On behalf of the Tougaloo Community Alumni Association, Constance Harvey Birwell presents a gift of $2,500 to the school and encourages other alumni and supporters of the school to make a donation. Scholarship recipients Janet Jackson and Reagan Kelly Johnson express their gratitude in the audio below. Listen to the audio click, which aired on the Tom […]
Read Dr. Hogan’s statement below: “Tougaloo College is very grateful for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 which authorized the forgiveness of the HBCU Katrina loans. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued a press release announcing the U. S. Department of Education has approved the total forgiveness of the loans. We appreciate Congress and President Trump’s […]
Reuben V. Anderson, an African-American civil rights lawyer, served as the first black Supreme Court Justice in Mississippi from 1985 to 1991. He was born in Jackson, Mississippi and attended Tougaloo College for undergrad, where he obtained his B.A. degree. When Anderson decided he wanted to attend law school, he briefly enrolled in Southern University’s […]
Hometown: Hattiesburg, MS GPA: 3.5 Major: Economics Classification: Freshman Career goal: Real estate investor Congratulations to this week’s Tougaloo College Hercules Scholarship winner, Benjamin Parker. This future real estate investor plans to work in the corporate world for four years, then create his own LLC with the goal of being able to build up black […]
On behalf of the Tougaloo College National Alumni Chapter, Carlos D. Smith presents a generous donation of $5,000 to support students at their alma mater. Two scholarship recipients also express their appreciation in the audio below. You can support students at Tougaloo College also by clicking here to make a donation.
Alessandriel Harper Hometown: Hazlehurst, Mississippi Classification: Freshman Major: Computer Science My name is Alessandriel Harper. I am a graduate of Hazlehurst High School and attend the Mississippi Job Corps Center. I am currently enrolled in Tougaloo College, where I current hold a 3.8 GPA. I am working to receive my Bachelor’s Degree in computer science […]