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  • From a Spark to a Flame: | Fisk University
    Grant Mark Twain and Queen Victoria the Jubilee Singers have become a permanent fixture and pride of Fisk University In addition to keeping the school running five years after that autumn day Jubilee Hall was built the South s first permanent structure built with the sole purpose of black education But it should come as no surprise that Fisk University has long been a friend to the artistic community With an art collection to rival major galleries around the world Fisk once claimed Harlem Renaissance artist Aaron Douglas as an art professor The Aaron Douglas Gallery was established in his name and features pieces from the university s permanent collections along with work from faculty students and contemporary artists The Fisk University Galleries permanent collection contains over four thousand pieces including work from Diego Rivera and Georgia O Keefe who in 1949 donated an impressive collection of art from herself Pablo Picasso Paul Cezanne and Auguste Pierre Renoir to name a few The collection was given in honor of her late husband photographer Alfred Stieglitz Whether in arts or academics Fisk University has come a long way since the first day students most of them former slaves trudged into the army barracks on a cold Nashville day With that small spark of hope seeking an education and a future were the goal Everyone involved knew there would be mountains to climb and hurdles to jump But despite setbacks the dreams of the founders have not only been fulfilled but exceeded Fisk University was and will remain an educational institution with the highest of standards not of Negro education but of American education at its best Article source http porterbriggs com from a spark to a flame the dream and perseverance of fisk university News University News October 30 2015 University News October 24 2015 Legacy Day University News October 17 2015 Interim President wants to improve finances Interim President Leadership Transition Sesquicentennial Calendar 2015 Jubilee Day Schedule 2015 Homecoming 2015 Live Well Benefits Fair New Student Orientation 2015 Brochure New Student Orientation 2015 at a glance 30 Great Small Business Degree Programs 2015 Title IX Fisk Student Selected for Summer Research Experience at National Institute Fisk Inks Partnership Agreements with Nine Chinese Universities Trustees Establish Global Studies Fund Math Club Orientation Lady Patriot Nashville Freedom Schools Newsletter The walk for healthcare Sesquicentennial Art Project artist selected Volleyball Camp Awarded Grant from the U S Department of Energy s National Nuclear Security Agency Board of Trustees New Members Los Angeles Fisk Alumni Association Jazz Brunch Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 2 Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 1 President Announces Tuition Freeze CFO Appointment Fisk 100 Revisited A 50 000 Makeover for Fisk Student Areas Student Leaders for 2015 2016 Academic Year Fisk University Associate Professor Dr Lean tin Bracks Has A Banner Year Inaugural Valda Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Students Challenge State Voter ID Law 2015 Fisk

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  • Dr. Gladys Inez Ford | Fisk University
    Chapter Daughters of the King The Daughters of the King is an order for women who are communicants of the Episcopal Church churches in communion with it or churches in the historic Episcopate but not in communion with it Her funeral will be held on Tuesday July 8 2014 11 00 a m at St James Episcopal Church 3129 Southmore Boulevard Houston TX 77004 Viewing will be at 10 00 a m McCoy and Harrison Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements Floral arrangements may be sent to the funeral home at 4918 Martin Luther King Houston TX 77021 The telephone number is 713 659 7618 Dr Gladys Inez Ford News University News October 30 2015 University News October 24 2015 Legacy Day University News October 17 2015 Interim President wants to improve finances Interim President Leadership Transition Sesquicentennial Calendar 2015 Jubilee Day Schedule 2015 Homecoming 2015 Live Well Benefits Fair New Student Orientation 2015 Brochure New Student Orientation 2015 at a glance 30 Great Small Business Degree Programs 2015 Title IX Fisk Student Selected for Summer Research Experience at National Institute Fisk Inks Partnership Agreements with Nine Chinese Universities Trustees Establish Global Studies Fund Math Club Orientation Lady Patriot Nashville Freedom Schools Newsletter The walk for healthcare Sesquicentennial Art Project artist selected Volleyball Camp Awarded Grant from the U S Department of Energy s National Nuclear Security Agency Board of Trustees New Members Los Angeles Fisk Alumni Association Jazz Brunch Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 2 Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 1 President Announces Tuition Freeze CFO Appointment Fisk 100 Revisited A 50 000 Makeover for Fisk Student Areas Student Leaders for 2015 2016 Academic Year Fisk University Associate Professor Dr Lean tin Bracks Has A Banner Year Inaugural Valda Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Students Challenge State Voter ID Law 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note Alumna Named Executive Director Alumnus Issues 500 000 Challenge to All Alumni Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester Summer and Fall Terms on March 16th 2015 Retool Your School University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 18 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 17 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 16 15 Live Demonstration of Mediation Fisk University News January 2015 Dr Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five Year NSF Career Award Dr Martin Luther King Jr Annual Convocation Advertisement Vice President for Finance Administration Fisk president discusses historic university s current state and future Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family Christmas at Fisk Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award 2014 Fisk Homecoming First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B McKissack GIVINGTUESDAY Fisk University Maintains National Rankings Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48 hour Radiothon American Red Cross Blood Drive Jubilee Day Sesquicentennial Art Commission New Student Orientation Fall 2014 From a

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  • Van Vechten Art Gallery | Fisk University
    Newsletter The walk for healthcare Sesquicentennial Art Project artist selected Volleyball Camp Awarded Grant from the U S Department of Energy s National Nuclear Security Agency Board of Trustees New Members Los Angeles Fisk Alumni Association Jazz Brunch Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 2 Mandatory Senior Class Commencement Rehearsal 1 President Announces Tuition Freeze CFO Appointment Fisk 100 Revisited A 50 000 Makeover for Fisk Student Areas Student Leaders for 2015 2016 Academic Year Fisk University Associate Professor Dr Lean tin Bracks Has A Banner Year Inaugural Valda Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Students Challenge State Voter ID Law 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note Alumna Named Executive Director Alumnus Issues 500 000 Challenge to All Alumni Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester Summer and Fall Terms on March 16th 2015 Retool Your School University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 18 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 17 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 16 15 Live Demonstration of Mediation Fisk University News January 2015 Dr Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five Year NSF Career Award Dr Martin Luther King Jr Annual Convocation Advertisement Vice President for Finance Administration Fisk president discusses historic university s current state and future Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family Christmas at Fisk Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award 2014 Fisk Homecoming First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B McKissack GIVINGTUESDAY Fisk University Maintains National Rankings Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48 hour Radiothon American Red Cross Blood Drive Jubilee Day Sesquicentennial Art Commission New Student Orientation Fall 2014 From a Spark to a

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  • Fisk University Pre-College Summer Program | Fisk University
    tin Bracks Has A Banner Year Inaugural Valda Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Students Challenge State Voter ID Law 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note Alumna Named Executive Director Alumnus Issues 500 000 Challenge to All Alumni Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester Summer and Fall Terms on March 16th 2015 Retool Your School University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 18 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 17 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 16 15 Live Demonstration of Mediation Fisk University News January 2015 Dr Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five Year NSF Career Award Dr Martin Luther King Jr Annual Convocation Advertisement Vice President for Finance Administration Fisk president discusses historic university s current state and future Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family Christmas at Fisk Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award 2014 Fisk Homecoming First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B McKissack GIVINGTUESDAY Fisk University Maintains National Rankings Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48 hour Radiothon American Red Cross Blood Drive Jubilee Day Sesquicentennial Art Commission New Student Orientation Fall 2014 From a Spark to a Flame Dr Gladys Inez Ford Van Vechten Art Gallery New Student Orientation at a glance Fall 2014 Fisk University Pre College Summer Program Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014 Gables Elementary Press Release 04 24 14 Press Release 04 10 14 Fisk wins HCASC challenge Retool Your School 2014 Scholars Weekend Schedule Campus Safety Awareness Week 85th Annual Spring Arts Festival Schedule Business Week at Fisk University 2014 Honors Convocation 16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium FRS Call for Abstracts Fisk University and

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  • Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014 | Fisk University
    many awards including the Bert King Award from the Harvard Business School African American Alumni Association the 2005 Women s Professional Achievement Award from Harvard University the Pierre Toussaint Medallion from the Office of Black Ministry of the Archdiocese of New York the Women of Power Award given by the National Urban League and the Women of Influence Award from The Links Incorporated Ms Harris is also the author of the book Expect to Win Hudson Press 2010 Ms Harris received her MBA Second Year Honors from Harvard Business School and an AB in economics from Harvard University Magna Cum Laude She is the recipient of Honorary Doctorates of laws humanities and business from Marymount Manhattan College Bloomfield College Jacksonville University Simmons College and the College of New Rochelle respectively Ms Harris is actively involved in her community and heartily believes that we are blessed so that we can be a blessing to someone else Charles Ogletree Jr is the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice Professor Ogletree opened the offices of The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice in September 2005 as a tribute to the legendary civil rights lawyer and mentor and teacher of such great civil rights lawyers as Thurgood Marshall and Oliver Hill The Institute has engaged in a wide range of important educational legal and policy issues over the past 6 years Professor Ogletree is the author of several important books on race and justice His most recent publication is a book co edited with Professor Austin Sarat of Amherst College entitled Life without Parole America s New Death Penalty NYU Press 2012 Other publications include The Presumption of Guilt The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates Jr and Race Class and Crime in America Palgrave Macmillan 2010 In November 2009 NYU Press published Professor Ogletree s book co edited with Professor Austin Sarat The Road to Abolition The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States Also edited with Austin Sarat When Law Fails Making Sense of Miscarriages of Justice and From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State Race and the Death Penalty in America were published by NYU Press in January of 2009 and May of 2006 respectively His historical memoir All Deliberate Speed Reflections on the First Half Century of Brown v Board of Education was published by W W Norton Company in April 2004 Professor Ogletree also co authored Beyond the Rodney King Story An Investigation of Police Conduct in Minority Communities Northeastern University Press 1995 In 2009 Professor Ogletree was awarded the prestigious ABA Spirit of Excellence Award in recognition of his many contributions to the legal profession In 2008 the National Law Journal named Professor Ogletree one of the 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America Every year since 2006 Professor Ogletree has been named by Ebony Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Black Americans He was presented with

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  • Gables Elementary | Fisk University
    Montgomery Child Health Symposium Held at ASU Paine College Names Fisk Alumna Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Students Challenge State Voter ID Law 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note Alumna Named Executive Director Alumnus Issues 500 000 Challenge to All Alumni Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester Summer and Fall Terms on March 16th 2015 Retool Your School University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 18 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 17 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 16 15 Live Demonstration of Mediation Fisk University News January 2015 Dr Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five Year NSF Career Award Dr Martin Luther King Jr Annual Convocation Advertisement Vice President for Finance Administration Fisk president discusses historic university s current state and future Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family Christmas at Fisk Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award 2014 Fisk Homecoming First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B McKissack GIVINGTUESDAY Fisk University Maintains National Rankings Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48 hour Radiothon American Red Cross Blood Drive Jubilee Day Sesquicentennial Art Commission New Student Orientation Fall 2014 From a Spark to a Flame Dr Gladys Inez Ford Van Vechten Art Gallery New Student Orientation at a glance Fall 2014 Fisk University Pre College Summer Program Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014 Gables Elementary Press Release 04 24 14 Press Release 04 10 14 Fisk wins HCASC challenge Retool Your School 2014 Scholars Weekend Schedule Campus Safety Awareness Week 85th Annual Spring Arts Festival Schedule Business Week at Fisk University 2014 Honors Convocation 16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium FRS Call for Abstracts Fisk University and the Los Angeles Alumni Association of Fisk Univeristy

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  • Press Release 04/24/14 | Fisk University
    Challenge State Voter ID Law 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note Alumna Named Executive Director Alumnus Issues 500 000 Challenge to All Alumni Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester Summer and Fall Terms on March 16th 2015 Retool Your School University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 18 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 17 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 16 15 Live Demonstration of Mediation Fisk University News January 2015 Dr Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five Year NSF Career Award Dr Martin Luther King Jr Annual Convocation Advertisement Vice President for Finance Administration Fisk president discusses historic university s current state and future Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family Christmas at Fisk Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award 2014 Fisk Homecoming First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B McKissack GIVINGTUESDAY Fisk University Maintains National Rankings Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48 hour Radiothon American Red Cross Blood Drive Jubilee Day Sesquicentennial Art Commission New Student Orientation Fall 2014 From a Spark to a Flame Dr Gladys Inez Ford Van Vechten Art Gallery New Student Orientation at a glance Fall 2014 Fisk University Pre College Summer Program Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014 Gables Elementary Press Release 04 24 14 Press Release 04 10 14 Fisk wins HCASC challenge Retool Your School 2014 Scholars Weekend Schedule Campus Safety Awareness Week 85th Annual Spring Arts Festival Schedule Business Week at Fisk University 2014 Honors Convocation 16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium FRS Call for Abstracts Fisk University and the Los Angeles Alumni Association of Fisk Univeristy Fisk University has made great strides in past year Prelaw Seminar at Fisk University Keynote at Dr Martin Luther

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  • Press Release 04/10/14 | Fisk University
    Students Challenge State Voter ID Law 2015 Fisk University Baseball Team Swing Low Sweet Chariot moment captured on new Exeter Pound note Alumna Named Executive Director Alumnus Issues 500 000 Challenge to All Alumni Registration Opens for 2015 Maymester Summer and Fall Terms on March 16th 2015 Retool Your School University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 18 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 17 15 University Closed Due to Inclement Weather 02 16 15 Live Demonstration of Mediation Fisk University News January 2015 Dr Natalie Arnett selected for Prestigous Five Year NSF Career Award Dr Martin Luther King Jr Annual Convocation Advertisement Vice President for Finance Administration Fisk president discusses historic university s current state and future Happy Holidays from the Fisk University Family Christmas at Fisk Mark Crowder wins National ABRCMS Award 2014 Fisk Homecoming First Lifetime Achievement Award to Trustee Emerita Leatrice B McKissack GIVINGTUESDAY Fisk University Maintains National Rankings Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear Jazzy 88 WFSK Begins 2014 Fall Fund Drive with 9th Annual 48 hour Radiothon American Red Cross Blood Drive Jubilee Day Sesquicentennial Art Commission New Student Orientation Fall 2014 From a Spark to a Flame Dr Gladys Inez Ford Van Vechten Art Gallery New Student Orientation at a glance Fall 2014 Fisk University Pre College Summer Program Baccalaureate and Commencement 2014 Gables Elementary Press Release 04 24 14 Press Release 04 10 14 Fisk wins HCASC challenge Retool Your School 2014 Scholars Weekend Schedule Campus Safety Awareness Week 85th Annual Spring Arts Festival Schedule Business Week at Fisk University 2014 Honors Convocation 16th Annual Fisk Research Symposium FRS Call for Abstracts Fisk University and the Los Angeles Alumni Association of Fisk Univeristy Fisk University has made great strides in past year Prelaw Seminar at Fisk University Keynote at Dr Martin

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