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  • Icon Ella Baker Civil Rights Icon
    The Civil Rights Movement is full on unsung heroes. But there is one Shaw alumna who deserves special recognition. Her name is Ella Baker and she founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (better known as SNCC) at Shaw University in 1960.
    Icon Shaw Celebrates Black History Month
    In celebration of Black History Month and Shaw University’s legacy as the first institution of higher learning for African-Americans in the South, Shaw will be profiling students, alumni, faculty and staff who exemplify what it means to be a part of the Shaw community throughout the month of February.
    Icon Dr. Cheryl Kirk-Duggan Transforms Grief with New Book
    Dr. Cheryl Kirk-Duggan's new book of poems, Baptized Rage, Transformed Grief, I Got Through, So Can You, is a project that’s been years in the making.
    Icon Shaw Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in the Thomas J. Boyd Chapel on January 23 to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Icon Annie E. Casey Foundation Awards Grant to Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
    Shaw University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation to expand programming for entrepreneurs.
    Icon Documentary Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Visits Shaw
    Filmmaker, Stanley Nelson visited Shaw University for a special screening of his new film, Tell Them We Are Rising.
    Icon Alumna Brenda Howerton Bull City Advocate
    Alumna Brenda Howerton is currently serving her third term as a member of the Durham County Board of Commissioners. She has served as a commissioner since 2008.
    Icon The Dereck Whittenburg Foundation to Award Four Scholarships
    The Dereck Whittenburg Foundation will award its coveted scholarship to four Shaw University students. 
    Icon New Emergency Aid Program for Undergraduate Students
    Shaw University has been approved by the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) to provide an Emergency Aid Program for qualified undergraduate students. 
    Icon Honors College and Career Development Center Host Leadership Workshop
    Over 40 students from Honors College, SGA, The Royal Court and the Leadership Society attended a Lunch and Learn Leadership Workshop with Dr. Derrick Drakeford, CEO of Drakeford, Scott, & Associates LLC.
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