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Kids Summer Fishing Program at Fisk University

“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day.� Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime (Chinese Proverb).”� While the goals of Fisk University’s, “Outdoor Life Program,” were not so lofty, the program nonetheless provided two weeks of fun-filled activities that taught middle schoolers the art of fishing.��

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Fisk University Receives Approval to Offer Homeland Security

Fisk University is pleased to announce the Southern Association of Colleges and schools approved Fisk’s baccalaureate degree program in Homeland Security. The Program is the only such degree program in the state of Tennessee and one of only a handful across the South.

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Fisk University Participates In Coding Academy

Fisk University announced its participation in Tennessee State University’s HBCU C2 initiative designed to bring coding and application development to historically black colleges and universities and underserved communities.

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Fisk University works to Provide Enhanced Career Guidance for Students

Fisk University today announced a new effort to help students better understand how their natural abilities align with today’s workforce and plan proactive education pathways to pursue in-demand jobs.�

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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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