Fisk University and HCA Healthcare Launch HCA Healthcare Scholars at Fisk University

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fisk University, one of the nation’s historically black colleges and the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee, and HCA Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider with 184 hospitals and approximately 2,000 sites of care in 21 states and the United Kingdom, today announced the creation of HCA Healthcare Scholars at Fisk University, a partnership designed to enhance opportunities for Fisk University students.    To Read More Click Here

Vaco and Fisk University launch workforce education workshops, internship placements

Vaco, a talent and solutions firm that provides consulting, contract, and direct hire solutions to more than 40 markets around the globe, has launched a partnership with Fisk University and its Nashville office to help better prepare students as they enter the workforce. Through the partnership, Vaco will provide educational workshops focusing on resume and interview skills in collaboration with Fisk University’s Center for Career Planning and Development. Additionally, through dedicated recruitment efforts, Vaco seeks to keep Fisk’s graduates in the Nashville area, helping to strengthen the university’s reputation and alumni base locally.      To Read More Click Here

Fisk University Awarded $1 Million Grant from UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative

Fisk University has been awarded $1 million from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), as part of UNCF’s Career Pathways Initiative (CPI). The funding will allow Fisk to develop and enhance career readiness programming to better prepare undergraduate students for the workforce upon graduation. Funded by the Eli Lilly Endowment, Inc., the CPI provides support to select historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) for career preparation initiatives.      To Read More Click Here

Fisk University Announces $3 Million Gift Toward Career Planning Center

Nashville, Tenn., August 20, 2018 – Fisk University is excited to announce a $3 million gift from Dallas Businessman and Philanthropist Roland G. Parrish, one of the largest gifts in the school’s history. This historic gift will fund the construction of the new  Roland G. Parrish Center for Career Planning and Development that will house everything from classrooms to conference rooms, as well as meeting and innovation spaces. The highly anticipated new construction is part of President Rome’s strategic initiative to prepare the next generation of business executives and community leaders.   To Read More Click Here

Fisk University To Launch Center For Financial Advancement 

Nashville, Tenn., September 11, 2017 - Fisk University has announced the launch of The Center for Financial Advancement, a center committed to providing financial education to students, staff, and members of the Nashville community. As part of its mission, the Center for Financial Advancement seeks to provide education in the areas of money management, credit management, and homeownership while also providing education and career preparatory opportunities to position participants for careers in the mortgage industry.  To Read More Click Here