Activist and Fisk alumna Diane Nash will return to Fisk University to serve as the keynote speaker for the annual Jubilee Day convocation on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10am in the Fisk Memorial Chapel.
October 6 - December 9, 2016
Fisk University has announced the launch of The Executive Series, a monthly lecture series featuring Nashville’s top executives who share their stories, expertise, and interpretation of leadership.
The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $575K to Fisk University to develop a model that broadens the participation of women, namely of African American, Hispanic and Native American descent, from postdoctoral professionals into tenured faculty positions in the Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) areas.
Dr. Claud Anderson, founder of the PowerNomics Corporation of America and author of “PowerNomics: The National Plan to Empower Black America”, will speak at Fisk University on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 7pm in the Appleton Room of Jubilee Hall. Dr. Anderson will lecture on economic development and empowerment in the African American community.
Dr. Mary Frances Berry will discuss her latest publication, “Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich”, which highlights issues surrounding voter fraud and voter manipulation
Alicia Henry, associate professor of art at Fisk University has been named the 2016 recipient of the 1858 Prize for Southern Contemporary Art, administered by Society 1858 of the Gibbes Museum of Art.
Activist and award-winning radio host Joe Madison will speak at Fisk University on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 4pm in the Appleton Room of Jubilee Hall. Madison will discuss voter rights, self-advocacy, and community effectiveness to faculty, students, and members of the Nashville community.
Fisk University has been awarded a $404K grant from the Army Research Office (ARO) of the United States Department of Defense to fund the acquisition of new, state-of-the-art, scientific instrumentation that will support the research infrastructure at the university.
Fisk University has announced the addition of Joseline Caramelo Afonso, an international Fulbright scholar, to the Fisk faculty.
The Washington Fisk Alumni Association and the Eastern Region of the General Alumni Association will be hosting the inaugural Talented Tenth Gala and Awards Ceremony on October 15, 2016 in Arlington, VA.
Faculty members Alicia Henry and Cheryl Jones Hamberg are among the artists participating in the second rendering of 20 Collaborations in Book Art exhibit.
Fisk Alumna Kayla Elliott has been named a 2016 recipient of the Southern Education Leadership Initiative (SELI) Fellowship.
Renowned poet and writer Nikki Giovanni will receive the Literary Lifetime Achievement Award from the Library of Virginia for her outstanding literary works throughout her career.