Fisk University Trustee Robert W. Norton and his wife Janice have donated $1 million to the school’s general scholarship fund, following a movement of increased philanthropy at the historic private HBCU.
Lance Woods works as a Dream Director with The Future Project―an organization that is building a movement to turn schools across the country into places that unlock the passion and purpose of everyone inside them.
Faculty researchers at Tennessee State University have earned more than $2 million in grant funding from the US Department of Agriculture, the university announced this week.
Officials representing Knoxville College filed paperwork with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission last year to re-open for instruction in 2018, three years after the state disallowed the school from operating due to uninhabitable buildings and health code concerns.
A scholarship initiative created by the The Tennessean Newspaper and Tennessee State University has raised more than $30,000 in less than a month, aimed at supporting aspiring journalists at the flagship HBCU in memory of a TSU professor and Tennessean business reporter who died on Dec.
Former Winston-Salem State University Chancellor and higher education consultant Alvin Schexnider writes for Inside Higher Education today about the diminishing prospects for some small-sized HBCUs – but his assessment may be less about how HBCUs can move into the future, and more about how institutions cling to the past.
No time for a traditional class schedule? Real estate, mobile app development, and entertainment legalese are just a few areas working professionals can now explore by taking self-paced noncredit courses at Tennessee State University.
Video of a sideline altercation between a player and a coach has led to a dismissal and a rebuke from Tennessee State athletic officials.
Meharry Medical College, North Carolina Central University and Tuskegee University were this week announced as members of a consortium of seven colleges and universities awarded a five-year, $122 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish campus-based research centers for minority health issues.
While the total number of reported sexual assaults at several public college campuses in Tennessee increased in 2016, Tennessee State University was among the lowest of all institutions, with federal data reflecting just one reported incident last year.
Fisk University last week debuted its campus-based Center for Financial Advancement, a community resource which will help students and employees of the university and members of the Nashville metropolitan area with financial planning and awareness.
New buildings to call home! That’s what future Tennessee State University students will have when two new residence halls are completed.
The $75,300,000 project is one step closer to reality following approval for construction from the State Building Commission.
Tennessee State University made an early claim for the mythical Black College Football championship with a season-opening upset win over Football Bowl Subdivison opponent Georgia State University. It is the Tigers first win over an FBS opponent since joining the FCS, and since its 1984 defeat of the University of Louisville.