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Alicia Henry Named 2016 Winner of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

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.

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Sirius XM Radio Host Joe Madison to Speak at Fisk University for Fisk Lecture Series

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.

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Fisk University Awarded $404,000 Grant from Army Research Office for Defense Research

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.

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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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Inaugural Talented Tenth Gala and Awards Ceremony to be Held to Support Fisk Scholarships

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.

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Fisk Faculty Members to Collaborate with Local Artists for Community Art Exhibit

Faculty members Alicia Henry and Cheryl Jones Hamberg are among the artists participating in the second rendering of 20 Collaborations in Book Art exhibit.

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Kayla Elliot '10 Receives Southern Education Foundation Fellowship

Fisk Alumna Kayla Elliott has been named a 2016 recipient of the Southern Education Leadership Initiative (SELI) Fellowship.

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Giovanni to Receive Literary Lifetime Achievement Award from the Library of Virginia

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.

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Inaugural Talented Tenth Gala and Awards Ceremony Held to Support Fisk Scholarships

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.

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Stephanie Woodson '10 Named ZETA of the Year

The Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. has named Stephanie Woodson the 2016 Zeta of the Year for outstanding service and leadership.

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Dr. Carlton Maxwell '02 Delivers 2016 Commencement Address at University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy

Dr. Carleton B. Maxwell, a 2002 Fisk alumnus was the commencement speaker at the University of Tennessee’s College of Pharmacy graduation.

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Mathew Knowles '75 Receives Doctorate From Cornerstone Christian Bible College

Fisk Alumnus Mathew Knowles delivered the 2016 commencement address at Cornerstone Christian Bible College and was awarded his Doctorate of Business Administration on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
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We Invite You to Show Your Support for Fisk by Making a Generous Gift to the Fisk Fund by June 30th

As we continue to celebrate 150 years of academic excellence and achievement, we are thankful for the gifts received from all of our thoughtful donors.

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Dearly Departed

Wayne Moore, Sr. '67 - passed away on May 20, 2016 in Atlanta, GA.

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C. Orlandus Majors '87 Named First Vice President and Relationship Manager of INS Bank

INSBANK of Nashville has announced that C. Orlandus Majors will serve as the First Vice President and Relationship Manager.

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