Shaw University, the first HBCU of higher education in the southern United States has a rich history steeped in tradition, service, leadership, and activism. Founded in 1865 by Dr. Henry Martin Tupper, the university recently celebrated its Sesquicentennial Anniversary in 2015.
Led by current President Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, the mission of Shaw University is to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to enhance the spiritual and ethical values of its students and to transform a diverse community of learners into future global leaders. The University currently enrolls more than 1,900 students and offers more than 30 degree programs, including accredited programs in athletic training; kinesiotherapy; social work; divinity; religious education and teacher education.
At present, it offers various undergraduate degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Social Work. In addition, graduate level degrees are also offered leading to numerous disciplines. Due to their conducive to learning environment, Shaw has proudly produced outstanding professionals who have contributed to the advancement of the society.
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