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Welcome to the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences (FNS)
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The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences offers Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degrees in Food Science, Nutritional Science, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, and dual degrees in Food Science & Biology or in Nutritional Science & Biology. The Department also offers thesis and non-thesis Masters of Science (M.S.) degrees in Food Science or Nutritional Science and is part of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Integrative Biosciences (IBS).
|The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences is to educate highly competent professionals of all nationalities pursuing career paths or graduate school at either the M.S. or Ph.D. level.||
Our mission is to prepare students as professionals within the global economy with adquate knowledge, skills and competencies in food and nutritional sciences through hands-on research and experiential learning opportunities, updated curricula, unique programs and internationally inclusive course content.
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NEH-funded events expand awareness and appreciation of the literary contributions by Notasulga-born author Zora Neale Hurston.
Commencement speaker, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch receives honorary degree as part of Tuskegee’s May 11 commencement exercises.
With degree in hand, newly graduated Kayla Frazier is heading to Texas to show how women in engineering get things done.
Former corporate sales executive, city manager joins growing team in the Office of Development.
Electrical engineering alum Roderick Milligan ’11 brings real-world professional advice to Tuskegee’s 2019 class of engineering graduates.
Teacher Education Induction Ceremony underscores the vital importance of teachers to our society and the professionalism required of today’s educators.
Senior pastor of Atlanta’s Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. William E. Flippin Sr., will share his wisdom during the university’s May 10 Baccalaureate Service.
Faculty and staff receive recognition for their exceptional service and commitment during the university’s May 2 awards program.
Social Work Pinning Ceremony will honor graduates for their dedication to serving society and empowering communities through their chosen vocation.
Tuskegee’s 2019 class of ROTC graduates includes 12 second lieutenants and two midshipmen who will be commissioned on May 10.
Tuskegee’s Class of 2019 includes 49 doctor of veterinary medicine graduates who will receive their DVM degrees and accept the Veterinarian’s Oath on Saturday, May 4.
A new partnership will provide Tuskegee students with greater access to a medical degree while promising much-needed diversity for the nation’s medical field.
Reynolds’ brings her 20-plus years of experience and leadership to Tuskegee as its new chief information officer.
Juniors Simone Amos and Zavian Bell selected to represent the university as Miss and Mister Tuskegee University for the 2019-20 academic year.
Public health graduate students champion the cause for increased support of cancer research and services throughout Alabama.
May 10 ceremony to honor Tuskegee University’s newest class of nursing education graduates.
Veterinary Medicine dean, Dr. Ruby Perry, will serve the 75-plus members of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges as its newly elected board secretary.
SGA welcomes familiar, new faces to its 2019-20 group of elected officers.
The Tuskegee Area Chamber of Commerce leads efforts to celebrate “Tuskegee University Day” in the city and county on April 17.
Upcoming spring commencement events to conclude with May 11 graduation ceremony featuring Obama-administration U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch
Hendricks’ 40-plus-year academic and professional career honored through her inclusion in this year’s class of Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame inductees.
Annual Founders’ Day Weekend alumni events engage generations of graduates and inspire continuing philanthropy support of the university.
The Tuskegee campus will be among several Alabama locations to host filming for the upcoming Civil Rights-era movie, “Son of the South.”
Works of art on a miniature scale tell the larger story of African-American history spanning from ancient Egypt through World War I.
Tuskegee University-led exercises seek to enhance weather-, cyber- and chemical-related emergency preparedness threats throughout Macon County.
Upcoming forum to explore critical issues and design practice that considerably impact success in architectural education and practice.
Environmental scientist-turn-community-organizer seeks to improve opportunities for others in the community through the power of education and mentoring.
A new partnership will create global learning, collaborative opportunities for students in the Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science.
Student, faculty efforts help elevate the social work profession as they seek to provide for others on campus who may be struggling with food insecurity.
Annual event offers cyclists, runners and walkers a venue to “live their best lives” while emphasizing the health benefits of exercise and proper nutrition.
A forum involving National Book Award authors will help shine a brighter light on the necessity of a society free of racism and obstacles to democracy.
Upcoming student-led political science symposium to consider issues of constitutional rights and women in leadership.
Sophomore Jared Savage explains how the Red Tails Scholarship Foundation has helped keep his dreams of flying professionally soaring during his studies.
Annual tribute to Tuskegee graduate and acclaimed composer William L. Dawson to include a public lecture and concert on April 6.
Convocation to cap off Founders’ Day Weekend events, which include annual alumni reunion events and the Dawson Institute Lecture, Concert.
Distinguished professionals explored President McNair's "new era of leadership and excellence" by sharing perspectives from their careers and the importance of mentoring during the March 16 inaugural symposia.
Faculty, students share perspectives on the conflict and crisis African-Americans face in medicine, education and communication at upcoming regional conference.
Tuskegee to compete in — and serve as first-time hosts — for this year’s annual Southeast Institute of Food Technologists Student Association’s Regional College Bowl Competition.
Tuskegee returns to the national stage for this year’s annual meeting of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge academic competition.
Senior transfer student Kameron Holness is easily making her mark through service to Tuskegee’s student body — especially her fellow international students.
Architecture students’ creativity helps Tuskegee find new and imaginative ways to recognize its philanthropic donors.
Long-time Tuskegee administrator and faculty member Dr. H. Frank Leftwich, who served Tuskegee for 50-plus years, passed away on Friday, March 15.
Dr. McNair’s two-time alma mater bestows its annual Distinguished Alumni Award on the newly inaugurated president.
Publication honors McNair, Freeman for tackling higher education challenges, exhibiting extraordinary leadership, and making a difference in their communities.
President McNair outlines a “new era of leadership and excellence” during her March 15 inauguration, while paying tribute to Tuskegee’s legacy and rich history.
Students claim awards for poster presentations, oral presentations and innovation at national STEM conference.
Events through the remainder of March emphasize the role of — and need for — social workers in advocating for others
California-native N’Daya Jordan combines sports and her growing network of campus friends as a way to bridge the divide between her hometown and her campus home.
Horton’s lecture to further memorialize the literary legacy of 20th century African-American writer and scholar Ralph Ellison.
A special group of alumni and friends have come together to further President McNair’s “new era of leadership and excellence” as part of upcoming inaugural events.
Johnson’s expertise in higher education law and other legal practice areas to benefit the university’s Office of the General Counsel and Vice President for External Affairs.
A 2 percent tuition and housing increase — effective fall 2019 — will provide students greater access to quality faculty, academic programs and facilities.
Tuskegee sets out for “four-peat” in The Home Depot’s annual campus-improvement grant program.
Tuskegee will usher in a “new era of leadership and excellence” through presidential inaugural events the week of March 10.
Tuskegee’s next Lyceum Series presenter will encourage students to surmount obstacles that stand between them and the possible.
Department of Defense grant will allow electrical engineering team to enhance functionality of targeting systems relying on automated image processing.
Miss. State and Tuskegee partner with Southern Literary Trail to present lecture and exhibition celebrating the work of P.H. Polk
New racking system will better position Legacy Museum staff to properly steward and preserve artistic and historic masterpieces.
Higher ed index lauds Tuskegee and other HBCUs for making college affordable, advancing economic opportunity and restoring the promise of the American dream
On Friday, Feb. 22, Nobel Laureate Dr. David J. Wineland will offer a public lecture at Tuskegee University as part of the Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science.
Now in its 127th year, Tuskegee’s Annual Farmers Conference seeks to provide farmers in Alabama and beyond with uncommon solutions to common agricultural problems.
Graduate students in the College of Veterinary Medicine are recognized for completing academic milestones relating to their studies in public health.
Tiger’s Den Food Pantry grand reopening seeks to meet food insecurity needs among the university’s student body.
American Chemical Society honors memory of Tuskegee chemistry professor Dr. St. Elmo Brady with a landmark at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Tuskegee’s Honda Campus All-Star Challenge team begins annual competition with a national qualifying tourney in Atlanta
Third annual symposium seeks to promote, preserve and disseminate black history, culture and the liberal arts.
Witherspoon’s 30-plus-year P&G career has given him multiple vantage points from which to influence the global marketplace and consumer goods industry.
New dean of students poised to bring multi-institutional career experience to her work fostering student success and enhancing campus life.
Cheryl Ferguson, an archival assistant with Tuskegee University Archives, is among the 15-member Authenticity Project Fellows’ 2019 cohort.
February’s Black History Month programs reflect on African-American heritage while projecting “a bold declaration of faith into the promise of our future.”
Ten LET US Academy Life Series speakers will share valuable career lessons with Tuskegee students during the Spring 2019 semester.
African-American civil rights activist Tarana Burke will share about her efforts to lift up marginalized voices and support survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
Tuskegee’s marching band travels to Florida for a repeat appearance in the St. Petersburg parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and dream
“Faith Week” to celebrate the university’s religious and cultural diversity, and King’s vision for courage, justice and peace.
Annual spring fair highlights opportunities for students to make international study abroad and domestic exchange programs part of their academic studies.
Upcoming Survivors’ Forum provides hope, resources for those recovering from and those who support those recovering from acts of sexual violence.
Habtemariam, who served as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health from 2006 to 2014, was honored at retirement luncheon on Jan. 4.
Aerospace science engineering and mathematics faculty collaborate to improve the aerodynamics of modern aircraft.
Common Reading Book Experience author Jeevan Brown to share insights on the stories of trial and tribulation found in his book, A Lesson Learned.
Army ROTC cadet becomes first Tuskegee student to receive the military’s respected Society of Cincinnati Medal.
Annual Law School Fair helps students navigate the next phase of their educations as they pursue their legal career goals.
A two-year NEH grant will help expose current and future generations of students to the timeless works of authors Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray.
Assistant professor Dr. Chitra Nayak will extend her theoretical physics research as part of a worldwide network of research institutes.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education highlights Tuskegee’s success in diversifying the nation’s workforce as a top producer of minority degree-earners.
Fellowship to allow Tuskegee’s Baharanyi to partner with local educators to help improve agricultural education in his native Africa.
Joint ROTC Commissioning Ceremony to feature remarks by Rear Adm. James Loeblein of the Office of the Secretary of the Navy
Tuskegee’s social work program ranked fifth in Alabama based on factors that include enrollment, program reputation and graduates’ employability.
Regional accrediting body reaffirms institutional accreditation for a full 10-year period.
Tuskegee partners with UAB to improve the availability of primary nursing care services in underserved areas of Alabama.
After earning a finance degree, Edwards recalls making her mark as the NYSE’s first female African-American stock trader.
Tuskegee quiz bowl team brings home the NAAAHP Quiz Bowl Tournament championship trophy for the first time in university history.
Annual Christmas concert includes President McNair’s first lighting of the university’s Christmas tree.
Dr. Shaik Jeelani, vice president for research and dean of the Graduate Schools, is honored for his professional achievements and career contributions to the engineering field.
Gov. Kay Ivey taps Dean Ruby L. Perry to provide leadership to statewide environmental policies and regulations.
Abstracts sought for upcoming bioethics-focused conference co-hosted by Tuskegee University, the Morehouse School of Medicine and the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
1968 alumna Dr. Sonjia Parker Redmond and her husband, Gregory, reflect on their long-standing philanthropic support of Tuskegee
Two works of art preserving the legacy and impact of Booker T. Washington’s vision are being preserved through in-kind partnerships.
Tuskegee environmental and soil science students successfully put their knowledge to the test at a recent regional competition.
59 veterinary medicine students receive their white coats as a sign of their transition into the clinical phase of their DVM studies.
Tuskegee’s Nov. 11 convocation honors the unselfish service of our nation’s veterans, with special emphasis on the Tuskegee Airmen and other veterans of color.
Women’s leadership empowerment workshop make a stop on the Tuskegee University campus Nov. 15.
Earning college credit in high school has catapulted first-year political science major Jayden Graham-White into junior-level coursework.
The federal government’s Combined Federal Campaign workplace giving programs provides one more opportunity to philanthropically support Tuskegee.
Hosted by Tuskegee University, the upcoming annual meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science will feature Nobel physics laureate Dr. David Wineland.
The website College Factual ranks Tuskegee No. 23 nationally based on the earning potential of its construction science and management graduates.
Sophomore mechanical engineering major Lauren Cotton one among 21 Michigan natives to receive a scholarship from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and General Motors.
This year’s class of ROTC Hall of Fame inductees celebrates more than 350 years of combined military service to the United States.
UNCF College Tour stop to help students tap into millions of dollars in available scholarship support.
President Lily D. McNair is among the 30 female Alabama leaders honored for bettering their communities, the state and their professions.
Veronica Cook fosters lasting relationships with alumni, donors and students through her work on behalf of Tuskegee’s Office of Development.
Nov. 11 Veterans Day Convocation to honor contributions of our nation's veterans, include screening of “Veterans of Color” documentary.
A program on Nov. 9 will provide students with behind-the-scenes career counseling and access to LA-based entertainment industry internships.
A first-time corporate gift from Birmingham-based Encompass Health sparks a first-ever partnership between the company and an HBCU.
LET US Academy Life Series speakers will share valuable career lessons with Tuskegee students.
Tuskegee has provided Dr. Kis Robertson Hale ’03, a chief public health veterinarian with the USDA, with the foundation to ensuring the safety of the U.S. food supply.
Alumnus and renowned genetic researcher recalls how his passion for science was cultivated as a curious high schooler working in Tuskegee’s laboratories.
Faculty in aerospace engineering and mathematics take a novel approach to helping students better develop their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
McMickens shares her story of how her Tuskegee studies molded her future success as a child and adolescent psychiatrist.
Veterinary medicine students organize relief effort providing thousands of pounds of supplies for North Carolina pets and their owners affected by Hurricane Florence.
Senior psychology major Dazja Loyd reflects on how Tuskegee has pushed her beyond her limits and has enabled her to grow as a student and person.
Upcoming musical festival and hall of fame induction event will honor area greats for their contributions to music, the university and our community.
Kimberly Ceaser, Tuskegee University’s judicial affairs officer, says working in multiple capacities allows her to reach out and encourage students to remain focused.
Youngs’ love and support of Tuskegee leads to three generations of Golden Tiger alumni.
The university honored students who qualified as University Scholars, Eminent Scholars and Honor Roll recipients for the 2017-18 academic year.
As they transition to the professional phase of their degree programs, 35 occupational therapy and allied health students received their white coats.
A multi-university, NSF-funded partnership will help mentor a new generation of junior minority faculty in STEM disciplines at HBCUs throughout the U.S.
2007 alumna Valencia Morris says her career with the federal government, rooted in natural resources management would not have been possible without guidance from Tuskegee University's College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences.
Rep. Rogers learns more about how Tuskegee’s veterinary medicine research and teaching initiatives can enhance national agricultural and homeland security priorities.
Tuskegee alum Anthony E. Amerson says he is living his professional dream and credits his upbringing in the City of Tuskegee and pledging the Lambda Epsilon chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
A newly funded grant initiative will address the drastic lack of African-American women in the computer science workforce.
The College of Veterinary Medicine’s upcoming 5K walk/run on Oct. 13 places health, fundraising focus on sickle cell anemia awareness.
Famed Tuskegee football coach Cleveland “Cleve” Abbott inducted into his native South Dakota’s state hall of fame.
Tuskegee alum Warren Buchanan mentors students developing and pursuing their aspirations in the agricultural fields.
TV personality, author and speaker Tonya Terry’s Sept. 27 presentation will include her insights on how the media impacts African-American culture.
The upcoming semester career fair and events leading up to it put students on the “road from early achievement to a career high.”
Donor, student organizations model the spirit of philanthropy through contributions announced as part of the 137th Fall Convocation.
Senior Lauren Odum’s studies in food science benefit from a summer congressional internship — and her teachers who have mentored her during her studies.
A pair of Tuskegee students are among this year’s class of White House scholars selected for the HBCU Competitiveness Scholars program.
Based on its success in several key metrics, Tuskegee remains the top-ranked HBCU in the state of Alabama, and a top-20 HBCU nationally.
Parents and other family members are invited to campus Oct. 5-7 for a weekend of special events and activities.
The annual Booker T. Washington Economic Summit to provide professional business insights and networking opportunities.
Davie Rickenbacker ’10 heads to Fiji as a castaway on the 37th season of the CBS television show “Survivor.”
Freshman Darrin Francois had acceptance and scholarship offers from more than 90 colleges and universities, but the New Orleans native chose Tuskegee University for his undergraduate studies.
Officials hope the university’s support strengthens the bid for Leonardo DRS’ proposed T-100 production facility in Tuskegee, as well as ongoing town-and-gown partnerships.
Tuskegee serves as a temporary home to a traveling, multimedia exhibit chronicling the life of legendary bass musician and avid photographer Milt Hinton
Royal Court members unite with the River Region United Way’s inaugural phone-a-thon to support community organizations.
Alexandria Brown parlays a summer fellowship with the USDA into greater affirmation, clarity of her chosen career.
U.S. Air Force’s Maj. Mikita R. Brown tapped for new assignment as Director of Defense
From the big city to the small town, graduating senior Courtney Peavy from Houston, Texas, has managed to blend in and make Tuskegee University worth her while.
The annual fall Global Education Fair will highlight upcoming study abroad opportunities and feature a new photography contest.
New-student orientation program ushers in a new generation of Tuskegee gentlemen and women.
Since transferring from a junior college in Northern California, Hall, a senior communication major, says his studies at Mother Tuskegee have been an enjoyable experience.
Two-day, hands-on campus workshop to share valuable skills in architectural and construction restoration and conservation.
Tuskegee University was selected to receive a $150,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to benefit work in the Department of Architecture.
Gerald Young, a senior psychology major from Little Rock, Arkansas, says he was inspired to choose his major after discussing his purpose in life with a Sunday school teacher.
A partnership between UAB, Tuskegee and other health-focused groups promises future, data-driven interventions for health providers.
‘Golden Tiger Experience’ to offer newest Tuskegee students a ‘crash course’ on university life
Sophomore social work major Sidney Minor says her summer internship was just what she needed to remind her to stay focused on her ultimate goal.
NSF-funded professional development is helping high school teachers develop curricula to address, stem the impact of electronic waste.
New funding to further highlight the accomplishments of Tuskegee’s graduating nurses
A partnership involving actor Kevin Hart, UNCF and KIPP makes the dream of a college degree a reality for sophomore Ayan Robinson and 17 other HBCU students.
A new NSF-funded partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has the potential for a new class of nanomaterials widely used in electronics applications.
Annual college guide publication relies on student feedback to evaluate the nation’s best 384 colleges and universities.
As dean of student life, Abena Myers-Taylor's primary role includes providing direction for the Student Union, Royal Court, Student Government Association, and New Student Orientation
NSF-funded program implements new computer science curriculum, promises greater employment diversity in high-tech sectors
A new photography exhibit featuring the life’s work of P.H. Polk provides a visual perspective of early 20th-century life on the Tuskegee University campus and surrounding community.
Tuskegee is among five HBCUs participating in an inaugural archiving and research collaboration with Princeton University.
Jones brings nearly two decades of practicing social work experience to her new role as head of the Department of Social Work.
Tuskegee’s Legacy Museum to feature new exhibit, “20 Dioramas: Brightly-Lit Windows, Magically Different,” focusing on display of cultural dioramas created in the 1940s by African-American artists.
After expecting to only spend two years at Tuskegee University following his faculty appointment in the fall of 1990, Dr. Leo Upchurch is nearing his 30th anniversary on the faculty
President Lily D. McNair and the awarding of online degrees make their debut at last week’s commencement ceremony.
Tuskegee ranked fourth among Alabama peers for students’ ability to land a job following graduation.
Dr. Roberta Troy, a two-time Tuskegee graduate and faculty member since 1999, assumes the duties of interim provost.
Senior Caleb Washington is among the eight recipients of the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and BeyGOOD’s $25,000 2018-19 Homecoming Scholars scholarship award.
2nd Lt. Kayla Freeman '16 recognized as the Alabama National Guard's first black female pilot following her graduation from aviation school in June 2018.
Mechanical engineering student and Alexander City, Alabama native, Skyla Hutchins says Tuskegee has provided her with valuable lessons and the best experiences through her role as first attendant of Miss Tuskegee’s Royal Court, and as a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Dr. Faye J. Wilson ’80 will keynote the School of Nursing and Allied Health’s summer nursing pinning ceremony on July 26
Tuskegee anticipates awarding 106 degrees during its July 27 Summer Commencement Exercises.
Annual NSF-funded BUILDERS Academy inspires high schoolers’ innovative, creative spirits in the STEM disciplines
Tammy Boyd ’96 helped lead legislative efforts to establish new national Smithsonian Institution museum devoted to preserving African American history.
Dr. Rhonda Collier, associate professor of English and Modern Language and director of the Tuskegee University Global Office, has made an amazing race around the world, visiting 25 countries, and speaking in four languages.
A new partnership with neighboring Auburn University will further diversify the veterinary profession.
Even as an undergrad at Tuskegee, Richard Glaze II ’10 relished helping students and continuing the legacy of Booker T. Washington. Glaze is a second-generation Tuskegeean
Tuskegee hosts international conference devoted to studying policy implications on rural communities
A newly endowed student scholarship honors Dr. Charlotte Morris’ tenure as interim president
Two first-year architecture students are learning a new appreciation for classical architecture during a month-long program in New York.
Dr. June C. Samuel, director of Student Health Services and one of Tuskegee’s most beloved faculty members and administrators, has been with the university for nearly 30 years.
A weeklong summer camp for middle school students and teachers imparts vital math and science knowledge
A test developed by Tuskegee researchers will lead to earlier detection of and treatment for the most fatal form of breast cancer.
One of the most well-rounded students on campus and a member of Tuskegee’s recent Spring 2018 graduating class, Jonathon Pulliam has done it all.
Tuskegee University has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to specifically propel young minority male students into the technology sector.
NSF-funded research promises to increase the repurposing of many currently unrecyclable materials
Through her teaching, Dr. Deloris Alexander is helping to instill George Washington Carver's values of inquisitive research and service in the current generation of Tuskegee students.
Tuskegee University Director of Athletics, Willie Slater has announced the hire of Trelanne Moore-Powell as the school's new women's basketball head coach.
A Boeing-Thurgood Marshall College Fund partnership will provide scholarships, internships and other programs that prepare students for Boeing careers.
NSF-funded research may soon lead to new sustainable, plant-based materials commonly used in everything from computer cases and automotive parts to biomed interventions.
Jacqueline McArthur-Taylor has turned her desire to help people into 14-year career of preparing the next generation of social work professionals.
Dana Chandler, known as Tuskegee’s human history book, ensures Tuskegee’s legacy is properly documented, remains consistent and is vital for use today. Chandler serves as the university’s archivist
Tuskegee University has named as its new chief operating officer Dr. Charles N. Smith, whose higher education experience has included leading student development, assessment
Dr. Niya Miller, one of Tuskegee's newest communications faculty members, has become a classroom favorite among students for her use of tech and pop culture in her teaching.
Beginning this fall, a new bachelor of science degree will bolster students' pursuit of careers in the computer engineering industry.
The Tuskegee University Office of Alumni Affairs, in partnership with Publishing Concepts Inc. (PCI), is conducting a comprehensive update of the university’s alumni database.
Tuskegee’s 133rd spring commencement on Saturday, May 12 featured 1985 Tuskegee alumnus Barron M. Witherspoon Sr., global VP for industry affairs at Procter & Gamble
Taurus Thompson, a 2016 animal science graduate, offers some life lessons for the class of 2018 based on his own experiences as a young alumnus.
A continuing partnership between Boeing and Tuskegee’s Department of Aerospace Science Engineering is allowing students to experience design-build-fly process firsthand.
The Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the accomplishments of its 66 graduates during its annual spring commencement on May 5
The Tuskegee University Marching Crimson Pipers is featured in a commercial with former National Basketball Association (NBA) Star, Shaquille O'Neal. The spot made its debut last Sunday.
Dr. Lily D. McNair will become Tuskegee University’s eighth president, and its first female president, in its 136-year history, beginning on July 1, 2018.
Junior sales and marketing major Melody Wilson is heading to the "Big Apple" this summer for an NBCUniversal internship.
This spring, Tuskegee University will award 392 undergraduate and 98 graduate degrees.
A 3 p.m. ceremony on May 11 honoring Tuskegee's engineering graduates will include a keynote address by Procter & Gamble's Karan Dyson, a 1996 mechanical engineering graduate.
For more than half a century, attorney Fred D. Gray has championed and safeguarded the civil rights of others through a number of landmark Alabama legal decisions.
A $50,000 competitive grant award from The Home Depot’s “Retool Your School” program follows a successful two-month social media campaign.
Some may know her as the chief’s wife, and others as “Mama Mardis,” but what some do not know is that Robin Mardis is also a Tuskegee University student.
Dr. Matthew Alexander Jr '99, current Barbour County Schools superintendent, will keynote the annual Education Induction Ceremony on May 10.
Tuskegee has narrowed down its presidential search to two finalists, and expects to vote on its selection as the university's eighth president by May 11.
Tuskegee alumnus Dr. Diarra Blue will deliver the address for the May 5 College of Veterinary Medicine Commencement Exercises
Tuskegee University honored its own on Friday, April 20 during its 67th Annual Recognition Exercises. The event recognizes exceptional service and commitment
Many contemplate what they want to be when they grow up, but for Aleeyah, pursuing a career centered around architecture and construction science was a given.
Soon, that next scoop of fertilizer you spread in your garden could be a new, more sustainable option developed by researchers at Tuskegee University.
Procter & Gamble global executive and 1985 Tuskegee alumnus Barron Witherspoon Sr. will serve as the speaker for the university's May 12 spring commencement exercises.
Beyoncé's BeyGOOD initiative announces that Tuskegee is among the four HBCUs to benefit from her newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program.
Tuskegee University’s undergraduate architecture program has been reaccredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) for a historic eight-year term.
This week's 'Skegee Spotlight shines on 1998 alumnus Robert Constant, author of the children's book "Hey Tuskegee!"
Pageants lead to the crowing of Miss and Mister Tuskegee University for the 2018-19 academic year.
Commemorating the 1997 Presidential Apology for the U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee will serve as a capstone for this week’s 7th Annual Public Health Ethics Intensive Course.
Our weekly "Skegee Spotlight" shines on Asia Woodson of the Office of Student Financial Aid
The Tuskegee University Board of Trustees elected three new members at its annual meeting held on campus March 15 – 17. The new members were elected to three year terms
Following its Founder’s Day Convocation on Sunday, April 8, Tuskegee University will memorialize famed American literary and jazz critic — and 1939 alumnus — Albert Murray
Tuskegee addresses recent misperceptions about its veterinary surgical policies
Alumni from around the country will return to Tuskegee University the weekend of Apr. 6-8 to celebrate the rich heritage and history for which the university is renowned.
The chair of the board of trustees and senior university leadership provide the Tuskegee community with a joint update on various administrative topics.
The Tuskegee University student body recently elected new Student Government Association officers for the 2018-19 academic year. Incoming SGA president Kieauna Strickland,
Terms like “quality enhancement plan” and “QEP” are probably new to most in the Tuskegee community. But, to Tuskegee University, they represent a deeper focus
Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., one of the most well-known architects of our nation’s civil rights movement, brought a message of empowerment and engaged citizenship
The Beta Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. has honored Tuskegee University’s Kimberly Pointer with its New Soror of the Year Award.
Tuskegee University’s Golden Voices Concert Choir will spend the university’s spring break week on an 11-stop tour beginning in Canada and the Great Lakes area
Building on the flurry of #Tuskegee_RYS18 hashtags shared during the nomination phase of the 2018 “Retool Your School” grant competition, Tuskegee now goes into Round 2
You may not know Lonnie G. Johnson by name, but chances are if you have been soaked by a high-powered water gun in the past decade, you have Johnson to thank.
High school students with a passion for veterinary medicine will soon have the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge as to what it takes to become a veterinarian.
Tuskegee University today released its 2018 football schedule featuring seven Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) opponents and one Division I Football Subdivision (FCS) opponent for the upcoming season.
Tuskegee’s Design+Construction Management Exposition seeks to strengthen relationships between instruction, students’ career
Tuskegee University’s Honda Campus All-Star Challenge team proves they have a place in its success competing in America’s premier quiz bowl for top HBCU students.
At upcoming annual spring symposium on April 20, Tuskegee University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health suggests treating the mind, body and spirit requires a healthy
Henrietta Lacks may be a foreign name to most people, but her “HeLa” cells are central to many medical discoveries and bioethics laws.
The Tuskegee University family as well as the veterinary medical profession and the public health community lost a trailblazer and respected academician - Dr. Saul T. Wilson, Jr.
Tuskegee University seeks to claim another campus-improvement grant offered by The Home Depot’s annual “Retool Your School” program.
The Accreditation Council on Education, Nutrition and Dietetics recently fully reaccredited Tuskegee University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics.
An $8.5 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable Tuskegee University researchers to improve our understanding of why diseases affect minority populations
Tuskegee University has appointed William D. Ritter, executive and senior vice president of Fortune 500 Regions Bank, as a member of the university’s Board of Trustees.
Reigning Miss Tuskegee Jessica Lillian Dedeaux is one of 20 students recognized internationally as being among “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties.”
Lectures, forums and other programs on the campus of Tuskegee University throughout February will mark the university’s annual observance of Black History Month.
The 19th annual George Washington Carver Convocation on Friday, Jan. 26 will honor the innovative and creative spirit of one of the nation’s most prolific agricultural researchers.
A Global Education Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 31, will equip Tuskegee University students with all they need to know about upcoming study abroad opportunities
The Tuskegee University Marching Crimson Pipers Band is heading south to St. Petersburg, Florida, to participate in the city’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade
Tuskegee University students who wish to pursue a law degree will have the chance on Tuesday, Jan. 30, to speak with representatives from law schools from throughout the U.S.
A National Endowment for the Humanities grant totaling nearly $100,000 will help establish a new, multidisciplinary African-American studies program at Tuskegee
Tuskegee University has appointed nursing education veteran Dr. Constance Smith Hendricks as its new dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health, effective Jan. 2, 2018.
Tuskegee University announces the appointment of Harold “Kippy” Tate — a two-time Tuskegee graduate — as its new vice president for facilities and construction.
Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15, marks both King’s actual birthdate and the traditional start of the university’s annual “Faith Week.”
Warren Duncan of Tuskegee University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts is among appointments by Gov. Kay Ivey to the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
The College of Veterinary Medicine host third annual “Toy Drive for Tots” at the George Washington Carver Elementary School
In his new role as dean of students, Mandrake Miller will provide leadership in promoting student academic success, student personal and professional development, and enhancing the overall quality of campus life.
A new endowed scholarship benefiting Tuskegee University students also expands an enduring university legacy spanning three generations of the Griffin family of Milledgeville, Georgia.
A pair of Tuskegee upperclassmen were among the 90 students nationally to take on the "Big Apple" to explore career opportunities in the technology, media and entertainment fields.
Students’ hands-on homework offers systemic benefits for local organizations
Five Tuskegee University students majoring in sales and marketing participated in the third annual Sales and Marketing Conference, hosted by National Sales Network.
Internationally renowned singer-songwriter and 1974 Tuskegee graduate Lionel Richie was among this year's artists honored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with its 2017 Kennedy Center Honors.
Tuskegee University’s annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 3 will feature the musical talents of students and faculty, as well as special guest and world-renowned operatic bass-baritone Dr. Simon Estes.
To mark their transition to the clinical phase of Tuskegee's veterinary medicine program, Class of 2019 members received their white coats on Nov. 6
Tuskegee's own -- "The Fly Jock" -- named "Man of the Year" -- by the National Council of Negro Women.
This year's class of 19 ROTC Hall of Fame inductees represents more than 560 years of combined military experience in service to our country.
Support from alumni and donors on Tuesday, Nov. 28 could have a significant impact on spaces where students live, learn and conduct research.
Two of Tuskegee University’s own were recognized recently by the National Association of HBCU Title III Administrators Inc. (HBCUT3A) for their leadership and academic achievements.
University professors welcome summer break, but for most professors, a break from teaching does not mean a break from learning.
The Chevron Corporation’s vision includes a focus on partnerships, and ongoing philanthropic support of Tuskegee University through a recent donation of $225,000
In Saturday's SIAC West Division battle with Miles College, Strength and Conditioning Coach Andre Brunson had been thinking of ideas all week long
Two Tuskegee University undergraduates were among the 10 students participating in a week-long Coca-Cola UNITED Central Region internship at the company’s offices.
Led by Major General Harry E. Miller Jr., representatives of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency will be on campus the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 2 to recruit students
During her Charter Day/Homecoming Convocation keynote address, Dr. Makeecha Reed-Crawford, a 2001 Tuskegee graduate now practicing family medicine
During the summer of 2017, three students in Tuskegee University’s College of Engineering were part of the comprehensive Apple HBCU Scholars Program
Family, friends and former colleagues of the late Jock M. Smith gathered with university and community leaders on Oct. 25 to dedicate his former law office
To provide alumni and donors with more opportunities to make a charitable gift, Tuskegee University has launched its first-ever crowdfunding campaign.
Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council has named Dr. Irving W. McConnell, a two-time Tuskegee graduate one if its 2017 Top 100 MBE® winners.
In a first-of-its-kind agreement for both institutions, the University of Redlands and Tuskegee University have partnered to provide expanded opportunities
TU College of Veterinary Medicine will host former child television star Dr. Danielle Spencer, who earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Tuskegee
At its 92nd Annual Scholarship Convocation on Oct. 8, Tuskegee University honored Aubrey and Suzanne Johnson with its Parents of the Year Award.
On Saturday, Oct. 21, the College of Veterinary Medicine invites area pet owners to bring their pets to its Small-Animal Health Fair to ensure their pets are healthy
Tuskegee University’s homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 28 will serve as a focal point for a week of activities that begin on Sunday, Oct. 22
Tuskegee University’s Board of Trustees has officially launched the university’s search for its eighth president by creating a 15-member search committee
A recent $300,000 pilot grant from the National Science Foundation will enhance Tuskegee University’s outreach to Alabama’s Black Belt and cultivating interest in STEM
Krystal Floyd, who previously supported fundraising programs at Tuskegee University, has returned to serve as the university’s development director.
Dr. Vivian Carter, associate professor and chair of Tuskegee University’s Department of Psychology and Sociology, has been honored by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
On Thursday, Oct. 5, Tuskegee students can travel the world in a day by learning about study abroad opportunities and celebrate the university’s rich cultural diversity
Tuskegee remains one of the nation’s and region’s best historically black universities, according to national rankings released September 12 by U.S. News & World Report.
The School of Architecture and Construction Science launched a new partnership with internationally recognized architecture and design firm Perkins+Will.
A National Science Foundation grant valued at nearly $300,000 promises to help advance Tuskegee University’s strategic priorities to enhance student success in STEM programs
Tuskegee University has received a generous estate gift valued at $1.59 million — the largest planned gift received by the university to date — from 1943 Tuskegee University graduate Dr. Orlando Lawrence Clark.
For the first time in Tuskegee University’s history, its Construction Science and Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education
Monday, Aug. 21 may have started with Tuskegee University students staring into textbooks on the first day of fall semester classes, but by early afternoon, many were staring into the sky
A. Zachary Faison, Tuskegee University’s general counsel and vice president for external affairs, is among this year’s Class of 2017 protégés for the Millennium Leadership Initiative Institute.
Tuskegee University has appointed Dr. Kai S. Koong as dean of the Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science at Tuskegee University.
The Tuskegee University Department of Athletics is pleased to announce its latest inductees that will be a part of the 2017 Tuskegee University Athletics Hall of Fame. These selected individuals will be recognized
Patrick Mardis, Tuskegee University’s director of public safety, has been appointed by the Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police as its sergeant at arms
Tuskegee University has received a five-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to prepare undergraduate students for careers in materials science engineering.
Students from across the U.S. recently completed a seven-week program, hosted by Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine
Kwesi Daniels, a 2002 graduate of Tuskegee University, has been selected to head the university’s Department of Architecture in the Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science.
A new partnership between Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of North Carolina Pembroke will launch a pathway program
Tuskegee University will confer 82 degrees to its newest graduates during its summer commencement exercises on Friday, July 28. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
A two-year renewable grant from the U.S. Department of Defense will enable Tuskegee University to conduct historical and genealogical research on unaccounted for, or “missing,” Tuskegee Airmen.
Governor Kay Ivey recently appointed two new members to the Tuskegee University Board of Trustees: Henry Wesley Davis III of the Alabama Medicaid Agency and Sylvester Hester of Global Automotive Alliance Manufacturing
Tuskegee University is pleased to announce that Dr. Sharron Taylor Burnett has assumed responsibilities as the university’s chief financial officer
Floyd Griffin of Milledgeville, Georgia, a 1966 Tuskegee University graduate and current member of the university’s Board of Trustees,
Dr. Tejinder S. Sara, a Tuskegee University faculty member and administrator for more than 43 years, has been appointed by the university’s leadership as its provost.
Watch the video as Coach Willie Slater is introduced as the new Director of Athletics at Tuskegee University
The family of Tuskegee University’s first chaplain, Rev. John W. Whittaker, will host a public chapel service
Tuskegee selected as site for ICRPS’ 2018 summer institute
Tuskegee University has appointed Willie Slater as the institution’s athletics director, effective July 1. Slater, who has nearly 40 years athletics and coaching experience
Tuskegee University’s team joined teams from more than 80 other universities to compete
Three-year grant to expand student enrollment, retention in STEM disciplines
Tuskegee University women's basketball team released their schedule for the 2017-18 season
In June, Tuskegee University welcomed two new members to its Board of Trustees
SACSCOC announced it has lifted the warning status previously placed on Tuskegee University
Tuskegee University trustees hosted a town hall meeting of faculty, staff, students and alumni
Dr. Brian L. Johnson will conclude his service as the university’s president on June 30, 2017
Two OT students in Tuskegee University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health recently were selected
A recent gift from the estate of 1956 TU alumna Velma L. Blackwell will create a memorial endowment
Tuskegee University students receive charge from both commencement and baccalaureate speakers
The university received the “Retool Your School” grant during a live-streamed event hosted by The Home Depot
College of Veterinary Medicine bid farewell to 66 graduates during its inaugural commencement
Each of the week’s commencement events will provide graduates with additional perspectives of the career field
Tuskegee University has hired public relations veteran Michael Tullier, APR as senior director of communications
The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences has been awarded a competitive USDA/NIFA grant
ESPN President John Skipper will share his perspectives during the university’s Spring Commencement
Tuskegee University will be hosting the 2017 STEM Drone Summer Academy from July 5th – 28th
Tuskegee University has been awarded a $700,000 collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)
TU College of Veterinary Medicine (TUCVM) will hold its first separate graduation ceremony on May 6, 2017.
The Tuskegee University Board of Trustees unanimously approved the university’s strategic plan
Seeking to bring on new board members with a wide variety of experiences that would be beneficial to Tuskegee University,
The Book Discussion centered on a compelling memoir by Bryan Stevenson called "Just Mercy."
Tuskegee University, 2-time National Champion, will go head to head with fellow HBCUs
Tuskegee University is pleased to announce the completion of the 10-year Campus Master Plan. The Master Plan was approved by the Board of Trustees at its annual spring meeting.
Tuskegee University researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) have a major accomplishment
Three TU students have become Fulbright semi-finalists and are step away from attaining a grant to continue academic pursuits abroad.
The Voices for Our Fathers Legacy Foundation and the National Bioethics Center at Tuskegee University will sponsor a Community Day
Hundreds of prospective students and their families converged on Tuskegee University to get an up close and personal look
Dr. William R. Harvey, President of Hampton University, will provide the keynote address at Annual Founder's Day
Riptide Bioscience of Vallejo, Calif., awarded Tuskegee University $186,615 to support doctoral students in cancer research. Dr. Channa Prakash, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, welcomed this very generous gift from Riptide Bioscience.
The Tuskegee University Lyceum Series will feature the nationally acclaimed ALIEY II on campus on March 19, 2017.
The medal honors the legacy of George Washington Carver, who began his academic career at Simpson. The Carver Medal was first awarded in 2008 to recipients such as the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Shirley Chisholm, and Clarence Page.
Tuskegee University received approval of its substantive change proposal for online degree programs by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges SACSCOC.
Tuskegee University held a campus celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday to announce the completion of the newly invigorated Tennis Courts that were in disrepair.
Tuskegee University held its Martin Luther King Day Observance on Monday.
The Tuskegee University Faith Week 2017 will offer the local and national community an interactive opportunity to take a critical look at the meaning of Faith in a world of racism, poverty, climate change, militarism, sexism, xenophobia and religious intolerance in America and around the world.
Tuskegee University researchers have discovered a new method that can be used to suspend tiny particles of cellulose in an organic solvent that is commonly used in the plastic industry.
Tuskegee University is at the forefront of a national movement to bring Computer Science Education at the K-12 level.
For the third consecutive year, Tuskegee University has earned recognition as one of Forbes magazine’s “America’s Top Colleges.”
Best Colleges.com has ranked Tuskegee University’s newly launched online programs the best in the state
For the fifth year, Tuskegee University has earned recognition for its exceptional academics and stellar record of student success. U.S. News & World Report again named Tuskegee as a top HBCU
For the fifth consecutive year, Tuskegee University is among the top baccalaureate colleges in the country. Washington Monthly has recently released their annual college guide and Tuskegee is No. 2
The United States patent office has issued Tuskegee University engineering researcher, Dr. Heshmat Aglan, Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Professor, United States Patent no: 9,034,426 B2 for the invention
College Choice has published its 2015 rankings of U.S. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Tuskegee University tops the list. The publication named the institution No. 1 among the nation’s top
A new Tuskegee University patent aims to make the meat production industry more environmentally friendly and economical. Researchers in the College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences invented a new livestock feed
In Alabama alone, more than 1 billion chickens were produced in 2010
Tuskegee University has again earned recognition by U.S. News & World Report. Tuskegee ranks No. 6 among historically black colleges and universities that have the highest average freshman retention rates
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has ranked Tuskegee University among the top 100 institutions for granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to minorities. Tuskegee took top spots for several degree areas
For the fourth year, Tuskegee University has earned recognition as a top historically black college and/or university by U.S. News & World Report and its Best Colleges guide.
For the fourth consecutive year, Tuskegee University is among the top baccalaureate colleges in the country. Washington Monthly has recently released their annual college guide and Tuskegee is No. 2
For the third consecutive year, Tuskegee University has garnered a top spot on Washington Monthly’s ranking list for baccalaureate colleges. Out of 350 colleges and universities, Tuskegee was ranked No. 2
The Golden Tigers Football team made history Sunday night, and will live to fight for another day. The NCAA announced that Tuskegee will travel to Florence, Ala. to play the Lions of North Alabama
Washington Monthly, a non-profit publication that focuses on U.S. government and politics, named Tuskegee University No. 1 in its national ranking
Forbes, a leading financial and business publication, recently released its list of top colleges in the U.S., representing the top 20 percent of all undergraduate institutions.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine has listed Tuskegee University among the top 100 baccalaureate-degree-producers of minority and African-American students in the nation.