The Honda Battle of the Bands was created to celebrate, support and recognize the excellence of black college marching bands and the unique academic experience of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Through successive stages, TSU has developed from a normal school for Negroes to its current status as a national university with students from 42 states and 45 countries. The present-day Tennessee State University exists as a result of the merger on July 1, 1979, of Tennessee State University and the former University of Tennessee at Nashville.
Brown, a native Knoxvillian and graduate of Austin High school and Tennessee State University, is retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He’s also a Vietnam War veteran.
Coming into this game Florida A & M had just come off of a monstrous win over Howard University just last week (50 – 7), to top that off, FAMU Alum and Celebrity Movie Producer Will Packer flipped the coin to welcome Tennessee State to Atlanta.
A former nursing school professor at Tennessee State University has been barred for three years from receiving funding from the U.S. government after school officials found that he had falsified the results of a study paid for with a federal grant.
Wishing a Happy Founder’s Day to all the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
The libraries of Fisk and Tennessee State are learning techniques to preserve archival films and images during the HBCU Photograph Preservation Project Workshop. Protect the history folks!