Category: Campus Life

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Annual Women of Legend and Merit Awards Mar. 21

By Leona Dunn, News Editor The 10th annual Women of Legend and Merit Awards ceremony will be held March 21, at 7 pm in the Tennessee State University Gentry Complex. Actress Vivica A. Fox will be the evening’s special guest and entertainment provided by Angela Winbush. Both women have a plethora of awards and nominations …

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Women of Empowerment Host Blanket Drive

By Leona Dunn Women of Empowerment, the Tennessee State University chapter of the National association of colored women’s club, held a blanket drive to bring in the new year giving back. “It was a thought that our president, Imari Scott-Cheatham, our paraphernalia chair Kelli Harris, and Residence Director, Mr. Cribbs all had together, which we …

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Graduate School Hosts First Recruitment Fair

By Lucas Johnson NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service)  Tennessee State University’s School of Graduate Studies and Research is hosting a recruitment fair on Jan. 28 to showcase its excellent programs, and more. The fair, the school’s first, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday in the atrium of TSU’s Avon Williams …

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TSU Helps Celebrate the Life, Legacy of MLK

By Lucas Johnson NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University partnered with the Interdenominational Ministers’ Fellowship and the Nashville community to help celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hundreds of people assembled in front of Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church on Monday, January 16, to march to TSU’s …

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The Women’s Center Hosts Events for ‘Love Month’

By: Shayla Simmons The Women’s Center is hosting a series of events to celebrate the month of February, now alternatively known as “Love Month.” The purpose of the month is to promote self-love amongst the student body, specifically the young women that make up Tennessee State University. The main event of the month is the …

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TSU Hosts 90th Birthday Bash for Former Administrator Homer R. Wheaton

By: Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University had a birthday bash for one of its noted sons: Homer R. Wheaton. Under the theme, “Everybody Loves Mr. Wheaton,” the university hosted a formal reception in a packed Jane Elliott Hall Auditorium on Dec. 9 with family, former colleagues, students and friends …

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TSU President Glenda Glover discusses initiatives to improve retention, graduation rates at spring 2017 Faculty and Staff Institute

By Lucas Johnson NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – TSU President Glenda Glover says the university is implementing initiatives to improve retention and graduation rates, and the overall success of its students. Glover addressed the Faculty and Staff Institute for the spring 2017 semester on Monday, Jan. 9. Like any higher education institution, she said …

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TSU Celebrated Veterans Day With Ceremony

By K. Dawn Rutledge NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University’s annual Veterans Day ceremony revealed some stark statistics when guest speaker and Vietnam Veteran George Nichols gave a powerful history lesson on military service in the United States. In front of a crowd of more than 150 students, faculty and staff, Nichols …

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Panel Takes on Global Diversity and Inclusion at TSU Event

By Lucas Johnson  NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Students attending a recent event sponsored by Tennessee State University’s Office of International Affairs were encouraged to be “curious of cultures other than your own.” The event, “Where I Come From,” was held Nov. 5 and wrapped up the university’s International Education Week. A mix of …

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College Sunday held by Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church

By Rheya Traylor On November 13, 2016, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church held their annual College Sunday service in Tennessee State University’s Gentry Complex. Starting at 11:15 am, each song, performance, and message were dedicated to college students across Tennessee. The congregation consisted of many colleges such as Fisk University, Austin Peay State University, Belmont …