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Tougaloo alum Derrick Johnson named President & CEO of the National NAACP

“My training at Tougaloo and experience as president of the MS State Conference NAACP has prepared me for this opportunity..."

RISE Renew Inspire Serve Execute RISE

Text of 2017-2018 SGA Installation Speech by Student Government Association President, Kiera Reed.

November 6-10, 2017

Date Time Activity
November 6, 2017 10:00 am Departmental Majors Meeting (see Departments for locations)
November 6-7, 2017 All Day MANDATORY
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Tougaloo College
Presidential Lecture Series

“Critical Conversations About Social Justice and Racial Equity”

On Thursday, October 26th, 6:00 p.m. in historic Woodworth Chapel at Tougaloo College. The guest lecturer will be renowned author, professor of African American studies at Princeton University, social justice advocate, and television commentator Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

Message from President Beverly W. Hogan

Since its founding in 1869, Tougaloo College has sought to be a place of excellence, relevance, and influence – a place that creates the future and changes the world. Standing at the intersection of change and constancy, as we formulate our next three-year strategic plan to advance further into this twenty-first century, this remains our north star.

Join us in congratulating our talented young people and their brilliant director!

Prof. Kimberly Morgan Myles and five of her Creative Writing & Theatre students traveled to Atlanta, GA to compete in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival on February 8-11.

Tougaloo Alumna Angel Byrd

Johns Hopkins University Ethnic Skin Program postdoctoral fellow and Tougaloo College alumna Angel Byrd discusses the path from Mississippi to a dual MD/PhD program at one of the nation’s top Ivy League institutions. Click the link below to listen to her interview with HBCU Digest.


Call For Artists

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  • From high school to professional artists
  • All Media Accepted

Around 21 million men, women and children around the world are still in the some form of slavery. (ILO) Use your talent and creativity to raise awareness.


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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