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2020 Archive

National Hockey League to Support Criminal Justice Research at Texas Southern University — Monday, September 14, 2020
The Center for Justice Research (CJR) at Texas Southern University (TSU) has received a pledge of financial support from the National Hockey League (NHL) to work toward creating “a procedurally just criminal justice system.”...
Alumni Back to School Campaign Helps Texas Southern Students In Need — Monday, September 14, 2020
Like many students across the nation, Texas Southern University students are facing an array of challenges from COVID-19, especially financially. Summer employment opportunities have been disrupted, families have lost employment and sources of...
Texas Southern Partners with Baylor College of Medicine's MIEHR Research Center — Thursday, September 10, 2020
Baylor College of Medicine has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a new Maternal and Infant Environmental Health Riskscape (MIEHR) Research Center. Baylor will receive $7.1 million over five years and is one of only...
KTSU’s The Vibe Takes Over 90.9 FM Airwaves Labor Day Weekend with Drive-Thru Voter Registration Event — Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Texas Southern University’s Division of University Advancement is excited to announce the continued expansion of KTSU 90.9 FM with a new digital station. The Vibe will be the digital and innovative Urban Alternative station, powered by...
TSU Thurgood Marshall School of Law declared in full compliance with the ABA — Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law declared in full compliance with the American Bar Association, post satisfying key admission standards. On Monday, August 24, 2020, the Council of the Section of Legal Education and...
Texas Southern University Migrates to the Cloud with Ellucian — Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Ellucian, the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, today announced that Texas Southern University (TSU) has gone live with Ellucian Banner Cloud, a powerful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution designed...
TSU’s Master of Public Administration Program Receives Reaccreditation — Sunday, August 09, 2020
The Barbara Jordan - Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs Master of Public Administration (MPA) program has received accreditation for the third time from the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The MPA...
The Center for Justice Research Releases Report with The Black Public Defender Association — Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Texas Southern University’s Center for Justice Research and the Black Public Defender Association released “Save Black Lives: A Call for Racially-responsive Strategies and Resources for the Black Community during the COVID-19...
KTSU 90.9 FM Introduces New Station The Vibe — Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Texas Southern University’s Division of University Advancement is excited to announce the continued expansion of KTSU 90.9 FM with a new digital station. The Vibe will be the digital and innovative Urban Alternative station, powered by...
TSU Releases SWAC Fall Sports Statement — Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the postponement of all scheduled fall contests along with SWAC championships due to continuing concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The fall sports impacted include men’s...
New Tiger Parents Page Debuts on TSU Website — Friday, July 17, 2020
As Texas Southern University faculty and staff members work diligently to prepare a safe environment for learning for the upcoming Fall 2020 semester, The Division of Student Services has developed a dedicated parents area for pertinent...
KTSU 90.9 FM Debuts New Show, #OneVoice — Thursday, July 16, 2020
With the recent racial unrest in our country, now more than ever before, our voices are needed to highlight the social ills plaguing the Black community. That’s why KTSU, The Choice 90.9 is proud to debut #ONEVOICE, a new talk radio show...
Texas Southern Alumni Stay Connected During COVID-19 — Thursday, July 16, 2020
Texas Southern University alumni have remained connected to their alma mater during COVID-19. “During these unprecedented times, alumni have been accessible via virtual platforms and consistently support the University’s...
The COVID-19 Hotline — Tuesday, July 14, 2020
As the novel Coronavirus swept the globe, the Student Health Services (SHS) team at Texas Southern University took a proactive approach and designed a COVID-19 Hotline for faculty, staff, and students in March. Members of the TSU community can...
Texas Southern University Postpones Spring 2020 Commencement — Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Commencement is the culminating event of one’s academic career. It is a special day to gather and celebrate the accomplishments of graduates of our esteemed University. Unfortunately, due to the escalating surge of COVID-19 cases in the...
Texas Southern University Modifies Fall Academic Calendar — Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Texas Southern University will move to a modified 13-week schedule for the upcoming fall semester, which has students completing the term prior to the traditional Thanksgiving break. Due to the novel coronavirus, the modified schedule shortens the...
TSU Online Learning Summit — Monday, July 13, 2020
The Office of Academic Affairs will host the TSU Online Learning Summit from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, July 15, for Texas Southern University faculty and staff members. During the summit, speakers will provide engaging and exciting...
TSU's Center for Justice Research Launches National Police Reform Advisory Group — Wednesday, June 24, 2020
In the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death and the resulting national outcry for systemic policing reforms, Texas Southern University’s Center for Justice Research (CJR) has formed a National Police Reform Advisory Group. The...
Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation 2020 TBHF Award Recipient — Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Qwintira Tallamon, a graduate student in the Jesse H. Jones School of Business, was selected as a Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation 2020 TBHF Award recipient. Tallamon will receive a $15,000 prize award, and an invitation to join the TBHF...
Harris County Introduces a COVID-19 Relief Fund — Monday, June 22, 2020
Harris County has established the Harris County COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide much needed relief to Harris County residents most impacted by the global pandemic.  The $30 million fund, which will be administered by Greater Houston...
TSU Faculty Expert List — Monday, June 22, 2020
Texas Southern University (TSU) honors our designation as a special-purpose institution for urban programming and research. TSU’s academic and research programs address critical urban issues, and prepares its diverse student population...
TSU's Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to Host Virtual Pride Month Discussion — Monday, June 22, 2020
Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+ and more (LGBTQ+) celebrate Pride Month in June, which holds significance in the United States because it honors and recognizes the Stonewall Riots that happened on June 28, 1969. At Texas...
Seeing The Silver Lining in the Airline Industry — Thursday, June 18, 2020
Due to COVID-19, some airlines have halted their recruitment, in addition to pilot training for existing pilots. It’s anticipated that many major airlines will have pilot layoffs. While Dr. Terence Fontaine, Director of Aviation for the...
Professor Provides Advice on Next Steps for Those Who Are Unemployed — Thursday, June 18, 2020
Due to COVID-19, millions of Americans have lost their jobs or been furloughed. The National Bureau of Economic Research stated the United States entered a recession in February 2020. Many citizens do not know how to take their next steps to gain...
New Student Regent Appointment — Monday, June 15, 2020
Senior Political Science major Joseph Johnson has been appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott as the new Student Regent for Texas Southern University. Johnson, who is from Sugar Land, Texas, will serve a one-year term beginning June 10, 2020. He...
Celebrate Juneteenth with TSU — Friday, June 12, 2020
With the recent events around the world, a holiday that originated in Texas is now receiving national recognition. Juneteenth celebrates the day that slaves in Galveston, TX, were notified of their freedom. On June 19, 1865, General Gordon Granger...
Public Visitation, Service for Dr. Thomas Freeman Scheduled for June 16th — Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Donate Now to the Thomas F. Freeman Memorial Fund – Benefitting the TSU Debate Team! Texas Southern University will host a public visitation for Dr. Thomas F. Freeman on Tuesday, June 16, from 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m., with a memorial...
Student Health Services Uses Telemedicine in Wake of COVID-19 — Wednesday, June 10, 2020
As students returned home in March due to novel coronavirus, the staff of Texas Southern University’s Student Health Services (SHS) made it their mission to provide remote telemedicine services. SHS provides health-related outreach for...
TSU Regents Announce Scholarship Fund for George Floyd’s Daughter — Tuesday, June 09, 2020
The Board of Regents of Texas Southern University (TSU) honors the memory of George Floyd on the day that he is laid to eternal rest. Mr. Floyd was a lifelong citizen of the Third Ward and a revered graduate of Jack Yates High School. The Board,...
From Interim President Huewitt - George Floyd Incident — Friday, June 05, 2020
Tiger Family:  George Floyd was a product of our community and a proud graduate of Yates High School. His tragic, untimely death has shined a spotlight on inequity and racism in our society. Protests that began in Minneapolis spread...
How to Protest in the Age of COVID-19 — Thursday, June 04, 2020
TSU Dean Gives Helpful Tips to Stay Healthy While Rallying As citizens take to the streets to exercise their right to protest, there remains the ever-present threat of the novel coronavirus. As the world came to a halt to fight COVID-19, citizens...
TSU Board Approves Temporary Revision to Admissions Standards Due to COVID-19 — Tuesday, June 02, 2020
The Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously approved a temporary addition to the existing university admissions standards, allowing an important COVID-19-related exemption for first-time, incoming freshman who meet specific...
Remote Advising Made Easy at TSU in the Age of Coronavirus — Tuesday, June 02, 2020
In spite of COVID-19, Texas Southern University current and prospective students can get their enrollment and advising questions answered remotely. In addition to self-directed online enrollment for students, the Student Academic Support Services...
Student Leaders Participate in Virtual Inauguration — Tuesday, June 02, 2020
On Monday, June 1, Texas Southern University student leaders logged onto Zoom to take their oath of office. Members of the Student Government Association, Royal Court, and University Program Council participated in TSU’s first-ever...
TSU Online Library Transition — Tuesday, May 19, 2020
TSU Online Library Transition Texas Southern University’s Library Learning Center began transitioning a wide variety of content online when they moved across campus from the Terry Library last summer. One of the many purposes of the...
TSU Offers Students Online Career Assistance — Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Finding a job or internship can be challenging under the best of conditions. Throw in a global pandemic that has turned job markets upside down, and it may seem downright impossible. While the Texas Southern University Career & Professional...
New Summer and Fall Registration Dates — Thursday, April 09, 2020
TSU Community: Due to internal adjustments related to the upcoming summer semester, the start of registration for both the summer and fall semesters has been delayed one week - with priority (special groups) registration beginning on Wednesday,...
Board of Regents Updates — Thursday, April 09, 2020
The Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously named Kenneth Huewitt as the Interim President of Texas Southern University during its regular meeting held Thursday, April 16, via telephone conference call due to the coronavirus...
TSU Transitions to Online Tutoring — Thursday, April 09, 2020
As Texas Southern University students have made the transition to online learning, online tutoring is available to assist students as they navigate this new normal. The mission of the Student Academic Support Services (SASS) department...
2020 TMCF Scholarship Opportunity — Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Scholarship team is proud to announce the 2020-2021 TMCF scholarship season is now open. The TMCF offers financial assistance to outstanding students attending publicly-supported HBCUs. Eligibility...
Spotlight on Texas Southern Freshman Roderick Coffee — Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Redshirt freshman, Roderick Coffee was slotted into the ninth spot in the lineup to start the 2020 baseball season for Texas Southern University in his first ever collegiate baseball game against New Mexico State University. He blasted two home...
Armstrong, Rasas Earn NABC I All-District Honors — Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Texas Southern senior guard Tyrik Armstrong was named to the 2019-20 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 22 First Team while sophomore Yahuza Rasas earned second team honors. This marks the second postseason honor for...
Salak Earns All-SWAC Bowling Honors — Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Texas Southern senior bowler Summer Salak capped off the 2019-20 campaign with a spot on the All-SWAC Bowling Second Team. The senior from Killeen, Texas finished the season with a 183.65 average and a total pinfall of 4,775 pins during action at...
Honors Studies was Celebrated at the Honors College Spring Luncheon — Tuesday, March 31, 2020
On Saturday, March 7, the Honors Studies program hosted the Honors College Spring Luncheon to raise funds benefiting the programs in the College. Keynote speaker and Texas Southern University alumna Council Member Carolyn Evans-Shabazz stirred the...
Board of Regents Special Announcement - 2/20 — Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The Texas Southern University Board of Regents announced that Dr. Austin Lane has entered into a settlement agreement with the University, officially ending his tenure with TSU.  Click here for the details  
Houston City Council Member is Keynote Speaker for Honors College Spring Luncheon — Monday, February 17, 2020
Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz is the keynote speaker for the Thomas F. Freeman (TFF) Honors College Spring Luncheon on Saturday, March 7, at 12:30 p.m. in the Tiger Room in the Sterling Student Life Center. She will address the topic,...
Temporary Suspension of Summer/Fall Registration — Sunday, February 09, 2020
TSU Community: In order to make software modifications, online registration for the May mini-mester, Summer and Fall classes will be temporarily suspended beginning Friday, April 24, at 10 p.m. through the end of day on Thursday, April 30....
Groundbreaking Ceremony for $10.4 million Cleburne Street Construction Project — Friday, February 07, 2020
Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Texas Southern University Acting President Kenneth Huewitt on Thursday participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a $10.4 million Cleburne Street construction project...
16th Annual Research Week Program (Cancelled) — Monday, February 03, 2020
Texas Southern University’s (TSU’s) 16th Annual Research Week Program is March 30-April 3, 2020. Research Week provides an avenue for promoting national and local awareness of the exciting research and outreach activities on...
2020 Black History Month Events — Friday, January 31, 2020
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China Travel Restriction Announcement — Thursday, January 30, 2020
Effective immediately, and in adherence to U.S. Federal Government travel warnings, Texas Southern University is prohibiting all university travel to Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and any non-essential travel to China outside of Hubei Province....
TSU Named HBCU Institutional Leader by Fulbright — Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Texas Southern University is proud to be named a 2018-2019 Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader. Beginning this year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is recognizing the noteworthy level of...
“Fast Track” Classes Begin Jan. 27 — Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Later start, shorter timeframe adds flexibility to schedule options. Current or prospective students needing a more flexible schedule for the spring semester should consider a “Fast Track” course. TSU offers these 13-week...
Board of Regents Special Announcement — Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Texas Southern University Board of Regents Special Announcement / 1-10-20 The Texas Southern University Board of Regents today placed TSU President Dr. Austin A. Lane on administrative leave with pay. The Board has appointed CFO Kenneth Huewitt as...
Bank Mobile Ace Award — Monday, January 06, 2020
Texas Southern University recently received the 2019 ACE Award (for Achieving Campus Efficiency) as a result of its ongoing student refund partnership with BankMobile. From January 1 to November 1, 2019, the university delivered more than 95...
MLK 2020 Birthday Celebration — Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Rothko Chapel and the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University (TSU) will partner for a program to explore the influence of Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement on environmental...
Last updated: 01/06/2020