Friday, October 21, 2016
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 $452K 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
Sophomore Ebenezer Armah, a native of Mamponteng Ash, Ghana, has been named the recipient of a $2,500 scholarship from the Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) Education and Technology Foundation.
Dr. Mary Frances Berry will speak at Fisk University on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6pm in the Appleton Room of Jubilee Hall.
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.
Nashville Metro Schools have announced that Hilda Parks Smith will serve as principal of McGavock Elementary School, beginning August 2016.
Darlean Martin, a junior from Chicago, IL was accepted into the University of Oklahoma’s summer research program in Structural Biology.
Each year, the U.S. Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships administers an Interfaith Community Service Campus Challenge.