June 6, 2023

Saint Augustine’s University Cycling Team Conquers Unbound Gravel Race for Second Year in a Row

June 3, 2023 – Emporia, Kansas: Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) was represented by head cycling coach Finote Weldemariam and volunteer coach Ronald Kurney at one of the country’s premier gravel race events, Unbound Gravel in Emporia, Kanas. This was the second year in a row that SAU tackled the event. Four thousand athletes competed in […]
May 31, 2023

Dr. Joyce Russell Presents Paper at the Convention of the College Language Association

Dr. Joyce Russell presented a paper at the Convention of the College Language Association in Atlanta, Georgia, April 4-6, 2023. Her topic was “Nickel Boys Ain’t Worth 5 Cents: An Examination of Colson Whitehead’s NICKEL BOYS in the Context of the African Topos of Time.” SAU would like to congratulate Dr. Russell on her presentation.
May 23, 2023

SAU Appoints Ricardo Phipps, Ph.D. as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has named Dr. Ricardo Phipps, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective June 1, 2023, after an extensive and inclusive national search. As SAU’s chief academic officer, Dr. Phipps will report to SAU President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail and collaborate with the university’s executive leadership, school deans, and other units […]
May 22, 2023

SAU Announces the Addition of Nationally Recognized Attorney to its Board of Trustees

David Henson is an attorney and partner with Henson Fuerst, P.A. Saint Augustine’s University (SAU)’s Board of Trustees adds new leadership. As a new member of the Board of Trustees, Attorney David Henson, Partner, Henson Fuerst, P.A., brings over 25 years of award-winning legal experience and a wealth of experience and expertise in legal, business, […]
May 19, 2023

SAU Professor of Criminal Justice Appointed to Serve on State Ethics Commission for 2023 Term

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper appointed Professor B. Renee Robinson (Department of Criminal Justice) to serve on the State Ethics Commission for the 2023 term. The State Ethics Commission is responsible for interpreting and administering the State Government Ethics Act, including issuing formal advisory opinions, administering the financial disclosure process (Statement of Economic Interest or […]
May 13, 2023

SAU Graduates Make History as First Master’s Degree Recipients

Eight students received a Master’s Degree from SAU for the first time in the university’s history On Saturday, May 6th, eight students made history as the first to receive a master’s in public administration (MPA) from Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) in the institution’s 156 years during its 92nd commencement ceremony at the Raleigh Convention Center.  […]
May 12, 2023

SAU Cycling Begins Mountain Bike Short Track Summer Race Series

May 11, 2023 – Raleigh, NC: The SAU cycling team began its summer race season at Dorthea Dix Park in the first race of the Berger Hardware Bikes Short Track Series. About 80 total cyclists raced on a 1.25 mile looped course that included several rollers, jumps, hairpin turns, and loose dirt. Several local professional […]
May 11, 2023

SAU Grants 3 Faculty Members Permanence Through Tenure

On May 5, 2023, the Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) board of trustees voted to approve tenure for faculty members Dr. Sheria D. Rowe, ’07, Dr. Patrick Webb, and Dr. Shirlkeymu L. Winston. “I am truly delighted and proud of the accomplishments of Dr. Sheria Rowe, Dr. Patrick Webb, and Dr. Shirlkeymu Winston. Their hard work, […]
May 11, 2023

Career Services Announces Students Representing SAU for the Summer 2023 HBCU Governor’s Internship Program

North Carolina Governor’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship Program was created to connect students matriculating at North Carolina’s HBCUs with major corporations and businesses in the private sector throughout the state. The program provides interns with an immersive professional experience that will increase their competitiveness in the job market. Saint Augustine’s University is happy to […]
May 11, 2023

SAU Appoints Stephen Latson as Interim Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has named Mr. Stephen Latson, the Interim Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, effective May 9, 2023. Mr. Latson will manage the university’s fundraising initiatives in his new role by establishing and fostering relationships with donors, alumni, foundations, and corporations. With over 18 years of front-line banking, customer experience, and an understanding […]