February 1, 2023

Department of Commerce Awards SAU $1.9M for Broadband Upgrade and Digital Equity Initiative

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) was awarded $1,943,715 from the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program (CMC), funded by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Department of Commerce for its University Broadband Upgrade and Digital Equity Initiative.    The funding is part of the $33.5 million in grants announced by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to expand […]
February 1, 2023

SAU Receives $23,018 from State Treasurer Folwell in Honor of University’s Legacy

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) received a visit from State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, because of a review of data in the Unclaimed Property Division (UPD), commonly called NCCash.com, in which the Department of State Treasurer (DST) staff identified $23,018 belonging to the university. “A strong state is an essential partner to the success and the […]
January 27, 2023

SAU Announces Appointment of Associate Vice President of Institutional Research & Special Projects

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Runell J. King as its new Associate Vice President of Institutional Research & Special Projects. In this role, which is designed to help continue and expand upon President McPhail’s vision of reimagining SAU, Dr. King will be responsible for numerous areas, including Institutional […]
January 21, 2023

SAU and Carter forge a $75+ million development project

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), and Carter agreed to a proposal valued in excess of $75 million, which includes developing a 320-unit multifamily project on the property and offers the University the option to invest in the project as a partner. The proposal also includes a partnership between Carter and Swift Services as a minority partner […]
January 19, 2023

SAU mourns the loss of Board of Trustees Member and Alumnus, The Hon. Rev. Dr. Joseph N. Green, Jr.

The Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) family mourns the passing of Board of Trustees Member and class of 1949 alumnus, The Hon. Rev. Dr. Joseph N. Green, Jr. While attending SAU, Father Green was a charter member of the Beta Xi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity, Incorporated, in 1948. In addition, Father Green served as […]
December 22, 2022

SAU to Receive $490K from Omnibus Funding Bill

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) will receive $490,000 from the Omnibus Funding Bill for Fiscal Year 2023. The funding is part of the $26,890,641 announced by Congresswoman Deborah Ross (NC-02) for community projects across Wake County.   “I fought for funding for these essential projects because I know they will make a positive difference in our […]
December 21, 2022

SAU Featured on HBCUGo Road to Homecoming hosted by DJ Envy

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is one of two historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs) in the country featured on the new mini-series sponsored by Ford titled HBCUGo Road to Homecoming, hosted by DJ Envy. The first two episodes of the mini-series comprise stories from SAU students, alumni, and administrators as they prepare for the university’s homecoming, which took […]
December 16, 2022

SAU Breaks Giving Tuesday Contributions Record for the Second Straight Year

For the second straight year, Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is pleased to report the highest Giving Tuesday contribution ($217,000 and counting) since Giving Tuesday began in 2012. This year’s contribution is a 43.7% increase from last year’s record-breaking total. The University’s observance of Giving Tuesday took place on November 29, 2022, which featured a $10,000 […]
December 16, 2022

SAU Partners with ed2go to Expand Access to Continuing Education Students

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has partnered with ed2go to offer continuing education. The partnership allows SAU to provide a wide range of affordable, highly interactive courses students can take online. “Our mission at SAU has always been to meet our students where they are and provide them with a quality education,” said SAU President Dr. […]
December 5, 2022

Media and Communications Professor, Dr. Dan Trigoboff, Co-authors Book

Media and Communications Professor, Dr. Dan Trigoboff, is a co-author of a book that takes on numerous controversies involving the role and presence of guns in our society. Guns 360 offers an interdisciplinary approach to discussing not only the criminal justice system, but also legislation, regulation, mass shootings, mental illness, marketing, public health, and domestic […]