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Once you graduate from SAU, you may no longer be a student of the University, but you are forever a Falcon, and forever family.
Alumni are the lifeline of the institution, ensuring its future through financial support, recruitment of the next generation of falcons and serving as brand ambassadors. To that end, the Office of Alumni Affairs serves to engage and build lifelong relationships with alumni, and works directly with the National Alumni Association to make sure those relationships thrive.


Dr. Timothy Hatchett, Class of 1995

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) President Paul Jones announced that Dr. Timothy L. Hatchett will be joining the university as the new vice president for the Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management effective October 25.  

Dr. Hatchett comes to FVSU from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) in Washington, DC, where he currently serves as assistant vice president for student success. Since 2014, he has provided day to day leadership and direction for the UDC Office of Student Success and Programming supporting 4,500 students; leading a team of 45 faculty and staff members across multiple departments; and managing a $4.5 million dollar budget. During his tenure at UDC, his professional highlights include improving first to second-year student retention by 2% annually from 2016 to the present; and designing and implementing the University Student Success Model and Lifecycle.

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Re'Shae Green, Class of 2017

Re’Shae N. Green, English teacher in Washington, DC. Is also a newly published author. Her new book Emmel Zealous Hip-Hop Dreams is a Mental Health awareness book focused on Anxiety disorder. Re’Shae suffered with anxiety as a child and hopes this book will aid children and remind them that they can.

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Dr. Voris McBurnette, Class of 1991

Dr. Voris McBurnette ’91 receives his first star as he is promoted to Brigadier General and assumes the duties of the Commandant of the Joint Forces Staff College, a part of the National Defense University. His promotion signifies the first Saint Augustine’s Army ROTC graduate to achieve this rank.

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Jolisa Williams, Class of 2012

Alumna Jolisa Williams, ‘12 has been named Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations at Bowie State University. 

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Schaccoa Hoover, Class of 2011

GBI Announces Promotion of Schaccoa Hoover to CJIS Analyst Supervisor

Decatur, GA (August 11, 2021) – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announces the promotion of Schaccoa Hoover to Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Analyst Supervisor in the Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) at GBI Headquarters. Ms. Hoover will be responsible for overseeing and guiding the CJIS Analyst team during their daily system operations of the Georgia Protective Order Registry, CJIS On-line Validations System, Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), and other CJIS network services provided by the Georgia Crime Information Center.

Ms. Hoover began her career with the GBI in 2015 in GCIC, Applicant Services as a CJIS Specialist. Ms. Hoover was promoted to CJIS Analyst in 2017 and was a part of the CJIS analyst team that was instrumental in developing, implementing, and training law enforcement agencies on Georgia’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) portal as Georgia transitioned to strictly NIBRS data submissions to the FBI.

Ms. Hoover began her career in law enforcement in 2012 with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, where she worked as a Fingerprint Identification Technician.

Ms. Hoover received her Bachelor of Science degree in Forensic Science from Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and currently resides in the City of Atlanta.

Coco Elysses, Class of 1991

Coco is the Chairwoman for The Association for the for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Coco holds a MFA in creative writing. In 2019, she won the ALTA Award and Jeff Award for Best Original Music in a Play, and was a featured musician in the critically claimed FOX TV drama Empire.

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Moddie Turay, Class of 1999

Mr. Turay is a LOEB Fellow 2022. Moddie Turay is an accomplished real estate and economic development executive passionate about creating projects that are socially, economically, and architecturally significant. He is the founder and CEO of City Growth Partners, a Detroit based real estate development company focused on advancing catalytic projects.

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Sheila Redmond Stephens, Class of 1990

Sheila Redmond Stephens, class of 1990 Bachelor of Arts in Special Education. A 25-year career as a Senior Practitioner with Wake County Human Services providing state regulatory oversight, monitoring and investigations in Adult Care Homes.

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Jamar Jones, Class of 2000

Jamar currently manages Digital Services and Technologies. He is responsible for delivering faculty content to North Carolina public officials through classroom course, webinars, eLearning modules and Zoom teleconferences. He also oversees the Desktop Support team and all classroom technologies.

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Dr. Johnelle Sherald, Class of 1976

A few things about Dr. Sherald:

Doctor of Education (ED.D) in Educational Administration 1996 – Nova South Eastern University

Masters Degree (MA) in Adaptive Physical Education 1977 – The Ohio State University

Retired Elementary Principal and State Dept. of Ed. Office of School Leadership Associate.

Vice President of NAA


Hello, fellow Falcons!

We, as alumni, are the lifeline to our dear alma mater. As such, our donations, continued engagement and involvement, and recruiting of the next generation of Falcons are critical to ensure its future.

By maintaining deep ties with the University, we strengthen our very own foundation and allow ourselves the opportunity to reconnect with former classmates, and establish new relationships with current school administrators, students and friends of Saint Augustine’s University.

– Sheryl Harris Ximinies 

Director of Alumni Affairs & University Events

SAU License Plate Promo
  • Complete the application and return it to the Office of Alumni Affairs
  • Pay the University $25 per collegiate license plate or $55 per personalized collegiate license plate
  • Challenge other Falcons, friends and family in the state of North Carolina to do the same

For each plate sold, $15 goes directly to the student leadership fund.

Payments can be mailed to:
Saint Augustine’s University
Office of Alumni Affairs
1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610


It is the goal of the Office of Alumni Affairs to stay in contact with alumni, keeping everyone abreast of alumni achievements, chapter updates and university news. Please complete the form below to supply your contact information so that we may stay in touch and keep you informed.