February 18, 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® to Present Saint Augustine’s University with First Installment of $100,000 Endowment


  Raleigh, North Carolina (February 18, 2019) – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA), in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to Saint Augustine’s University as a part of the organization’s AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. On February 28, 2019, Saint Augustine’s University’s own President, Dr. Everett […]
February 13, 2019

African American Read-In to be Held in The Prezell R. Robinson Library


The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature, established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. Faculty, staff and students, alumni and friends are invited to join attend.  Excerpts by […]
February 12, 2019

Humanities Department to Host Film Screening of The Rape of Recy Taylor in Commemoration of Black History Month


The Humanities Department’s Cultural Calendar of Events will host a film screening of The Rape of Recy Taylor in commemoration of Black History Month on Wednesday, February 27 at 3 p.m. This powerful documentary brings to life the historical 1944 trial, one of several events that led to the civil rights movement. Produced by Nancy […]
February 11, 2019

Falcons On The Move


Falcons fly high no matter where they go after completing their journey at Saint Augustine’s University. Take a look at our recent Psychology alumni and their accomplishments thus far.   Aiyanna Archer Aiyanna Archer (’15) is currently a doctoral candidate for the Professional Psychology program at George Washington University. Archer, who received a Bachelors of […]
February 8, 2019

Sport Management Professor, Umar Muhammad, Representing SAU at Harvey B. Gantt Center in Charlotte


Sport Management professor, Umar Muhammad, will represent Saint Augustine’s University as a panelist in the Talk About It Tuesday – The Debate Over Compensating Student Athletes program. The program will be held at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information about the event and how to […]
February 1, 2019

SAU Alumnus, Dr. Robert Shepard, to Attend Inauguration of Professor Michael Olufisayo Ologunde


Saint Augustine’s University alumni (Class of ’69), author, speaker, chemist and mentor, Robert Louis Shepard, Ph.D. will attend the inauguration of his accomplished mentee, Professor Michael Olufisayo Ologunde, as he becomes the first indigenous Vice-Chancellor (President) of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology in Ogbomoso, Nigeria. Shepard will travel to Africa on February 9, 2019, as […]
Dr. Everett B. Ward January 25, 2019

Saint Augustine’s University President Announces Retirement


Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) president Dr. Everett B. Ward announced this afternoon that he is retiring from the role he’s held for the past five years. Dr. Ward made the announcement during a board of trustees’ executive session, on campus. Dr. Ward, who became the 11th president and only 3rd Saint Augustine’s University alumnus to […]
January 11, 2019

Faculty Member, Erin Berry-McCrea, Receives Doctoral Degree


Erin L. Berry-McCrea, Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at Saint Augustine’s University conferred her doctoral degree in Language, Literacy, & Culture on December 19th, 2018 at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in Baltimore, Maryland. View that story here. Dr. Berry-McCrea’s dissertation research applies digital and media literacy to bring […]
January 11, 2019

Saint Augustine’s University Receives Record Setting Year-End Donations


(Raleigh, NC) – Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) reported a record-setting number of donations during its 2018 calendar year-end closeout campaign. The “Tis the season to give to SAU” campaign ran from December 14 through December 31, 2018 and raised a total of $239,323.23. The successful campaign follows the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission […]
January 9, 2019

Dr. Keith Smith selected as Vice President of Student Affairs for the University


By all accounts – Dr. Keith Smith is a respected and “well-rounded” higher education professional. With over 30 years of experience of higher education leadership, Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) president Dr. Everett B. Ward recently announced the appointment of Smith to the position of Vice President for Student Affairs for the university. “Dr. Smith brings […]