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The Fisk Honors Debate Team Scores First Place in New Orleans Competition

Members of the Fisk University W.E.B. DuBois Honors Program ended a successful trip to New Orleans Nov. 6-9, 2019 after participating in the National Association of African American Honors Programs Conference with the First Place Prize.�

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National Book Foundation: Writing Survival Comes to Fisk University

Award-winning writers Danez Smith and Brandon Hobson visited Fisk University for a reading and a dialogue with the campus community.�

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Fisk Welcomes New Faculty Members and Academic Administrators on Campus

Fisk University welcomes eleven new faculty and academic administrators in the fall of 2019.� These new employees bring with them fresh viewpoints and expertise in a variety of fields ranging from Bioinformatics to the Physical Sciences.�

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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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