Monthly Archive: January 2017

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Amber Hughes Is A Huge Deal

By Leona Dunn We have all heard of Wilma Rudolph and have collectively praised Coach Ed Temple. Not to mention the Tigerbelles, Tennessee State University’s Women’s Track team, are consistent Ohio Valley Conference Champions, but lately, there has been one track star in particular who has been catching people’s attention. Amber Hughes. “I was mainly …

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Tennessee State awarded $2 million grant from UNCF for student job placement improvements

By K. Dawn Rutledge NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University has been awarded a $2 million grant as part of the United Negro College Fund® Career Pathways Initiative. The pilot program, made possible through $35.3 million in funding by the Lilly Endowment Inc., will enable selected historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) …

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Martin’s Double-Double Lifts TSU Past EKU, 63-49

RICHMOND, Ky. — Wayne Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) put on a dominating performance with 14 points and 17 rebounds to carry the Tennessee State men’s basketball team to a 63-49 road win over Eastern Kentucky at McBrayer Arena on Thursday night in Ohio Valley play.   Delano Spencer (Atlanta, Ga.) chipped in 12 points on 4-of-7 …

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Softball Opens Practice for 2017 Campaign

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State softball opened practice for the 2017 season on Wednesday evening. The Tigers worked out indoors for the first two days due to wet field conditions.   “As a whole, it was a good practice,” said senior outfielder Courtney Gearlds. “There are still things we need to improve on, as well …

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TSU Opens Kentucky Invitational with Weight Throw

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Tennessee State men’s and women’s track and field teams kicked off action at the Kentucky Invitational with the weight throw on Friday at Nutter Field House.   On the women’s side, Daimer Gordon (Ellenwood, Ga.) set a new personal record with a weight throw toss of 16.79m (55’1”) to finish 10th …

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Focused On Our Future

By Aarian Forman Coming into this year, we are in new territory. For the first time in our University’s history we will be governed by a local board. There is no need to fear this new place. Since our founding we have overcome the challenges that we’ve faced no matter the size. If this new structure …