaboration between the Department of Athletics, Student Affairs and two academic departments – the Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies (HPSS) and Human Services Studies (HSS).
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