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2019 Archive

TSU Regents Announcement — Monday, November 18, 2019
Texas Southern University Board of Regents Special Announcement The Texas Southern University Board of Regents, the Board’s counsel and its internal auditor proactively contacted local authorities after confirming certain improprieties...
TSU, Lamar State College Orange Create Transfer Agreement — Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The leaders of Texas Southern University and Lamar State College Orange (SCOT) signed a memorandum of understanding on November 12 to create an academic pipeline between the two institutions. The articulation agreement provides a framework to...
Just Mercy Film Screening — Friday, November 08, 2019
TSU Hosting Advance Film Screening of Just Mercy Michael B. Jordan and Oscar winners Jamie Foxx and Brie Larson star in “Just Mercy,” an inspiring drama that brings one of the most important stories of our time to the big...
First–Generation College Celebration — Friday, November 08, 2019
Texas Southern University Celebrates First Generation College Students Today, first-generation college students at Texas Southern University will be celebrated for their contributions to our campus community. November 8 is recognized as National...
AT&T Foundation SOS Donation — Thursday, November 07, 2019
AT&T Foundation Invests in Summer of Success Program at TSU Seeing the need to help expand the number of students who qualify for admission to Texas Southern University, the AT&T Foundation has invested $100,000 in TSU’s...
Spring Registration — Thursday, November 07, 2019
Spring Registration Opens Monday, Nov. 11th Current TSU Tigers wanting to get their best schedule of classes for the upcoming Spring semester have that opportunity beginning Monday, November 11, when registration begins. Students should go to...
Monterey Jazz Festival — Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Texas Southern University and Monterey Jazz Festival Announce New Partnership The Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce a new partnership with Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, Texas, one of the largest and most comprehensive...
2019 Homecoming Week — Monday, October 07, 2019
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Linda Toyota — Monday, October 07, 2019
TSU’s School of Business Welcomes New Advisory Council Member The Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University announces the selection of Linda C. Toyota as an addition to the school’s Business Advisory...
KTSU2 Radio Drama debuts Friday, Oct. 4 at 2 p.m — Friday, October 04, 2019
The KTSU2 Radio Drama, a contemporary digital narrative that includes sound effects and original music, premieres live Friday, Oct. 4 at 2p.m. on Texas Southern University’s student run digital station, http://bit.ly/ktsu2, and social...
Rap and Ride — Wednesday, October 02, 2019
TSU Alumnus Jacquita Johnson to Share Peace Corp Experience During Roundtable — Wednesday, October 02, 2019
When Jacquita Johnson graduated from Texas Southern University with a degree in health administration in 2017, she knew that being a change agent – and improving people’s lives – was in her future. She found the...
Harrison Richmond — Friday, September 13, 2019
Graduate Student Gains Rich Experience with ABC (Harrison Richmond) Harrison Richmond is a Graduate Student from Houston majoring in Professional Communication & Digital Media. He is also a Student Runner for American Broadcast Company...
Kendrick Davis — Wednesday, September 11, 2019
KTSU2 Radio Host Receives Internship with ABC (Kendrick Davis) Kendrick “Drip” Davis is not just a radio personality on our student-run radio station KTSU2, he also had the opportunity to be an intern runner/production...
Tamerras Leonard — Wednesday, September 11, 2019
From the Shadows to Show Time: Senior Interns With ABC (Tamerras Leonard) Senior Broadcast Journalism major Tamerras Leonard applied for a Student Runner position at the beginning of August. She wanted a chance to work with ABC because it is a...
Campus Parking Updates — Thursday, August 22, 2019
Tiger Family: Good news! Beginning this fall, there will be several changes relating to University parking, including a reduction in parking rates. Please read below for important changes that impact all TSU faculty, staff and students. As TSU has...
UH and TSU to be Early Voting Locations in November 2019 Election — Monday, August 19, 2019
Harris County Clerk Dr. Diane Trautman announced today that the University of Houston and Texas Southern University will serve as Early Voting and Election Day polling locations for the November 5, 2019 General and Special...
Houston Universities Team up to Boost Minorities in Academia — Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Houston Universities Team up to Boost Minorities in Academia NSF grant to Rice, University of Houston, Texas Southern will help future science, engineering professors. HOUSTON – (August 13, 2019) – Rice University, Texas...
Texas Southern University Royal Court — Monday, August 05, 2019
Members of the Texas Southern University Royal Court traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for the 18th Annual HBCU Leadership Conference. Geared towards newly elected Kings and Queens, the conference serves as preparation for their upcoming reigns....
Texas Southern University National Alumni Association Held its 2019 Alumni Convention — Monday, August 05, 2019
The Texas Southern University National Alumni Association held its 2019 Alumni Convention July 26-28 in Austin, TX. Filled with current students, convention veterans and first-time convention attendees, supporters were enthused and excited to keep...
Malcolm Allen Selected as a Forbes Under 30 Scholar — Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Malcolm Allen, an accounting major from San Diego, CA, was selected as a Forbes Under 30 Scholar. The scholarship program gives a diverse group of students from across the country free admission to this year’s Forbes Under 30 Summit in...
Democratic Candidates Debate Information — Sunday, July 21, 2019
All Tickets For The Live Debate and Watch Party Are Sold Out!   If you are attending the Democratic Candidates Debate or the Debate Watch Party, here is some important information about:   the debate the watch party street...
Joan R.M. Bullock Named Dean of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL) — Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Following a lengthy nationwide search and an all-inclusive hiring process, Joan R.M. Bullock, professor emerita and former president and dean of Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL) in San Diego, CA, has been named the new dean of Texas Southern...
Texas Southern University and METRO Introduce the Region’s First Shared Autonomous Shuttle — Monday, June 24, 2019
Texas Southern University is now home to the region’s first Shared Autonomous Shuttle. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday morning on the campus of TSU to commemorate the launch between METRO and Texas Southern University in...
Texas Southern University Hosts Thurgood Marshall College Fund Fleischer HBCU Scholars Program — Monday, June 24, 2019
Fifty Houston-area high school rising seniors are experiencing a life-changing, week-long program at Texas Southern University this week thanks, in part, to the generosity of an entrepreneurial benefactor and the sponsorship of two dedicated...
Texas Southern to celebrate Dr. Freeman’s 100th birthday — Sunday, June 16, 2019
HOUSTON (June 11, 2019) – On June 29, 2019, a 100th Birthday Brunch will be held in honor of legendary Texas Southern University Debate Coach Dr. Thomas F. Freeman’s 100th Birthday. The event, “A Legend in His Own...
Texas Southern University President Selected as a Conference Honorary Co-Chair — Saturday, June 15, 2019
Texas Southern University President Austin A. Lane has been selected as an Honorary Co-Chair for the National Black MBA Association Incorporated’s 41st Annual Conference & Exposition, “Transcend the Power of You –...
Dr. Teresa McKinney named Vice President of Student Services — Friday, June 14, 2019
Dr. Teresa McKinney has been named as Vice President of Student Services at Texas Southern University. McKinney, who has served as assistant vice president of student affairs at the University of North Texas since 2013, has an extensive...
TSU announces new academic leaders for five colleges, schools — Thursday, June 13, 2019
Deans named for schools of business, law, public affairs; colleges of pharmacy & health sciences, liberal arts & behavioral sciences The Texas Southern University Board of Regents approved the appointment of five academic deans at...
Autonomous Vehicle Debuted on June 3 — Wednesday, June 05, 2019
You’ve probably noticed the designation of the center of the Tiger Walk for the Automated Vehicle (AV) Shuttle.    The shuttle is a joint project of TSU, METRO and HGAC.  Because the technology is so new, the...
Staff Council Hosts 2019 Staff Development Day — Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Last Wednesday, Texas Southern University staff members invested in themselves during “Staff Development Day.” The event, hosted by the Staff Council, included an opening and general session, along with workshops that covered...
TSU professors contribute to award-winning novel — Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Angie Brown:  A Jim Crow Romance (Outskirts Press, 2017), won first place in the "African American" category in the 2019 Indie Book Awards, an awards program showcasing works from independent publishers.  Karen...
School of Communications Interim Dean Named as a fellow in the Institute for Diverse Leadership in Journalism and Communication — Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Dr. Rockell Brown-Burton, interim dean of the School of Communication, is one of nine Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication members who were selected to participate in the 2019-20 class of AEJMC's Institute for...
TSU to host Ivey Publishing case teaching/writing workshop — Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Texas Southern University’s Jesse H. Jones School of Business is partnering with a leading provider of business case method training – Ivey Business School and Ivey Publishing – for a three-day case teaching and...
Homecoming Datesaver: Oct. 6-12, 2019 — Friday, May 24, 2019
Homecoming 2019 at Texas Southern University - including the football game between TSU and Missouri S&T, slated for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Durley Field - will take place throughout the week of Oct. 6-12. More details about...
Electronic transcript requests now available for students and alumni — Friday, May 17, 2019
Texas Southern University has refined its process for current students and alumni requesting official university transcripts. With the click of a button, thanks to a partnership with the National Student Clearinghouse, a transcript can be...
SGA President Reflects on His Time at TSU — Friday, May 17, 2019
Legacy student Aaron Dallas will follow his family’s tradition of being an alumnus of Texas Southern University at Saturday’s Commencement. The finance major, from Cypress, Texas, said his time at his Historically Black College...
TSU Partners with Crowley Independent School Distict — Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Monday May 6, President Lane signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Crowley Independent School District and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael McFarland. The agreement helps create a seamless pathway for CISD students to attend TSU by...
Texas Southern to recognize James Prince with Honorary Degree — Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Houston native and legendary entrepreneur/music mogul James Prince will receive an honorary doctorate degree from Texas Southern University during Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Prince will be honored with a Doctorate of Humane...
Students visit KHOU Channel 11 Studios in Houston — Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Students in the School of Communication visited the KHOU studios to gain more insight into their field. There, they were able to build relationships with staffers and had the opportunity to meet on-air personalities. “We had a wonderful...
TSU HOSA Dominates State Conference — Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Members of the Texas Southern University chapter of Health Occupations Students of America competed in the 2019 HOSA competition in San Antonio, TX. the mission of the organization is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders...
Retirees Recognized at Annual Retirement Celebration — Tuesday, May 14, 2019
TSU recognized retiring Tigers last night at the President’s Annual Retirement Celebration. While TSU is losing more than 400 years of service, our retirees now have more time to pursue other interests - and give back to TSU in other...
Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Hosts Pre-Ramadan Potluck — Tuesday, May 14, 2019
At the beginning of the month, the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion hosted a Pre-Ramadan Potluck. Ramadan, which started on May 5, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslim as a month of fasting. Muslims...
Wilson Receives Lifetime Achievement Recognition — Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Congratulations to Bobby Wilson, the L. Lloyd Woods Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, for being selected for inclusion in the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement publication. The Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award is an...
Special Friday Summer Hours ( June 3-Aug 9) — Thursday, May 09, 2019
Texas Southern University - Summer 2019 - Friday Hours of Operation (June 3 - Aug. 9) Departments                         ...
Hasan K. Mack announced as the new Chairman of the TSU Board of Regents — Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Texas Southern University Board of Regents member Hasan K. Mack, of Austin, has been announced as the new Chairman of the TSU Board of Regents. Mack, an alumnus of the University of Houston and TSU’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, was...
Angela Rye to Deliver Texas Southern University’s Commencement Address — Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Angela Rye, who brings a unique perspective of strategy and policymaking inside the beltway of the nation’s capital, will be the speaker at Texas Southern University’s Spring 2019 Commencement. The ceremonies will take place at...
Tiger Awards/State of the University Recap — Friday, May 03, 2019
Texas Southern honored its own last week, highlighting faculty and staff excellence, Tiger spirit in relation to the University’s Top 5 priorities, and years of service. The 2nd annual Tiger Awards and State of the University...
Texas Southern University Announces 2019 – 2020 Campus Royalty — Thursday, May 02, 2019
Texas Southern University is pleased to announce its Campus Royalty for the 2019-2020 academic school year. Adonis Warren, a junior journalism major from Los Angeles, California will serve as Mister Texas Southern University. Adunola Rachel...
Texas Southern University Raises $1.2 Million at Annual Maroon & Gray Affair — Thursday, May 02, 2019
Texas Southern University (TSU) hosted its third annual Maroon & Gray Affair on Saturday, April 27 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Houston. The gala raised a record $1.2 million for student...
TSU will be closed on Friday, May 10 — Friday, April 19, 2019
TSU Faculty/Staff/Students: TSU will be closed on Friday, May 10. All classes are cancelled. Please be safe as you travel throughout the day.
TSU Alumnus Earns "Men of Vision Award" in NYC — Monday, April 15, 2019
TSU alumnus Jason Parker (bachelor’s degree in 2006; and ’14 eMPA graduate) was nominated for and accepted the Reverend Al Sharpton National Action Network (NAN) New York Citys chapter 2019...
TMSL Law and Law Student Bar Association Host Movie Screening — Monday, April 15, 2019
To kick off Law Week 2019, the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Bar Association hosted the screening of a documentary entitled, “The Strange Demise of Jim Crow.” The documentary, produced by Houston City Council Member Amanda...
TSU University Museum Show Exhibit of Graduating Seniors — Monday, April 15, 2019
The University Museum presents its annual exhibition of graduating seniors opening on Thursday April 18, 2019. The exhibition features an exciting collection of unique socially charged and inspired works representing the youth and spirit of...
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences has recognized Center for Justice Research Director and Research Fellow with Faculty-Mentee Awards — Thursday, April 11, 2019
Professor Howard Henderson and Doctoral Student Jennifer Bourgeois were the recipients of the ACJS Minority Mentor – Mentee Mentor Awards awarded at its annual conference held in Baltimore, Maryland. The award...
TSU Music Students Victorious in Singing Competition — Wednesday, April 10, 2019
On Saturday, March 23, 2019, seven TSU voice majors competed in the annual Greater Houston Area National Association of Teachers of Singing (GHNATS) competition held at the University of Houston. Out of these seven students, two students received...
TSU Photographer Selected as a Texas State Artist for 2020 — Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Longtime Texas Southern University Photographer Earlie Hudnall, Jr. was selected by the Texas State Legislature as one of the Texas State Artists for 2020 in the two-dimensional category. During each Legislative Session, the Texas State...
House Judiciary Committee Oversight — Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to Support Projects in Africa — Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Declan I. Onwudiwe from Texas Southern University was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to work with Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike on capacity building of the masters and...
Texas Southern University Theatre Presents "Home for Thanksgiving" — Monday, April 01, 2019
Texas Southern University Theatre presents “Home for Thanksgiving,” an engaging and humorous family drama written and directed by TSU Associate Professor of Theatre Thomas Meloncon. The story takes place in the modest home of...
TSU to Participate in HUB Exposition — Sunday, March 31, 2019
The Office of Procurement Services, Purchasing Division staff will participate in the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Connection Seminar and Expo May 6th and 7th at the Irving Convention Center. The annual event allows state agencies to...
Texas Southern University to host community policing workshop — Saturday, March 30, 2019
April 27 event is co-sponsored by MEASURE, Houston Police Department and Mark43 HOUSTON (March 19, 2019) – Texas Southern University’s Center for Justice Research, along with co-sponsors MEASURE, MARK43 and...
Texas Southern University investor rating elevated to ‘positive’; Second rating upgrade since 2017 affirmed by Moody’s Investors Service — Monday, March 25, 2019
Texas Southern University received its second consecutive financial rating upgrade since 2017 when Moody’s Investors Service revised its outlook from “stable” to “positive” and affirmed the...
Tigers end memorable season — Monday, March 25, 2019
To say it was an historic season for the Texas Southern men’s basketball team would be an understatement. The Tigers set the school record for wins in a season (25) and went on their longest postseason tournament run since joining the...
Community input still requested for Cleburne Street improvements — Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Texas Southern University, in coordination with Harris County Precinct 1 Commissioner Rodney Ellis, has conducted two town hall meetings last month to inform the public and to get feedback about the upcoming improvements to Cleburne Street in the...
Texas Southern University's Debate Team Wins 2019 HBCU National Speech and Debate Championship — Sunday, March 17, 2019
Texas Southern University’s Debate Team continues its reign as champions. The team recently participated in the 2019 HBCU National Speech and Debate Championship hosted at Tennessee State University, in Nashville, TN, bringing home 45...
KTSU2 Launch Day — Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Texas Southern University launched its first student-run, live-stream radio station, KTSU2 – The Voice. The historic day included words of encouragement from President Austin A. Lane, Ph.D.; Provost Kendall Harris, Ph.D.; Vice President...
Thomas F. Freeman Honors College Luncheon — Monday, March 11, 2019
United Nations Association Chairperson Headlines Thomas F. Freeman Honors College Luncheon How individuals and communities can engage in global, humanitarian issues will be front and center when the Thomas F. Freeman Honors College of...
Kevin Granger Named Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics — Sunday, March 10, 2019
Kevin Granger, who has spent the better part of 27 years with Texas Southern University as a student athlete, coach, administrator and, most recently, as interim vice president of intercollegiate athletics, was named permanently to that position...
Dr. Austin A. Lane Appointed to Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees — Tuesday, January 29, 2019
HOUSTON (January 29, 2019) – Dr. Austin A. Lane, president of Texas Southern University (TSU), has been appointed to serve on the Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees. Ranked 4th nationally among all children’s...
TSU Students Visit the McGovern Medical School — Monday, January 14, 2019
Dr. Mark Harvey, center, leads his group of Texas Southern University students on a study of the decommissioned cyclotron facility, with the help of UTHealth. On January 11, students from TSU’s College of Science, Engineering...
Dr. Brian Perez performs in World Premiere of “Eulerian Circles” — Saturday, January 12, 2019
On Saturday, January 12, Dr. Brian Perez, director of Jazz Studies, performed the world premiere of “Eulerian Circles” in Washington D.C. The piece, composed for Dr. Perez by Texas Southern University composition professor Dr....
Thurgood Marshall School of Law Graduate Lands Job — Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Ieshia Champs, a Thurgood Marshall School of Law graduate whose graduation picture featuring her children went viral, was recently appointed as an assistant county attorney in the Children’s Protection Practice Group for Harris...
Fast Track to Graduation (FTG) Program — Monday, August 27, 2018
Haven’t enrolled for the fall semester? Here’s a different option . . . Fast Track to Graduation. Classes start Monday, September 9th.     Looking for an alternative to the traditional college schedule? Do you...
Last updated: 04/01/2019