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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

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)

Summer Science & Engineering Program
June 2 to June 28, 2019
(Application deadline March 18 March 22, 2019)

Tougaloo College offers a four-week summer program

  • The program will have two tracks to select one:
    1) Physical Science and Engineering, 2) Biological Science.
  • Students will be provided free room & board. A cash stipend of up to $200 will also be provided to students who will attend Tougaloo College in fall of 2019.
  • Graduating High School seniors with a GPA 2.75 or higher and a composite ACT score of 18 can apply.
  • Apply Early. Apply online HERE.
  • Decision will be made by April 19.

Under the auspices of the Office of Academic Affairs, the College sponsors the Federal TRiO Programs which provide academic support services to middle schools, high schools, and the adult population.

Application deadline is April 16, 2019 for the following:

  • Upward Bound I Program: June 2nd - July 11th, 2019
  • Upward Bound II Program: June 2nd - July 11th, 2019
  • Upward Bound Math & Science Program: June 2nd - July 11th, 2019

Science, Language Arts and Mathematics (SLAM) Workshops

SLAM Workshop I (for students who will have completed 9th grade by June 2019).  July 8-26, 2019
SLAM Workshop II (for students who will have completed 10th grade by June 2019).  June 3-28, 2019
SLAM Workshop III (for students who will have completed 11th grade by June 2019). June 3-28, 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.

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.

 

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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