October 2015

Cross Country Team is on a roll, aiming high
October 2015

Cross Country Team is on a roll, aiming high

The Saint Augustine’s Cross Country season has started off on a high note especially, Immanuel Hutchinson, who was named CIAA men’s cross country runner of the week on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The freshman from San Jacinto, CA, topped all CIAA runners with a time 29:01:40 in the 5,000-meter run in […]

SAU appoints new Chief Financial Officer
October 2015

SAU appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Willie T Closs Jr, a certified public accountant with a long and successful career in finance, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business and Finance at Saint Augustine’s University. “Saint Augustine’s University is excited to welcome Mr. Closs who has the financial and corporate leadership […]

Appreciate the opportunities we have here
October 2015

Appreciate the opportunities we have here

“Like many Saint Augustine’s University students, I feel a lot of pressure to keep up with my demanding class schedule. There never seems to be enough time to get my work done, take advantage of the extracurricular opportunities here and have some fun. Still, school is an oasis of calm […]

Menu is healthier but many aren’t happier
October 2015

Menu is healthier but many aren’t happier

One of the more noticeable changes on campus this year is in the cafeteria. Students now have more healthy options such as fish tacos and vegetable casseroles. There’s even a “Tofu Day” on Tuesdays and kale dishes on Thursdays. The new menu is better for students, said Jane Bass, a […]

Dorm closings disrupt student life
October 2015

Dorm closings disrupt student life

Traditionally, Saint Augustine’s has had one moving day at the start of the semester, as students have turned rooms into new homes. Things have been different this year for some students as various issues have led the school to relocate students. Boyer is the latest dormitory building to be shut […]

Band works hard to make it look fun
October 2015

Band works hard to make it look fun

It’s dinner time at the cafeteria and suddenly conversation is interrupted as the band marches by on their way to practice on the football field. The drum major, Genera Ervin, a senior engineering mathematics major, is in front leading the march as the students step to the beat of the […]

Staff Spotlight
October 2015

Staff Spotlight

Natasha F. Kent began at Saint Augustine’s University as a temporary worker – that was six years ago. The Wilson, N.C., native has made Saint Augustine’s her home. Today, she is administrative assistant for enrollment management & student services. “I came here just as a place to work until I […]

Student Spotlight
October 2015

Student Spotlight

Stephon McLeon has faced many obstacles and life challenges to get to where he is today. The junior sociology major from Trenton, N.J. was a student at Shaw University before he transferred to Saint Augustine’s University. He was forced to withdraw from Shaw in 2009. In 2011, McLeon became a […]