December 6, 2021

SAU Reports the Highest Giving Tuesday Contributions in School History


RALEIGH, NC – Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is pleased to report the highest Giving Tuesday contribution ($128,535.16 and counting) since Giving Tuesday began in 2012. This total also includes an 80% increase in online giving. The University’s observance of Giving Tuesday took place on November 30, 2021. It featured donations made by alumnus Dr. Ruben […]
December 3, 2021

SAU Participates in the 77th Annual Raleigh Christmas Parade


RALEIGH, NC — Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) participated in the 77th Annual Raleigh Christmas Parade, held on Saturday, November 20, 2021. The parade, which aired live on ABC11 WTVD, featured thousands gathered in downtown Raleigh and 115 different themed floats, bands, marchers, and twirlers. “Being a part of an event of this magnitude was a […]
November 24, 2021

Spring 2022 COVID-19 Message


Dear Saint Augustine’s University Family, Saint Augustine’s University is mandating COVID -19 vaccines for the spring semester as a commitment to protecting the health and safety of our campus community. Therefore, the University will require all residential and commuter students, faculty, and staff on the SAU campus in the spring to be fully immunized against […]
November 15, 2021

SAU Student Chosen as Participant in the Johns Hopkins Institute for Nanobiotechnology Rosetta Commons REU Program


By Tiara Alexander, Senior, Communications RALEIGH, NC — In recent years, Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has had students participate in some of the most esteemed internship programs in the country. Peter Musenge is one of those students. Peter is a junior biology major and serves as the president of the STEM club and the SGA […]
November 15, 2021

“Lifting As We Climb” – SAU Volunteers at the NC Food Bank


The SAU chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) recently volunteered at the NC Food Bank in Raleigh. They helped sort 17,667 pounds of food and nonfood donations. The sorting categories included water, types of bread, foods in plastic or glass, canned goods, dry foods, sweet snacks, sweet drinks, and nonfood items. After […]
November 12, 2021

Saint Augustine’s University Appoints Dr. Leslie Rodriguez-McClellon as Senior Vice President of Student Experience and Operations


RALEIGH, NC — The President of Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail is pleased to announce that Dr. Leslie Rodriguez-McClellon has joined SAU as the Senior Vice President of Student Experience and Operations. Dr. Rodriguez-McClellon comes to the University after serving as the Chief of Staff and Executive Director for Strategic Initiatives at […]
November 3, 2021

Film and Communication Students Visited by Career Professionals


Guy Gastor, Director of the North Carolina Film Office, and Troy McNish, an SAU alumnus and Live Events Coordinator at Red Hat, were special guests recently in the School of Arts and Communication in the Seby B. Jones Fine Arts Building. Gastor discussed North Carolina’s $410 million (and growing) film industry and the various types […]
November 2, 2021

The SAU Cycling Team Has First Female Rider from an HBCU Compete in USAC-Sanctioned Event


Last year, Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC, became the first historically black college or university (HBCU) to field a USA Cycling-registered collegiate cycling team. However, the female riders on the team last year were unable to complete in live USAC-sanctioned events due to the pandemic. This year however, Bronte Weatherford (Freshman, Cary, NC), became […]
November 1, 2021

Saint Augustine’s University Appoints Dr. Terry T. Kidd as Vice President of Strategic Planning, Research, Technology and Innovation


RALEIGH, NC — The President of Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail is pleased to announce that Terry T. Kidd, Ph.D. has joined SAU as the Vice President of Strategic Planning, Research, Technology & Innovation. Dr. Kidd comes to the University after leading the Office of Academic Affairs and the innovation portfolio at […]
November 1, 2021

SSMAH Student Has Successful Completion of Summer Research Internship at the North Carolina Aquarium


Congratulations to Ms. Antiforufa Seye (Anita) for her successful ‘in-person’ completion of the Summer Research Internship at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina. Here are a few of the activities she participated in: water quality test from each tank in the aquarium exhibit to test for nitrate, pH and ammonia level […]