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October 24-26, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS
Call for Papers, Presentations and Panels

Tougaloo College Sesquicentennial Anniversary


149th Founders’ Week Schedule of Events

This week includes a variety of important programs and events to commence Tougaloo College’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary.

JHS Scholar applications for 2019 now available

The Jackson Heart Study Program is a collaborative effort involving Jackson State University, Tougaloo College, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center.


United States Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, will visit Tougaloo College as part of an opportunity to honor healthcare pioneers, as well as to celebrate local endeavors to promote wellness within the state of Mississippi.

Tougaloo College Athletic Director and longtime administrator, Dr. James C. Coleman, has been selected as one of the inductees for the 2018-19 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Hall of Fame.

White House Initiative Honors Tougaloo Student as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCU) selected Tougaloo College senior History major Raegan Johnson as a 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar.

Tougaloo College has been selected as one of 80 national institutions with art collections to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program.

Tougaloo, MS – Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities (MAC) President Dr. Beverly W. Hogan will welcome about 200 university and college presidents, administrators and other distinguished guests to the 2018 Annual Conference at the Jackson Hilton September 30 - October 1, 2018.  The conference theme for the one-day conference is Diversity and Equity in Higher Education: Answering the Call.

Historic Tougaloo College is proud to announce it was awarded $270,000 by the National Park Service for the interior preservation of the Robert O. Wilder Building, known as the Mansion. In addition, the Tougaloo College Research Development Foundation, Inc. has been added to Mississippi Senate Bill 2002, which earmarked $1 million for the interior repair and upgrades to the Mansion.


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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