September 28, 2023

George Jack Returns as Actor in Raleigh’s Burning Coal Theatre Company Production in Collaboration with Historic Oakwood Cemetery

George Jack, Associate Professor of Theatre, has been doing plays in a cemetery for the past seventeen years. Since 2006, Raleigh’s Burning Coal Theatre Company has teamed up with Historic Oakwood Cemetery to produce a series of plays staged on the Cemetery’s premises concerning local Raleigh and Wake County history. Jack has played a part […]
September 28, 2023

Saint Augustine’s University Alum Among First Peace Corps Volunteers to Return to Service Overseas

Saint Augustine’s University would like to recognize class of 1987 alumna, Cecilia McGill, for being among the first of Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas service. Learn more about Cecilia by reading the press release written by Peace Corps, below. WASHINGTON – Cecilia McGill is among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to […]
September 27, 2023

SAU’s First UNCF Fidelity Scholars

The Fidelity Scholars Program combines a generous annual needs-based scholarship with robust wrap-around services that support students’ persistence to degree or certificate attainment. The program is working to identify and support approximately 2,500 talented students from Fidelity’s geographical priority areas in the US. The student can receive up to $55,000 in four years. Angelo Ortiz […]
September 26, 2023

SAU TRIO Director Honored with Walter O. Mason Award

Mr. Antonio Stephens, Director of the Office of TRIO Programs, returned from the National TRIO Conference held in Washington, DC, and on Monday, September 11, he was given the Walter O. Mason Award. The Walter O. Mason Award is the highest honor given by the Council for Opportunity in Education to recognize individuals for outstanding […]
September 26, 2023

Saint Augustine’s University to Feature New Ernest Lee Art Exhibit Opening

RALEIGH, N.C. — Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh will open a new art exhibit on October 5 called “SAU Homecoming Exhibition: Mr. Ernest M. Lee, Folk Artist, Son of St. Aug.” featuring the work of Lee, a former student of the school and Zebulon resident. The exhibit in the Seby B. Jones Art Gallery includes […]
September 18, 2023

SAU Students Recognized for Outstanding Summer Internship Achievements at Oscars Internship Awards

In a summer filled with extraordinary opportunities and remarkable achievements, students from Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) have triumphed nationwide, completing over a dozen high-profile internships that have captivated industries and sparked a buzz among recruiters. From one of the top accounting firms in the nation to the cutting-edge technology labs of premier research institutions, these […]
September 15, 2023

The SAU Cycling Team Will Participate in the Fall 2023 Ride for HBCUs

The SAU Cycling Team will be a part of the Fall 2023 Ride for HBCUs event! Paid registrants will be eligible to win prizes from Tifosi, Canyon, and other sponsors. Live, outdoor, & indoor options are available. The event registration page is here. The event starts today and goes through October 15, 2023. Net proceeds […]
September 14, 2023

SAU Cycling Showcases Summer Successes and Promotes Diversity Initiatives in HBCU Cycling

September 12, 2023 – Raleigh, NC: SAU Cycling coaches and athletes had a busy summer. In early June, Coach/Team Manager Finote Weldemariam and volunteer coach Ronald Kurney represented SAU at one of the country’s premier gravel bike race events, Unbound Gravel, in Emporia, Kanas. Weldemariam finished 110th, and Kurney finished 132nd out of 1232 total […]
September 13, 2023

SAU to Celebrate 157th Fall Convocation

The 157th Fall Convocation of Saint Augustine’s University, marking the formal opening of the University, will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 10 a.m. Dr. Ricardo Phipps, Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Experience, Student Trustee Miles Beasley and Freshman Presidential Scholar Mah’Kiya Hargwood will serve as the keynote speakers. […]
September 7, 2023

SAU Partners with Duke Energy’s Free Energy Efficiency Program to Save $22K

With higher energy prices and increasing costs taking a toll on household and organization budgets nationwide, Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) received some much-needed relief. Over the Summer, the SAU Department of Residence Life partnered with Duke Energy through their Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program to install energy-efficient shower heads, sink faucets, and upgraded LED Lights in […]