Shaw University is a non-profit higher education institution located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the oldest university established by Henry Martin Tupper in the year 1865, making it one of the oldest institutions in the US. Henry Martin Tupper was a native of Monson, Massachusetts, soldier by profession and a graduate from Amherst College and Newton Theological Seminar. At the present time Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy serves as the university President. It happens to be the first in United States to offer a four year medical program, it also happens to be the historically first Black college to allow women to participate in educational facilities. Story doesn’t end here; Shaw University is also the first college to receive “A” accreditation by the State Department of Public Instruction.
The students admitted to the university excel not only in academics but also in extracurricular activities. Shaw’s women’s basketball team in the year 2012 won its NCAA Division II National Championship beating Ashland (88-82). Apart from these the college performs many charity programs as well.
Presently the university offers about 30 degree programs and admitted about 18,000 students.
Shaw's history of authority, activism and administration is all around recorded. The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was built up on Shaw's grounds in 1960. In 1976, a team was named to create plans for what is currently known as the Center for Alternative Programs in Education (CAPE), and starting in 1980, eight extramural CAPE areas were built up notwithstanding a Raleigh principle grounds site. Since 1994, more than 4,000 understudies have moved on from the program.
In 1993, the University made courses in morals and qualities key to the general instruction that the greater part of its understudies get keeping in mind the end goal to underline its dedication to the teaching of high individual guidelines and citizenship. In 1997, research was directed by the University to decide why Black World War II veterans were avoided from getting the top military honor. Ten troopers were prescribed to the Pentagon to get the Medal of Honor therefore of this review, and at last seven of the hopefuls were granted the prestigious decoration.
In 2009, the University's Institute for Health, Social, and Community Research was granted a $4.3 million allow from the National Institutes of Health - National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) to actualize The Shaw NCMHD Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions (RIMI) Project.
Toward the begin of the 2015-2016 scholarly year, the North Carolina General Assembly respected Shaw with both a Senatorial and House of Representative explanation perceiving the University's commitments amid its 150th Anniversary.
Shaw keeps on delivering extraordinary experts who add to the progression of American culture. Shaw graduates incorporate a few school presidents, various scholarly VPs, judges, legal advisors, recording specialists, school principals, ministers, instructors of the year, a leader of the United Nations General Assembly, and other outstanding people. Moreover, the originator of North Carolina Central University and the primary leaders of Elizabeth City State and North Carolina A&T Universities were all Shaw graduates. The third leader of Fayetteville State University was additionally a Shaw graduate.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Shaw University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.