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Watch the full replay of the 2019 Commencement

Tougaloo College
requests your presence at its

149th Commencement Exercises
Speaker: The Honorable Stacey Y. Abrams
Former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives
Sunday, May 5, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Tougaloo College
Campus Green
Tougaloo, MS 39174

Registration Closes Thursday, June 13th at 5 p.m.

The Performing Arts Summer Camp is a five-day camp, for middle and high school art, choral, band, orchestra, and theatre students.

June 17 – 21, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(Monday – Friday)
Camp Fee: $125

(Includes $100.00 tuition and $25 non-refundable registration fee)

May 28-29, 2019


PROCESS:   Advising and Course Selection

Digital Magic is an interactive, hands-on program that introduces participants to documentary film making by using familiar technology such as iPhones and iPads. Participants will learn valuable techniques, terminology, and research methods as they plan, film, and edit their own short videos.

June 17 – 21, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(Monday – Friday)
Earn 8 CEUs
Camp Fee: $125

(Includes $100.00 tuition and $25 non-refundable registration fee)

The STEM Entrepreneurship Initiative (HBCU STEMpreneur), is a session where HBCU students will pitch their proposed science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) based invention, solution or business to an audience of potential customers.

He speaks only in whispers now, his mind clear and strong but his 96-year-old body ravaged by Parkinson’s. And while he can’t touch things with his fingers anymore, he still can feel with his heart.

The Board of Trustees of Tougaloo College is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Carmen J. Walters as the 14th President of this historic institution. As the college celebrates its Sesquicentennial Anniversary and embraces what lies ahead in the new era of higher education, Dr. Walters brings a depth of executive-level leadership and knowledge in such vital areas as strategic planning in enrollment, facilities management, grant and budget management, workforce development, community and diversity relations and athletics management.

While celebrating its 150th anniversary, Tougaloo College used the 31st Annual Business Luncheon as a platform to officially announce the “Sesquicentennial Campaign for Scholarships,” an important fundraising initiative to raise $10 million over the next two years for deserving students.


Tougaloo College: A Special Place

Tougaloo College is a private, independent, liberal arts institution, offering undergraduate degrees in twenty-nine majors in the areas of education, the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences, and graduate degrees in teaching and child development. Since its founding in 1869, the College has maintained a rich tradition of excellence, relevance, and influence, creating a legacy of distinction in higher education. According to the National Science Foundation, Tougaloo ranks among the top twenty-five U.S. institutions whose graduates earn their Ph.D. degrees in the science and engineering disciplines. The Washington Monthly lists Tougaloo among the top ten Best Bang for the Buck colleges in the nation. And, the Educate to Career College Rankings Index ranked the College #23 out of the 1222 U.S. institutions included in the rankings for best economic value. Tougaloo College is any student's passport to success.

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