Alumni and Friends of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy

Strengthening the Bond Between Past, Present and Future

 Whitley Bradley working with a young student

“Big blue directly impacted my teaching, my leading, and my love for literacy.”
                               -Whitney Bradley, English Major ('09)

Since graduation, Whitney Bradley has gone on to win Middle School Teacher of the Year for MNPS, Regional Middle School Teacher of the Year for the state of Tennessee, and has also been featured on National Public Radio's, "All Things Considered" because of her leadership in literacy. Read Bradley's testimonial by clicking here: Alumni Spotlight.

Dear Alumni, 

Welcome home! Your successes post graduation continue to inspire our burgeoning scholars while confirming the possibility of the impossible! In recent years, LLP majors and minors have ventured down an array of exciting and creative professional avenues to include education, law, media and public relations, politics, publishing, editing, research, business, web development, theater, social work, journalism, advertising, technical and creative writing. Thank you for exemplifying how a minor, major or even double major in English enhances the marketability of our graduates. 

We simply cannot get enough of you! 

We ask that you take a moment to provide us with your most recent contact information. Please complete the LLP Alumni Survey.  The information you provide will be used to inform you of upcoming developments in the department, and to share your inspiring stories with students who see you as a beacon in the territory they are currently navigating. 

Upward and Onward!

Dr. Michelle J. Pinkard
LLP Webmaster
Tennessee State University
Humanities Building #104
(615) 963-5715