February 23, 2021

Saint Augustine’s University Announces the Appointment of Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail as the University’s 13th President


RALEIGH, N.C. – February 22, 2021 – The Board of Trustees at Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) today announced the appointment of Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail as the University’s 13th President effective February 24th. The announcement comes after an extensive national search to fill the vacancy left after the untimely passing of her husband, Dr. Irving […]
February 12, 2021

Professor of English, Lamont Sparrow, Featured in Fayetteville Observer


At Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), you can SOAR! Not only do our students exceed expectations, but so do our faculty. Recently, Mr. Lamont Sparrow, Professor of English within the Department of Humanities, was featured in an article published by the Fayetteville Observer that highlights the journey from his humble beginnings to developing young minds for excellence […]
February 12, 2021

SAU Alum, Dr. Brian Hemphill ’92 Announced Ninth President of Old Dominion University


On February 12, 2021, Old Dominion University’s Board of Advisors announced that Dr. Brian Hemphill will become the ninth president of Old Dominion University this summer. This decision was made by unanimous vote.  Dr. Hemphill has led Radford since 2016 and has been hailed as an innovative and forward-focused leader there. He previously served as […]
February 3, 2021

Saint Augustine’s University Partners with Google, Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Career Readiness Initiative


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is teaming up with Google and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to prepare students for future career opportunities. Google announced on Thursday, January 28 that SAU is one of the latest HBCUs to join the Grow with Google HBCU Career Readiness Program. “Employment is a key driver to economic mobility,” […]
February 2, 2021

SAU Cycling Team Recognized by USA Cycling as Best New Club of 2020


As we follow the growth of the SAU Cycling team, from cycling events to documentaries to photo shoots, USA Cycling has recognized the team in their 2020 Club of the Year accolades. They were recognized at the Best New Club of 2020! Congratulations to the Cycling team, their coach and the program coordinators. Please support the […]
January 22, 2021

The SAUCPD Notified of Compliance with the USDOJ Safe Policing for Safe Communities Memorandum from the North Carolina Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (NCLEAP)


The Saint Augustine’s University Campus Police and Public Safety Department received a Notification of Compliance with the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) Safe Policing for Safe Communities Memorandum from the North Carolina Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (NCLEAP) dated January 21, 2021. The Compliance Memorandum signifies we have satisfied the requirements of Presidential Executive Order […]
January 19, 2021

SAU and Other HBCUs Receive Federal Debt Relief


RALEIGH, N.C. — Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) and many other HBCUs are entering the new year with wonderful news. The federal government recently released a COVID-19-related relief bill to alleviate university debt. The huge spending bill passed by Congress last month includes a variety of COVID-19 relief measures and along with $20.2 billion earmarked for […]
January 13, 2021

Saint Augustine’s University Partners with Propel Center, a New Global HBCU Headquarters for Innovation


Propel Center will provide students and faculty with world-class skills and leadership development opportunities through virtual and in-person instruction   Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is proud to announce its partnership with Propel Center, a new global campus headquartered in Atlanta that will support innovative learning and development for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide. Saint […]
January 12, 2021

SAU To Celebrate 154th Founders’ Day Convocation with Special Gift Announcement from a Descendant of One of the University’s Founders


Thursday, January 21, 2021 will mark the Saint Augustine’s University community’s 154th annual Founder’s Day Convocation with Attorney Joseph Blount Cheshire, V as the guest speaker. The event, which will air virtually on the university’s Facebook and YouTube pages, will also include a presentation of an endowment from the Cheshire family. “I am someone whose […]
January 12, 2021

Accounting Major, Briana Person, Becomes New Face for NABA’s Scholarship Program


The School of Business, Management, and Technology’s very own Briana Person, an Accounting major, has become the new face for NABA’s (National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.) Scholarship Program. As a recipient of a $5,000 PwC NABA HBCU Scholarship in 2020, Briana provided a video of her gratitude. Briana’s video is now being used to […]