Verniecea Jade Harris, Summa Cum Laude
Fisk University provides a rich, academic experience steeped in the liberal arts tradition. The Fisk Family exhibits a passion for learning and personal growth, and we are committed to the success of scholars and leaders with global perspective.
Fisk is recognized nationally for its ability to produce young leaders, and has been recognized for its success in graduating students by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Princeton Review’s Best 368 Colleges, US News & World Report, and Washington Monthly. The consistent theme throughout those accolades is that Fisk excels among all liberal arts schools in the nation in terms of research, service learning opportunities and its work to aid the social mobility of first generation college students.
Fisk offers an exceptional curriculum and dynamic learning and mentoring experiences.
Fisk rings bell to commemorate 50th anniversary of March on Washington.
Fisk University is featured in the August 2013 edition of US Airways Magazine.
The Fisk University Committee on Honorary Degrees is currently accepting nominations for honorary degree recipients to be awarded at the May 2014 Commencement. An honorary degree is one of higher education’s most sacred accolades. Fisk University awards honorary degrees, on a highly selective basis, to distinguished individuals who deserve special recognition for outstanding achievement in a field or activity consonant with the mission of the University.