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It is a historically black college located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. It offers several undergraduate degrees in the fine and liberal arts as well as natural science. A liberal arts university, Shaw is associated with the Baptist church and, as of 2004, enrolls over 2,300 students.
Shaw University was the first African American college in the Southern United States. Started in December 1865, the present university was called the Raleigh Institute from 1866 until 1870, when it was renamed Shaw Collegiate Institute. In 1875, it became Shaw University. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee began at a conference held at Shaw in through Ella Baker and also, the coordinator of Southern Christian Leadership Conference. There are other notable Shaw Alumni's like James E. Shepard, founder of North Carolina Central University; ; William L. Pollard, President of University of D.C.; Lee Monroe, President of Voorhees College; Willie E. Gary, multi-millionaire renowned attorney and Chairman of the Black Family Channel; Lee Johnson, President & CEO of Mechanics & Farmers Bank; James Bonecrusher Smith, first heavyweight boxing champion with a college degree; Shirley Caesar, renowned pastor and gospel music sensation and Vernon Malone a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's fourteenth Senate district, including constituents in Wake county.
Shaw University is the oldest historically Black university in the South. Two colleges, one school, and ten departments constitute a variety of academic offerings that are geared toward today's employment market.The University offers 30 undergraduate majors and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate, Bachelor's and Master's degrees. Three of its academic programs also have national accreditation. The Shaw Divinity School is one of only a handful of divinity schools in the state of North Carolina to earn full accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools in the United States. The kinesiotherapy program is accredited by the American Kinesiotherapy Association and the teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The latter program is also approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
The Center for Alternative Programs of Education allows adult students in nine cities across North Carolina the opportunity to pursue an academic degree through flexible course scheduling and credit for prior learning experiences. In 1993, the University made courses in ethics and values central to the general education of all its students. This thrust challenges Shaw University students to ask questions about the social ills of the day and seek answers to those questions. Approximately 2,700 students from the United States, the Caribbean, African countries and the Middle East attend Shaw University.
Shaw University is affiliated with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II. Shaw University is 1995 CIAA Champions in women's volleyball and 1994 CIAA champions in women's softball and men's baseball, and finalists in tennis. The athletic department consists of 10 athletic programs.
Organizations and clubs on-campus include The Shaw Players and Company, the Student Government Association, cheerleaders, intramural and extramural sports, sororities, fraternities, gospel and university choirs, the jazz, pep, and concert bands, and COGs. WSHA radio station, the Honda Quiz Bowl Team, the Shawensis Literary Club, the Student North Carolina Association of Educators, the Pre-Alumni Council, and the Shaw Journal Campus Newspaper are a few of the University's pre-professional organizations.
Shaw University has been called the mother of African-American colleges in North Carolina. North Carolina Central, Elizabeth City State, and Fayetteville State Universities were founded by Shaw graduates. The founder of Livingstone College spent his first two college years at Shaw before transferring to Lincoln University, and what is now A&T State University was located on Shaw's campus during its first year of existence. In addition, the Student Non-Violence Coordinating Committee was an outgrowth of a conference held on the campus of Shaw University in 1960.