Category: Student Affairs

FallCareerFair2016

Career Fair to Feature 135+ Companies

By Shayla Simmons The Career Development Center is hosting a Career Fair to end their Career Fair Prep Month. The event is in hopes that students will be able to land their own career after graduation. 135 companies are expected to be present for the occasion with big names such as AT&T, Bank of America, …

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Homecoming 2016: Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest

By Khandi Wilson The theme for the 29th Annual Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest was “Celebrating a Legacy of Pride and Progress”. This year, the Department of Communications allotted more students to participate in this event; a total of 36 students had the opportunity to showcase their oratorical skills to kick off Homecoming week. The event, …

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Student Art Gallery Opens in the Arts Dept.

By Martavious Mortin Staff Writer Things are looking promising for the Department of Arts this fall semester. A new art Gallery will be opening up, displaying new work from both students and instructors here at Tennessee State University. As of now, there is no instructor over the program. However, the department plans to open the …

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Freshmen Boot Camp Recap

Leona Dunn News Editor The Academic Boot Camp and Excel O Rate program 2016 began June 4th, with 25 hand-picked counselors helping move in approximately 130 incoming freshmen students into Merl R. Eppse hall. The camp started immediately after orientation that day at 4pm after parents departed, and the future tigers settled in preparing for …

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TSU PRESIDENT GLENDA GLOVER SAYS STUDENT SUCCESS REMAINS A PRIORITY

Lucas Johnson –Department of Media Relations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – TSU President Glenda Glover says the university has several priorities which include improving retention and graduation rates, and creating new residence halls for students. Glover addressed the Faculty and Staff Institute for the fall 2016 semester on Monday, August 15. While the university …

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Former Congressman Ford to Speak at Commencement

By E. Freeman TSU Media Relations NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — The President of the National Medical Association, Dr. Edith P. Mitchell, and Former U.S. Congressman Harold Ford, Jr., will be the keynote speakers at Tennessee State University’s spring commencement ceremonies. Mitchell, a retired Air Force brigadier general, will speak at 5 p.m. on …

TSU Yearbook Returns for Class of 2017

TSU Yearbook Returns for Class of 2017

By Ada Taylor  Meter Staff Writer Everyone wants to reminisce by viewing old family pictures albums, and the big blue family is no different. That is why when students voted for the candidates of SEC week this year, they also had the opportunity to vote on whether or not they were interested in having a …

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Tennessee State Acknowledges Denim Day

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer The campus of Tennessee State University in partnership with the Sexual Assault Response Team banded together on April 27 to celebrate Denim Day, an international event meant to bring awareness to victims of sexual assault and “protest the misconceptions that surround sexual assault.” Students were asked to participate by …

Freshmen English Introduces ‘The Green Kabaret’

Freshmen English Introduces ‘The Green Kabaret’

By Shayla Simmons Meter Staff Writer The freshmen of English 1010 and 1020 presented to TSU their quarterly annual ‘Green Kabaret’. The Green Kabaret is a student-led production with the mission of telling “the critical stories of our time addressing the vulnerabilities of the natural world.” Students use research applied to music, film and theater …

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New Era Ushered in for SEC

By Leona Dunn Meter Staff Writer Tennessee State University held its annual SEC week from April 3 to 8. It all began with the previewing of candidates Sunday evening, right before the annual AOB explosion. At this revealing, each candidate introduced themselves and their platforms. “How do I balance academics and social activities? How do …