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Fisk Food and Music Festival on the Campus Grove, June 29



Fisk University President’s Monthly Newsletter, June 5, 2019


Pictured left to right: Rev. Jason Curry, Chairman Frank Sims, Trustee Rev. Marcus Cosby ’95, Rev. Al Sharpton, and President Kevin D. Rome


The month of May was a peri­od of achieve­ment. Many stu­dents com­plet­ed their under­grad­u­ate and grad­u­ate careers by cross­ing the stage; our Silver and Golden Sons and Daughters (Class of 1994 and Class of 1969, respec­tive­ly) achieved a sig­nif­i­cant mile­stone in their lives as alum­ni; and I com­plet­ed my year in Leadership Nashville, an acad­e­my which acquaints Nashvillian lead­ers with the diver­si­ty of peo­ple, places, and cul­tures of met­ro­pol­i­tan Nashville. Reunion week­end has coin­cid­ed with Commencement for many years and in only my third time par­tic­i­pat­ing, it con­tin­ues to get bet­ter each year. The end of the school year is always a whirl­wind of activ­i­ty with an invig­o­rat­ing burst of ener­gy from all the peo­ple on cam­pus.

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Fisk University Organist Anthony Williams Performs Concert of Music by Black Composers in Columbus