WSSU launches economic mobility research center supported by $3 million gift

The new center will help to better understand the factors and causes of low-income social mobility in Forsyth County. Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received a $3 million grant to launch a new center to study the barriers to economic mobility in East Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.

The WSSU Center for the Study of Economic Mobility (CSEM) will serve as a hub for faculty research, undergraduate student research scholarship, and community outreach. The grant comes from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Center for Advancing Opportunity , an initiative supported by The Charles Koch Foundation and Koch Industries. Craig Richardson (left) […]