News & Information
Perrin Kennedy, Class of 2020, from Southfield, Michigan, is a Fisk “Featured Student”
“My name is Perrin Kennedy and I am from Southfield, Michigan. In Michigan, I live with my parents and younger brother. I am currently a junior at Fisk majoring in Political Science. Political Science excites me because of the impact politics plays in the lives of others. I believe that in order to be an active citizen for positive change, you need to understand politics. I chose Fisk because of the family-like environment, their focus on developing leaders, and their mission and values. I currently hold a 3.46 GPA, and I am the recipient of the 2018 National Bar Association Gateway to Success Scholarship. In 2017, I was awarded the 3rd Annual Judge Allegra L. Walker Oratorical Contest Scholarship. I am very active on the Fisk campus.” Read More.
Meet Allen Christian, Fisk Jubilee Singers
“My name is Allen Christian and I am native of Nashville. I have been familiar with Fisk University and the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers all my life. I entered Fisk University in the fall of 2015 majoring in Music Education. My concentration is in Vocal Performance; I am a classically trained Bass-Baritone. I have the honor of having been classically trained since I was ten years old. I was being groomed to be in this ensemble by participating in The Choral Arts Link MET Singer Ensemble. Having the experience of performing professionally as an adolescent prepared me for the privilege to sing with this impeccable ensemble.” Read more.
Meet Dartisha Mosley, Fisk Jubilee Singers
Dartisha Mosley indicates, “I grew up in Aurora, IL, the City of Lights. For as long as I could remember, I was singing. Every opportunity to sing or perform filled me with excitement, and I was committed. Throughout grade school and high school, I was a regular participant in talent shows and theatre productions. At my alma mater, East Aurora High School, I sang with our honors chorus and became an active member of the Tri-M Music National Honor Society where I worked to celebrate and bring music to all students in my district through concerts, plays, and musicals. I enrolled at Fisk University in the Fall of 2016 and began my first lessons in Classical Voice and pedagogy under the tutelage of Ms. Gwendolyn Brown, M.M.” Read more.
Fisk Student Nicholas Whiteside is One of Three Winners of a $25,000 Luard Morse Scholarship toward a Semester of Study at a University in the United Kingdom
Mr. Artimus Cunningham, an English Major from Sycamore, IL, a sophomore at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA; Ms. Janelle Green, a Religion and Philosophy Major from North Charleston, SC, a sophomore at Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC; and Mr. Nicholas Whiteside, a Business Administration Major from Memphis, TN, a sophomore at Fisk University in Nashville, TN, have each been selected as recipients of an English-Speaking Union Luard Morse Scholarship. Karen Karpowich, Interim Executive Director of the English-Speaking Union, announced the winners, noting that each scholar will receive $25,000 toward a semester of study at any university of their choosing in the United Kingdom during the 2019–2020 academic year. Read more.
Two Fisk University Sophomores Named Finalists for the Luard Morse Scholarship
Nashville, Tenn., January 16, 2019 – Out of four finalists selected, two Fisk University sophomores were named finalists for the Luard Morse Scholarship. This scholarship provides up to $25,000 towards a semester of study at a British university to deserving students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Accounting major, Nicholas Whiteside, and Political Science and History major, Imani Hope Campbell, will travel to New York this week for their final interview. Read more.