November 23, 2020

St. Agnes Hosts “A Space for Reflection”


The grounds of St. Agnes has been temporarily transformed into, A Space for Reflection, an outdoor exhibition installed on 4 freight containers. A Space for Reflection fuels conversations about societal issues and forging forward with change. The exhibition is set to remain on site through December 20. On Monday, November 23 at 6:30 p.m., the Black on Black Project […]
November 19, 2020

SAU Mass Communications Department Chosen as One of Four HBCUS to Partner with Zenger News Service in Washington, D.C.


Saint Augustine’s University is among four HBCUs chosen to launch a partnership with Zenger News, a news service based in Washington, D.C. Under the partnership, Zenger gets news articles it can distribute to the media outlets that it serves, which include Newsweek, Forbes and more than 100 urban and Latino news outlets around the country. […]
November 16, 2020

SAU Basketball Student-Athlete Already a Book Author at Age 18 (Bre’cha Byrd Has the Write Stuff)


RALEIGH, N.C. – According to a website article, 80 percent of Americans aspire to pen a book and get it published within their lifetime. Few actually start or finish, however. Bre’cha Byrd bucked the odds and she’s only 18 years old. A basketball student-athlete at Saint Augustine’s University, Byrd is talented way beyond the basketball […]
Dr. Anna Julia Copper in regalia November 12, 2020

HBCUs Develop Scholars Who Impact American Politics


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has undergone many changes since her birth in 1867, from normal school to school to junior college to 4-year college to university. One thing that remains constant, however, is SAU’s ability to produce great scholars with the drive to make a change. HBCUs are integral to the development of African Americans, […]
November 9, 2020

Dr. Patrick Webb, Faculty Member Within the Department of Criminal Justice, Receives a Contract to Publish Textbook with Cambridge Scholars Publishing


On October 27, Dr. Patrick Webb received contractual notification from Cambridge Scholars Publishing to publish a textbook. Entitled “Statistics in Criminal and Juvenile Justice: An Introductory Level Text”, the book provides fundamental content associated with the efficacy of learning descriptive and inferential statistics. The text is ideal for undergraduate and non-traditional students. Relative to other […]
November 9, 2020

SAU Criminal Justice Students Accepted Into The NC Department of Public Safety Paid Internship Programs


To combat implicit and intentional bias practices within the criminal justice system, Governor Roy Cooper signed into effect Executive Order No. 145. The Executive Order established the North Carolina Joint Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice, and provided directives for Cabinet Law Enforcement Agencies. Pursuant to Executive Order No. 145, the Secretary of […]
November 3, 2020

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Article on Dr. McPhail


The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published an article narrating Dr. McPhail’s work as Saint Augustine’s University 12th President and the events leading up to his untimely passing. Please find the link to the full article here. See our memorial page for Dr. McPhail here.  
November 2, 2020

SAU Alumna Joins WakeMed Team as Senior Vice President of Human Resources


Saint Augustine’s University prepares students for greatness that lasts for a lifetime after they leave our gates. One example we are proud to announce is by way of Dr. Jeronica Goodwin, Class of 1998 alumnae with a Bachelors of Science in Business. Recently we were notified that Dr. Goodwin will be joining the WakeMed team as the […]
November 2, 2020

SAU Alumna Commits to Yearly Donation for Student Scholarship


SAU Alumnae, Valicia Brown, donated $1000 to the 1K Scholarship fund in helping SAU Junior, Dashia Jackson, close her financial gap. Jackson is a Criminal Justice major and a current Lady Falcon for the women’s basketball team. She expresses gratitude for Ms. Brown’s contribution. “It’s because of your generosity that I am able to focus on my studies and becoming […]
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 […]