Archive for 'September,2011'

McNeely Pigott & Fox Welcomes Fall Interns

McNeely Pigott & Fox Welcomes Fall Interns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four interns have joined the staff at McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations for the fall. Internship opportunities are available to college sophomores, juniors and seniors. “Our internship program is invaluable both for [...]

TSU Interim President Portia Shields Misunderstood or Misread Her Mandate

TSU Interim President Portia Shields Misunderstood or Misread Her Mandate

  By Tribune Staff   Interim Tennessee State University President Dr. Portia Shields appeared before the Sports Authority Monday and sounded more like a nostalgic public relations football historian than a college President concerned with the [...]

Kemba Smith Tells It All

Kemba Smith Tells It All

By Reginald Stuart   A new, self-published book by college kid-gone-wild turned drug sentencing reform advocate, Kemba Smith, is providing an instructive, eye-opening look at how poor life choices can squander the future of an otherwise [...]

2011 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

2011 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011, Location: LP Field, Home of the TN Titans, Time: 8:00 A.M. Registration, 9:00 A.M. Walk Each step you’ll take is personal. And each dollar you raise will help save lives. How [...]

Nashville Dr Ayrika Bell’s Celebration

Nashville Dr Ayrika Bell’s Celebration

Nashville, TN―Woody and Eunice Bell hosted a residency completion celebration for their daughter, Ayrika Bell. She completed her residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. The celebration, which was held at the [...]

Infant Mortality Rate Issue

Infant Mortality Rate Issue

Tonya Lewis Lee – Wife of Spike Lee – To Show Her Documentary on Infant Mortality in the African-American Community WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN-9) will participate in a Congressional Lunch Briefing on Infant [...]

Community Cinema Begins Fourth Season In Nashville

Community Cinema Begins Fourth Season In Nashville

Photos & text by Janice Malone The ITVS Community Cinema launched its 2011-2012 season this past Saturday with the screening of the documentary Women, War & Peace: PEACE UNVEILED. Amidst war, peril and sheer danger, the [...]

TSU & UT Face Tough Losses

TSU & UT Face Tough Losses

By Ron Wynn Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee each faced a tough road foe Saturday. Both quickly discovered their defenses were not up to the task at hand. The results were not pretty, [...]

Levi Watkins To Speak October 11th

Levi Watkins To Speak October 11th

Levi Watkins Jr., professor of cardiac surgery and dean of postdoctoral programs at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, will speak on “Human Defibrillation: History and Evolution” at noon Tuesday, Oct. 11, in 208 Light Hall. The [...]

Award-winning Director Michael Moore to Speak October 4th

Award-winning Director Michael Moore to Speak October 4th

Moore is also a best-selling nonfiction author. His latest book, Here Comes Trouble, was released this month. His books have spent weeks on The New York Times hardcover non- fiction list. Stupid White Men and Other [...]

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