August 5, 2022

Saint Augustine’s University Collaborates with Community Partners to Host Legacy Building Summit to Address Health Disparities and Solutions 


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) hosted its inaugural Legacy Building Summit to explore ways the university and its students can build on its history of addressing health disparities and launching new programs in their community. The summit is the first of many, with future sessions focusing on Criminal Justice, Technology, Business and Industry, Education and the […]
August 4, 2022

SAU President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail Affirms Outstanding Contributions of Faculty and Staff 


At the biannual Faculty and Staff Development Institute, Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail praised the accomplishments of various departments and faculty members as they prepare for the upcoming semester at Saint Augustine’s University (SAU).  “In the eighteen months since I’ve been [at SAU], it’s been an exciting journey. I’ve learned a lot about SAU, and the […]
August 3, 2022

SAU to Launch First HBCU Ultimate Team in the Country


Photo courtesy of Triangle Ultimate/Brian Whittier Saint Augustine­’s University (SAU) will field the first HBCU Ultimate team in the country in the Fall of 2022. Dr. Mark Janas, a professor in the Accreditation Council for Schools and Business Programs (ACSBP)-accredited SAU School of Business, Management & Technology, is the leader of the university’s virtual and […]
July 28, 2022

SAU Announces Partnership with Austrian VR Tennis Firm


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) and virtual reality (VR) tennis developer VR Motion Learning (Vienna, Austria) have announced a new partnership. The collaboration will involve:  Product validation and testing  Integrating the Tennis Esports VR tennis platform into the school’s sport management curriculum and virtual sports programs  Developing collegiate VR tennis competitions in the United States SAU […]
July 27, 2022

Saint Augustine’s University Partners with Student Freedom Initiative to Receive $1.6 Million in Software and Services


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has signed Student Freedom Initiative (SFI) Cybersecurity memorandum of understanding to participate in Student Freedom Initiative’s HBCU Capacity Building Effort.  Student Freedom Initiative, along with its strategic partnerships with Cisco, will work to address the digital divide faced by the nation’s HBCUs. The services provided will be at no cost to […]
July 25, 2022

SAU Students Complete First Year of Apple C2 Initiative 


(Pictured Left to Right) Front Row: Daja Faulcon, ’22, engineering mathematics, Sinazwayinkosi Ndhlovu, junior, engineering mathematics, and Joyce Jepleting, sophomore, engineering mathematics. Middle Row: Dr. Mark A. Melton, Interim Provost & VP of Academic Affairs, Mr. Aleiu Wurie, Acting Dean, School of Science, Mathematics & Allied Health, and Mr. Nenfort Golit, Manager of User Services. Back Row: Tinashe Kucherera, ’22, engineering mathematics, […]
July 20, 2022

SAU Attends Congressional Hearing on Regenerative Agriculture 


Pictured Left to Right: AAIF President Mrs. Kara Boyd & members of AAIF with SAU Senior VP for Student Experience & Operations Dr. Leslie Rodriguez-McClellon and SAU student Mr. Miles Beasley WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, representatives of Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) celebrated the 155th anniversary of its founding date on the […]
July 18, 2022

SAU Awards Presidential Scholarship to Early College Student for the First Time


By Miles Beasley, Junior, Communications – Broadcast Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has named Marbella Alvarenga the first recipient of the Presidential Scholarship from the Early College program. As part of the scholarship, Alvarenga will continue her studies at SAU this fall, majoring in Business Management. “Awarding the Presidential Scholarship is part of our commitment to […]
July 12, 2022

National Park Service Awards SAU $500K Grant 


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) was awarded $500,000 from the Historically Black Colleges and Universities grant program, funded by the Historic Preservation Fund and administered by the National Park Service (NPS) Department of Interior to preserve the Historic Chapel.   The funding is part of the $9.7 million in grants announced by the National Park Service to assist 21 […]
July 12, 2022

Saint Augustine’s University Appoints Gwendolyn M. Kea as Vice President for Business and Administration


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has named Gwendolyn M. Kea as the Vice President for Business and Administration, effective July 11, 2022. Ms. Kea is responsible for auxiliary enterprises, university budgets, capital, and financial planning, accounting, purchasing, student accounts, facilities management, central receiving, and treasury functions. With nearly 15 years of experience in for-profit, nonprofit and higher […]