June 16, 2020

Saint Augustine’s University Is Awarded a $50,000 Grant to Enhance Retention Programs from the Rosewood Family of Companies


Saint Augustine’s University leadership sat down with Rosewood Family of Companies in January to discuss a retention proposal and programs that infuse and drive home the values of Saint Augustine’s University. This meeting was set to establish a strategy to increase student engagement and/or student education. In a letter to the Rosewood Corporation, Interim President, […]
June 9, 2020

SAU Honors Alumni in Healthcare with Virtual Concert Featuring Grammy Award Winner Kirk Whalum and Songstress Barbara Weathers


Saint Augustine’s University and the rest of the world continue adhering to social distancing guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will honor our amazing alumni serving on the frontlines of this global health battle with a virtual fundraising concert. The Division of University Advancement and External Affairs invites the entire Falcon Nation and national […]
June 4, 2020

Assistant Professor Rosalynde M. Fenner Conferred as Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development


On Friday, May 1, 2020, Assistant Professor Rosalynde M. Fenner, fulfilled the requirements for the degree, as a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development from Grand Canyon University, in Phoenix, Arizona. Professor Fenner’s dissertation manuscript titled, “Female Leaders in Law Enforcement and the Dyadic Relationship with Subordinates,” was approved on April […]
June 2, 2020

Saint Augustine’s University Business School Students Continue to Break Barriers


The School of Business is extremely excited to announce that Sport Management major, Phillip Marcelle placed in the top 3 juniors/seniors in the HBCU Stock Exchange Challenge. Winners of the challenge were determined based on overall portfolio performance and gain, following the rules, and timely completion of the built-in Personal Finance curriculum. The National HBCU […]
May 27, 2020

Funded by US Department of Interior (DOI)/National Park Service (NPS): Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) Chapel Renovation Project Is Underway


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) received a $312,000 grant from the National Park Service for projects that preserve and restore significant historic structures on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The grant is being used for the preservation efforts on the SAU’s historic chapel (ca. 1895). “We would like to thank the NPS […]
May 26, 2020

Saint Augustine’s University Moves to the Cloud with Ellucian Colleague and Ellucian CRM Recruit to Modernize Student Experience


Saint Augustine’s University partners with Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, and creates a new cloud modernization and migration engagement. In January 2020, Saint Augustine’s selected a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based deployment of Ellucian Colleague and Ellucian CRM Recruit to power its digital transformation, modernize the student experience and enable campus-wide innovation. “When we were […]
May 23, 2020

Tuttle Public Health Community Center Construction Recommences


We are building at Saint Augustine’s University! After an almost two year delay in construction, Interim President Dr. Maria A. Lumpkin and Dr. Derrick Sauls focused on re-energizing this project in October. With the help of Councilman Corey Branch, the City of Raleigh granted the university permits needed to complete Tuttle Public Health Community Center. […]
May 21, 2020

Students Analyze and Create Sonnets for National Poetry Month


The students in Dr. Joyce Russell’s English 132 class studied sonnets during the month of April, which was National Poetry Month. Among the sonnets the students studied was Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130. The students were quick to observe that Sonnet 130 was an antithesis to the conventions of the Petrarchan ideals of beauty. Shakespeare’s addressee is […]
May 21, 2020

Mother and Daughter Become Recent SAU Graduates Together


On May 15, 2020, SAU celebrated our graduating seniors with a virtual commencement. SAU is proud of the accomplishments and perseverance of all of those who have fought through adversity to obtain their degree. Among our graduates were Denise Scott and Ronesha Scott, mother and daughter who enrolled at SAU at the same time.  The inspirational story […]
May 20, 2020

Inspiring Story of Kevin Lee (Coach K) of the Indefatigable Class of 2020


It has been a long and unforgettable journey for the class of 2020. It has seen many ups and downs, even more so with the threat of a pandemic and resulting quarantine. There are many stories, one story in particular comes from one of SAU’s recent graduate Kevin Lee, also known as Coach K of […]