Our golden tiger mascot finally has a name! The school held a “Name Our Tiger” campaign and more than 3,000 votes were cast. After weeks and weeks of advertising and voting and sorting through all of the many suggestions, it has finally been decided. The name was announced during the Homecoming pre-game show on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. No more, “Hey You,” or “Hey Tiger.” Now you can call him by his name. His name is…”PARLAY.” Yes, the Tuskegee University golden tiger’s new name is Parlay. It comes from our popular “Ball and Parlay” song played by the band. This […]
Author: Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing
Homecoming – Skegee Style!!
Excitement is in the air! Students on campus have been gliding along with a list of Homecoming activities all week for students. The Golden Voices Concert Choir kicked it off with the Gospel Concert. Then, on-the-yard activities kept the ball rolling. The comedy show on Tuesday night was hilarious. Desi Banks and Darren Brand had us rolling in the aisles. Students have been looking forward to the Concert featuring Moneybagg Yo, Young Nudy, CalBoy, and Webbie. Some students have even gone out and bought new outfits for the concert. Ladies, don’t forget to get your hair and nails done early […]
TU Women’s Basketball opens the season in Montevallo
The Tuskegee University women’s basketball team will officially open the 2019-2020 season Friday in Montevallo at the Gulf South/SIAC Challenge with its first opponent being Auburn University – Montgomery (AUM) at 5 p.m. The game marks the third straight year the teams have been paired for season their respective season openers. TU is coming off a 78-73 exhibition win over NCAA Division I opponent, Georgia State out of the Sun Belt Conference. It was Skegee’s first victory over a D-1 opponent since Tiny Lassister’s team topped Auburn University 78-54 in 1979. In last week’s game at GSU, India Blakely led […]
Tuskegee Baseball hosts its annual World Series Classic
Tuskegee University head baseball coach, Reginald Hollins has the rosters set for the 2019 Fall World Series Classic, which is set for Saturday, Nov. at Washington Field. First Pitch for the best of three series is at 12 p.m. with game two getting underway at 3 p.m. The third and final game will be an if necessary contest starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Lawn chairs are welcomed and concessions will be available for fans. This article re-printed from TU Athletics website goldentigersports.com. Read the article here: https://goldentigersports.com/news/2019/10/30/baseball-set-to-host-its-annual-world-series-classic.aspx?path=baseball
WSFA Channel 12 News broadcasts from Tuskegee
WSFA Channel 12 News from Montgomery broadcasted a Live segment from downtown Tuskegee, Alabama on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. News anchors Valarie Lawson, John O’Connor, meteorologist Josh Johnson and other on WSFA’s media team broadcasted their segment of “Hometown Tour” from right here on the Square in the City of Tuskegee, Alabama. In attendance were community leaders, Macon County Schools leaders and students, members of the Macon County Board of Education. And of course Tuskegee University represented with our band, cheerleaders, the SGA and Royal Court. Valarie and John did interviews with Mayor Tony Haygood, Superintendent Jacquelyn Brooks, and other […]
Black Hawk on the Yard!!
On Thursday, September 19, 2019, a Blackhawk helicopter landed on campus between the Main Library and Armstrong Hall. It was all a part of “Lockheed Martin Day” at Tuskegee University. Beverly Martin, a recruiter for Lockheed Martin said, “Lockheed Martin Day’ will allow Tuskegee University students to see the full scope of career opportunities with our company — not to mention gain a better understanding of the expectations companies like ours have for today’s college graduates.” “This will be a fabulous opportunity for us to showcase Lockheed Martin technologies while attracting the next generation of professionals from such a well-respected […]
Shop for Golden Tiger gear online
The Campus Bookstore has now launched an online store goldentigergear.com, where you can buy numerous golden tiger items. After it’s grand opening promotion, the online store will be offering special discounts and sales, and discounts to alumni throughout the year. Fans are sure to love the “design your own custom jersey” feature. Fans can sign up for promotions and make suggestions for other merchandise that the store can carry. The items that you purchase are usually shipped within 24 hours. The available merchandise includes clothing apparel, drinkware, tailgating supplies, many assortments of gifts, and more. All merchandise sold through the […]
What do I call you?
For as far back as we can remember, our Tiger mascot has not had a name. He has been called the “Tiger”, or “TU Tiger”, or “Golden Tiger”, or even “Hey You in the Suit”. But now the wheels are turning to find our Tiger a name. So, a naming contest was held that allowed students, faculty, staff, alumni, and fans to suggest possible names for our feisty golden mascot. So, a committee made up of student leaders, cheerleaders, and representatives from alumni affairs and the communications office sorted through those suggestions and narrowed down the list to about five […]
Tuskegee University’s Annual Career Fair
Have you ever experienced a Tuskegee University Career Fair? Tuskegee University offers one of the best Career Fairs held on an HBCU campus. Companies from around the globe, across the country and down the street. This year’s Annual Career Fair was as large as ever. There were companies such as United Technologies, United Airlines, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, P & G, Altec, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron and many, many others. The Annual Career Fair is coordinated each year by the Career Development and Placement Services, which brings the companies in and gets the student body ready for interviews with prospective companies. These companies, […]
What’s new on the first day of class
It’s the first day of class–the beginning of the semester–and the start of new friendships. Some students show off their new clothes that they bought over the summer. Some have new hair styles, or new “do’s” that they want to show off. Will that guy who sits in the third row have a new haircut? Or will that girl in the front row look a little fatter because she ate a lot during the summer break? There are a lot of things that go on in your mind on the first day of classes. Did I get all the books […]