January 23, 2020

SAU Celebrates 153rd Founders’ Day Convocation with Special Gift Announcement from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina


Today, January 23, 2020, the Saint Augustine’s University community marks its 153rd annual Founder’s Day Convocation with author Patricia Russell McCloud as the guest speaker. The event also included a special gift donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC). McCloud is a member of the Council on Legal Education […]
January 7, 2020

Registration for Southeast Raleigh Rotary Information Sessions is Open


SAU will host an informational session regarding the possibility of establishing a Rotary Club in Southeast Raleigh on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. in The Prezell R. Robinson Library. All members of the Falcon Community are invited.  Register here.
January 6, 2020

Ms. Tiwanna Nevels Conferred as Doctor of Business Administration


On December 30, 2019, Ms. Tiwanna Nevels, Director of Library Services, was conferred for a Doctor of Business Administration at the University of Maryland Global Campus. The title of her dissertation is: “Oh the Place We will Go!: Library Directors Achieving Relevancy and Value Through Strategic Capabilities Assessment and Transformational Leadership”. The purpose of Dr. […]
December 26, 2019

SAU Awarded $3.5 Million Grant from US Department of Education


BREAKING: Saint Augustine’s University was awarded a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The principal investigator for the grant is Dr. Maria Lumpkin and the grant team included Dr. Derrick Sauls, Dr. Ronald Brown and the Office of Sponsored Programs. The grant will be used to make post hurricane repairs to three […]
December 13, 2019

Cowart Continues To Build On A Legacy Of Giving


Alumnus, Dr. Ruben Cowart Class of 1964 and his wife, Evelyn, made a $45,000 gift to the University, in keeping with their commitment to help return the University to financial stability. This gift is in addition to their $40,000 contribution in 2018. Cowart discussed his commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in an […]
December 9, 2019

SAU Men’s Basketball Assists Helping Hand Mission with Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fifth Straight Year


RALEIGH, N.C. (Nov. 27) – For the fifth consecutive year under Head Coach MarQus Johnson, the Saint Augustine’s University men’s basketball men assisted the Helping Hand Mission with its Thanksgiving Food Drive on Wednesday. Many of the local residents at the Rock Quarry Drive facility were thrilled to see the Falcons, who helped take turkey […]
December 6, 2019

National Alumni Association Donates $170k Toward the Renovation Campaign


The National Alumni Association of Saint Augustine’s University donated $170,000 on December 5, 2019, to support payment for residence hall renovations. This sum was collected from a special appeal by the President of the NAA-SAU, Dr. John Larkins with the assistance of the Office of Alumni Affairs (Sheryl Ximines and Dr. Kimberly Moore) and other […]
"" December 4, 2019

Accounting Majors Getting a “Firm Foundation”


Accounting majors are getting a firm foundation, literally! Four of our top School of Business, Management, and Technology students have been selected for career opportunities at well-known CPA firms. From left to right, the students are Angela Gutierrez-Castillo, Sheila Odhiambo, Kerri Brodie, and Briana Person. Angela has prior experience in local government and has received an internship offer […]
December 3, 2019

Dr. Linda Gunn-Jones Appointed as Interim Director of Title III Services


Dr. Linda Gunn-Jones, Pre-Award Grants Specialist in the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) since August 2016, has been appointed by the Office of the President as Interim Director of Title III Services. She will resume the responsibilities of Dr. Booker T. Anthony, who will return full-time to the classroom. Dr. Gunn-Jones brings 15 years of […]
November 15, 2019

Jeff Gravely Receives Surprise Phone Call from Coach George Williams


The campus community recalls Coach George Williams’ ATV accident that occurred this past October, which for the time-being requires him to undergo recovery and physical rehabilitation. Saint Augustine’s University continues to pray for his swift recovery. In the meantime, Coach Williams reached out to an old friend, Jeff Gravely, WRAL’s sports anchor, to catch up […]