Everett Ward St. Augustine's University Fights For Its Future By Leoneda Inge • Oct 17, 2018 Leoneda Inge / WUNC Listen Listening... / 6:30 Leoneda Inge reports on financial problems at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh. Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh is one of the oldest historically black universities in the country. It was started by the Episcopal Church soon after the end of the Civil War. Comfy Partnership Between Rooms To Go And St. Augustine's University By Leoneda Inge • Oct 10, 2018 Leoneda Inge / WUNC One of the largest furniture companies in the country has dropped off more than $20,000 in new furniture at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh. Rooms to Go is helping to establish the university’s Reading for Excellence Center.