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Sesquicentennial Schedule

Founders' Week

October 15 - 21, 2018
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18
Sesquicentennial Anniversary Celebration
Press Conference

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20
Sesquicentennial Anniversary Kick-Off Party

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21
149th Founders’ Convocation

Sesquicentennial Celebration Kickoff

October 18, 2018
Join the celebration as Tougaloo honors its 150-year history, recognizes its present successes, and looks forward to a brighter future.

Founders’ Convocation

October 21, 2018 |10:00 a.m.
Historic Woodworth Chapel
Speaker: Jarvis C. McInnis, Ph.D.
National Recognized Scholar, Professor and Author
Duke University

Sesquicentennial Conversation/Lecture

Jan. 23, 2019 | 10:00am
Historic Woodworth Chapel
Speaker: Tammy Boyd, Esq.
Lead Author of Legislation for National Museum of African American History and Culture

31st Annual Business Luncheon

Feb. 22 ,2019 | 11:45am
Jackson Hilton Hotel
A Sesquicentennial Commemorative Event
31st Annual Business Luncheon
Sesquicentennial Campaign for Scholarships Launch
Speaker: Mr. Mike Petters, President and CEO
Huntington Ingalls Industries

Roundtable Discussion with Foundation Leaders

April 10, 2019 | 4:00 p.m | New York University

Commencement is a festive time for the graduates,
their families, alumni and the entire Tougaloo community.

Sesquicentennial Baccalaureate Services

May 5, 2019 | 8:00 a.m
Historic Woodworth Chapel
Speaker: Rev. Janet Cooper Nelson
Chaplain of the University
Director of the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life
Brown University

Sesquicentennial Commencement Exercises

May 5, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.
Woodworth Chapel Lawn
Speaker: Stacey Y. Abrams, Esq.
Former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives

Sesquicentennial Two Rivers Gala | Tougaloo Honors

May 18, 2019 | 7:00 p.m.
Jackson Convention Complex
Honoring Tougaloo College and President Beverly W. Hogan

Sesquicentennial Founders’ Week

October 20, 2019 | 10:00 a.m.
PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE
FOUNDERS’ CONVOCATION
SESQUICENTENNIAL LECTURES AND CONVERSATIONS