Raising Overall Awareness of the University

From photography to graphic design and writing services, from media relations to website services, our department raises the overall awareness, appreciation and understanding of Tennessee State University.

Creative Services

Creative Services ensures that all branches of the University present themselves in a thoughtful, professional manner by developing and designing communication materials for clients across the campus. The office creates brochures, banners, posters and postcards for distribution across the region, state and nation.

News & Communications

The Media Relations staff identifies and develops stories about newsworthy endeavors on campus. In collaboration with traditional and digital media at the local and national levels, the Media Relations team works with faculty, staff and students to promote a positive image of the Tennessee State University. Faculty and staff often serve as experts for the media, suggest ideas for press releases, and request media coverage for specific events.

The TSU News Service and can be reached by phone at 615.963.5331 or e-mail  communications@tnstate.edu.

Photographic Services

Photo Services is responsible for capturing images of campus life, ranging from major events to photos of works of fine art and craft. The office produces high-quality images, and is available by appointment.Media Relations organizes photo and studio shoots based on priority and the availability of staff.


The Office of University Publications supports the mission of the university by producing key publications to keep alumni, faculty, staff and friends of Tennessee State University informed about the main events, developments and success of the university. The office provides consultation, proofing, publication numbers and other professional resources to assist divisions, departments and units in producing vibrant, high-quality publications from conception to print (or electronic) for internal and external constituents.

Web Services

The web division develops, designs, coordinates and manages all University webpages to support TSU’s mission and marketing. Working closely with website administrators, the office is responsible for building an innovative website that meets the needs of all the University’s various constituents.