News & Events

Mr. Berry Retires from Fisk University

Mr. Berry, Long-time employee, and fixture in the Fisk Community has Officially Retired. He has contributed to Fisk University for Nearly 34 in Various Capacities.

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2019 Goldwater Scholarship Recipient

Anisha Mittal, class of 2020 Biology major, has won a 2019 Goldwater Scholarship, Fisk University’s first Goldwater win.

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Fisk University 2019 Retool Your School Winners

Fisk University was announced cluster three winners of a $50,000 campus improvement grant from Home Depot’s ‘Retool Your School’ (RYS) campaign.

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Fisk University Receives Approval to Offer Bachelors of Science in Data Science Beginning Spring 2020

Fisk University recently received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) to offer an Undergraduate degree program in Data Science (BS).

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Fisk University Students on Path to Global Citizenship with Free Passports

The Office of Global Initiatives at Fisk University is proud to announce that it has been selected to partner with the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) for the National Generation Study Abroad™ Initiative.

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Reverend Al Sharpton to Deliver 2019 Commencement Address at Fisk University

Civil rights activist Reverend Alfred C. Sharpton Jr., will deliver the 2019 keynote address during the 145th commencement exercise for Fisk University. Graduation ceremonies will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church (Old Hickory Blvd), on Monday, May 6, 2019 beginning at 10:00am.

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet Tyehimba Jess Speaks at Fisk

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the W. E. B. Du Bois Honors Program at Fisk University hosted Tyehimba Jess, whose book Olio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.

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Fisk University and Cravath Announce Launch of Undergraduate Scholars Program

Fisk University, one of the nation’s historically black colleges and the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee, and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP today announced the launch of the Cravath Scholars program.

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Fisk University’s Dr. Reavis L. Mitchell Jr. to be included in NPT’s Soldier & Citizen preview and discussion panel

Nashville Public Television and Tennessee State Museum are collaborating to host a preview event featuring NPT’s Solider & Citizen documentary this Saturday, Feb. 23, 2 - 3:30pm at Tennessee State Museum.

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The Fisk Jubilee Singers® to Co-Headline Ryman Auditorium for annual Spring Sing concert with 4x-GRAMMY® winner India.Arie

4x-GRAMMY award winner India.Arie will co-headline Ryman Auditorium with the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Proceeds from this year’s Spring Sing concert will benefit the Fisk Jubilee Singers’ scholarship fund.

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