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 […]
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 […]