NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University has announced a new full scholarship program for 100 Nashville public school graduates to study business, education, engineering and heath sciences.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University won a $1.9 million grant for its College of Agriculture to lead a group of historically Black schools in research around sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation, the college announced on Monday.
Vice President Kamala Harris urged graduates of Tennessee State University on Saturday to apply their leadership skills to help tackle the multitude of challenges posed by an unsettled world.
In her undergraduate commencement speech at the historically Black university in Nashville, Harris said the Class of 2022 stands “on the brink of a new frontier,” pointing to the prospects of more breakthroughs in technology and medical research.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 200 graduating high school students from the Caribbean have applied to Tennessee State University under a tuition assistance grant program, the school said.
The applicants are from the Bahamas, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago and other Caribbean nations, the university said in a news release.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is expanding a technology program for underserved students in Africa to four additional countries.
Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria and Zambia will join Liberia and South Africa with online courses taught by Tennessee State professors, the school said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee State University history professor is working with Apple Inc. and a national technology center at the university to create an app highlighting some of the lesser known participants in the civil rights movement in North Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has paid a visit to Tennessee State University to laud the school’s initiatives to address teacher shortages.
A TSU news release says Cardona hosted a roundtable discussion at the historically Black university Friday that centered on TSU’s Grow Your Own teacher pipeline program.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University plans to use a $284,000 grant to prepare students with intellectual and developmental disabilities for jobs.
The university is among four to receive the grants from the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, the school said in a news release.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover has been appointed vice chair of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities by President Joe Biden.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University is taking part in a project to help museums across the state better use resources by working together.
The university received nearly $100,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Environmental services company Waste Management has announced a three-year commitment of $300,000 for environmental sustainability research at Tennessee State University and scholarships and internships for the school's students.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amazon is donating $800,000 to Tennessee State University for an endowed professorship chair in the computer science department.
The historically Black university in Nashville said the money will fund the professorship for four years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A dozen historically Black colleges and universities will join Tennessee State University's national coding hub as community centers, the school said.
The centers will be part of Apple's Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State's program to expand technology and creative experiences at the other schools and communities.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A couple of Tennessee State University pre-med majors have been awarded full scholarships that will also cover their medical school costs, the university said.
Camille Haskins of King George, Virginia, and George Pickens IV of Miami learned this week of the scholarships provided by global medical products company Baxter International Inc.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University officials say enrolled students can receive $100 if they can show they're fully vaccinated.
University officials announced this week that students who get vaccinated through one of the campus vaccination sites will also receive a $100 gift card.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is clearing the account balances of students returning to study this fall, the school said.
The account balance forgiveness applies only to returning students enrolled in spring 2020, fall 2020 and spring 2021.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mementos from Tennessee State University and 13 other historically Black colleges and universities will be launched into orbit aboard Boeing's CST-100 Starliner this week.
The items will be part of hundreds of pounds of cargo inside the unmanned spacecraft as it begins its second mission to orbit for NASA's Commercial Crew Program, the university said in a news release.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is adding an Academic eSports Center that's expected to open on the school's main campus this fall.
The university has launched classes in eSports, or competitive video game playing, and joined eSports organizations and leagues so students can improve gaming skills and network with tech companies.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University announced on Wednesday that it will begin offering an online app design and coding class in two African countries this fall.
Robbie Melton, who runs TSU’s coding program, said the idea is to get African students interested in STEM careers and increase the number of Black students entering those fields.