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The Washington Fisk Alumni Association (WFAA)
The Washington Fisk Alumni Association (WFAA) invites you to explore the Nation's Capitol with us. Connect with Fiskites in the DC metropolitan area. Find out about events and scholarship opportunities.
All meetings are held at 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month (except holiday Sundays, Super Bowl, and the months of May/Commencement, July, and August).
Contact us for meeting information and to be added to our email list.
Join Our Virtual Happy Hour on May 27, 2020
The next Fisk Fun Bunch (FFB) and Friends Virtual Happy Hour is on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 6pm. For more information on how to join and to view upcoming dates,
Next WFAA Meeting: June 7, 2020
Please join us on Sunday, June 7th, at 4:00pm for our virtual meeting via ZOOM. To join click here and, if needed, enter:
Meeting ID: 485 939 2939
HBCU Alumni Alliance Brand Expands with the Establishment of a National Board and the HBCU
Alumni Alliance, Inc. of Chicago, IL
The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Alumni Alliance, Inc. (HBCUAA) of Washington, DC and of Atlanta, GA are proud to announce the expansion of the HBCUAA brand. Effective May 1, 2020, the National HBCUAA Board and the HBCUAA of Chicago, were formed.
WFAA Issues Statement on Status of 2020 Programming
President Samuel L. Williams and the Board of Directors along with N. Denise Wilson-Taylor, Special Advisor to the Board of Directors, issued a statement regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its effect on the future WFAA and events. [Read full press release]
HBCU 5K Run/Walk & Community Day Postponed
The DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance, Inc. is proud to be the first African American organization to host a 5K run/walk on the National Mall. Due to COVID-19, this event has been postponed until July 10, 2021.
Support the WFAA through AmazonSmile
When you shop, Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Support the Washington Fisk Alumni Association (WFAA) by shopping at smile.amazon.com
Fisk University Alum on the Lyndia Grant Show
Hear the live interview held on November 22, 2019, with WFAA President Sam Williams, Sheree McManus and Deborah Curry on the Lyndia Grant Show-Radio One. Hear all about opportunities at Fisk University, including admissions, financial aid, and scholarship information.
2019 Fall WFAA Newsletter
The WFAA Newsletter is the alumni association newsletter. It includes the latest news, interesting facts and upcoming events for Fiskites in the DC metropolitan area. We are always looking for new ideas and topics for the newsletter. If you have an idea, want to submit an article, or request an issue, contact us.
Fisk Talented Tenth Scholarship
Apply for the $5,000 Fisk Talented Tenth Scholarship!
This scholarship is designated for a new student (freshman or transfer) enrolling at Fisk University from Washington, DC, Maryland, VA or North Carolina.
For more information on how to apply, contact Janine Smith.
They Introduced the World to Songs of Slavery.
It Almost Broke Them.
The Jubilee Singers were a global sensation. But an aggressive touring schedule would leave the young performers exhausted, underpaid, and in some cases, dead. [Read more]
What Everyone Should Know About Fisk
Founded in 1866, Fisk University is the oldest institution of higher education in Nashville, Tennessee. Fisk received a charter for the first chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society on a predominantly black campus in 1953. Fisk’s outstanding faculty and students continue to enhance the University’s national reputation for academic excellence that is validated year after year by the leading third party reviewers, as well as by the pool of talented applicants and the large percentage of alumni who complete graduate or professional degrees and become leaders and scholars in their fields.