Name: Dr. E. Brown-Guillory
Title: Interim Dean
Phone: 713.313.6725
Fax: 713.313.1817

20 Great Reasons for Joining the Thomas F. Freeman Honors College


  • First-rate academic programs tied to collaborations with all of the colleges and schools at Texas Southern University
  • Award-winning, internationally renowned Honors Faculty Fellows to mentor Honors students
  • An Honors College staff dedicated to graduating students on time and with high honors
  • Priority registration, ahead of the general population
  • Individualized attention in small sections of Honors courses
  • An opportunity to join a select group of high achieving, uniquely gifted and talented students (the Crème de la Crème in the academy)
  • Academic and career counseling and advocacy par excellence
  • Free access to the “Great Thinkers Lecture Series” and to the “Arts in Honors Lecture Series”
  • Enrichment opportunities galore (study away and study abroad excursions)
  • Internships and service learning opportunities to prepare students for leadership roles


  • Financial manager/counselor to oversee an excellent funding package for a stellar TSU Honors education, a unique benefit


  • An opportunity to live in Honors housing to support cohort building
  • Access to the Honors online community in which Honors students are kept in the know via social media
  • Honors College student organizations and clubs as academic support options
  • A home away from home, with a luxurious student lounge, computer lab, and state-of-the-art Honors facility
  • Integration of the diverse cultural opportunities of Houston in the Honors curriculum--museums, theatre, opera, symphony, and jazz concerts
  • Annual Honors International Food Festival, including a gumbo and red beans and rice cook-off


  • Honors Resource Center to prepare students for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, etc. and workshops on letter/resume writing and mock job interview skills development
  • A system in place to provide students with letters of recommendation for potential employers or graduate school
  • Access to a network of job providers