Monthly Archive: November 2015

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Updated Student Handbook Available

Story/Photo by Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer The new Tennessee State University Handbook, with a focus on helping to enforce new rules and regulations recently adopted, has been distributed to the students and staff. The new book also makes sure students understand the new updated information in the different departments around campus. “The handbook every …

Michael D. Johnson, TSU Alumnus

TSU Alumnus Makes Career of Mentoring Youth

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Michael D. Johnson, Jr. has made a career of empowering, connecting and marketing youth culture by exposing his peers and young adults to their untapped potential and unchartered opportunities. Currently, he is employed with the United States Department of Defense as a Student Training & Academic Recruitment Representative. In …

Dr. Tameka Winston has received the 
2015 Woman of Achievement Award in Higher Education in Tennessee

Accolades Keep Piling Up For Tennesee State’s Dr. Winston

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — A Nashville Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 winner for 2015, she has received yet another award with statewide recognition. Dr. Tameka Winston, a professor in the Department of Communications at Tennessee State University, recently received the 2015 Woman of Achievement Award in Higher Education in Tennessee. The award …

Recipe: Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

Recipe: Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

Recipe by Keimonee Burford Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we all know that is the time to be spent with the ones that you love and being grateful for all that you have. But it is also the perfect time to impress your family and friends with a great dish for the dinner …

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Avoiding That Dreaded Question During the Holidays

    By Ashley Parmer Editor in Chief The Thanksgiving tradition of family, food, and fun is soon to come, followed by the dreaded question that every college students wants to avoid- “How’s school?” While simple in comprehension, this question can be taken in different ways. It can be the next gossip topic for a …

Students and members of the Mt. Zion congregation gather in Gentry before the service began.  Photo by Leona Dunn

TSU College Sunday Builds Fellowship

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Tennessee State University hosted College Sunday Nov. 8 in the Gentry Complex center, an event produced by Mount Zion Baptist Church every year. All colleges and universities are invited to bring their students to the service. Thousands attend to hear music from the Mount Zion’s choir, mainly consisting of …

TSU students gathered together to write their letters addressed to orphans of Nepal and Kenya in 
which a select group will be selected to hand deliver them.   Photo by Shayla Simmons

‘Letters in Motion’ Causes a Commotion

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer Gathering together to handwrite letters to Kenyan orphans, Tennessee State University students partnered with nonprofit “Letters in Motion” to give hope to those without hope. The program also gives college students the opportunity to travel, make a change in children’s lives and have an impact. TSU students reached out …

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Campus Walk Highlights TSU’s Safety Plan

      By Ashley Parmer Editor-in-Chief Students, faculty, alumni, community leaders, and elected officials joined President Glover for a campus safety walk at 10:45 p.m.on Nov. 5, just one week after the president unveiled her 10-point safety enhancement plan. The walk, which took place two weeks after the TSUPD and Metro Police Department joined …

Metro PD Chief Steve Anderson

Update on Campus Shooting

  By  J. Michaux Metro police are in the “learning and fact-gathering mode” and appear to be close to identifying the two gunmen who investigators believe are responsible for the deadly shooting on Tennessee State  University’s campus resulting in the death of 19-year-old Cameron Selmon of Memphis, and injured three other students. Investigators have traveled …

Proclamation: TSU Great American Smokeout Day Nov. 19

Proclamation: TSU Great American Smokeout Day Nov. 19

WHEREAS: It will be beneficial to promote awareness of tobacco-related risks to our student body, and for our student body, faculty and staff to support tobacco users’ efforts to quit, even for one day. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women, and yet the …