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Women of Empowerment Host Blanket Drive

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 …

Nonprofit Group Supports Women on the Rise

By Lavenia Chappel Shannon Lee in 2015 founded the Nashville nonprofit Ladies Who Strive “to motivate, inspire and educate” young women to accomplish their entrepreneurial and career goals. The organization is designed to be a support system for striving young women, something Lee felt was missing from the local business scene. “Women always feel the …

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 …

Several Graduate from New Management Training Program

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University is making sure all its employees holding management positions are proficient in their areas. On Jan. 12, TSU President Glenda Glover presented certificates to 18 managers who completed the first in a series of management training programs aimed to bring participants up to …

TSU’s Office of International Affairs Partners With Local Middle School for International Day

By Lucas Johnson Tennessee State University’s Office of International Affairs will join students and faculty at Margaret Allen Middle Prep on Friday, Jan. 27, as sponsors of the school’s annual International Day. The celebration emphasizes the advantages of learning about diverse cultures, study abroad opportunities and the exchange of experiences. This is the first year …

TSU Goes After Legislative Support

By Lavenia Chappel From the ground breaking cancer research to the new developments within the engineering department, members of the Tennessee State University family on Feb. 1 presented information about its innovative programs at the 4th annual “TSU Day at the Capitol.”  The event was held from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and started with open …

The Grassroots Are Moving

By Khandi Wilson Marc Sternberg, a native born in Baton Rouge said in an interview with NPR, “Before Dr. King had a dream, before Rosa kept her seat, and before Montgomery took a stand, Baton Rouge played its part”. In 1950, Baton Rouge had African-American owned buses that transported their black passengers to and from …

More Than 300 Students, Volunteers Participate in MLK, Jr. Day of Service

By Emmanuel Freeman NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University is continuing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an MLK Day of Service. On Saturday, Jan. 21, more than 300 TSU students and volunteers participated in various projects around Nashville that included working with kids, assisting elderly residents, packing food, …

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 …

Ford Appointed VP of Student Affairs

By Shayla Simmons A new Vice President has been appointed to serve the office of Student Affairs here at Tennessee State University. Beating out 72 applicants, Dr. Tracey Ford said she is “very, very student-centered” and will work hard for their success. Ford was hired after searching for six months for a new replacement to …