About Us

An HBCU With a Global Perspective

TSU - A Historically Black University with a Public Purpose and a Global Perspective  

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) at Tennessee State University welcomes everyone to a new and exciting year of celebration and collaboration with teaching, research, and service . Our goal is to build a welcoming environment for the underrepresented student population through various activities, lectures, and workshops.  We will promote and nurture our students' growth and development while embracing diversity.



The Office of International Affairs (OIA) provides an inclusive environment for all students and engages the faculty and staff through shared experiences, relationship building, and intercultural development.


The Office of International Affairs (OIA) provides leadership in advocating and promoting excellence in student services, cultural programming, collaborative partnerships and international education.



  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Family of Abraham Community Organization
  • Forum on Education Abroad
  • International Society of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals
  • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Middle Tennessee Diversity Forum
  • National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisor (NAFSA)
  • Nashville Chapter of the LINKS,Inc
  • Nashville Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Sister Cities of Nashville
  • Tennessee Association of International Educators (TAIE)
  • Tennessee Consortium for International Studies (TnCIS)
  • Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce 
  • Tennessee World Affairs Council



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