News & Events

Dr. Kevin D. Rome, Sr. Named 16th President of Fisk University

Nashville, Tenn., March 23, 2017- The Board of Trustees of Fisk University have announced the hiring of Dr. Kevin D. Rome, Sr. as the 16th President of Fisk University.

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Fisk University to Host 88th Annual Spring Arts Festival

Nashville, Tenn., March 22, 2017 – Fisk University will host the 88th annual Spring Arts Festival, beginning Monday, April 3 through Sunday, April 9.�

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Fisk University Qualifies for Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship

Nashville, Tenn., February 27, 2017- Fisk University has qualified to compete at the

Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament, a

prestigious competition that showcases the academic prowess of the brightest students from

America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

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The Fisk Jubilee Singers® to be Honored by Nashville Ballet with Synergy Award

Nashville, Tenn., February 10, 2017- The Fisk Jubilee Singers� have been named the 2017 recipients of the Synergy Award, to be presented by the Nashville Ballet.

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CNN Political Analyst and Attorney Bakari Sellers to Speak at Fisk University

Nashville, Tenn., February 7, 2017- CNN political analyst and attorney Bakari Sellers will speak at Fisk University for the 2nd annual Black History Month Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:00pm in the Fisk Memorial Chapel.

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Fisk University to Host Conference Basketball Tournament

Nashville, Tenn., February 2, 2017 – Fisk University will host the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) 2017 Division I Men’s and Women’s basketball tournament at the Henderson Memorial Gymnasium. Semi-final play begins at 4pm on Saturday, February 25, 2017 between Fisk University, Morris College of Sumter, SC, and Voorhees College of Denmark, SC.

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Joelle Phillips, President of AT&T Tennessee Announced as Lecturer for The Executive Series at Fisk University

Nashville, Tenn., February 3, 2017- Joelle Phillips, president of AT&T Tennessee will serve as the February lecturer for The Executive Series at Fisk University

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Fisk University Student Organization Awarded Funding To Expand Computing Group for Students

Nashville, Tennessee. January 19, 2017 – The Fisk University Computer Science Club has been awarded $3,000 from the Student Seed Fund to help launch a new chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery for Women (ACM-W) on campus.

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Gary Garfield, Retired Executive Chairman, President, and CEO of Bridgestone Americas, Inc to Speak at Fisk University for the Executive Series

Nashville, Tenn., January 16, 2017- Retired Chairman Gary Garfield of Bridgestone Americas,
Inc. has been announced as the next lecturer for The Executive Series at Fisk University.
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Fisk University awarded $1 million grant from UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative

1 Million Grant from UNCF

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