Shaw University http://wunc.org en Raleigh Student Lands Role In TV Series From Tyler Perry http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-student-lands-role-tv-series-tyler-perry <p></p><p>Raleigh's Timmy Richardson (aka Sho'Time Timmy) has got a lot going on. The youngster is a junior drum major in the Shaw University Band, he won a talent competition hosted by the legendary Apollo Theater -- and he's just landed a role in an upcoming TV series by Tyler Perry.</p><p>Richardson will play a character named "Justice" in Perry's "If Loving You is Wrong". The series is set to air on Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network this fall.</p><p>Timmy's mom Tanika says she knew her son was destined for great things.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:23:01 +0000 Carol Jackson 39028 at http://wunc.org Raleigh Student Lands Role In TV Series From Tyler Perry Tens Of Thousands Descend On Area For Graduations http://wunc.org/post/tens-thousands-descend-area-graduations <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you live anywhere near a college campus and don’t have a compelling reason to attend the half-dozen or so graduations going on in the Triangle and Triad, this might be a good weekend to get out of town. Tens of thousands of family and friends are set to descend on Durham, Raleigh, and Greensboro for commencement events throughout the weekend.</span></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 08:19:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 15071 at http://wunc.org Tens Of Thousands Descend On Area For Graduations Shaw Names Interim President http://wunc.org/post/shaw-names-interim-president <p>Shaw University is bringing back a familiar administrator to lead the institution as it searches for a new leader.</p><p>Shaw University is bustling this week as students return for the fall semester.&nbsp; But they returned to a school without a president. Irma McClaurin resigned last week after less than one year on the job.&nbsp; Andrew Tillery is a 23-year-old senior at Shaw.</p> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 8232 at http://wunc.org