Winston wins prestigious ATHENA Young Professional Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) — Dr. Tameka Winston, interim chair of Tennessee State’s Communications Department, recently received the 2017 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. The Nashville ATHENA Awards and Scholarship Program announced its 2017 award recipients last month at OZ Arts Nashville. Mayor Megan Barry was a special guest at the event, which also … Continue reading Winston wins prestigious ATHENA Young Professional Award

TSU’s Tameka Winston Named 2017 Women of Influence Award Winner

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Dr. Tameka Winston, interim chair of Tennessee State’s Communications Department, has been named a 2017 Women of Influence Award winner by the Nashville Business Journal. Recognized for inspiring and mentoring students, Winston is among 32 honorees chosen for this year’s award, which will be presented at a luncheon on Wednesday, … Continue reading TSU’s Tameka Winston Named 2017 Women of Influence Award Winner

TSU Professor Tamika Winston Receives 2015 Women in Higher Education Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – The accolades keep piling up for Dr. Tameka Winston. A Nashville Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 winner for 2015, she has received yet another award with statewide recognition. Dr. Winston, a professor in the Department of Communications at Tennessee State University, recently received the 2015 Woman of Achievement … Continue reading TSU Professor Tamika Winston Receives 2015 Women in Higher Education Award

Delta Sigma Theta CEO Advises Women of Legend and Merit Attendees to Use the Power of Their Voice

Nashville, Tenn. (TSU News Service) –  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated National President and CEO Beverly Smith encouraged Tennessee State University students at this year’s Women of Legend and Merit Award Dinner to use the power of their voice. Smith was the keynote speaker for the event on April 10 in TSU’s Kean Hall, which … Continue reading Delta Sigma Theta CEO Advises Women of Legend and Merit Attendees to Use the Power of Their Voice

Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. National President to Speak at Women of Legend And Merit Event To Raise Scholarship and Program Dollars for Students

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Beverly Smith, national president and chief executive officer of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, will serve as the keynote speaker for this year’s Women of Legend and Merit Award Dinner at Tennessee State University on April 10 in Kean Hall. Smith, who also serves as the assistant commissioner and … Continue reading Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. National President to Speak at Women of Legend And Merit Event To Raise Scholarship and Program Dollars for Students

Mass Communications Career Showcase Attracts 13 Major Media, Marketing and Entertainment Companies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – TSU’s Career Development Center Tuesday held a student career showcase for mass communications and music majors in the Performing Arts Center. Representatives from 13 media, marketing and entertainment companies set up booths, received resumes, conducted on-the-spot interviews and answered students’ questions about internships and employment opportunities. Alexis Thorton, a graduating … Continue reading Mass Communications Career Showcase Attracts 13 Major Media, Marketing and Entertainment Companies

Getahn Ward Memorial Scholarship created for journalism students at Tennessee State University

The Tennessean The Tennessean, Tennessee State University and other organizations have partnered to create a new scholarship in the name of the late Getahn Ward that will benefit aspiring journalists at TSU. The Getahn Ward Memorial Scholarship, announced Dec. 19, will be awarded to a journalism student each year who meets qualifications established by the school’s Department … Continue reading Getahn Ward Memorial Scholarship created for journalism students at Tennessee State University

TSU Communications Department working to raise $100K for theater program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – TSU’s Department of Communications has embarked on a fundraising drive for its theater program, and is close to reaching its goal for this semester. Dr. Tameka Winston, interim chair of the Communications Department, where the theater program is housed, said a goal of $6,000 was set for this semester, … Continue reading TSU Communications Department working to raise $100K for theater program

Two TSU Professors Nominated for Top Nashville Leadership Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Two Tennessee State University professors are among this year’s nominees for Nashville’s Emerging Leaders Awards. The awards are sponsored by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville. They recognize professionals younger than 40 who have made significant accomplishments in their chosen field and contributions to the community. … Continue reading Two TSU Professors Nominated for Top Nashville Leadership Awards

Former Tennessee State University Sports Information Director Dooley Passes Away

Courtesy: Tennessee State Sports Information ‪NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Former Tennessee State University sports information director and longtime HBCU administrator Wallace Dooley Jr. died on Tuesday. He was 68. Dooley served as the associate athletics director for media relations at Tennessee State from 2006-2012. “We are so saddened by the passing of our friend and colleague Wallace … Continue reading Former Tennessee State University Sports Information Director Dooley Passes Away