2014 Scholars Weekend - Schedule

  1. Thursday, April 3rd

  2. Friday, April 4th

  3. Saturday, April 5th

4:00pm-8:00pm Check-In Jubilee Hall (Gold Room)Brandy Jackson, Stephanie Corey, and Student Hosts
Noon-6:00pmFinancial Aid AppointmentsCravath Hall 2nd floor -Office of Student Financial AidFinancial Aid Team
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
Business Office AppointmentsMain Level – Carnegie HallBusiness Office Team
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
Admissions Office AppointmentsCravath Hall, 2nd FloorChayla Sharp, Senior Data Manager
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
4:30-7:00pmDinnerSpence Hall (Cafeteria)Admissions Team
9:00am-6:30pmSpirit Store HoursSpence Hall (lower Level)
7:00pmA Night with Fisk graduate and Poet Nikki Giovanni ’67Fisk Memorial ChapelAdmissions Team
10:00pm -11:00pmPillow Talk (Ladies Only)Appleton RoomWomen of Perfection and 31 Status
10:00pm -11:00pm Barbershop Talk (Men Only)New Livingstone LobbyAlpha Phi Alpha, SGA, and others
MidnightCurfew for all overnight scholars Jubilee HallStephanie Corey
Croswaite HallBrandy Jackson
Shane HallDanisha Williams
New LivingstonePatrick Gonzalez
8:00am-9:00amCheck-In/Continental BreakfastJubilee Hall, Appleton RoomBrandy Jackson and Stephanie Corey
9:00am-6:00pmFinancial Aid AppointmentsCravath Hall 2nd floor -Office of Student Financial AidFinancial Aid Team
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
Business Office AppointmentsMain Level – Carnegie HallBusiness Office Team
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
Admissions Office AppointmentsCravath Hall, 2nd FloorChayla Sharp, Senior Data Manager
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
9:00am-7:00pmSpirit Store HoursSpence Hall, Lower Level
9:00am-10:00amWelcome Presentation Jubilee Hall, Appleton Room
Musical Interlude: Fisk University Choir
Official Welcome and Introduction of President Dr. H. James WilliamsVice President Anthony Jones, M.Ed.
President’s AddressDr. H. James Williams
Student ActivitiesMr. Thomas Lavallais
Schedule Review and AnnouncementsMr. Jason Harrison
TimeTesting StudentsNon-Testing StudentsParents/Chaperones
10am-12pm Placement Tests (Park Johnson Rm. 323 and Library Computer Lab)Academic Panel (Jubilee Hall, Appleton Room)Academic Panel (Jubilee Hall, Appleton Room)
12pm-1pm*Lunch (Spence Hall, 12pm-1pm)Jam Session (Henderson A. Johnson Memorial Gym)Jam Session (Henderson A. Johnson Memorial Gym)
1pm-3pmAdvising and Registration (Jubilee Hall, Appleton Room)*Lunch (Spence Hall, 1pm-2pm)*Lunch (Spence Hall, 1pm-2pm)
2pm-2:45pmCampus Safety (Spence Hall, Multipurpose Room)Campus Safety (Spence Hall, Multipurpose Room)
3pm-5pmStagecrafters Production (Little Theater)Stagecrafters Production (Little Theater)First Lady Carole Williams’ Reception (Cravath Hall, 2nd Floor Board Room and Rotunda)
3:00pm-8:00pmID’s and Parking DecalsCampus Safety, Bottom of Carnegie Hall
4:30pm-7:00pmDinnerSpence Hall (Cafeteria)Admissions Team
6:00pmWrap Up SessionClinton B. Fisk Memorial ChapelAdmissions Team
10:00pm to Midnight Block PartyOn the YardAdmissions Staff
MidnightCurfew for overnight scholarsJubilee HallLoretta McDonald
Croswaite HallNarja McElroy
Shane HallChayla Sharp
New LivingstoneJason Harrison
9:00am-NoonFinancial Aid AppointmentsCravath Hall 2nd floor -Office of Student Financial Aid
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
Business Office AppointmentsMain Level – Carnegie Hall
Appointments taken all day. Sign up at Check-In
9:00am-1:00pmSpirit Store HoursSpence Hall, Lower Level
10:00-NoonBrunchSpence Hall (Cafeteria)Admissions Team
NoonCheck-Out: Appleton Room Appleton Room Admissions Team


  1. Fisk University Welcomes Fulbright Scholar to Faculty
  2. New Student Orientation Fall 2016
  3. Student Victor Vinson Awarded the U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad
  4. United Negro College Fund to Award $50K Planning Grant to Fisk University
  5. Wynell Edwards Retires After 47 Years of Service to Fisk
  6. Fisk Jubilee Singers® concert adds special guests
  7. Fisk University to Host Sesquicentennial Scholarship Gala at Music City Center
  8. NAIA All American Honorable Mention: Stevonna Scott
  9. Fisk University Establishes Research Center with $5m Grant From National Science Foundation
  10. 87th Annual Spring Arts Festival
  11. Fisk Jubilee Singer finds voice after cancer
  12. Fisk students have long history of fighting injustice
  13. Fisk Jubilee Singers bring gospel tradition to Boston
  14. Fisk Forum
  15. Dearly Departed
  16. Hotel Rooms for Reunion 2016
  17. Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates 90th Birthday with Fisk Beautification Project
  18. Fisk University Celebrates its Sesquicentennial with Various Events Year-Round
  19. Jazz on The Move: The Music and Life of Nat King Cole
  20. Frist Center for the Visual Arts Celebrates WFSK 88.1 with Free Admissions for Faculty, Staff and Alumni
  21. WFSK 88.1 Hits Milestone with Educational Programming
  22. Renowned Vocalist Presents Program of African American Spirituals
  23. Monique Odom ’95 Named Deputy Director of Metro Nashville Parks
  24. Around Campus
  25. Kim Whitley Wins Hollywood Game Night
  26. Fisk Women of Prominence Luncheon
  27. Jazzy 88 WFSK - Upcoming Events
  28. Dearly Departed
  29. Jacquelyn Favours '13 Joins Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
  30. Fisk Professors Win $333,249 Research Award
  31. Elizabeth Taylor ’02 Joins The Tennessee State Board of Education
  32. Kimberly Goods ’93 Named Teacher Of The Year
  33. Fisk Sunday
  34. Fisk Coverage Of Founders’ Day
  35. Women Of Perfection Participate In Annual MLK Day Of Service
  36. Kansas City Public Schools Names Dr. Mark Bedell ’97 New Superintendent
  37. Berklee College of Music Presents the Fisk Jubilee Singers®
  38. Hotel Rooms for Reunion 2016
  39. Dearly Departed
  40. Sesquicentennial Exhibits – John Hope & Aurelia E. Franklin Library
  41. University Open | Monday, January 25th
  42. Classes Cancelled and University | January 22, 2016
  43. Religious Leaders for Fisk Prayer Brunch
  44. 34th Annual Convocation: In Celebration of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  45. Holiday Music at Fisk University
  46. University News - October 30, 2015
  47. University News - October 24, 2015
  48. Legacy Day
  49. University News - October 17, 2015
  50. Interim President: wants to improve finances
  51. Interim President
  52. Leadership Transition
  53. Sesquicentennial Calendar
  54. 2015 Jubilee Day Schedule
  55. 2015 Homecoming
  56. 2015 Live Well Benefits Fair
  57. New Student Orientation 2015: Brochure
  58. New Student Orientation 2015: at-a-glance
  59. 30 Great Small Business Degree Programs 2015
  60. Title IX
  61. Fisk Student Selected for Summer Research Experience at National Institute
  62. Fisk Inks Partnership Agreements with Nine Chinese Universities
  63. Trustees Establish Global Studies Fund
  64. Math Club Orientation
  65. Lady Patriot
  66. Nashville Freedom Schools' - Newsletter
  67. The walk for healthcare
  68. Sesquicentennial Art Project artist selected
  69. Volleyball Camp
  70. Awarded Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Agency
  71. Board of Trustees - New Members
  72. Los Angeles Fisk Alumni Association | Jazz Brunch
  73. Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 2
  74. Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 1
  75. President Announces Tuition Freeze & CFO Appointment
  76. Fisk 100 Revisited
  77. A $50,000 Makeover for Fisk Student Areas
  78. Student Leaders for 2015-2016 Academic Year
  79. Fisk University Associate Professor Dr. Lean'tin Bracks Has A Banner Year
  80. Inaugural Valda Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU
  81. Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs
  82. Students Challenge State Voter ID Law
  83. 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team
  84. Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note
  85. Alumna Named Executive Director
  86. Alumnus Issues $500,000 Challenge to All Alumni
  87. Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester, Summer, and Fall Terms on March 16th!
  88. 2015 Retool Your School
  89. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.18.15)
  90. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.17.15)
  91. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.16.15)
  92. Live Demonstration of Mediation
  93. Fisk University News - January 2015
  94. Dr. Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five-Year NSF Career Award
  95. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Convocation
  96. Advertisement - Vice President for Finance & Administration
  97. Fisk president discusses historic university's current state and future
  98. Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family
  99. Christmas at Fisk
  100. Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award
  101. 2014 Fisk Homecoming
  102. First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B. McKissack
  104. Fisk University Maintains National Rankings
  105. Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear
  106. Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48-hour Radiothon
  107. American Red Cross | Blood Drive
  108. Jubilee Day
  109. Sesquicentennial Art Commission
  110. New Student Orientation Fall 2014
  111. From a Spark to a Flame:
  112. Dr. Gladys Inez Ford
  113. Van Vechten Art Gallery
  114. New Student Orientation at-a-glance Fall 2014
  115. Fisk University Pre-College Summer Program
  116. Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014
  117. Gables Elementary
  118. Press Release 04/24/14
  119. Press Release 04/10/14
  120. Fisk wins HCASC challenge
  121. Retool Your School
  122. 2014 Scholars Weekend Schedule
  123. Campus Safety Awareness Week
  124. 85th Annual Spring Arts Festival - Schedule
  125. Business Week at Fisk University
  126. 2014 Honors Convocation
  127. 16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium (FRS) - Call for Abstracts
  128. Fisk University and the Los Angeles Alumni Association of Fisk Univeristy
  129. Fisk University has made great strides in past year
  130. Prelaw Seminar at Fisk University
  131. Keynote at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Convocation
  132. SACSCOC Reaffirms University's Accreditation
  133. Last Night's Art Talk: Alicia Henry and Jaamal Sheats at Fisk
  134. Fisk University Presents Christmas at Fisk
  135. Fisk Alumni Article Featured in the Marin Independent Journal
  136. Stieglitz Collection Unveiled at Fisk's Partner, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  137. Allstate Quotes for Education
  138. Nashvillians reflect on March on Washington, Martin Luther King Jr
  139. Fisk University Celebrates its Trailblazing Students
  140. Honorary Degree Nominations
  141. Fisk University receives 2013 R&D 100 Award
  142. Fisk AVP Jonathan M. Frost named a finalist for 2013 NELA Awards
  143. Golf Outing with Fisk President H. James Williams
  144. Fisk Alumna Mary K. Bush featured on television program