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 […]
November 8, 2019

SAU Students and Faculty Attend “Having Our Say” Dress Rehearsal


Last night SAU students and faculty who participated in the Having Our Say Pop-up Book Club attended the dress rehearsal of the NC Theatre production of Having Our Say. The play is based on the memoir of the Delany Sisters who grew-up on the SAU campus. The show was fabulous. The play opens to the public […]
November 8, 2019

Dr. Mark Melton Named Director of QEP


Dr. Mark Melton, Dean of the School of Sciences, Mathematics and Public Health, has been named Director of QEP. Dr. Melton possesses a wealth of grant-writing experience and has led learning abroad initiatives throughout his career with Saint Augustine’s University. Dr. Mariah Murrell, Interim Assistant Vice Provost of Institutional Effectiveness/SACSCOC Liaison, stated, “We are excited […]
November 6, 2019

The Albert and Bessie Warner Fund Renews Grant


The Department of Media and Communications in the School of Humanities, Education, Social and Behavioral Sciences is happy to announce the renewal of their grant with the Albert and Bessie Warner Fund.  Monies from this grant will support the operations of the Falcon Forum.  Mr. Dan Holly, faculty advisor to the Falcon Forum and Department Chair for Media and Communications stated, “We are […]
October 31, 2019

Guest Speaker, Mr. Lǚ, Teaches Chinese Calligraphy for Monthly Cultural Program


The General College, under the leadership of Dean Kengie Bass, invited a guest speaker, Mr. Lǚ, to teach Chinese Calligraphy in its monthly cultural program series.  Calligraphy is widely known as a traditional Chinese form of writing with a brush and ink. Writing with a brush requires much more complexity than holding a pen and running it across the […]