Category : Education

by Staff - 4 months ago

Rachel Lindsey Appointed to Lead Chicago State University

The board of trustees of Chicago State University has appointed Rachel Lindsey as interim president. The university enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate students and 1,300 graduate students. African Americans make up more than three quarters of the...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Fisk Fundraiser, Documentary Coming Next Week at Belcourt

Nashville, TN—It will be a fundraiser and a movie next week when Fisk University, the Tennessee Tribune, and The Hurd Agency present: “FISK & FILM A Scholarship Fundraiser” April 27, 2017. There will be an Exclusive Viewing of the new documentary...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Pelosi to Deliver Keynote at Fisk Commencement May, 1

NASHVILLE, TN — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will deliver the 2017 keynote address during the 142nd commencement exercise for Fisk University. Pelosi, along with Trustee Emeritus Mike Curb, will also be awarded honorary doctorate degrees. Graduatio...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Celebrate Community College Month

When it comes to attending college or pursuing a career, everyone’s goals are different. For some, it is important to get into the workforce quickly in an in-demand, high-paying career. For others, they are looking for a more affordable start…

by Staff - 5 months ago

‘Moosic City’ Footraces Hosted by Dairy

NASHVILLE, TN — Footraces are being run downtown Saturday morning to raise money for a foundation that donates proceeds to K-12 public schools here. It’s the 17th Annual Moosic City DairyPure Dash hosted by Purity Dairies to fund PENCIL, a local orga...

by Staff - 5 months ago

5 scholarships every student of color should know about

Paying for college is tough. For first-generation students and families with lower incomes, the task is even greater. The cost of tuition has steadily increased over the years, too. According to a 2014 report from investment management company Vangua...

by Staff - 5 months ago

TSU Hires New Women’s Basketball Coach

By Ron Wynn The Tennessee State University Lady Tigers have a new head basketball coach.  TSU Athletic Director Teresa Phillips announced Wednesday that Jessica Kern had been hired as the 11th head coach in the program’s history. “Jessica Kern...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Belmont University Introduces New Innovative Dual JD/MBA Degree

NASHVILLE, TN — Starting in fall 2017, prospective law students can pursue a dual JD/MBA degree at Belmont University in Nashville. Belmont’s innovative program will allow students to complete all requirements for both degrees within three years, whi...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Take 10 Featuring Kristina Ellis

Kristina Ellis, author of two books on securing financial aid for college, is this week’s guest on Take 10 with The Tennessee Tribune. Ellis had over $500,000 in scholarships to attend Vanderbilt University where she received her undergraduate...

by Staff - 6 months ago

Graduate earns degree in one year, lands IT job

Tre Robinson always knew he wanted to get an advanced degree, but he felt going to a four-year college right out of high school wasn’t the best option for him. Due to Ivy Tech’s Associate Accelerated Program (ASAP), Robinson earned…

by Staff - 6 months ago

Student shares Ivy path to success

Most people, when they hear the word valedictorian, think “Ivy League.” In the case of Michael Wilson, he decided to take a different “Ivy” path.

by Staff - 6 months ago

Q&A with Kathleen Lee, chancellor of Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech was founded in 1963 as Indiana Vocational Technical College and has expanded to offer more than 150 programs pertaining to health, technology, business and public services. Ivy Tech is committed to diversity and has a variety of programs…

by Staff - 6 months ago

Community college grad found school a fresh start

Starting over is not an easy thing to do, and it is an especially difficult move for those who feel they have nothing to start with. Statistically, Black students drop out of high school at rates higher than their Hispanic…