October 21, 2020

Saint Augustine’s University Alumnus Debuts First Film on Amazon Prime Video


Please see this press release from RXG Publicity regarding SAU Alumnus, Robert X. Golphin, newly-released film. “Freshman Friday”, the feature-length directorial début of award-winning actor and filmmaker Robert X. Golphin, premiered on Amazon Prime Video last week.  Set on the campus of a fictional historically black college (HBCU), the comedy centers on a sheltered young man’s […]
October 15, 2020

Saint Augustine’s University to Receive Funding from Blue Cross NC This Year


Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) commits itself to diversity, equity and inclusion.  They have recognized the impact that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have on diversifying the workforce and industries, such as health care, that lack representation. And since 2018, Blue Cross NC has invested more than $5.3 million […]
October 7, 2020

SAU’s Cycling Team Has First Event


Over a year ago the idea was sparked in the School of Business, Management, and Technology (SBMT) to launch the first HBCU-based cycling team. From the hard work and determination from SBMT faculty to generous donations, SAU is proud to say that the cycling team will have its first event Wednesday, October 7 at 8 […]
October 6, 2020

SAU Alum, Luther Barnes, Reflects on Hall of Fame Gospel Singing Career


Saint Augustine’s University’s own Luther Barnes was featured on WRAL reflecting on his gospel singing career and experience in the Music Hall of the Fame. In light of the pandemic, Tar Heel Traveler could not hold an official Hall of Fame ceremony. They decide to highlight a past honoree, Luther Barnes, one of the nation’s […]
October 6, 2020

Saint Augustine’s University Reports Another Consecutive Year with an Enrollment Increase


(Raleigh, NC) – Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is pleased to report that they have another consecutive year of enrollment growth. In 2019, SAU saw a 16.4% increase in enrollment, and in 2020 there has been a 5.3% increase over last year. The University has experienced a significant increase of 23% in growth since 2018. This […]
September 9, 2020

Professor of Criminal Justice, Dr. Patrick Webb, Participates in Foundational Research for Criminal Justice Reform


On July 23, 2020, Dr. Webb participated in a roundtable discussion with criminal justice professionals from across the United States. The discussion was based upon the results of data collected and identified in a report based on a research initiative launched in 2017 when the Center for Advancing Opportunity (CAO) was created through a partnership […]
August 21, 2020

Dr. Sheria Rowe Interviewed by GrepBeat in Diversity Series


Dr. Sheria Rowe, Assistant Dean to the School of Business, Management and Technology was recently interviewed by GrepBeat in a four-part series on diversity in the Triangle’s tech ecosystem. Take a look at the data and the experience of Dr. Rowe in this area here.
August 19, 2020

Dr. McPhail Interviewed by CBS17 Regarding SAU Moving Forward


Dr. Irving McPhail, our newly appointed president, was interviewed by Marius Payton from CBS17 recently. Find out how his background in education and civil rights equip him for taking on the challenge of being a president of a HBCU in these times. See the interview here →
August 7, 2020

Phase One of the Saint Augustine’s Chapel Restoration and Preservation Complete


Phase One of the Saint Augustine’s University restoration/preservation of its historic chapel (restored, preserved, and cleaned the windows) is now complete. This project funded by the Department of Interior/National Park Service (DOI/NPS), with a $312,000 grant, has afforded us the opportunity to continue to enjoy and appreciate the rich history and exuberant artistry of 125 year-old […]
July 30, 2020

Five St. Augustine’s Public Health Science Majors Hired as Contact Tracers for COVID-19


Congratulations to five public health science majors who have been hired and trained as Contact Tracers. They include two rising seniors, Tamika Sanders and Chuka Umeana, and three graduates of the program, Aziza Pope (May 2020), Asia Bethea (May, 2020), and Keshawn Carter (May 2018). Contact tracing is an effective public health intervention. These public […]