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  • Witness the Evolution: WSSU Unveils Fierce New Rams Logo
    August 19, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Aug. 19, 2017) ? With 100s of camera phones raised in the air in anticipation, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) unveiled a fierce new mascot logo on Saturday, Aug. 19.
  • Meet The Rams!
    August 15, 2017
    WSSU Alumni & Community! You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 MEET THE RAMS & NEW RAM LOGO ROLLOUT
  • Defense Gets The Best Of Scrimmage At Civitan Park
    August 16, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? WSSU?s young players got their first test to stand out in the crowd at their respective positions Wednesday evening during the team?s first team scrimmage of fall camp at Civitan Park.
  • Jarrell Bright Added To 2017 Black College Football Player of the Year Watch List
    August 16, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC -The Black College Football Hall of Fame formally announced Winston-Salem State University junior defensive end Jarrell Bright to its 2017 Black College Football Player of the Year Watch List on Wednesday morning.
  • Rams Set To Scrimmage On Wednesday Evening
    August 15, 2017
    The WSSU Rams football team will hold its first scrimmage of the season, tomorrow evening at 7:00pm at Civitan Park.
  • Rams Softball Camp Postponed Until August 26th
    August 12, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? Due to sporadic rains and thunderstorms forecast throughout the upcoming weekend, the Winston-Salem State Softball Camp has been postponed. Originally scheduled to take place from Sunday, August 13th through Tuesday, August 15th, the camp has been pushed back and will take from Saturday, August 26th through Sunday, August 27th.
  • WSSU Rams Basketball Releases Schedule
    August 12, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM - NC - The WSSU Rams men?s basketball office has released the 2017-18 schedule, and will host 15 games in the CE Gaines Center this season.
  • Rams Picked Fourth in CIAA Preseason Poll; Three Rams named to Preseason All-CIAA Team
    August 11, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams volleyball will head into the 2017 season with a lot to prove as the team was picked to finish fourth overall in the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Preseason Predicted Order of Finish. The Rams were also picked to finish third in the CIAA Southern Division as well. The Rams will be well-prepared, however, as the trio of senior utility Jasmine Smith, senior setter Mya Snow, and junior middle blocker Christa Brown were all selected to the 2017 CIAA Pre-Season All-Conference team.
  • WSSU Rams Continue To Show Promise In 2nd Day
    August 08, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Fresh off one of the fastest practices in head coach Kienus Boulware?s tenure at WSSU, the Rams football team got back into action in the second day of fall camp.
  • Rams Impressive on First Day of Camp
    August 07, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The WSSU Rams hit the practice field for the first time in fall of 2017 on Monday Morning, and the team was impressive in running through offensive, defensive and special teams drills.
  • Terry & Yvette Griffin Tennis Benefit Raises $15,000 Successfully
    August 06, 2017
    CLEMMONS, NC ? The Terry & Yvette Griffin Tennis Benefit held on yesterday, August 5, 2017 at 1421 Lewisville-Clemmons Road at 8:00 am at the Taylor Tennis Center was a rousing success in going a long ways in helping the WSSU Women?s Tennis Team. The event was organized by a local group of tennis fans and supporters of WSSU tennis, in order to provide support for the WSSU Women's Tennis Program.
  • Rams Set To Hit The Practice Field Tomorrow Morning At 9:00am
    August 06, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - After a weekend of checking in, meeting with administrators, and completing physicals; the WSSU Rams will finally hit the field for their first practice on Monday morning at 9:00am.
  • Report Day For The Rams
    August 04, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The WSSU Rams will report to campus on Friday afternoon, and will promptly take headshots as well as meetings with different areas of the Department of Athletics (compliance, sports information, sports medicine, etc) over the weekend before hitting the field for the first time on Monday morning.
  • Terry and Yvette Griffin WSSU Tennis Benefit
    July 06, 2017
    WSSU will host the first annual Terry & Yvette Griffin Tennis Benefit, August 5, 2017 located at 1424 Lewisville-Clemmons Road at 8:00 am at the Taylor Tennis Center in Clemons, NC. The event was organized by a local group of tennis fans and supporters of WSSU Tennis, in order to provide support for the WSSU Women?s Tennis Program.
  • Tonia Walker, The Author
    July 31, 2017
    Tonia Walker enters her 4th year as Director of Athletics and 17th season with Winston-Salem State University Athletics, She was appointed Director of Athletics on April 30, 2014 and has put her own stamp of leadership on Rams athletics.
  • Road work on U.S. 52 and I-40 will affect motorists
    July 31, 2017
    A repair project lasting almost a year at the interchange of U.S. 52 and Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem will cause lane, ramp and loop closures when it starts on Tuesday, the N.C. Department of Transportation said.
  • Rams Staff Preparing For Players To Arrive
    July 28, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? We are just 1 week away from the WSSU Coaching Staff welcoming in to camp 100 players that were chosen to repeat for the third time, to earn the CIAA Crown.
  • Section of U.S. 52 to close this weekend for bridge removal
    July 21, 2017
    A portion of U.S. 52 will close this weekend so workers can remove the closed Rams Drive bridge, officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation said.
  • WSSU HEAD COACH KIENUS BOULWARE AMONG GUESTS ON BOXTOROW COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF SHOW SATURDAY
    July 21, 2017
    RALEIGH, N.C.? On Saturday, July 22, Winston-Salem State University Head Coach, Kienus Boulware, will appear live on the Countdown To Kickoff College Football Preview Radio Show at Jimmy V?s Osteria + Bar downtown on 420 Fayetteville Street from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • WSSU to roll out fierce new Ram logo
    July 21, 2017
    This August, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) will unveil a fierce new mascot logo that pays tribute to the university?s past while establishing a bold and energized new look for the future. The new Ram head will roll out at Meet the Rams on Aug. 19.
  • CIAA Football Media Day 2017
    July 19, 2017
    Roanoke, VA ? The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will kick off the 2017 football season with its annual Football Media Day on Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Roanoke, Virginia.
  • Rams Mourn The Loss of Former Softball Student-Athlete, Kayla Woodbury
    July 15, 2017
    It is with deep sadness that we have lost a precious love, and member of the Ram Family. Ms. Kayla Woodbury of Mount Airy N.C., is a former WSSU softball player and was the 2011 WSSU Female Student-Athlete of the Year. Her Sister Allison was also a Lady Ram Softball Student-Athlete in recent years.
  • Paducah's 'Big House' the focus of documentary
    July 12, 2017
    Two documentary filmmakers will visit Paducah for next month's Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration as part of their project chronicling the life and influence of a celebrated city son: the late Clarence "Big House" Gaines.
  • Rams Women's Basketball Announces 2017 Signing Class
    July 12, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State University women?s basketball team will welcome a stellar cast of newcomers to the team in the fall of 2017. The Rams will welcome a quartet of players who will look to build upon a promising effort by the team in its second season under the guidance of head coach L?Tona Lamonte. The Rams wasted little time in getting their signees as the team signed three student-athletes in the fall and one in April.
  • Division II Announces 2017 Football Showcase Schedule
    July 12, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS ? NCAA Division II announced the 18 regular-season football games that will be streamed live on ESPN3 as part of an ongoing three-year agreement to highlight Division II athletics events.
  • Research Parkway Opening/Rams Drive Closing
    July 05, 2017
    In advance of the Rams football season, we wanted to make you aware of some important travel information that may supersede your navigation system?s directions to campus.
  • 2017 HBCU Awards Finalists
    June 21, 2017
    Below is the list of finalists for the seventh annual HBCU Awards ceremony, to be held on July 14 in Washington D.C.?s Gallup Building beginning at 7:00 p.m.
  • Norris Earns Second Team NCCSIA All-State Team Honors
    June 16, 2017
    GREENSBORO, NC ? Winston-Salem State sophomore outfielder, Randy Norris, earned yet another post-season honor when he was named to the 2017 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State team.
  • Snipes Earns First Team NCCSIA All-State Team Honors
    June 15, 2017
    GREENSBORO, NC ? Winston-Salem State sophomore designated hitter Destiny Snipes earned yet another post-season honor when she was named to the 2017 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State team. The honor was the third post-season honor for her as she also earned Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) First Team All-Conference honors as well as the Conference Commissioner?s Association (CCA) Atlantic All-Region/District 2 team.
  • The CIAA Kicks off 2017-2018 with Football Media Day!
    June 15, 2017
    Roanoke, VA (June 14, 2017) ? The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will kick off the 2017 football season with its annual Football Media Day on Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Roanoke, Virginia.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Winston-Salem State University
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Nickname: Rams
Founded: 1892
Enrollment: 5,000
Chancellor/President: Dr. Elwood L. Robinson
Athletics Department Phone: (336) 750-2141
Athletics Director: Tonia Walker
Faculty Athletics Rep: Dr. Cynthia Williams-Brown
Senior Woman Administrator: LaTaya Hilliard-Gray
Sports Information Director: Kevin Manns