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. Baccalaureate Service Speaker: Reverend Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook
  2. Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address at Fisk University
  3. Tanya Torres named 2017-2018 Student Government Association President
  4. Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management to Speak at Fisk University for The Executive Series
  5. 4th Annual I-Develop Business Week Expo
  6. Dr. Kevin D. Rome, Sr. Named 16th President of Fisk University
  7. Fisk University to Host 88th Annual Spring Arts Festival
  8. Carl Van Vechten and Aaron Douglas (Temporarily Closed for Installs)
  9. UNCF Career-Prep Tour Set To Visit Fisk University
  10. President of Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau to Speak at Fisk University for the Executive Series
  11. Fisk University Qualifies for Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship
  12. The Fisk Jubilee Singers® to be Honored by Nashville Ballet with Synergy Award
  13. CNN Political Analyst and Attorney Bakari Sellers to Speak at Fisk University
  14. Fisk University to Host Conference Basketball Tournament
  15. Joelle Phillips, President of AT&T Tennessee Announced as Lecturer for The Executive Series at Fisk University
  16. Fisk University Student Organization Awarded Funding To Expand Computing Group for Students
  17. Gary Garfield, Retired Executive Chairman, President, and CEO of Bridgestone Americas, Inc to Speak at Fisk University for the Executive Series
  18. Fisk University partners with community arts organizations for Civil Rights Movement Celebration Concert
  19. Fisk University awarded $1 million grant from UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative
  20. Fisk University to host Christmas at Fisk Holiday Concert
  21. Fisk University to establish Sports Hall of Fame
  22. Fisk University and Ivy Tech Community College announce transfer agreement
  23. The Department of Arts and Languages presents the Fall 2016 Humanities Workshop
  24. Civil Rights activist Diane Nash to deliver keynote address for Fisk University Jubilee Day Convocation
  25. Fisk Jubilee Singers® Exhibit
  26. Fisk University to launch The Executive Series for Nashville Top Executives
  27. Fisk University Awarded $452,000 from National Science Foundation
  28. Jubilee Day Heritage Concert
  29. Powernomics Corporation of America founder to speak at Fisk University for Lecture Series
  30. Author and Former U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Chairwoman to speak at Fisk University as part of Fisk Lecture Series
  31. Ebenezer Armah Receives BDPA Foundation Scholarship
  32. Author Mary Frances Berry to Speak at Fisk University for Lecture Series
  33. Christmas at Fisk
  34. Alicia Henry Named 2016 Winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art
  35. Hildateri Parks Smith '02 Named Principal of McGavok Elementary School
  36. Darlean Martin '18 Accepted into University of Oklahoma Structural Biology Research Program
  37. Fisk University to Participate in Interfaith Community Service Campus Challenge
  38. From the Desk of President Frank L. Sims
  39. In Memoriam
  40. Upcoming Events
  41. Sirius XM Radio Host Joe Madison to Speak at Fisk University for Fisk Lecture Series
  42. Fisk University Awarded $404,000 Grant from Army Research Office for Defense Research
  43. Fisk University Welcomes Fullbright Scholar to Faculty
  44. Inaugural Talented Tenth Gala and Awards Ceremony to be Held to Support Fisk Scholarships
  45. Fisk Faculty Members to Collaborate with Local Artists for Community Art Exhibit
  46. Kayla Elliot '10 Receives Southern Education Foundation Fellowship
  47. Giovanni to Receive Literary Lifetime Achievement Award from the Library of Virginia
  48. Inaugural Talented Tenth Gala and Awards Ceremony Held to Support Fisk Scholarships
  49. Stephanie Woodson '10 Named ZETA of the Year
  50. Dr. Carlton Maxwell '02 Delivers 2016 Commencement Address at University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
  51. Mathew Knowles '75 Receives Doctorate From Cornerstone Christian Bible College
  52. We Invite You to Show Your Support for Fisk by Making a Generous Gift to the Fisk Fund by June 30th
  53. Dearly Departed
  54. C. Orlandus Majors '87 Named First Vice President and Relationship Manager of INS Bank
  55. From the Desk of President Frank L. Sims
  56. New Student Orientation Fall 2016
  57. Student Victor Vinson Awarded the U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad
  58. United Negro College Fund to Award $50K Planning Grant to Fisk University
  59. Asher Turney, MD '99 Named to Nashville's Black 40 Under 40 by Stay On The Go Magazine
  60. Iral Davis Porter ’60 Honored by the National Medical Association
  61. Joyce Searcy '71 Receives Metro Nashville Community Service Award
  62. KAPPA GAMMA CHAPTER of ZETA PHI BETA Sorority Kicks Off 50th Year Anniversary Celebration
  63. Dearly Departed
  64. Around Campus
  65. Dearly Departed
  66. Around Campus
  67. Wynell Edwards Retires After 47 Years of Service to Fisk
  68. Fisk Jubilee Singers® concert adds special guests
  69. NAIA All American Honorable Mention: Stevonna Scott
  70. Fisk Alumna Dr. Lauren Hicks Barton ’75 Elected President of the Michigan Occupational and Environmental Association
  71. Fisk University to Establish Research Center with $5M Grant From National Science Foundation
  72. Fisk University to Host Sesquicentennial Scholarship Gala at Music City Center
  73. Fisk University Establishes Research Center with $5m Grant From National Science Foundation
  74. Frist Center for the Visual Arts Celebrates WFSK 88.1 with Free Admissions for Faculty, Staff and Alumni
  75. Stieglitz Art Collection Returns To Fisk
  76. Dearly Departed
  77. Carl Van Vechten Gallery Grand Re-Opening
  78. UNCF/ Mellon Undergraduate Fellowship Announces Selection of Fisk University Students
  79. Fisk Faculty Selected as Guest Speaker for National Science Foundation Workshop
  80. 87th Annual Spring Arts Festival
  81. Student Government Association Hosts Baltimore City State Attorney
  82. The Fisk Jubilee SIngers ® Recieve Feature Story in the Boston Globe and Recognition From Berklee College of Music
  83. Diane Nash ’61 to Receive Honorary Degree Ffrom University of Notre Dame
  84. P. Andrew Patterson ’65 to be Recognized with 2016 Law and Justice Award
  85. Stieglitz Art Collection Returns to Fisk
  86. Fisk Jubilee Singers® set to Headline Concert at Ryman Audiorium
  87. Fisk Women of Prominence Luncheon
  88. Fisk Jubilee Singer finds voice after cancer
  89. Fisk students have long history of fighting injustice
  90. Fisk Jubilee Singers bring gospel tradition to Boston
  91. Fisk Forum
  92. Dearly Departed
  93. Hotel Rooms for Reunion 2016
  94. Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates 90th Birthday with Fisk Beautification Project
  95. Fisk University Celebrates its Sesquicentennial with Various Events Year-Round
  96. Jazz on The Move: The Music and Life of Nat King Cole
  97. WFSK 88.1 Hits Milestone with Educational Programming
  98. Renowned Vocalist Presents Program of African American Spirituals
  99. Monique Odom ’95 Named Deputy Director of Metro Nashville Parks
  100. Around Campus
  101. Kim Whitley Wins Hollywood Game Night
  102. Fisk Women of Prominence Luncheon
  103. Jazzy 88 WFSK - Upcoming Events
  104. Dearly Departed
  105. Jacquelyn Favours '13 Joins Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
  106. Fisk Professors Win $333,249 Research Award
  107. Elizabeth Taylor ’02 Joins The Tennessee State Board of Education
  108. Kimberly Goods ’93 Named Teacher Of The Year
  109. Fisk Sunday
  110. Fisk Coverage Of Founders’ Day
  111. Women Of Perfection Participate In Annual MLK Day Of Service
  112. Kansas City Public Schools Names Dr. Mark Bedell ’97 New Superintendent
  113. Berklee College of Music Presents the Fisk Jubilee Singers®
  114. Hotel Rooms for Reunion 2016
  115. Dearly Departed
  116. Sesquicentennial Exhibits – John Hope & Aurelia E. Franklin Library
  117. University Open | Monday, January 25th
  118. Classes Cancelled and University | January 22, 2016
  119. Religious Leaders for Fisk Prayer Brunch
  120. 34th Annual Convocation: In Celebration of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  121. Holiday Music at Fisk University
  122. University News - October 30, 2015
  123. University News - October 24, 2015
  124. Legacy Day
  125. University News - October 17, 2015
  126. Interim President: wants to improve finances
  127. Interim President
  128. Leadership Transition
  129. Sesquicentennial Calendar
  130. 2015 Jubilee Day Schedule
  131. 2015 Homecoming
  132. 2015 Live Well Benefits Fair
  133. New Student Orientation 2015: Brochure
  134. New Student Orientation 2015: at-a-glance
  135. 30 Great Small Business Degree Programs 2015
  136. Title IX
  137. Fisk Student Selected for Summer Research Experience at National Institute
  138. Fisk Inks Partnership Agreements with Nine Chinese Universities
  139. Trustees Establish Global Studies Fund
  140. Math Club Orientation
  141. Lady Patriot
  142. Nashville Freedom Schools' - Newsletter
  143. The walk for healthcare
  144. Sesquicentennial Art Project artist selected
  145. Volleyball Camp
  146. Awarded Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Agency
  147. Board of Trustees - New Members
  148. Los Angeles Fisk Alumni Association | Jazz Brunch
  149. Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 2
  150. Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 1
  151. President Announces Tuition Freeze & CFO Appointment
  152. Fisk 100 Revisited
  153. A $50,000 Makeover for Fisk Student Areas
  154. Student Leaders for 2015-2016 Academic Year
  155. Fisk University Associate Professor Dr. Lean'tin Bracks Has A Banner Year
  156. Inaugural Valda Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU
  157. Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs
  158. Students Challenge State Voter ID Law
  159. 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team
  160. Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note
  161. Alumna Named Executive Director
  162. Alumnus Issues $500,000 Challenge to All Alumni
  163. Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester, Summer, and Fall Terms on March 16th!
  164. 2015 Retool Your School
  165. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.18.15)
  166. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.17.15)
  167. University Closed - Due to Inclement Weather(02.16.15)
  168. Live Demonstration of Mediation
  169. Fisk University News - January 2015
  170. Dr. Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five-Year NSF Career Award
  171. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Convocation
  172. Advertisement - Vice President for Finance & Administration
  173. Fisk president discusses historic university's current state and future
  174. Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family
  175. Christmas at Fisk
  176. Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award
  177. 2014 Fisk Homecoming
  178. First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B. McKissack
  180. Fisk University Maintains National Rankings
  181. Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear
  182. Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48-hour Radiothon
  183. American Red Cross | Blood Drive
  184. Jubilee Day
  185. Sesquicentennial Art Commission
  186. New Student Orientation Fall 2014
  187. From a Spark to a Flame:
  188. Dr. Gladys Inez Ford
  189. Van Vechten Art Gallery
  190. New Student Orientation at-a-glance Fall 2014
  191. Fisk University Pre-College Summer Program
  192. Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014
  193. Gables Elementary
  194. Press Release 04/24/14
  195. Press Release 04/10/14
  196. Fisk wins HCASC challenge
  197. Retool Your School
  198. 2014 Scholars Weekend Schedule
  199. Campus Safety Awareness Week
  200. 85th Annual Spring Arts Festival - Schedule
  201. 2014 Honors Convocation
  202. 16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium (FRS) - Call for Abstracts
  203. Fisk University and the Los Angeles Alumni Association of Fisk Univeristy
  204. Fisk University has made great strides in past year
  205. Prelaw Seminar at Fisk University
  206. Keynote at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Convocation
  207. SACSCOC Reaffirms University's Accreditation
  208. Last Night's Art Talk: Alicia Henry and Jaamal Sheats at Fisk
  209. Fisk University Presents Christmas at Fisk
  210. Fisk Alumni Article Featured in the Marin Independent Journal
  211. Stieglitz Collection Unveiled at Fisk's Partner, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
  212. Allstate Quotes for Education
  213. Nashvillians reflect on March on Washington, Martin Luther King Jr
  214. Fisk University Celebrates its Trailblazing Students
  215. Honorary Degree Nominations
  216. Fisk University receives 2013 R&D 100 Award
  217. Fisk AVP Jonathan M. Frost named a finalist for 2013 NELA Awards
  218. Fisk Alumna Mary K. Bush featured on television program