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Jackson Heart Study Undergraduate Training and Education Center (JHSUTEC) Scholar Application 2020

Starting January 2020



  1. Must be a freshperson
  2. Must have an overall high school GPA of 3.0 (to keep the scholarship, must maintain a GPA of 3.0 every semester at Tougaloo)
  3. Must have an ACT score of 20 or higher OR SAT score of 1040 or higher
  4. Can be any major
  5. Must have an interest in pursuing a career related to healthcare, public health, or biomedical research

Tougaloo Psychology Professor Dr. Shaila Khan is in her last week of teaching her Organizational Behavior course at Brown University. As part of the Brown University-Tougaloo College Partnership (BTP), Khan teaches students who travel from all parts of the world to take her three-week course, which prepares students to become more self-aware in preparation for acquiring leadership positions.

Tougaloo College Longtime Athletic Director and Hall of Famer, Dr. James Coleman, steps down from position

Dr. James C. Coleman, longtime athletic director and administrator and recent NAIA Hall of Fame Inductee, has announced that he will be stepping down as athletic director at Tougaloo College.

Tougaloo College welcomes Carmen J. Walters as 14th President, effective July 1, 2019.

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.

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.


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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