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Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Elects TSU Dean to Prestigious Executive Committee

Dr. Michael Orok has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools. The committee studies and reviews issues and problems facing graduate education particularly those in the South. Orok, dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at TSU, will serve for three years on the 12-member committee…


First Lady Crissy Haslam reads to more than 25 young girls from Girls On the Run Nashville during her visit to Tennessee State University Feb. 19. Haslam was at the University as part of her Read20 Family Book Club initiative. (photo by Rick DelaHaya, TSU Media Relations)

First Lady Pays Tribute to Wilma Rudolph During TSU Visit, Reads to more than 25 Anxious Children

As part of Black History Month celebration, Tennessee first lady Crissy Haslam used her Read20 Family Book Club to pay tribute to legendary Olympic champion and Tennessee State University great Wilma Rudolph during a program Wednesday at the Edward S. Temple Track on campus.


University’s Honors Program Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

This academic year the Honors Program at Tennessee State University will celebrate 50 years of positive and life-long learning, scholarly inquiry, and a commitment to service. The yearlong celebration will commemorate the program’s journey throughout the years, and will be capped by a visit to campus by award-winning broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien March 26…

Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien will be the featured speaker March 26 during the Honors program Convocation.