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Fisk University Welcomes Fulbright Scholar to Faculty

Fisk University has announced the addition of Joseline Caramelo Afonso, an international Fulbright scholar, to the Fisk faculty.

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New Student Orientation Fall 2016

Schedule At-a-Glance

Student Victor Vinson Awarded the U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad

Victor Vinson, a sophomore Business Administration major from South Lyon, MI has been named a recipient of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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United Negro College Fund to Award $50K Planning Grant to Fisk University

Fisk University is one of thirty colleges that will receive a planning grant for UNCF’s new Career Pathways Initiative.

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Wynell Edwards Retires After 47 Years of Service to Fisk

The Fisk Family would like to congratulate Mrs. Wynell Edwards on completing 47 years of service to Fisk University.

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Fisk Jubilee Singers® concert adds special guests

Nashville’s original musical institution — The Fisk Jubilee Singers® — will celebrate Fisk University's 150th anniversary with a concert at the Ryman Auditorium on April 9. Naturally, some very special guests want to celebrate with them.

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Fisk University to Host Sesquicentennial Scholarship Gala at Music City Center

Nashville, Tenn., April 1, 2016 - As part of a yearlong celebration, Fisk University will host its Sesquicentennial Scholarship Gala at the Music City Center on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 7:00pm.

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NAIA All American Honorable Mention: Stevonna Scott

Stevonna Scott, earned NAIA All American Honorable Mention honors announced by the NAIA office.

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Fisk University Establishes Research Center with $5m Grant From National Science Foundation

Nashville, Tenn., March 31, 2016- Fisk University has been awarded the Center of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Center for Biological Signatures and Sensing.

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87th Annual Spring Arts Festival

April 4-10, 2016
Fisk University Campus and Ryman Auditorium

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Fisk Jubilee Singer finds voice after cancer

Five days a week for a month, Barbour underwent the cancer-killing treatments that would help the then-Fisk University freshman overcome Hodgkin's lymphoma. She came out in remission. But the radiation destroyed more than just the cancer.

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Fisk students have long history of fighting injustice

After a few hours of debate, McCarley and her classmates at Fisk University set out on an overnight trip to Missouri.

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Fisk Jubilee Singers bring gospel tradition to Boston

Singing “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” the original Fisk Jubilee Singers made themselves heard loud and clear. Performing at the World’s Peace Jubilee, a massive music festival organized in Boston in 1872, the group astonished the crowd, filling the coliseum with their voices, which soared, according to contemporary reports, above the thundering accompaniment.

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Fisk Forum

Weekly news update from Fisk Forum

Dearly Departed

Alumni and Friends that have departed.

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