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2018 Archive

Rep. Zerwas delivers coin toss for Tiger football — Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Texas State Representative John Zerwas provided the coin toss for Texas Southern University’s November 11th football game against the Southern University Jaguars. Zerwas, who represents District 28, which encompasses...
Texas Southern University receives $5.1 million grant for cancer research — Thursday, August 30, 2018
HOUSTON (August 30, 2018) – Texas Southern University (TSU) scholars will help in the fight against cancer via a recently announced $5.1 million academic research grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)....
Thurgood Marshall School of Law Makes Progress Toward Full ABA Standards Compliance — Wednesday, August 29, 2018
HOUSTON (August 9, 2018) – The Accreditation Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) has concluded that Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law is making progress toward full compliance of several...
KTSU Radio, 90.9 Adds to Line-Up and Programming — Monday, August 27, 2018
Southern University Vice President for University Advancement Eva K. Pickens and KTSU Radio 90.9 FM General Manager Ernest Walker are announcing a new schedule line up, new shows and hosts at the university’s radio station. TSU students...
TSU recognized by Tree Campus USA® — Monday, August 20, 2018
Texas Southern University was honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. “Students are eager to volunteer in their communities and...
TSU baseball heads to NCAA tourney — Thursday, August 16, 2018
Texas Southern University Tigers have been selected as the #4 seed in the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament. TSU will face the Texas Longhorns, seeded #1 in the tournament’s regional match-up, on Friday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. CDT in Austin....
Mayor Turner honors TSU Debate Team — Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The world-renowned Debate Team at Texas Southern University received a proclamation from Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Councilman Dwight Boykins in honor of their win at the inaugural HBCU National Speech and Debate Championship Tournament in...
Computer Science team develops ‘Roll Call’ app to track attendance — Tuesday, July 31, 2018
When Texas Southern University Computer Science professor, Dr. Oscar Criner sat down with his students in 2013 to develop new software, he urged his students to assess the market and see where the programming application needs were. “We...
Former Miss TSU named Miss Black U.S. Ambassador for D.C. — Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Jesse H. Jones School of Business alumna Marinda Frugé has been elected to represent the District of Columbia in the Miss Black U.S. Ambassador Program. Frugé will be competing in the national pageant July 3-9 in Oklahoma...
Ford Fund launches 2016 HBCU community challenge — Monday, July 30, 2018
The Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund are searching for students to compete in the 2016 Ford Historically Black Colleges and Universities Community Challenge. The program, now in its fourth year, has awarded more than $200,000 in...
AKAs hold bench dedication, #ThinkHBCU check presentation at TSU — Friday, June 29, 2018
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority visited Texas Southern on June 19 for a bench dedication and to present a check for $10,000 to TSU President Dr. Austin A. Lane as part of their “29 Moments of Service” and the #ThinkHBCU initiative....
AACSB reaffirms Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern — Thursday, June 28, 2018
HOUSTON (June 20, 2018) -The Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University has received accreditation from AACSB International. The organization's peer-review team delivered a rigorous evaluation that included checking...
KTSU moves up in national ranking — Tuesday, June 26, 2018
HOUSTON (June 20, 2018) – KTSU-FM 90.9, the community radio station on the campus of Texas Southern University has been ranked #29 nationwide in public radio, according to a report by Nielsen Audio via the Radio Research Consortium. KTSU...
Art student exhibit set to open June 30 at University Museum — Sunday, June 24, 2018
HOUSTON (June 26, 2018) – The collective work from 21 art majors at Texas Southern University is the focus of an innovative new exhibit. Changing of the Guard: Emerging Artists of 2018steps out of the artistic norm...
Texas Southern signs MOU with Tarrant County College — Friday, June 22, 2018
TSUPresident Austin A. Lane, Tarrant County College Chancellor Eugene Giovannini (l-r, seated) with Glenn O. Lewis, chairman and TCC Provost Elva LeBlanc after signing an academic partnership agreement in Fort    HOUSTON (June...
Governor Abbott appoints TSU law school alumnus to 93rd District Court — Monday, June 18, 2018
HOUSTON (June 21, 2018) – Attorney Jaime Tijerina has been appointed judge of the 93rd Judicial District Court by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. His term will expire on Dec. 31, 2018 or until his successor is elected. Tijerina, a native of...
Texas Southern enhances Commencement experience — Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Texas Southern University will hold two ceremonies for the 2018 Spring Commencement. Ceremony One will start at 8:00 a.m. and Ceremony Two will begin at 12:30 p.m. “Commencement is a momentous occasion for the students, faculty, and...
TSU baseball heads to NCAA tourney — Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Texas Southern University Tigers have been selected as the #4 seed in the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament. TSU will face the Texas Longhorns, seeded #1 in the tournament’s regional match-up, on Friday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. CDT in Austin....
TSU dean, police chief honored as city's 'most influential' of 2017 by Houston Woman magazine — Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Texas Southern University (TSU) is proud to announce that Dr. Lillian B. Poats, dean of the College of Education, and Mary Young, executive director and chief of police for the Department of Public Safety, have been named as two of...
Beyoncé gives scholarship dollars to TSU — Saturday, April 14, 2018
Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, has announced a partnership with Google.org, the charitable arm of tech giant Google, to award four new scholarships to Historic Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as part of her Homecoming...
TSU, Rice, other Universities Join New Digital Initiative — Thursday, April 12, 2018
HOUSTON (April 12, 2018) – Texas Southern University (TSU) is proud to join a consortium of colleges with Rice University in its plan to develop an innovation hub for Houston. The initiative will be housed in the former Sears building in...
Roland Martin to deliver TSU Commencement address — Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Roland Martin, an award-winning print, radio and television journalist who is a host on TV One, will be the keynote speaker at Spring Commencement exercises at Texas Southern University on Saturday, May 12. TSU will hold two ceremonies at 8:00...
Tamron Hall to deliver the keynote address, En Vogue to perform at Maroon and Gray Affair — Monday, March 26, 2018
Tamron Hall, an Emmy-nominated journalist, former national news anchor for NBC News, and current host of Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall on the Investigation Discovery channel will serve as keynote speaker for Texas Southern...
TSU increases critical community partnerships — Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Texas Southern University President Austin A. Lane has held meetings with leaders of local, state and national companies and organizations in an effort to enhance real-world experiences for TSU students. The effort is designed to strengthen...
TSU breaks ground on a new Library Learning Center — Monday, March 19, 2018
Texas Southern University officials commemorated construction of its new Library Learning Center today in a special groundbreaking ceremony. The library will be located adjacent to the Barbara Jordan–Mickey Leland School of Public...
Drs. Freeman, Henderson recognized as 'history makers' during mayoral event — Friday, March 16, 2018
Dr. Thomas F. Freeman was the inaugural recipient of Mayor Sylvester Turner's History Makers Awards–Living Legend. Freeman was feted on February 9 at the Houstonian Hotel at a luncheon hosted by Comcast. Dr. Bobbie...
TSU Tigers to face Xavier Musketeers in NCAA Tournament — Thursday, March 15, 2018
HOUSTON (March 15, 2018) – Texas Southern University (TSU) continues its historic drive in the NCAA Tournament after moving on Wednesday night with a decisive 64-46 win over North Carolina Central in the First Four round of the NCAA...
Debate Team Wins International Competition — Thursday, March 15, 2018
HOUSTON (March 15, 2018) – The world-renowned Debate Team at Texas Southern University won the 28th Annual International Forensics Association’s Speech and Debate Tournament held March 12-13, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada....
Commissioner Ellis, Mayor Turner announce $30 million project to repair streets in the TSU-UH corridor — Tuesday, March 13, 2018
HOUSTON (March 13, 2018) – Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a joint agreement today in which Precinct One will pay $30 million to improve seven streets in the Texas Southern...
Texas Southern University Partners with Comcast to Provide Xfinity On Campus to Students — Wednesday, February 14, 2018
HOUSTON (March 12, 2018) – Comcast has partnered with Texas Southern University (TSU) to offer its Xfinity On Campus service to TSU students. Students can now watch live TV, On Demand and recorded content on their IP-enabled devices,...
TSU recognized by national online learning body — Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Texas Southern University has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation offering online learning by The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org). The site released its annual ranking for 2017, honoring...
TSU’s Debate Team claims first HBCU championship — Monday, February 12, 2018
The world-renowned Debate Team at Texas Southern University won the inaugural HBCU National Speech and Debate Championship Tournament on January 28 at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. The three-day competition featured teams from 22 historically...
State delivers insurance check to TSU for hurricane repairs — Sunday, February 11, 2018
Texas Southern University accepted $500,000 payment from the State Office of Risk Management (SORM) September 12 to begin repairs to campus buildings following Hurricane Harvey in early September. The funds are proceeds from SORM’s...
Drs. Freeman, Henderson recognized as 'history makers' during mayoral event — Friday, February 09, 2018
Dr. Thomas F. Freeman was the inaugural recipient of Mayor Sylvester Turner's History Makers Awards–Living Legend. Freeman was feted on February 9 at the Houstonian Hotel at a luncheon hosted by Comcast. Dr. Bobbie...
TSU recognizes Black History Month with celebration — Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Texas Southern is kicking off Black History Month with the Black History is Our History campaign. This initiative will recognize those who have contributed to the University’s rich 90-year history and the local, national and global...
Dr. Bobby Wilson Receives Lifetime Mentor Award — Saturday, January 27, 2018
Dr. Bobby Wilson has been honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) “for his extraordinary efforts to significantly increase the number of African Americans with Ph.D. degrees in science, technology,...
TSU's Office of Continuing Education launches the Atty. Ricky Anderson Entertainment Law Inst. — Friday, January 26, 2018
The Office of Continuing Education has increased its online certificate programming with the addition of the Attorney Ricky Anderson Entertainment Law Institute Virtual Campus (ARAELI). The institute’s e-learning certificates are...
Filmmaker Stanley Nelson visits TSU to screen new documentary — Thursday, January 25, 2018
Stanley Nelson, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, visited Texas Southern as part of his HBCU tour to promote his new film, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. TSU and KTSU sponsored a screening and panel...
Dr. Bullard ranked among top urban planning professors — Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Dr. Robert D. Bullard, distinguished professor of urban planning and environmental policy at TSU, was ranked 11th in the top 25 rankings of urban planning faculty in the United States and Canada. Professor Bullard’s book, Dumping in...
TSU's Office of Continuing Education launches the Atty. Ricky Anderson Entertainment Law Inst. — Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Office of Continuing Education has increased its online certificate programming with the addition of the Attorney Ricky Anderson Entertainment Law Institute Virtual Campus (ARAELI). The institute’s e-learning certificates are...
TSU introduces new Center for Justice Research — Monday, January 22, 2018
HOUSTON (January 22, 2018) – Texas Southern University (TSU) announced the establishment of the Center for Justice Research (CJR), a new initiative designed to produce innovative solutions to criminal justice reform and address...
Last updated: 09/25/2018