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|The Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences (FNS) 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 Nutritional Science & Biology.||
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|Kynidi Luster, FNS, a recipient of the 2020 McDonald's Black & Positively Golden Scholarship. Congratulations.||
The Department of FNS hosted the Southeast Institute of Food Technologists Student Association’s (IFTSA) Area Meeting and Regional College Bowl Competition on April 5-6, 2019 at Tuskegee University. More details ...
Kynidi Luster, FNS Freshman, was one of the two Tuskegee University recipients of the 2020 McDonald's Black & Positively Golden Scholarship. Congratulations!
The FNS held the Annual Students Reception during the FNSAB site visit on October 3, 2019. It was hosted by the Department and the Advisory Board.
FNS students attended a Leadership & Team Building Workshop presented by Dr. Robert Gravani, a past IFT President, at Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Tuskegee University. The worshop was sponsored by FNSAB, during the site visit on October 3, 2019. Details...
The FNS 2019 Food Product Development Team (Peyton Greenwood, Lauren Odum and Tracy Hatcher) won 2nd place during the IFT Southeast Section (SEIFT) Spring Meeting and Students Recognition. Keniya Davis and Julian Jones also won 2nd place in the Graduate Poster competition. Peyton Greenwood and Kalice Smith received Student Leadership awards. The event was held in Clemson University, SC, on April 11, 2019.
The Department of FNS hosted the Southeast Institute of Food Technologists Student Association’s (IFTSA) Area Meeting and Regional College Bowl Competition on April 5-6, 2019 at Tuskegee University. More details ...
FNS Students Fall Welcome Reception was held on October 11, 2018.
FNS Advisory Board (FNSAB) had a Site Visit at Tuskegee University on October 4, 2018. Students also presented Summer Internships Experience, during the visit.
An FNS Faculty/Staff/Students group attended the Institute of Food Technologists South Eastern Section (SEIFT) Fall Meeting and Chick-Fil-A Backstage Tour at The Chick-Fil-A Support Center, Atlanta, GA, on September 21, 2018.
Drs. A Bovell-Benjamin & N. Dawkins, Tuskegee University, were recognized for Outstanding Section Volunteerism. South Eastern IFT Section was recognized as a Sections of Merit for 2017–2018.
2018 FNS FPD Team: L to R; L. Odum, T. Hatcher, A. Hodge, P. Greenwood, A. Smith and L. Franklin won 2nd place at the 2018 IFT SE Section Student Product Development Competition & Recognition at Auburn University, AL, on April 5th.
FNS Food Science Program was re-approved for another 5 years (2017-2022) by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Higher Education Review Board (HERB).
Asmera Smith, Food Science student, Won 1st Place in the Undergraduate Research Oral Presentation at the Tuskegee University Joint Annual Research Symposium (JARS 2018) held on March 16.
The 2nd 2017 Advisory Board (FNSAB) annual meeting/site visit was held on October 19-20 at Tuskegee.
2017 FNS Students Annual Reception was held on September 28.
FNS 2017 Food Product Development Team. L to R: A. Robinson, L. Franklin, A. Barboza, J. Gates & C. Greer, Placed 3rd at
IFT South Eastern Section (SEIFT) Students Recognition and Competition in Huntsville, AL on April 11.
FNS participation at the Southeast IFT Food Industry Expo, Cobb Galleria Center, Atlanta, GA, February 7, 2017.
WORLD FOOD DAY: Sunday October 16, 2016. "Climate is changing. Food and Agriculture must too".
FNS Student Annual Reception was held on September 15, 2016.
FNS students (Imena Ezell, Lauriel Stewart, Nemuel Bonner, James Vinson and Chelsea Greer) Won 2nd Place in Product Development of Beverages Competition during the South Eastern Section IFT Spring Meeting on April 11, 2016 at University of Georgia, Griffin. Azziza Robinson (Undergraduate) and Pricilla Ayine (Graduate) were acknowledged in the Student Leadership Recognition.
Hammerin' Hank Aaron, baseball's all-time home run king and National Hall of Fame hero, will deliver the keynote address for the Black History Month program
"Hit a home run" in life, Hammerin' Hank Aaron told an overflowing crowd of mostly youngsters at Tuskegee's Black History Month program.
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.
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.
Washington Monthly, a non-profit publication that focuses on U.S. government and politics, named Tuskegee University No. 1 in its national ranking
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
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
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 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.
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
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
In Alabama alone, more than 1 billion chickens were produced in 2010
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
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
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
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
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
A national baseball legend’s foundation has given some Tuskegee University students much-appreciated help with their educations.
Best Colleges.com has ranked Tuskegee University’s newly launched online programs the best in the state
For the third consecutive year, Tuskegee University has earned recognition as one of Forbes magazine’s “America’s Top Colleges.”
Tuskegee University is at the forefront of a national movement to bring Computer Science Education at the K-12 level.
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.
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 held its Martin Luther King Day Observance on Monday.
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 received approval of its substantive change proposal for online degree programs by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges SACSCOC.
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.
The Tuskegee University Lyceum Series will feature the nationally acclaimed ALIEY II on campus on March 19, 2017.
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.
Dr. William R. Harvey, President of Hampton University, will provide the keynote address at Annual Founder's Day
The Voices for Our Fathers Legacy Foundation and the National Bioethics Center at Tuskegee University will sponsor a Community Day
Three TU students have become Fulbright semi-finalists and are step away from attaining a grant to continue academic pursuits abroad.
Tuskegee University researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) have a major accomplishment
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, 2-time National Champion, will go head to head with fellow HBCUs
The Book Discussion centered on a compelling memoir by Bryan Stevenson called "Just Mercy."
Seeking to bring on new board members with a wide variety of experiences that would be beneficial to Tuskegee University,
TU College of Veterinary Medicine (TUCVM) will hold its first separate graduation ceremony on May 6, 2017.
Tuskegee University has been awarded a $700,000 collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Tuskegee University will be hosting the 2017 STEM Drone Summer Academy from July 5th – 28th
ESPN President John Skipper will share his perspectives during the university’s Spring Commencement
The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences has been awarded a competitive USDA/NIFA grant
Tuskegee University has hired public relations veteran Michael Tullier, APR as senior director of communications
Each of the week’s commencement events will provide graduates with additional perspectives of the career field
College of Veterinary Medicine bid farewell to 66 graduates during its inaugural commencement
The university received the “Retool Your School” grant during a live-streamed event hosted by The Home Depot
Tuskegee University students receive charge from both commencement and baccalaureate speakers
A recent gift from the estate of 1956 TU alumna Velma L. Blackwell will create a memorial endowment
Two OT students in Tuskegee University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health recently were selected
Dr. Brian L. Johnson will conclude his service as the university’s president on June 30, 2017
Tuskegee University trustees hosted a town hall meeting of faculty, staff, students and alumni
SACSCOC announced it has lifted the warning status previously placed on Tuskegee University
In June, Tuskegee University welcomed two new members to its Board of Trustees
Tuskegee University women's basketball team released their schedule for the 2017-18 season
Tuskegee University’s team joined teams from more than 80 other universities to compete
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 selected as site for ICRPS’ 2018 summer institute
The family of Tuskegee University’s first chaplain, Rev. John W. Whittaker, will host a public chapel service
Watch the video as Coach Willie Slater is introduced as the new Director of Athletics at Tuskegee University
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.
Floyd Griffin of Milledgeville, Georgia, a 1966 Tuskegee University graduate and current member of the university’s Board of Trustees,
Tuskegee University is pleased to announce that Dr. Sharron Taylor Burnett has assumed responsibilities as the university’s chief financial officer
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
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.
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 new partnership between Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of North Carolina Pembroke will launch a pathway program
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.
Students from across the U.S. recently completed a seven-week program, hosted by Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine
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.
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
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
Tuskegee University has appointed Dr. Kai S. Koong as dean of the Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science at Tuskegee University.
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.
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
For the first time in Tuskegee University’s history, its Construction Science and Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education
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.
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
The School of Architecture and Construction Science launched a new partnership with internationally recognized architecture and design firm Perkins+Will.
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.
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
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
Krystal Floyd, who previously supported fundraising programs at Tuskegee University, has returned to serve as the university’s development director.
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
Tuskegee University’s Board of Trustees has officially launched the university’s search for its eighth president by creating a 15-member search committee
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
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
At its 92nd Annual Scholarship Convocation on Oct. 8, Tuskegee University honored Aubrey and Suzanne Johnson with its Parents of the Year Award.
TU College of Veterinary Medicine will host former child television star Dr. Danielle Spencer, who earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Tuskegee
In a first-of-its-kind agreement for both institutions, the University of Redlands and Tuskegee University have partnered to provide expanded opportunities
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.
To provide alumni and donors with more opportunities to make a charitable gift, Tuskegee University has launched its first-ever crowdfunding campaign.
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
During the summer of 2017, three students in Tuskegee University’s College of Engineering were part of the comprehensive Apple HBCU Scholars Program
During her Charter Day/Homecoming Convocation keynote address, Dr. Makeecha Reed-Crawford, a 2001 Tuskegee graduate now practicing family medicine
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
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.
In Saturday's SIAC West Division battle with Miles College, Strength and Conditioning Coach Andre Brunson had been thinking of ideas all week long
The Chevron Corporation’s vision includes a focus on partnerships, and ongoing philanthropic support of Tuskegee University through a recent donation of $225,000
University professors welcome summer break, but for most professors, a break from teaching does not mean a break from learning.
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.
Support from alumni and donors on Tuesday, Nov. 28 could have a significant impact on spaces where students live, learn and conduct research.
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.
Tuskegee's own -- "The Fly Jock" -- named "Man of the Year" -- by the National Council of Negro Women.
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 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.
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.
Five Tuskegee University students majoring in sales and marketing participated in the third annual Sales and Marketing Conference, hosted by National Sales Network.
Students’ hands-on homework offers systemic benefits for local organizations
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.
A new endowed scholarship benefiting Tuskegee University students also expands an enduring university legacy spanning three generations of the Griffin family of Milledgeville, Georgia.
The College of Veterinary Medicine host third annual “Toy Drive for Tots” at the George Washington Carver Elementary School
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.
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.”
Tuskegee University announces the appointment of Harold “Kippy” Tate — a two-time Tuskegee graduate — as its new vice president for facilities and construction.
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.
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 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.
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
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 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.
Lectures, forums and other programs on the campus of Tuskegee University throughout February will mark the university’s annual observance of Black History Month.
Reigning Miss Tuskegee Jessica Lillian Dedeaux is one of 20 students recognized internationally as being among “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties.”
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.
An $8.5 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable Tuskegee University researchers to improve our understanding of why diseases affect minority populations
The Accreditation Council on Education, Nutrition and Dietetics recently fully reaccredited Tuskegee University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics.
Tuskegee University seeks to claim another campus-improvement grant offered by The Home Depot’s annual “Retool Your School” program.
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.
Henrietta Lacks may be a foreign name to most people, but her “HeLa” cells are central to many medical discoveries and bioethics laws.
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
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.
Tuskegee’s Design+Construction Management Exposition seeks to strengthen relationships between instruction, students’ career
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
The chair of the board of trustees and senior university leadership provide the Tuskegee community with a joint update on various administrative topics.
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.
Tuskegee addresses recent misperceptions about its veterinary surgical policies
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
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
Our weekly "Skegee Spotlight" shines on Asia Woodson of the Office of Student Financial Aid
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.
Pageants lead to the crowing of Miss and Mister Tuskegee University for the 2018-19 academic year.
This week's 'Skegee Spotlight shines on 1998 alumnus Robert Constant, author of the children's book "Hey Tuskegee!"
Tuskegee University’s undergraduate architecture program has been reaccredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) for a historic eight-year term.
Beyoncé's BeyGOOD initiative announces that Tuskegee is among the four HBCUs to benefit from her newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program.
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.
Soon, that next scoop of fertilizer you spread in your garden could be a new, more sustainable option developed by researchers at Tuskegee University.
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.
Tuskegee University honored its own on Friday, April 20 during its 67th Annual Recognition Exercises. The event recognizes exceptional service and commitment
Tuskegee alumnus Dr. Diarra Blue will deliver the address for the May 5 College of Veterinary Medicine Commencement Exercises
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.
Dr. Matthew Alexander Jr '99, current Barbour County Schools superintendent, will keynote the annual Education Induction Ceremony on May 10.
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.
A $50,000 competitive grant award from The Home Depot’s “Retool Your School” program follows a successful two-month social media campaign.
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 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.
This spring, Tuskegee University will award 392 undergraduate and 98 graduate degrees.
Junior sales and marketing major Melody Wilson is heading to the "Big Apple" this summer for an NBCUniversal internship.
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.
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.
The Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the accomplishments of its 66 graduates during its annual spring commencement on May 5
A continuing partnership between Boeing and Tuskegee’s Department of Aerospace Science Engineering is allowing students to experience design-build-fly process firsthand.
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.
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
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.
Beginning this fall, a new bachelor of science degree will bolster students' pursuit of careers in the computer engineering industry.
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.
Tuskegee University has named as its new chief operating officer Dr. Charles N. Smith, whose higher education experience has included leading student development, assessment
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
Jacqueline McArthur-Taylor has turned her desire to help people into 14-year career of preparing the next generation of social work professionals.
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.
A Boeing-Thurgood Marshall College Fund partnership will provide scholarships, internships and other programs that prepare students for Boeing careers.
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.
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.
NSF-funded research promises to increase the repurposing of many currently unrecyclable materials
Tuskegee University has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to specifically propel young minority male students into the technology sector.
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.
A test developed by Tuskegee researchers will lead to earlier detection of and treatment for the most fatal form of breast cancer.
A weeklong summer camp for middle school students and teachers imparts vital math and science knowledge
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.
Two first-year architecture students are learning a new appreciation for classical architecture during a month-long program in New York.
A newly endowed student scholarship honors Dr. Charlotte Morris’ tenure as interim president
Tuskegee hosts international conference devoted to studying policy implications on rural communities
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
A new partnership with neighboring Auburn University will further diversify the veterinary profession.
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.
Tammy Boyd ’96 helped lead legislative efforts to establish new national Smithsonian Institution museum devoted to preserving African American history.
Annual NSF-funded BUILDERS Academy inspires high schoolers’ innovative, creative spirits in the STEM disciplines
Tuskegee anticipates awarding 106 degrees during its July 27 Summer Commencement Exercises.
Dr. Faye J. Wilson ’80 will keynote the School of Nursing and Allied Health’s summer nursing pinning ceremony on July 26
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.
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.
Senior Caleb Washington is among the eight recipients of the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and BeyGOOD’s $25,000 2018-19 Homecoming Scholars scholarship award.
Dr. Roberta Troy, a two-time Tuskegee graduate and faculty member since 1999, assumes the duties of interim provost.
Tuskegee ranked fourth among Alabama peers for students’ ability to land a job following graduation.
President Lily D. McNair and the awarding of online degrees make their debut at last week’s commencement ceremony.
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
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.
Jones brings nearly two decades of practicing social work experience to her new role as head of the Department of Social Work.
Tuskegee is among five HBCUs participating in an inaugural archiving and research collaboration with Princeton University.
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.
NSF-funded program implements new computer science curriculum, promises greater employment diversity in high-tech sectors
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
Annual college guide publication relies on student feedback to evaluate the nation’s best 384 colleges and universities.
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.
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.
New funding to further highlight the accomplishments of Tuskegee’s graduating nurses
NSF-funded professional development is helping high school teachers develop curricula to address, stem the impact of electronic waste.
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.
‘Golden Tiger Experience’ to offer newest Tuskegee students a ‘crash course’ on university life
A partnership between UAB, Tuskegee and other health-focused groups promises future, data-driven interventions for health providers.
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.
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.
Two-day, hands-on campus workshop to share valuable skills in architectural and construction restoration and conservation.
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.
New-student orientation program ushers in a new generation of Tuskegee gentlemen and women.
The annual fall Global Education Fair will highlight upcoming study abroad opportunities and feature a new photography contest.
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.
U.S. Air Force’s Maj. Mikita R. Brown tapped for new assignment as Director of Defense
Alexandria Brown parlays a summer fellowship with the USDA into greater affirmation, clarity of her chosen career.
Royal Court members unite with the River Region United Way’s inaugural phone-a-thon to support community organizations.
Tuskegee serves as a temporary home to a traveling, multimedia exhibit chronicling the life of legendary bass musician and avid photographer Milt Hinton
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.
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.
Davie Rickenbacker ’10 heads to Fiji as a castaway on the 37th season of the CBS television show “Survivor.”
The annual Booker T. Washington Economic Summit to provide professional business insights and networking opportunities.
Parents and other family members are invited to campus Oct. 5-7 for a weekend of special events and activities.
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.
A pair of Tuskegee students are among this year’s class of White House scholars selected for the HBCU Competitiveness Scholars program.
Senior Lauren Odum’s studies in food science benefit from a summer congressional internship — and her teachers who have mentored her during her studies.
Donor, student organizations model the spirit of philanthropy through contributions announced as part of the 137th Fall Convocation.
The upcoming semester career fair and events leading up to it put students on the “road from early achievement to a career high.”
TV personality, author and speaker Tonya Terry’s Sept. 27 presentation will include her insights on how the media impacts African-American culture.
Tuskegee alum Warren Buchanan mentors students developing and pursuing their aspirations in the agricultural fields.
Famed Tuskegee football coach Cleveland “Cleve” Abbott inducted into his native South Dakota’s state hall of fame.
The College of Veterinary Medicine’s upcoming 5K walk/run on Oct. 13 places health, fundraising focus on sickle cell anemia awareness.
A newly funded grant initiative will address the drastic lack of African-American women in the computer science workforce.
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
Rep. Rogers learns more about how Tuskegee’s veterinary medicine research and teaching initiatives can enhance national agricultural and homeland security priorities.
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.
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.
As they transition to the professional phase of their degree programs, 35 occupational therapy and allied health students received their white coats.
The university honored students who qualified as University Scholars, Eminent Scholars and Honor Roll recipients for the 2017-18 academic year.
Youngs’ love and support of Tuskegee leads to three generations of Golden Tiger alumni.
Kimberly Ceaser, Tuskegee University’s judicial affairs officer, says working in multiple capacities allows her to reach out and encourage students to remain focused.
Upcoming musical festival and hall of fame induction event will honor area greats for their contributions to music, the university and our community.
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.
Veterinary medicine students organize relief effort providing thousands of pounds of supplies for North Carolina pets and their owners affected by Hurricane Florence.
McMickens shares her story of how her Tuskegee studies molded her future success as a child and adolescent psychiatrist.
Faculty in aerospace engineering and mathematics take a novel approach to helping students better develop their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
Alumnus and renowned genetic researcher recalls how his passion for science was cultivated as a curious high schooler working in Tuskegee’s laboratories.
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.
LET US Academy Life Series speakers will share valuable career lessons with Tuskegee students.
A first-time corporate gift from Birmingham-based Encompass Health sparks a first-ever partnership between the company and an HBCU.
A program on Nov. 9 will provide students with behind-the-scenes career counseling and access to LA-based entertainment industry internships.
Nov. 11 Veterans Day Convocation to honor contributions of our nation's veterans, include screening of “Veterans of Color” documentary.
Veronica Cook fosters lasting relationships with alumni, donors and students through her work on behalf of Tuskegee’s Office of Development.
President Lily D. McNair is among the 30 female Alabama leaders honored for bettering their communities, the state and their professions.
UNCF College Tour stop to help students tap into millions of dollars in available scholarship support.
This year’s class of ROTC Hall of Fame inductees celebrates more than 350 years of combined military service to the United States.
Sophomore mechanical engineering major Lauren Cotton one among 21 Michigan natives to receive a scholarship from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and General Motors.
The website College Factual ranks Tuskegee No. 23 nationally based on the earning potential of its construction science and management graduates.
Hosted by Tuskegee University, the upcoming annual meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science will feature Nobel physics laureate Dr. David Wineland.
The federal government’s Combined Federal Campaign workplace giving programs provides one more opportunity to philanthropically support Tuskegee.
Earning college credit in high school has catapulted first-year political science major Jayden Graham-White into junior-level coursework.
Women’s leadership empowerment workshop make a stop on the Tuskegee University campus Nov. 15.
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.
59 veterinary medicine students receive their white coats as a sign of their transition into the clinical phase of their DVM studies.
Tuskegee environmental and soil science students successfully put their knowledge to the test at a recent regional competition.
Two works of art preserving the legacy and impact of Booker T. Washington’s vision are being preserved through in-kind partnerships.
1968 alumna Dr. Sonjia Parker Redmond and her husband, Gregory, reflect on their long-standing philanthropic support of Tuskegee
Abstracts sought for upcoming bioethics-focused conference co-hosted by Tuskegee University, the Morehouse School of Medicine and the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Gov. Kay Ivey taps Dean Ruby L. Perry to provide leadership to statewide environmental policies and regulations.
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.
Annual Christmas concert includes President McNair’s first lighting of the university’s Christmas tree.
Tuskegee quiz bowl team brings home the NAAAHP Quiz Bowl Tournament championship trophy for the first time in university history.
After earning a finance degree, Edwards recalls making her mark as the NYSE’s first female African-American stock trader.
Tuskegee partners with UAB to improve the availability of primary nursing care services in underserved areas of Alabama.
Regional accrediting body reaffirms institutional accreditation for a full 10-year period.
Tuskegee’s social work program ranked fifth in Alabama based on factors that include enrollment, program reputation and graduates’ employability.
Joint ROTC Commissioning Ceremony to feature remarks by Rear Adm. James Loeblein of the Office of the Secretary of the Navy
Fellowship to allow Tuskegee’s Baharanyi to partner with local educators to help improve agricultural education in his native Africa.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education highlights Tuskegee’s success in diversifying the nation’s workforce as a top producer of minority degree-earners.
Assistant professor Dr. Chitra Nayak will extend her theoretical physics research as part of a worldwide network of research institutes.
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.
Annual Law School Fair helps students navigate the next phase of their educations as they pursue their legal career goals.
Army ROTC cadet becomes first Tuskegee student to receive the military’s respected Society of Cincinnati Medal.
Common Reading Book Experience author Jeevan Brown to share insights on the stories of trial and tribulation found in his book, A Lesson Learned.
Aerospace science engineering and mathematics faculty collaborate to improve the aerodynamics of modern aircraft.
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.
Upcoming Survivors’ Forum provides hope, resources for those recovering from and those who support those recovering from acts of sexual violence.
Annual spring fair highlights opportunities for students to make international study abroad and domestic exchange programs part of their academic studies.
“Faith Week” to celebrate the university’s religious and cultural diversity, and King’s vision for courage, justice and peace.
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
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.
Ten LET US Academy Life Series speakers will share valuable career lessons with Tuskegee students during the Spring 2019 semester.
February’s Black History Month programs reflect on African-American heritage while projecting “a bold declaration of faith into the promise of our future.”
Cheryl Ferguson, an archival assistant with Tuskegee University Archives, is among the 15-member Authenticity Project Fellows’ 2019 cohort.
New dean of students poised to bring multi-institutional career experience to her work fostering student success and enhancing campus life.
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.
Third annual symposium seeks to promote, preserve and disseminate black history, culture and the liberal arts.
Tuskegee’s Honda Campus All-Star Challenge team begins annual competition with a national qualifying tourney in Atlanta
American Chemical Society honors memory of Tuskegee chemistry professor Dr. St. Elmo Brady with a landmark at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Tiger’s Den Food Pantry grand reopening seeks to meet food insecurity needs among the university’s student body.
Graduate students in the College of Veterinary Medicine are recognized for completing academic milestones relating to their studies in public health.
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.
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.
Higher ed index lauds Tuskegee and other HBCUs for making college affordable, advancing economic opportunity and restoring the promise of the American dream
New racking system will better position Legacy Museum staff to properly steward and preserve artistic and historic masterpieces.
Miss. State and Tuskegee partner with Southern Literary Trail to present lecture and exhibition celebrating the work of P.H. Polk
Department of Defense grant will allow electrical engineering team to enhance functionality of targeting systems relying on automated image processing.
Tuskegee’s next Lyceum Series presenter will encourage students to surmount obstacles that stand between them and the possible.
Tuskegee will usher in a “new era of leadership and excellence” through presidential inaugural events the week of March 10.
Tuskegee sets out for “four-peat” in The Home Depot’s annual campus-improvement grant program.
A 2 percent tuition and housing increase — effective fall 2019 — will provide students greater access to quality faculty, academic programs and facilities.
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 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.
Horton’s lecture to further memorialize the literary legacy of 20th century African-American writer and scholar Ralph Ellison.
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.
Events through the remainder of March emphasize the role of — and need for — social workers in advocating for others
Students claim awards for poster presentations, oral presentations and innovation at national STEM conference.
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.
Publication honors McNair, Freeman for tackling higher education challenges, exhibiting extraordinary leadership, and making a difference in their communities.
Dr. McNair’s two-time alma mater bestows its annual Distinguished Alumni Award on the newly inaugurated president.
Long-time Tuskegee administrator and faculty member Dr. H. Frank Leftwich, who served Tuskegee for 50-plus years, passed away on Friday, March 15.
Architecture students’ creativity helps Tuskegee find new and imaginative ways to recognize its philanthropic donors.
Senior transfer student Kameron Holness is easily making her mark through service to Tuskegee’s student body — especially her fellow international students.
Tuskegee returns to the national stage for this year’s annual meeting of the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge academic competition.
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.
Faculty, students share perspectives on the conflict and crisis African-Americans face in medicine, education and communication at upcoming regional conference.
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.
Convocation to cap off Founders’ Day Weekend events, which include annual alumni reunion events and the Dawson Institute Lecture, Concert.
Annual tribute to Tuskegee graduate and acclaimed composer William L. Dawson to include a public lecture and concert on April 6.
Sophomore Jared Savage explains how the Red Tails Scholarship Foundation has helped keep his dreams of flying professionally soaring during his studies.
Upcoming student-led political science symposium to consider issues of constitutional rights and women in leadership.
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.
Annual event offers cyclists, runners and walkers a venue to “live their best lives” while emphasizing the health benefits of exercise and proper nutrition.
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.
A new partnership will create global learning, collaborative opportunities for students in the Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science.
Environmental scientist-turn-community-organizer seeks to improve opportunities for others in the community through the power of education and mentoring.
Upcoming forum to explore critical issues and design practice that considerably impact success in architectural education and practice.
Tuskegee University-led exercises seek to enhance weather-, cyber- and chemical-related emergency preparedness threats throughout Macon County.
Works of art on a miniature scale tell the larger story of African-American history spanning from ancient Egypt through World War I.
The Tuskegee campus will be among several Alabama locations to host filming for the upcoming Civil Rights-era movie, “Son of the South.”
Annual Founders’ Day Weekend alumni events engage generations of graduates and inspire continuing philanthropy support of the university.
Hendricks’ 40-plus-year academic and professional career honored through her inclusion in this year’s class of Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame inductees.
Upcoming spring commencement events to conclude with May 11 graduation ceremony featuring Obama-administration U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch
The Tuskegee Area Chamber of Commerce leads efforts to celebrate “Tuskegee University Day” in the city and county on April 17.
SGA welcomes familiar, new faces to its 2019-20 group of elected officers.
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.
May 10 ceremony to honor Tuskegee University’s newest class of nursing education graduates.
Public health graduate students champion the cause for increased support of cancer research and services throughout Alabama.
Juniors Simone Amos and Zavian Bell selected to represent the university as Miss and Mister Tuskegee University for the 2019-20 academic year.
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.
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.
Tuskegee’s 2019 class of ROTC graduates includes 12 second lieutenants and two midshipmen who will be commissioned on May 10.
Social Work Pinning Ceremony will honor graduates for their dedication to serving society and empowering communities through their chosen vocation.
Faculty and staff receive recognition for their exceptional service and commitment during the university’s May 2 awards program.
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.
Teacher Education Induction Ceremony underscores the vital importance of teachers to our society and the professionalism required of today’s educators.
Electrical engineering alum Roderick Milligan ’11 brings real-world professional advice to Tuskegee’s 2019 class of engineering graduates.
With degree in hand, newly graduated Kayla Frazier is heading to Texas to show how women in engineering get things done.
Commencement speaker, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch receives honorary degree as part of Tuskegee’s May 11 commencement exercises.
NEH-funded events expand awareness and appreciation of the literary contributions by Notasulga-born author Zora Neale Hurston.
A partnership including Tuskegee University provides individuals with an opportunity to better community and economic initiatives in the nation’s 13-state Appalachia region.
Nearly four decades later, Woodard honors a promise to himself and his mom to earn his Tuskegee degree.
Along with awarding 49 DVM degrees, the College of Veterinary Medicine presented four with distinguished alumni awards at its May 4 commencement.
Detroit native puts her artistic skills to work while pursuing her dream of becoming a professional architect.
The Legacy Museum’s Theo Moore carries his passion for the past beyond the campus and into his work preserving African-American history through producing film documentaries.
President McNair honored by her alma mater for career success and for exemplifying the ideals associated with Princeton University graduates.
A pair of juniors are spending their summer exploring the waters of the Gulf of Mexico as they deepen their interest and understanding of marine science.
This Huntsville, Alabama, junior is leveraging her co-curricular experiences to build a professional network on campus, in the community and in the tech world.
Seasoned higher education professional brings more than 20 years of experience to leading presidential, university initiatives.
A new procedure for selecting future alumni trustees will provide broader alumni participation and input.
Tuskegee veterinarian duo among the newest stars to be featured on upcoming Nat Geo Wild “Critter Fixers” TV series
A new web-based video viewbook provides prospective students and campus visitors with a cutting-edge, virtual campus tour experience.
Recent grad Taryn Stewart leaves her role as an ambassador and campus tour guide for a career opportunity with Lockheed Martin.
Alabama Department of Mental Health honors Delores Alexander, Ardelia Lunn for their commitment to students’ mental wellness.
The globe-trotting academic and scholar brings his vast experience to teaching at Tuskegee, which he has called ‘home’ for nearly a decade.
New Board of Trustees leadership also marks changes to their terms of service and the role of the board secretary.
Tuskegee alum brings her vast military, corporate and private practice experience to her new role as veterinary medicine teaching hospital administrator.
Seasoned pastor, Rev. Michael F. Thurman, joins ministerial staff of the Tuskegee University Chapel.
Tuskegee’s July 26 summer commencement will feature the youngest person in 120-plus years to serve as the mayor of Birmingham, Alabama.
Professional-architect-turn-college-professor, and 1993 Tuskegee alum, Roderick Fluker is laying a foundation for his students’ future professional success.
New funding from Alabama’s Department of Education helps ensure greater reach and impact for a program ultimately seeking to diversify the computer science workforce.
Third-generation Tuskegee graduate to celebrate with the university’s largest graduating nursing class in 30-plus years.
Research into growing and cultivating industrial-grade hemp will advance efforts to investigate other practical uses for this promising crop.
A five-university, NIH-funded partnership seeks to recruit, mentor and diversify next generation biomedical researchers.
Tuskegee joins with congressional and industry leaders to promote opportunities for HBCUs and their grads to advance workforce diversity, economic impact
A partnership with Auburn’s RFID Lab is enabling Tuskegee students to gain valuable real-world experience and deepen their post-graduate career networks.
With two Tuskegee degrees and a Ph.D. in his future, Saudi Arabian native Ahmed Alhelal is enjoying the international spotlight for his engineering research.
A new nanocellulose material may hold the key to reducing the looming threat of climate change caused by increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Mayor Randall L. Woodfin speaks to summer graduates, including Tuskegee’s largest nursing class in 30-plus years.
Due to popular demand, the Legacy Museum extends quilt exhibition highlighting talents of Notasulga-born writer, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston into Sept.
Chemistry major Chigozie Joi Chinakwe credits a formula of tradition, character, hard work and a positive attitude with being successful at Tuskegee.
Tuskegee University Department of Social Work is partnering with UT Rio Grande Valley to test out a new professional learning tool that takes virtual reality to the next level.
Animal science major Arianna Holmes gained valuable hands-on experience through a summer internship at South Africa’s Lory Park Zoo.
Sept. 3 Block Party at Alabama State will leverage the Labor Day Classic rivalry to benefit the less fortunate of the Montgomery and Tuskegee communities.
15th annual College Colors Day gives football fans the chance to celebrate their Golden Tiger spirit and win a trip to the 2020 CFB National Championship in New Orleans.
Partnership with the University of Wisconsin Madison enables Tuskegee animal science students to explore post-graduate opportunities through summer internships.
Four-day orientation program to prepare incoming freshmen and transfer students for life as a Golden Tiger.
Adopt-A-Dorm program's 30-year milestone of preserving campus buildings and Booker T. Washington’s “learning by doing” legacy
With agricultural and biosystems engineering degrees in hand, Dr. Barrett Vaughan adds a law degree to his portfolio to better serve students, the community and the industry.
The revised process to identify Tuskegee’s next alumni trustee has resulted in candidates for voting consideration by the university’s entire alumni base.
Annual academy seeks to diversify the nation’s STEM fields by instilling greater interest in innovation and creativity among high school students.
A new HBCU-focused program is bringing opportunities for scholarships, internships and tech innovation to Tuskegee students and the campus on Aug. 23.
Junior Jonathan Andrews fulfills a personal mission to earn his Airborne Jump Wings, and in doing so, joins a unique group of Army ROTC cadets.
Six architecture students bring historic preservation concepts learned through a summer program back to campus
Langston Hines gained valuable engineering research experience through partnership between Tuskegee and Missouri S&T.
Campaign launched in February alongside President McNair’s inauguration raises $1.07 million in support of her vision to expand scholarship availability.
Corporate support of student scholarships is among the newest additions to a partnership between Lockheed Martin and Tuskegee University.
Tuskegee University Archives leads efforts to establish, dedicate a new historic marker trail celebrating the people and locations vital to the area’s fight for civil rights.
Naquitha Bowen-Tarver elected by her colleagues to serve as Staff Senate chair for the 2019-20 academic year.
Academic partnership with NC State provides aspiring forestry professionals an accelerated, five-year pathway to master's degree.
A summer National Park Service internship has further inspired Nakiesha Newton to pursue a career where she can share and preserve African American history.
NIH-funded programs by Tuskegee’s Center for Biomedical Research seek to educate some of the region’s most at-risk residents
An upcoming art exhibit to deliver a Muhammad Ali-inspired one-two punch centered around themes of activism, transformation and freedom.
“Saudi National Day” to celebrate the cultural diversity and contributions Saudi Arabian students make to Tuskegee’s growing international student population.
Tuskegee University announced today that it has named Benjy Taylor head coach of the Golden Tigers men's basketball program.
Interested in studying abroad? Want to get better acquainted with your international classmates? Then make plans to attend the Sept. 24 Global Education Fair.
A new online store dedicated solely to Golden Tiger gear will provide the Tuskegee Family with greater access to licensed, university-branded merchandise.
Besides its jump into U.S. News' national list of HBCU Top 10, Tuskegee is cited as “best” school in several other U.S. News categories.
Corporate networking, on-site job and internship interviews, and a BLACK HAWK™ touchdown will headline Lockheed Martin events on campus Sept. 18-19.
The college’s annual 5K is part of its growing programs that emphasize school-life balance and community engagement for students.
Annual BTW Economic Development Summit continues its legacy of strengthening Black Belt communities and entrepreneurial spirit.
Georgia’s Columbus Museum partners with the university Archives to celebrate, exhibit the work of famed photographer P.H. Polk.
The National Park Service seeks public input on upcoming preservation projects at The Oaks, the historic home of Booker T. Washington.
Tuskegee’s annual Lyceum Series combines literature, activism and culture to educate audiences in an engaging and holistic way.
A new scholarship endowment in the College of Engineering will further workforce diversify efforts while preparing the next generation of female engineers.
A team of STEM faculty look to virtual reality to better motivate classroom engagement and augment students’ academic confidence and success.
Three LET US Academy Life Series speakers will share valuable career insights with Tuskegee students during the Fall 2019 semester.
Annual fall Career Fair underscores employers’ demand for Tuskegee graduates and the opportunities that await them in their chosen career fields.
A new endowed scholarship to benefit nursing students also honors the memory of Della Davison Sullins — the state’s first BSN graduate.
The Tuskegee University Golden Tiger family mourns the passing of head cross country and softball coach Anthony Edward Colvin, who died on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Dietetics major Janasia Phillips takes a well-balanced, healthy approach to her studies, extracurricular activities and outlook on her professional future.
ECS4Alabama is increasing computer science literacy for underserved Alabama high schoolers while promising greater ethnic and gender diversity in the tech sector.
The Board of Trustees’ revised process to select alumni trustees has resulted in the election of 1990 marketing grad Clinton Timothy Branner II of West Palm Beach, Florida.
Veterinarian, entrepreneur and Tuskegee graduate Dr. Matthew Jenkins, who passed away on Sept. 14, will be honored
Annual event celebrates National Public Lands Day while highlighting the natural resources and cultural diversity found in the Tuskegee National Forest.
For years, the Golden Tiger mascot has gone without a name, but a new campaign now through homecoming seeks to change that.
President Lily D. McNair offers university condolences, as well as grief-counseling advice for students.
A collaboration with The Wings Club is providing students with insiders’ perspectives into aerospace and defense industry careers.
Events surrounding Tuskegee’s 95th annual homecoming game on Nov. 9 will allow students, alumni and fans to reconnect, recollect and celebrate.
Students broaden their national and global perspectives through an ongoing partnership with the California’s University of Redlands.
Dr. John Solomon’s research on hypersonic flight has the potential of reducing a two-hour commercial airplane ride to 10 minutes.
Inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen legacy, communications major Jabare Carroll is acquiring life lessons as a student that he hopes to help impart to the next generation.
The seasoned higher education fundraising professional is the newest addition to President Lily D. McNair’s leadership team.
Tuskegee’s President McNair joins with corporate, government leaders to break down barriers to career advancement for women of color.
Retired NFL defensive end Michael Johnson is now tackling matters close to his heart — education, health and tech opportunities for Alabama’s youth.
Tuskegee’s Nov. 9 scholarship fundraising gala will feature alumni Tom Joyner ’70 and Ebony Steele ’94, and R&B singer/songwriter Monica.
Tuskegee meets Los Angeles as county leaders honor President Lily D. McNair and the university as part of its County Board of Supervisors meeting on Oct. 22.
This year’s five inductees into the ROTC Hall of Fame represent more than a century of combined U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army leadership.
Signage at the campus tennis courts and a new annual scholarship will memorialize the former sports standout, who was killed in September 2013.
A new NASA grant will provide students with the education and experience needed to help address manufacturing needs in the U.S. aerospace sector.
A new campus leadership initiative leveraging education and cultivating greater leadership potential kicks off on Friday, Nov. 15.
Retiring interim provost and two-time Tuskegee alumna Dr. Roberta Troy will make one of her last university addresses
First Gentleman George W. Roberts makes a once-in-a-lifetime return to his high school alma mater to be inducted into its hall of fame.
Red Tail scholar-pilots take to the skies as part of pre-game homecoming festivities as they carry on the proud Tuskegee Airmen tradition.
President McNair provides operational updates and outlines six priorities that are part of her vision in her Fall 2019 update to the Tuskegee University community.
“Parlay” embodies the fan spirit associated with the university’s “Ball and Parlay” spirit song, the unique sounds of the Marching Crimson Pipers Band and game days under The Shed.
An event honoring female leadership in east Alabama will celebrate three university women for their contributions to bettering the region.
A recent award from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center underscores the research strengths found in Tuskegee’s College of Engineering.
Current Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science dean will begin serving her alma mater as interim provost upon the retirement of Dr. Roberta Troy
The college’s annual White Coat Ceremony on Nov. 2 marks students’ transition to the clinical phase of their studies.
Nursing dean honored by the Southern Regional Education Board for upholding the trailblazing spirit of nursing educator Dr. M. Elizabeth Carnegie.
Tuskegee’s Carver Museum hosts traveling Alabama Bicentennial exhibit documenting landmark Alabama-based Supreme Court civil rights cases.
The Golden Voices Concert Choir and other student musicians continue the university’s long-standing holiday concert traditions.
Tuskegee will lead a multi-university team sharing organic farming best practices and research for implementation throughout the Southeast.
Seasoned higher ed admissions leader to devise new strategies for admissions, financial aid, registration and records, and retention and student success.
A National Park Service-funded partnership will help preserve vital personal and oral histories of the area’s civil rights struggle.
Four young alums are uniting under the banner of inspiring 2,020 donors — or more — to give before the beginning of 2020.
The 36-hour program will deepen knowledge base, research expertise for future psychological professionals and educators.
Two from Tuskegee’s NROTC program begin their military service as U.S. Navy ensigns.
Library of Congress adds full-color Carver film along with “Purple Rain,” “Sleeping Beauty” and others to list of annual ‘influential’ films.
Men’s and women’s head tennis coach died on Friday, Dec. 20
Lyceum Series to host encore performance by New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s dance ensemble.
The Division of Student Affairs gains a new leader who brings 25-plus years of experience to her role administering student development, learning, wellness and overall success programs.
Tuskegee University will celebrate its annual “Faith Week,” during the week of Jan. 20-26, the week’s theme will highlight a “20/20 Spiritual Vision”
The semiannual Global Education Fair helps students map out academic and cultural opportunities that can broaden their college experiences.
Annual Law School Fair and related events to help students prepare for and pursue their legal career goals.
“Embracing Our Heritage and Continuing the Struggle” to serve as the central theme of month-long programs throughout February.
Dr. Donna Y. Ford of Ohio State University to share insights and concrete strategies for increasing scholarly writing and publishing outcomes.
Two-time graduate and faculty researcher Dr. Clayton Yates will draw on Carver’s pioneering spirit as the convocation’s keynote speaker.
Three LET US Academy Life Series alumni speakers will share valuable career insights with students during the spring 2020 semester.
A lifetime of collecting works preserving the African perspective will benefit academics and research at Tuskegee for generations to come.
Stage and screen veteran Ben Vereen to discuss his role in the groundbreaking TV miniseries Roots and its continuing influence on civil rights today.
In just its first year, the new Writing Center is already proving itself to be a valuable resource to students wanting to sharpen their writing skills.
Temporary art exhibit recounts the painful past and quest for justice surrounding lynchings in the U.S.
“From Slave Ship to Spaceship” to celebrate the pioneering contributions by African-Americans to the U.S. space program.
Panels, presentations and banquet keynotes will center on concepts of remembrance, renaissance and revolution.
Tuskegee looks to continue its winning tradition in this national academic quiz bowl-style competition.
An immunotherapy discovery could help patients avoid rigorous chemotherapy treatments by harnessing their own immune systems.
Voting support from alumni and friends through April 5 will be vital to this year’s success.
Cullors will share about her advocacy for criminal and social justice reform, sign books during a public forum at 4:30 p.m.
Continuing seminar series to focus on motivating organizations, teams and groups to be “incubators of human potential.”
As Sigma members, Tuskegee nursing students will have a new pathway to developing their leadership potential and making a global impact.
Professional nursing website ranks Tuskegee’s nursing program ninth in U.S., first in Alabama among HBCUs.
Tuskegee Civic Association recordings spanning 1957 to 1971 include several powerful civil rights leaders.
Think tank partnership seeks to build trust among those affected by HIV, and to develop solutions to battling the growing epidemic.
Student-musicians to log more than 1,400 miles during upcoming Texas-to-Alabama tour.
Annual society event celebrates Tuskegee spirit of doing common things in an uncommon way.
Materials science and engineering professor honored for innovation within the fields of STEM education and research
Workshops, career fair headline annual industry event for architecture, construction science students
“Social Work in an Interdisciplinary Setting: Generations Strong” conference to help professionals of all generations continue to make a difference.
Newly renovated baseball facilities will be rededicated prior to home game against the LeMoyne-Owen Magicians.
Tuskegee’s student body elects new Student Government Association leaders for the 2020-21 school year.
Online resource to provide regular updates on health-, travel- and other university-related news regarding the coronavirus outbreak.
Tuskegee DVM alumnus among four OSU grads inducted into its alumni association’s Hall of Fame.
March 19 Teacher Education Fair opens K-12 professional opportunities for graduating seniors majoring in education and other disciplines.
Carver’s peanut research credited with helping Enterprise’s post-boll weevil economic recovery
Lecture to share the story of Alabama bells spanning centuries and encapsulating the history of the state itself.
University errs on the side of caution for alumni traveling cross-country for Founders’ Day Weekend.
Open House postponement part of university’s comprehensive response to the coronavirus pandemic.
A new Tuskegee University Urban Agriculture Innovation Center is breathing new life into a downtown Montgomery community.
Tuskegee partners with Alabama’s farmers, landowners to solve common agricultural problems in uncommon ways
University, alumni pay homage to the legendary African-American fighter pilots of World War II.
A charitable gift from the national grocery chain will help Tuskegee students struggling to avoid hunger.
New collaboration leverages each school’s academic strengths to enhance student education, historic preservation efforts.
With Tuskegee degrees on their walls, these alumni are named this year’s “Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.”
A continuing institute program underscores the importance of preserving African American cultural heritage preservation.
The college’s annual summer outreach program for high schoolers is among events cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Tuskegee Family resoundingly responds to call for support with $70K-plus in gifts during first week of giving.
1894 alumna Elizabeth Evelyn Wright Menafee celebrated for her contributions to education in South Carolina
Integrative Biosciences doctoral cohort provides facts about the coronavirus pandemic.
Grant award to help fund outdoor, Wi-Fi-enabled seating, study areas for students.
Funding will advance research enhancing municipal water supplies.
With medical supplies dwindling, Tuskegee faculty gather surplus masks, gloves and other protective equipment for use by frontline workers.
Applications from alumni throughout the Appalachian Regional Commission’s 13-state region encouraged by June 1 deadline.
McNair begins the presidential transition as she readies to resume full-time duties on May 15.
Online ceremony will recognize the Class of 2020’s 56 DVM candidates.
Researchers to evaluate the quality and durability of 3D-printed parts to meet the environmental demands on NASA’s HLS integrated lunar lander.
Video-based observance to feature many elements of the traditional spring commencement program.
Tuskegee football alumni grow their scholarship impact through a newly established endowment.
Junior political science major Nina Hylton to begin summer fellowship focusing on art conservation, cultural heritage preservation.
Process patented by materials science and engineering, pathobiology faculty holds potential to recycle industrial wastewater.
"Show Me Your Walk HBCU Edition" to feature government, entertainment, business and sports personalities
Virtual graduation observance pays tribute to graduates’ resilience during coronavirus pandemic.
Experienced alumni engagement, annual giving professional joins growing Advancement team
Dozens of celebrities and HBCU representatives to virtually celebrate the Class of 2020
STEM-focused undergrad research project seeks to broaden minority representation in scientific settings.
President Lily D. McNair to provide leadership to federal task force fostering partnerships between HBCUs, land-grants and the USDA.
Royal Court candidates turn to social media to share their platforms and engage with students during an era of social distancing.
Tuskegee becomes one of only a few universities nationwide to train faculty, staff as CCSP-certified advisers