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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

A Royal Welcome

  Greetings,   On behalf of the Tuskegee University 2017-2018 Royal Court, welcome back to TU because U already Know that this year is going to be amazing! To the Freshman Class of 2021, once again, I welcome you to Tuskegee University where you will have the chance to lay the solid foundation of your promising futures yet to come.   Tuskegee University has been a life-changer for me.  I came to Tuskegee University from a predominantly white institution where I stood out because I was not the stereotypical small-town African-American Girl. I was the Co-Captain of the Soccer Team, […]

Tuskegee Remembers its Fifth President: Benjamin F. Payton

www.al.com On September 28, 2016 Tuskegee University lost its longest standing president—President Benjamin Franklin Payton. Payton, a South Carolinian native, graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Divinity in Physical Theology and later from Yale University with a Ph. D in Ethics. After an extensive academic teaching career; his presidency at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina; and his term of program officer of Education and Public Policy for the Ford Foundation in New York City, Payton was named President of Tuskegee University in 1981.  Throughout his 29 year presidency Payton accomplished some revolutionary feats and cultural changes for […]

New Beginnings for The NewTigers

Take by Tuskegee University This year was the first since the ending of the Linking Academic Success to Engagement and Resilience (L.A.S.E.R) week program here a Tuskegee University. Originally known as the Orientation to Academic Success using Innovative Strategies (OASIS) program from its inception, now New Student Orientation (NSO) week is designated for incoming freshmen and transfer students to provide a well-guided transition into their collegiate careers as new members of the gold tiger family. Many alumni, currents students, and faculty, have expressed fond memories and the necessity of the program, and this year was no different.  After the retirement […]

Tuskegee Midshipmen Explore The Seas

Provided by TNROTC 2nd Class Cruise Every year, 2nd Class (2/C) Navy Options from NROTC programs around the country are sent to either Surface Warfare or Submarine Cruises. These Midshipmen (MIDN) are assigned to a ship in which they will perform daily tasks and become familiar with the duties of enlisted sailors. MIDN 2/C Deion Shamlee was assigned to a surface warfare ship this summer, representing Tuskegee University NROTC and shaping his character out in the fleet. MIDN Shamlee was assigned to the USS Carl Vinson in San Diego, California. His favorite experience on cruise was making connections with other […]

Tuskegee University Hosts HBCU Partnerships in STEMS

Tuskegee, Al (September 8, 2016)—In efforts to recognize Historically Black Colleges and  Univer Taken by Tuskegee University  sities role in producing a high volume of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduates, the U.S. Departments of Education, Office of Personnel Management, and Energy have cooperatively engaged in a national agenda allowing for interaction, input and commentary between students, corporations and stakeholders that encourages the progression of STEM focus within national academic institutions.  As an example of this initiative, Tuskegee University   hosted  an HBCU Partnership with STEM conference under the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Advancing […]

Tuskegee, We Have Lift Off!

Dr. Mae Jemison receiving award from University On August 16, 2016, Tuskegee University had the distinguished honor of commencing the 2016 Lyceum Series with the acclaimed astronaut, scientist and African American figure, Dr. Mae Jemison. After having a successful pilot Lyceum series in 2015, Tuskegee University is looking to repeat this performance with a host of influential individuals this year academic school year.  “Tuskegee University can think of no better person to commence its 2016-2017 Lyceum Series than Dr. Mae C. Jemison. Dr. Jemison is the epitome of excellence in every conceivable way. And this excellence represents what we know […]

Tuskegee Enactus Wins Regional Competition

Photo provided by: Tuskegee Enactus SHERATON ATLANTA HOTEL, GA –Hundreds of young entrepreneurs are pacing throughout the corridors rehearsing lines, realigning ties, giving their team tiny pep talks, and keeping an eye out for the competition. It’s the 2016 ENACTUS United States Regional Competition. This region covers schools all across the South, but only twenty teams out of the hundreds of schools will advance to the national competition in Missouri. The Tuskegee ENACTUS team—Phillip Stringer, Rylei Lemoine, Alexus Young, and Louvins Pierre—is standing outside of the ballroom hastily preparing themselves. Their slot is moved an hour earlier than originally scheduled. […]