April 19, 2024

“Not on My Watch.” SAU Receives $22K Donation During SAU Day at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

RICHMOND, VA— Last weekend, Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) was the center of a significant event, SAU Day, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, VA. This event, marked by a strong sense of solidarity and generosity, underscored the community’s uncompromising support for SAU in the face of financial and accreditation challenges and sensationalized media coverage. […]
April 19, 2024

SAU Student Global Leadership Fellows Institute Receives $35K for All-Expense Paid Trip to Colombia in May

Support continues to pour in for one of North Carolina’s historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs), allowing students to go abroad. Saint Augustine’s University’s (SAU) Student Global Leadership Fellows Institute, a unique program recently concluding its third cohort, achieved a remarkable feat—a fully sponsored trip to Colombia for select students. Despite challenges, SAU’s commitment to investing in […]
April 18, 2024

SAU Alumna Cianna Jackson Debuts Mural in Local Community Center

The Tarboro Road Community Center is sporting a new public artwork, “Finding I AM,” a mural created by Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) class of 2016 alumna Cianna Jackson with a BA in Visual Arts concentrating on Graphic Design. “I’m very grateful to the Visual Arts Program, Ms. Dallas, and Deborah for this opportunity,” says Cianna. […]
April 16, 2024

SAU Scores Big with Innovative Career Events Amidst Challenges

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) made waves in professional development with two extraordinary career events showcasing innovation and resilience. These events reaffirmed SAU’s commitment to student success amidst financial and accreditation obstacles. Amidst recent media scrutiny, SAU’s dedication to student advancement illuminated a path of transformation and opportunity. The Professional Development and Career Services department at […]
April 13, 2024

“The Miracle on Oakwood is Still Alive.” SGA Elections at SAU Bolster Hope & Resilience Amid Challenges

Students on the campus of one of North Carolina’s historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs) are committing to fight for their home away from home. In an amazing display of student engagement and belief in the future, Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) proudly announces the election results for the Student Government Association (SGA) officers for the upcoming academic […]
April 13, 2024

SAU Receives $60K Award from the Home Depot Retool Your School Program to Boost Student Residential Life

More support has resulted in another big win for one of North Carolina’s historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs). Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has once again showcased its commitment to excellence and community support by securing a $60,000 Campus Improvement Grant after finishing fifth among universities with a student enrollment of 1,200 or less in Home Depot’s […]
April 12, 2024

SAU Receives $10,550 from Goodwill Industries of Eastern North Carolina to Support Campus Community

In an overwhelming display of community support, Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has been profoundly impacted by a generous donation of $10,550 in food vouchers from Goodwill Industries of Eastern North Carolina (GIENC®). This donation, aimed at bolstering faculty, staff, and student resources during a challenging period, is a beacon of hope that has resonated deeply […]
April 6, 2024

Local Churches Rally Together to Provide Meals for SAU Students

In a heartwarming display of community support, nearly 20 churches have united to ensure that Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) students do not go hungry amidst challenging circumstances. “I want to thank our growing list of pastors and churches who have come forward to help us during this critical time,” said SAU Interim President Dr. Marcus […]
April 4, 2024

SAU Students Soar Above Challenges at 2024 Honors Convocation

Amidst a flurry of negative and sometimes misleading narratives, one of North Carolina’s historically black colleges/universities (HBCUs) tells its own story of resilience. Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) soared above the challenges at its 2024 Honors Convocation, themed “Soaring Above the Storm.” The event captivated audiences with a message of resilience and academic excellence. “Over 50% […]
March 21, 2024

SAU Visual Art Majors Assist with Public Art Installation

Bronte Weatherford and Nahala Moore, Juniors in the SAU’s Visual Arts Program, enjoyed the sunshine as they assisted renown artist DeWitt Godfrey install his artwork in Dorothea Dix Park. From the laying of the foundation to the placing of the final cylinder, the students learned loads about the process of installing a major piece of […]