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Tennessee State University

3500 John A. Merritt Blvd. Nashville, TN 37209

Quick Facts – 2012-2013
Carnegie Class………………………………….Doctoral/Research Intensive Established………………………………………………………………1912 Affiliation or Control………………………………………………….....State Highest Offering……………………………..……………………..Doctorate Fall 2012 Enrollment……...6,780_ Undergraduate 1,995 Graduate 8,775 Total Overall Retention………………………………………………………..41.50 Fall to Fall Freshmen Retention………………………………………….56% Six-Year Graduation Rate……………………………...34.60% (2005 Cohort) Faculty……………………………..400 Full-Time Instructional; 150 Adjunct Total Degrees Awarded (Summer 2010-Spring 2011……………………1,602 Student Origins……………………………….…...48 States and 32 Countries Student Residency……………………………..80% instate 20% Out-of-State Student Ethnic Diversity……………………..2% Black 23% White 5% Other Average ACT Composite Score…………………………………………….18 Average SAT Composite Score……………………………………………871 Average High School GPA……………………………………………….2.88 Average Class Size………………………………………………………….19 School Mascot………………………………………………………….Tigers Colors…………………………………………………Reflex Blue and White Motto…………………………………………………..”Think, Work, Serve” Cost – Undergraduate - In-State Cost (Tuition, Room, Board)…….$12,546.00 Out-of-State (Tuition, Maintenance, Room, Board)…………$26,874 Cost – Graduate – Instate (Full-Time)………………………………….$7,572 Out-of-State (Full-Time)…………………………$17,904 Campus Size…………………………………………...450-acres main campus With 66 buildings and Avon Williams Campus located downtown Academic Calendar…………………………………………………..Semester Principal Degrees………………...Baccalaureate, Associate, Master, Doctorate Majors……………………………………..Undergraduate (40), Graduate (29) Colleges Seven Colleges: College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences College of Business College of Education College of Engineering College of Health Sciences College of Liberal Arts College of Public Service and Urban Affairs Web Address www.tnstate.edu

Upward Bound
A Six-Week Residential Program for High School Students Grades 9 - 12 ~~~~ June 2 – July 12, 2013 Students receive instruction in core curriculum courses and are exposed to experiences that broaden their understanding of and appreciation for the fine arts. Through the course of the program, students are in an environment that promotes the development of values and attitudes conducive to productive citizenship and lifelong learning. There is no cost. For more information contact: Mary Love (615) 963 – 7461 or 1251 E-mail: mlove@tnstate.edu

TSU Lil’ Tiger Camp
A Four Day Commuter Summer Football Program for ages 6 - 14 —- June 3 - 6, 2013 The Tennessee State University Lil’ Tiger Camp is designed to provide participants ages 6 - 14 with opportunities to develop and improve their football skills in a fun, safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Tennessee State University Head Coach, Rod Reed, along with his staff will be on hand to instruct campers in the fundamentals of the sport in order to help improve their football skills. TSU Lil’ Tiger Camp will encourage each camper to develop new skills and achieve a new level of play and self-confidence. The cost is $135. For more information contact: Roderick Reed (615) 963-7562 E-mail: rreed2@tnstate.edu

Youth Active and Media Savvy (YAMS)
Two week, 5 day program for 8-14 year old, African American youth Camp dates: June 3 – 14; June 17 – 28; & July 15 – 26 YAMS is a research-based summer camp program designed for African American youth. This interactive summer program promotes self-confidence and healthy living, as participating youth learn and engage in activities that explore media influence on dietary behaviors and sedentary lifestyles, as well as nutrition, physical activity/exercise, and weight maintenance. Emphasis is placed on providing nutrition lessons and physical activities to promote healthy weight management. Participants must identify as African -American, age 8-14, reside in Davidson County, and be willing to complete surveys. The cost of the camp is FREE, and all meals are provided. Campers can only attend one (1) 2 -week session. For more information contact: Amber Franklin at (615) 963-5624

Email: agunn2@tnstate.edu

Safari Arts Day Camp
Two week, Commuter Program for ages 4-17

June 3rd - June 14th, 2013

This is a program focused on African Arts Heritage through music, dance, drama, visual and literary arts. Students will move from one class to the next in age appropriate smaller sessions with breaks for lunch, snacks, games and play. Classes include African Rhythm and Dance, Orff Activities, Children's Choir, Arts and Crafts, African Stories and Authors, Creative Writing and Improvisational Acting. The classes meet daily from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. with a Friday, June 14 performance at 5:30 p.m. The cost of $150/week ($300 total) includes lunch and snacks. Offered through the CAMA program by the TSU Department of Music. Contact Person: Roderic Bronaugh—(615) 963-5356

Youth Empowerment Program
A Four Week Commuter Program for High School Students

June 3 – June 28, 2013
The Triple Impact Youth Empowerment Program focuses on enhancing aca-demic achievement, increasing self-esteem, and helping youth make healthy decisions. Mentoring is a key component of this program. It is geared toward rising seniors who participate in the program at the Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Academy. This summer’s program will focus on Workforce Development and Employability skills. There is no cost. For more information contact: Shirley Nix-Davis (615) 963 - 5383 E-mail: snixdavi@tnstate.edu

College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences Summer Apprenticeship Program
A Four-Week Residential Program for High School Rising Seniors and High School Graduates June 3 –29, 2013 High school graduates who have applied to Tennessee State University or high school students going into their senior year are candidates for this program. Each student is assigned to a faculty- mentor from the College of Agriculture. Students are exposed to the research work of their faculty-mentor. The students are required to complete a mini-research project and present the findings at the end of the program. Group activities including lectures, demonstrations, and field trips are planned for each Friday. There is no cost. For more information contact: William Hayslett (615) 963-5438 E-mail: whayslett@tnstate.edu

TSU Repair Fest
Two day in-service commuter workshop for middle and high school band directors

June 4th - June 5th, 2013

The workshop is an intensive, hands-on experience in band instrument repair with special emphasis upon emergency repairs to keep instruments playing when they break just before a performance. Also included is instruction in cork, pad, and solder work. Space is limited. Contact Person: Music Department, (615) 963-5341

RealSports Leadership Academy
A Four-Week Commuter Program for High School Students

June 5 - 28, 2013
The RealSports program is designed to give high school student athletes a head start in preparation for college by providing a clear vision of the expectations, knowledge and skills necessary for suc-cess. It is a four week pre-college program that provides a strong curriculum and faculty for enhancement in the basic academic sub-jects of English, Math, Science and Computer Science. The summer program emphasizes essential learning strategies goal setting, time and task management, critical thinking, decision making, study skills and test -taking skills including ACT preparation. Mentoring workshops presenting successful professional athletic role models, athletic administrators and coaches are significant parts of this program. RealSports promotes the personal, cultural, social and leadership development of student athletes by providing activities in the college environment that will contribute to their success. There is no cost. For more information contact: Barbara Murrell (615) 804 - 6125 E-mail: bmurrel@bellsouth.net

TSU Prospect Camp
June 7, 2013
The Tennessee State University Prospect Camp will be held Saturday, June 7 th at Tennessee State University. The camp will consist of numerous events in which you will be evaluated against other campers. This is the first opportunity for you to make an impression on the coaches at Tennessee State University. We hope to see you in June as you showcase your skills in front of Head Coach Rod Reed and the rest of his coaching staff. For more information contact: Roderick Reed (615) 963-7562

E-mail: rreed2@tnstate.edu

Engineering Concepts Institute – E.C.I.
A Four-Week Residential Summer Program

June 9 -July 6, 2013
High school graduate accepted and enrolled in the TSU College of Engineering for the Fall 2013 Semester. Students will have a four-week residential program of study in basic scientific and engineering principles through projects, industry tours, coursework, and other experiential learning activities to increase their familiarity with engineering and the collegiate environment at Tennessee State University. All participants are required to complete a Summer Project. Academic scholarships are available to the top E.C.I. students. Cost: $100.00 Contact: Ms. Dee Green, Pre-College Summer Programs Coordinator (615) 277-1663 Email: dgreen10@tnstate.edu

HBCU-UP / STEM Summer Institute
(four-week residential program)
High School Graduate accepted to attend TSU in the Fall 2013 and plans to pursue a STEM Major—June 9 – July 6, 2013 Students will have a four-week residential program of study in chemistry, English, mathematics and physics to prepare for their freshman academic year at TSU as a prospective STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) major. All participants are required to complete a Summer Project. Academic awards are available to the top HBCU-UP/STEM students. Cost: None [Sorry, students who plan to pursue a degree in education/psychology or health sciences are not eligible for participation in this program.] Contact: Ms. Dee Green, Pre-College Summer Programs Coordinator (615) 277-1663 Email: dgreen10@tnstate.edu

National Summer Transportation Institute – N.S.T.I.
A Four-Week Residential Program Grades: 10-12 and completion of Algebra I - June 9 – July 6, 2013 Students will have a four-week residential program to introduce them to the transportation industry. Students will participate in enrichment and preparatory coursework cmputing, mathematics and physics to introduce them to the discipline of engineering. Each week will cover topics in a different aspect of transportation (AIR, LAND AND SEA). Activities for Summer 2012 will include field trips, industry tours, and seminars from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) [administrator of the program], U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA), NISSAN and NASA, etc. Contact: Ms. Dee Green, Pre-College Summer Programs Coordinator (615) 277-1663 Email: dgreen10@tnstate.edu

2013 Tennessee State Men’s Basketball Summer Camps
The First Annual Father & Child Day Camp ages 6 -15

June 14 ,2013 (Father’s Day Weekend)
The Father & Child camp will give fathers the opportunity to bond with their child through the sport of basketball with direction from our Men’s Basketball Staff. The cost for the Father’s Day Camp is $40 per pair, $20 per additional child. For more information contact: Miguel Brady (615) 963-4931 E-mail: mbrady2@tnstate.edu Chuck Davidson E-mail cdavids6@tnstate.edu

Reading, Romping, Racing through Literature Camp
One week, 5 day Commuter program for 3 rd and 4th graders

June 17- 21, 2013
This summer camp experience will take your child on a fun-filled week of reading, romping, running, and racing through literature. Kids will read award -winning books by some of the world’s best children authors. Reading will be enhanced by dramatic skits, costume-making, puppet shows, arts and crafts, and lots of fun! fun! fun! Classes meet daily, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The fee of $150 for the week includes lunch and snacks. Some full and partial scholarships are available. Enrollment is limited to 20 students. Offered through CAMA by the TSU Department of Languages, Literature and Philosophy. Contact Person: Dr. Tim Quain—(615) 963-5664

Travis Williams 2013 Summer Basketball Camp ages 6-15
June 18—June 21, 2013
This camp will be conducted by the Tennessee State Men’s Basketball Staff along with players on the team. The camp will focus on the fundamentals of basketball from an individual stand point along with how to play the game as a team. This camp will give young men the chance to get coaching from a Division I Basketball Program. Camp is open to boys ages 6-15. The cost for the camp is $100. All Camps will be housed in the Gentry Center Complex. For more information contact: Miguel Brady (615) 963-4931 E-mail: mbrady2@tnstate.edu Chuck Davidson E-mail: cdavids6@tnstate.edu

Edward L. Graves High School Summer Band Camp
June 23rd - June 29th, 2013
Tennessee State University's Aristocrat of Bands presents a week -long resident summer band camp for high school students. The camp focuses upon showmanship, musicianship and leadership, preparing campers to be more impactful, contributing members of their school band programs. Cost is $375 for residential campers, $275 for non-residential. Contact Person: Melva Townsend, (615) 963-2525

CSI/ Mock Trial Camp
One week, 5 day program for 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th graders

June 24th - June 28th, 2013
This camp will allow junior and high school students to explore the criminal justice process, the definition of crime, the mechanics of crime scene investigation and evidence collection, and the resulting procedures for arrest, prosecution, and the court process. Learning opportunities include a mock trial competition and the camp concludes with an analysis of forms of punishment. Ideal for students interested in Criminal Justice or Law. Classes meet daily M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost of $150 for the week includes lunch and snacks. For more information contact: TSU Dept of Criminal Justice at (615) 963-5356

MET Singers Summer C.A.M.P.
Two week, Commuter program for 2nd to 12th graders

July 1st - July 12th, 2013
MET Singers Summer C.A.M.P. is a program of Choral Arts Link, Inc. and C.A.M.P. stands for Choral Arts Music Performers. Summer Sing-ing Explosion workshops are based on performance decorum using four choral settings and sharpens singers’ skills through daily critical thinking classes and performances on stage. Funda-mentals of these workshops serve to enhance vocal performance. Singers return to school/community choirs with an explosion of new skills and confidence. Classes meet daily from 7:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m., concluding with a final performance. The total two -week cost of $250 includes lunch and snacks. Offered through CAMA by TSU's Department of Music in cooperation with Choral Arts Link – a performing arts and youth development program. Contact Person: Margaret Campbelle-Holman, (615) 876-9024

Summer Math Academy
A Two-Week Residential Pre-College Program for Rising High School Sophomores and Juniors Enrolled in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools - July 7 - 20, 2013 The goal of the TSU Regents Summer Math Academy is to encourage high school student participants to envision themselves as college students and to provide them with the opportunity to explore careers in mathematics, science and related science and technology fields. The math curriculum is designed to demystify algebra and advanced mathematics, enhance attitudes toward mathematical science, and strengthen mathematical reasoning skills necessary to perform well on college entrance examinations and in college level mathematics. This is a resident program and students are required to live on campus for the entire 2-week program period. Eligible students must be rising 10th and 11th graders for the 2013-2014 academic year. This is a free program and students from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. For more information contact: Dr. John Robinson Phone: (615) 963-5762 E-mail: jrobinson@tnstate.edu Program information and application website: www.tnstate.edu/mathacademy

Pre-Engineering Program to Stimulate Interest in Engineering (P.E.P.S.I.E.)
July 15—19, 2013
Students may select Session I or II for an introduction to the disciplines of engineering. The program will focus on hands-on-projects including project design, manufacturing, robotics and aeronautics. All students will participate in refresher activities to enhance and promote learning skills and knowledge in mathematics and physics and conclude with a final project. Cost: $50.00 Contact: Ms. Dee Green, Pre-College Summer Programs Coordinator (615) 277-1663 Email: dgreen10@tnstate.edu

CAMA: Musical Theater Day Camp
Two-week, 10 day Commuter program for children ages 4 -17 to experience both on-stage / behind the scenes workings of the musical theater

July 15th - July 27th, 2013

These children will experience both on-stage and behind the scenes workings of the musical theater. Students will be grouped in age appropriate smaller sessions with breaks for lunch, snacks, games and play. Classes include rhythm and dance, theatrical activities, stage craft, stories, creative writing and improvisational acting. The classes meet daily from 7:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m. with a theatrical performance on Saturday, July 27th at 3:00 p.m. The total two -week cost of $300 includes lunch and snacks. Offered through CAMA by TSU's Department of Music and the Theater Area of the Department of Communications. Contact Person: Roderic Bronaugh—(615) 963-5356

Music City Showdown 7on7 Tournament
July 20, 2013
Each team will play in a minimum of four (4) games. After the initial round, a single elimination tournament will begin. The tournament will conclude with crowning the 2011 Music City Showdown Champs. Each team should consist of at least seven (7) players; it is recommended that each team consist of 10-20 players. All teams are required to pay $120 admission fee per team. Please send all of the players’ registration forms along with one check per team. Each Camper is required to fill out a registration form. For more information contact: Roderick Reed (615) 963-7562 E-mail: rreed2@tnstate.edu

OL/DL CAMP
July 20, 2013
Your lineman will have the opportunity to compete with other linemen in numerous competitions to see who is Music City’s Big Man. The day consists of instructions and drills from the Tennessee State University Coaching Staff along with other highly respected coaches. The end of the day will consist of different strength and agility drills along with 1-1 competition to see who is Music City’s Big Man. Each Camper is required to fill out a registration form and pay $15. For more information contact: Roderick Reed (615) 963-7562

E-mail: rreed2@tnstate.edu

Two week, Commuter Program for 10th, 11th & 12th graders May 28th - June 7th, 2013
Students with a strong interest in the media field will enjoy this program that includes two weeks of media experience writing stories for print and on-line and producing radio and TV programs in state-of-the-art facilities. Grades 10-12 along with recent high school graduates are encouraged to apply. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 and a two page, double-spaced narrative addressing your interest in the workshop are required. Application deadline is May 17, 2013 at 5 p.m. Registration fee of $200 covers the cost of lunch and project materials for the two-week period. The camp will run from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day. Offered through CAMA by the TSU Department of Communications. Contact Person: Joseph Richie, (615) 963-1582

High School Media Camp

TSU Summer Success Institute
A Five-Week Program for High School Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and Freshmen Admitted to Tennessee State University

May 28—June 28, 2013
The Summer Success Institute is a TSU community outreach program designed to enhance students’ skills in English, math, reading, test taking, and study skills. The program provides the ACT Prep Class for high school sophomores and juniors. Students are equipped with the necessary tools required to improve their ACT/SAT scores or to successfully complete their initial test-taking attempt. For graduating seniors who are being considered for admission to TSU and who have an ACT subscore of 12 or less in at least two areas, the ACT Prep provides them with the tools needed to improve their scores as a condition of their admission to the University. For graduating high school seniors who have been admitted to TSU with subscores of 17-13 in English, 18-13 in math, and/or 18-13 in reading, the Summer Success Institute offers the College Prep, which provides the tools needed to enhance the students’ skills and improve their placement upon entry into TSU. The cost is $100.00. For more information contact: Sharon Bradley (615) 963-5521 E-mail: sbradley@tnstate.edu

Academic Boot Camp and Excel-O-rate Programs
June 1 - June 28, 2013
The TSU Academic Boot Camp and Excel-O-rate Programs are rigorous four-week residential programs allowing incoming freshmen, already admitted to TSU, to earn academic credit. Students receive quality instruction, individualized tutoring, and computer technology training. Upon completion of the program, students will have completed three (3) credit hours to apply toward their major field of study upon enrolling at TSU in the Fall. For more information contact: Randy Arnold (615) 963 - 5119 E-mail: rarnold2@tnstate.edu