Fisk University joins the world in mourning the loss of one of her "Sons Ever on the Altar" Congressman John Lewis 

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). All meetings will be on Zoom until further notice.

Contact us for meeting information and to be added to our email list.


Join Our Virtual Happy Hour on November 11, 2020

The next Fisk Fun Bunch (FFB) and Friends Virtual Happy Hour is on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 6pm. For more information on how to join and to view upcoming dates, click here.

The Fannie Lou Hamer Story + Intergenerational

Virtual Conversation 

See the Fannie Lou Hamer Story and intergenerational virtual conversation. Panelists include our WFAA President Sam Williams and Kerene Tayloe. [View at 1Voice 1Vote|

2020 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.

HBCU Alumni Vote Facebook Profile Frame

On Facebook, use the search tool to find the

"HBCU Alumni Fire Up The Vote" profile frame. 

Be sure to add a caption.

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]

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

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.

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.

University News

Feature Stories

Titans Release Video to Continue the "Conversation

on Race"

As you listen, we hope this brings upon reflection, inspiration and conversation. [More

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.

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