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Falcon Wins Scholarship to Attend Leadership Conference

  • Professor Evans Goes International
  • Help Send Superior Marching Band to Atlanta
  • It’s a Win for Falcon Football
  • Women’s Volleyball Team Sweeps Livingstone and Shaw
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Denard Haney, a junior majoring in real estate management from Winston-Salem, N.C, has been selected as one of six students to receive a scholarship to attend the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Fall Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. from October 16 to October 18.

“I was introduced to IREM my freshman year by an instructor of mine,” Haney said. “I decided to apply for the 2014 Scholarship simply because I felt that this was a great opportunity to sharpen my skills, experience and learn more about my chosen field, as well as network and meet active professionals.” Tying in with IREM Foundation’s mission to attract, develop and retain individuals for careers in real estate managers, Haney will be given the opportunity to learn about the industry and network with professionals from all over the world.

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Professor Valerie Evans, director of the Honor College Program, was recently interviewed by Johannes Langkilde, a U.S. correspondent for the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) regarding women voting. DR is the national television station in Denmark, a public service broadcaster similar to the British Broadcasting Corporation in the UK.

“He [Johannes Langkilde] was very interested in women’s voting habits and women’s issues in general,” Evans said. “His producer reached out to me and sent Johannes and his cameraman all the way from D.C. to interview me based on the NPR story I was included in last spring, “All the Single Ladies: 5 Takeaways about Unmarried Female Voters.”

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Vote today to send Saint Augustine’s University’s Superior Marching Band to showcase their electrifying Falcon musical talent at the 2015 Honda Battle of the Bands in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on January 24, 2015.

For 13 consecutive years, the Honda Battle of the Bands has provided the nation’s top HBCU marching bands a platform to share their unique blend of musicianship and choreography with millions of fans. This year’s theme, “March On,” serves as a reminder to students and fans that life on and off the field is a journey, and no matter the challenge, the dream or what may lie ahead, learning never stops as long as you commit to “March On.”

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John’ta Cooper (Sr./Cairo, GA) was in the right place at the right time and it resulted in a 31-30 Saint Augustine’s University victory over Livingstone College in an important CIAA Southern Division football contest at Alumni Memorial Stadium on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

The win keeps the Falcons in contention for the division title with four games remaining. Tied for second with Fayetteville State University, the Falcons (2-1 CIAA, 2-4 overall) visit division frontrunner Winston-Salem State University next Saturday (Oct. 18) in a huge conference game at 1:30 p.m. Winston-Salem State, ranked 15th nationally this week, is 3-0 in the division.

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Olivia Porter (So./Bakersfield, CA) led the way with 13 kills as Saint Augustine’s University swept Livingstone College in three sets (25-16, 25-23, 25-22) for its first CIAA Southern Division volleyball win of the season at Emery Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 7.

Mikayla Pettyjohn (Fr./Jamestown, NC) added seven kills and three total blocks while Juliseea Thomas (Jr./St. Croix, US VI) played an outstanding all-around match with seven kills, 18 assists and 11 digs for the Lady Falcons, who are 1-3 in the Southern Division, 4-6 in the CIAA and 4-11 overall.

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Dr. Mark Melton, professor of biology and dean of the School of Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering, was honored in Washington, D.C. at the 15th National Role Models Awards Gala on October 4 as a Minority Access 2014 National Role Model by Minority Access, Inc.

According to Andrea Mickle, president of Minority Access, Inc., “Our aim is to identify inspirational role models in various categories to inspire others to emulate them and thereby, increase the pool of underrepresented scholars and professionals in these fields.”

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Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate in Pink and Denim Day on Friday, October 17. We would like to make a “human” ribbon around the falcon on the football field for a photo at noon and we need your support.

The University will also honor Mrs. Cassandra Ward, the late wife of Interim President Ward, who lost her courageous battle to breast cancer. Mrs. Ward was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and at 7:30 p.m., the campus chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host a candlelight vigil in the MLK mall area in her honor. October 17 also marks Mrs. Ward’s birthday.

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Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Chief Operations Officer Dr. Steven Hairston has been named the 2014-2015 alumnus of the year at Virginia Union University.

“It was a humbling experience to know that I had been selected for this honor,” Hairston said.

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Alumnus Gilbert “Gil” Knowles, Class of 1976, president and CEO of KnowlesWhatToDo Mentoring Solutions, will be the guest speaker for the Lyceum Leadership Series program scheduled for Thursday, October 23 at 11 a.m. in Emery Gymnasium.

Knowles has mentored and/or positively influenced thousands of America’s youth. He is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, having served 20 years served; a former professor of Military Science for the U.S. Army ROTC; dean of students and later vice president for Student Affairs at Saint Augustine’s University; and former director of the Division of Community and Education for the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation. He is the author of Help Them Pull Their Pants Up…How Mentors and Communities Can Empower Young African American Men.

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Professor Natalie Bullock-Brown, chair and assistant professor, Department of Film and Interactive Media, co-moderated a panel discussion called “My Sister’s Keeper/My Brother’s Keeper” during the Community Investment Network’s 2014 National Conference held October 2 through October 5 in Durham.

On October 17 at 6 p.m., Bullock-Brown will be a part of a panel discussion about a 1964 documentary called “Vote – And the Choice is Yours.” This event is in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. The documentary features interviews with Fayetteville State “College” students discussing voting and other issues of democracy. The panel and screening will take place at North Carolina State University’s Hunt Library, Commons Wall, 4th floor. This event is free and open to the public.

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On September 26, the Saint Augustine’s University Wake Leadership Academics participated in the HistoryMakers Back to School initiative. Now in its fifth year, the initiative provides an opportunity for history makers to go back to school to tell their stories to young people across the country. Through their successes and achievements, students can learn from and be inspired by the African-American history makers.

According to Nikita Williams, assistant principal of the Wake Leadership Academies, this is the third year the Wake Leadership Academies has participated in the HistoryMakers Back to School initiative.

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The Freshman Writing Initiative hosted the Art of Words on August 21. The event showcased spoken word artists Moses West, Swayze Jones and Kelly Rae Williams in the Prezell R. Robinson Library. They shared their experiences as artists and performers and talked about the value of an education. Each artist also shared some of their original work with students and discussed how writing was an important part of their lives. Students were able to ask questions and gain valuable insight into the creative process.

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Saint Augustine’s University will kickoff Homecoming 2014 on Sunday, October 19 with Chapel Service at 10:30 a.m. in the Historic Chapel. The guest homilist will be the Rev. Marion Robinson of St. Matthews AME Church. Later that day at 6 p.m., a gospel explosion is scheduled to take place in Seby Jones Auditorium.

Throughout the week, students, alumni, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to participate in various events from the fashion show to the Falcon Day party featuring Doug E. Fresh on Saturday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the University quadrangle. Beginning at 2 p.m., the Homecoming football game is set as the Falcons take on the Broncos of Fayetteville State.

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Professor and Director of the Honors Program Valerie Evans’ wrote an opinion piece (Op-ed) titled “Ensuring a Legacy of Strong Women Voters” that was published in the Raleigh’s News & Observer on September 25. “I’ve always been an advocate for voting, having organized and participated in several voter registration drives,” Evans said. “So when Women AdvaNCe asked me to write an Op Ed on women and voting, I did not hesitate.”

Women AdvaNCe is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of North Carolina’s women and families by providing education and encouraging constructive public dialogue about progressive ideas and public policy initiatives. To read Professor Evans’ Op-ed, click HERE.

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Ms. Lisa Long, Ms. Rachel Quinto and Mr. Claudis Polk, of the UNC-CH School of Medicine’s Office of Special Programs, spoke to students in the School of Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering about the medical and dentistry summer programs offered at the UNC-School of Medicine.

According to Dr. Mark Melton, professor of biology and dean of the School of Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering, representatives have come to SAU to recruit students for the past seven years.

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The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences celebrated Constitution Day 2014 with a program in Seby Jones Auditorium on September 23. The theme was “60 Years after Brown and 50 Years after the Voting Rights Act of 1965.” Students in the Department of Psychology and Political Science served as panelists discussing various amendments such Amendments 24 and 26. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.

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Saint Augustine’s University gained its first football win of the season in thrilling fashion.

The Falcons were down late in the game, but Claytin Lewis (Fr./Raleigh, NC) hauled in a 66-yard bomb from Cyril Davis (R-So./Orangeburg, SC) for the game-winning score with 2:36 left as Saint Augustine’s University edged Chowan 33-31 at Gregson Stadium on Saturday, September 27.

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Support the Falcons in Charlotte at the 2015 CIAA Tournament, February 23 through February 28, 2015.

The ticket prices for the CIAA Tournament are as follows:

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The 2014 Legacy Tour at Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) will go down in the University’s history as a pivotal event that showcased the rich history of an institution that has shaped and molded thousands of SAU sons and daughters from across the globe.

On September 20, SAU, founded in 1867 by 11 Episcopal priests, opened its doors to showcase how enriching and dynamic the university has been for the past 147 years. More than 200 friends of the University, alumni, faculty, staff and students had the opportunity to take a walk through Falcon history.

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Saint Augustine’s University officially opened the 2014-2015 academic with its annual fall convocation ceremony with keynote presenter, alumnus Dr. Brian O. Hemphill, president of West Virginia State University.

Dr. Hemphill, a member of the Class of 1992, gave an inspirational message that energized the student body to remember to embrace their opportunities at Saint Augustine’s University. “While you’re a student at Saint Augustine’s University, embrace the opportunities, set long-term goals and remember to remain focused,” Hemphill said.

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Campus Events

Friday, October 17: Pink and Denim Day


Friday, October 17: Last day to withdraw from a course


Sunday, October 19: Chapel services; Guest Homilist: Rev. Marion B. Robinson, St. Matthews AME Church, Raleigh; 10:30 a.m.; Historic Chapel


Sunday, October 19 - October 26: Homecoming 2014; Click HERE for the scheduled events for Homecoming


Monday, October 20: Lady Falcons Volleyball vs. Lady Rams of Winston-Salem State; 6 p.m.; Emery Gymnasium


Saturday, October 25: Homecoming Football Game: Falcons vs. the Broncos of Fayetteville State University; 2 p.m.; George Williams Athletic Complex