President addresses incoming freshmen


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (June 17, 2013) — The newest members of the Tuskegee University community got to know more about their future home during a summer informational held today. The newly enrolled freshmen and their parents gathered in the University Chapel to learn about academic offerings and student services during the all-day session. 

Tuskegee University President Gilbert L. Rochon was among several speakers for the day. He shared a brief history of Tuskegee’s impact on Civil Rights and other academic institutions here and abroad with the audience. 

He also gave the students and parents information about current changes and improvements at the university such as the completion of renovations at Tompkins Hall, Henderson Hall construction and a planned new 500-bed suite-style dormitory.

“There’s a lot going on and we look forward to partnering with our students, parents and faculty,” Rochon said. “We have great expectations.”

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