January 2013

Students kick off Founders’ Week with day of service
January 2013

Students kick off Founders’ Week with day of service

Several Saint Augustine’s University students and staff members used Martin Luther King Day to make an impact in the community. Saint Augustine’s University partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide community service from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21. The students participated in three separate projects: • Wall […]

Faculty/Staff Spotlight: Ellen Shepard
January 2013

Faculty/Staff Spotlight: Ellen Shepard

Film professor Ellen Shepard has been invited by David Potorti, literature and theater director for the NC Arts Council, to serve as a judge on the NC Arts Council Fellowship Panel in the playwrighting/screenwriting category. This would entail reading, evaluating, and rating 60 work samples from applicants, consisting of a […]

SAU muscles past rival Shaw
January 2013 Previous Issues

SAU muscles past rival Shaw

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sophomore center Jonathan Crawley (Richmond, Va.) continued his stellar play with 16 points, eight rebounds and three blocks as Saint Augustine’s University dominated on both ends of the floor in upending crosstown rival Shaw University 75-63 in a CIAA men’s basketball contest inside crowded Spaulding Gymnasium on Shaw’s campus […]

Where are the baseball fans?
January 2013

Where are the baseball fans?

Could you imagine no fans at a Pittsburgh Steelers game? There would be no “Terrible Towels.” Just imagine going to a Duke game not seeing all those fans jumping up and down. Now imagine going to a Green Bay Packers game, and a player scores a touchdown and they can’t […]

We are all the solution to bullying
January 2013

We are all the solution to bullying

“Megan, are you ready to go eat? Come on, Megan let’s go.”  Jessica walked into Megan’s room. Bang, Bang, Bang. “Oh my God, Megan. NO.” This is how it ended for Megan Sentale Wright, a Johnson C.  Smith University student, who took her own life in 2011 after years of […]

Training session for lobbying day is Jan. 23
January 2013

Training session for lobbying day is Jan. 23

N.C.  Common Couse will hold a training session in on Wednesday, Jan. 23, for the HBCU Legislative Lobby Day in which students will go to the State Capitol to lobby lawmakers to provide financial aid for college students. The training session 6 PM in the 2nd floor of the MLK […]

St. Agnes Hospital gets historic commemoration
January 2013

St. Agnes Hospital gets historic commemoration

The North Carolina Historical Marker Commission has approved a historical marker commemorating St. Agnes Hospital and Nurses Training School. The marker will be erected in 2013 after a four-month design phase. The commission’s 9-1 vote came Tuesday, Dec. 18. The hospital, on the campus of Saint Augustine’s University, was founded in 1896 […]

SAU gets a new chaplain
January 2013

SAU gets a new chaplain

Nita Byrd joined Saint Augustine’s University Dec. 4 as the new chaplain. Byrd brings with her a passion for campus ministry and the Episcopal Church. The Right Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, asked Byrd to serve at Saint Augustine’s University. Byrd said she was […]

The ‘Freshman 15’ — it’s not a myth
January 2013

The ‘Freshman 15’ — it’s not a myth

                 The first year of college is supposed to be the year when college freshmen gain the most weight. Is it because they are becoming adults, studying so much, aren’t active enough or maybe sleep too much? Whatever the reasons, experts say it’s not […]