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2022 Archive

TSU offers meningitis, flu, COVID vaccines for new and returning students — Monday, June 27, 2022
Texas Southern University has partnered with the Houston Health Department (HHD) to make three vaccines – including the meningitis vaccine that is required for students under the age of 22 who live on campus – available free of...
Texas Southern University featured on “College Hill: Celebrity Edition” — Saturday, June 25, 2022
Texas Southern University will be featured on the BET+ reality series “College Hill: Celebrity Edition.” The eight-episode series follows eight celebrities as they are fully immersed in an HBCU experience set against the...
KTSU celebrating 50 years of broadcast excellence with Backyard Party — Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Texas Southern University’s award-winning KTSU 90.9FM “The Choice” is celebrating its 50th anniversary of service to the Houston community with a Backyard Party. The TSU Board of Regents was issued a license by the...
TSU Executive Master of Public Administration student receives prestigious grant — Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Texas Southern University Executive Master of Public Administration Program student, Joseph Washington, has been awarded a $15,000 by the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation. For over 40 years, the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation has...
TSU and NASA announce Space Act Agreement for educational opportunities — Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Texas Southern University and NASA Johnson Space Center signed a Space Act Agreement that will expand opportunities for education, workforce development, and research. Under the agreement, TSU and NASA will work collaboratively to facilitate joint...
Governor Abbott appoints new Student Regent for Texas Southern University — Friday, June 10, 2022
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed eight student regents to their respective universities, including Texas Southern University, for terms set to expire on May 31, 2023. Keonne McClain of Houston, who is pursuing a doctorate in...
Jesse H. Jones School of Business earns reaffirmation of accreditation — Thursday, June 09, 2022
The Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University has received renewed accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The organization’s peer-review team delivered a...
TSU Community to Celebrate Juneteenth — Friday, June 03, 2022
Members of the Texas Southern University community are honoring Juneteenth at a variety of events – both on- and off-campus, as well as virtually, over the next two weeks. Texas Southern University has a unique connection to Juneteenth,...
Grant-funded breast cancer screening, wrap-around services available through Texas Southern University — Thursday, June 02, 2022
Texas Southern University is now providing breast cancer screening, among other services, for African American and other ethnic minority women in Harris, Grimes, Matagorda, Walker, and Wharton counties, as part of a grant from the Cancer...
TSU's Jesse H. Jones School of Business Future Bankers Leadership Program boasts 100 percent pass rate for second time — Wednesday, June 01, 2022
For the second consecutive semester, students in Texas Southern University’s newly-established Future Bankers Leadership Program (FBLP) achieved an impressive 100 percent pass rate for a key professional certification exam –...
New Student Orientation is next step to transformation at Texas Southern University — Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Prospective students for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester at Texas Southern University are encouraged to complete their application process and, upon acceptance, register for one of several New Student Orientation sessions that will be held on...
Texas Southern University announces partnership to launch India Studies program — Thursday, May 26, 2022
Texas Southern University and the Foundation for India Studies announced the establishment of an India Studies program for the TSU Graduate School. This partnership promotes the study of India in the United States, particularly in the Houston...
Executive MPA student awarded $5,000 Texas Lyceum fellowship — Monday, May 23, 2022
The Executive Master of Public Administration program (EMPA) at Texas Southern University is proud to announce its first recipient of the $5,000 Texas Lyceum Fellowship – student Aria Alyse-Noire Johnson. As a College Readiness Counselor...
TSU graduate overcomes obstacles to pursue lifelong dream — Monday, May 16, 2022
If there’s one thing that Tia Whitfield learned while attending Texas Southern University, it’s that speaking up can make all the difference. Whitfield spoke up when she contracted COVID – weeks before the University...
Republic Airways contributes scholarship funds to advance TSU Aviation Science Management, Professional Pilot degree programs — Friday, May 13, 2022
Republic Airways recently designated $20,000 toward student scholarships for Texas Southern University's Aviation Science Management and Professional Pilot programs. Representatives from Republic Airways visited the University to present the...
TSU salutatorian means business as she pursues her career ambitions — Wednesday, May 11, 2022
When faced with adversity, such as a global pandemic that impacted three of her four years at Texas Southern University, graduating senior Joy Lewis found transitioning from in-person to online to hybrid instruction a challenge. However, with the...
TSU valedictorian is a storyteller – with an inspirational story of her own — Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Ashley Gillis loves telling a story. So much so, that she is making a career out of it. The senior radio, television and film (RTF) major, who was recently announced as Texas Southern University’s valedictorian for the Spring 2022...
Houston Rockets legend and NBA on TNT Analyst Kenny Smith to serve as Spring 2022 Commencement speaker — Friday, May 06, 2022
Texas Southern University announces the speaker for its Spring 2022 Commencement ceremony will be NBA on TNT analyst Houston Rockets great Kenny Smith. “Texas Southern University is pleased that Kenny Smith will be on our campus to...
TSU Celebrates groundbreaking partnerships at inaugural President's Tiger Ball — Thursday, May 05, 2022
    Texas Southern University (TSU) hosted its inaugural President’s Tiger Ball at the George R. Brown Convention Center. This sold out event, presented by the TSU Foundation Board, serves as TSU’s...
Nationally-renowned policy analyst, strategist and higher education practitioner joins Texas Southern University leadership team as Chief of Staff — Tuesday, May 03, 2022
Dr. Dakota Doman has been selected as Texas Southern University’s new Chief of Staff. Dr. Doman reports directly to TSU President, Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young, and serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet. As Chief of...
TSU’s “Father of Environmental Justice” selected to join American Academy of Arts & Sciences — Monday, May 02, 2022
Dr. Robert D. Bullard, distinguished professor of urban planning and environmental policy at Texas Southern University, has been selected for membership to the prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Bullard, who also serves as...
New survey reveals Texans are in favor of special legislative session — Friday, April 22, 2022
Political Science professor and founding director of TSU’s Executive MPA Program Dr. Michael O. Adams conducted a public opinion poll asking Texans their views on a number of issues of importance A new survey shows an overwhelming number...
Houston Texans and TSU Announce Partnership — Thursday, April 14, 2022
The Houston Texans and Texas Southern University announced a two-year partnership that will positively impact the Houston community by creating opportunities for student-athletes both on the field and in the classroom. The partnership was...
TSU’s Ocean of Soul marching band performs at Wrestlemania — Tuesday, April 05, 2022
Texas Southern University’s Ocean of Soul brought the HBCU band experience to the international stage with a performance at WrestleMania. The marching band performed “Watch me Shine,” the theme song for WWE...
TSU, Southwest Airlines announce career pathway partnership — Thursday, March 31, 2022
University becomes first HBCU partner in Southwest’s Destination 225° pilot recruitment program Texas Southern University (TSU) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced TSU as a university partner – and the...
TSU Executive MPA program partners with the Texas Lyceum to provide graduate student fellowships — Tuesday, March 22, 2022
The Executive Master of Public Administration program (eMPA) at Texas Southern University has announced a new multi-year partnership with the Texas Lyceum. The partnership includes fellowships for graduate student recipients ($5,000 per annual...
TSU Announces New Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications — Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Texas Southern University has named Tracy Clemons as its new Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications. In this role, Clemons will manage and direct media, external communications, and branding working directly with the Vice...
United Airlines, TSU Announce Major Partnership — Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Officials from United Airlines visited Texas Southern University on Wednesday, March 9, to announce a partnership with the university's Aviation Science and Technology program, including the Professional Pilot concentration. United Houston...
TSU Sets Sights on Top Research Status with Inaugural Vice President at the Helm — Tuesday, March 08, 2022
Texas Southern University kicks off its first week of the new division of Research and Innovation, led by nationally acclaimed researcher, Dr. Michelle Penn-Marshall. The launch, coupled with the recent reaffirmation by the Carnegie Classification...
Nationally-renowned Researcher, Innovator Joins TSU’s Leadership Team — Friday, March 04, 2022
Dr. Penn-Marshall previously served as the Vice President for Research, Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate College at Hampton University, a private HBCU located in Hampton, VA. Her other roles at Hampton University included Assistant...
Selling Texans on Electric Vehicles May Be Uphill Climb — Monday, February 28, 2022
TSU, UH conduct Texas Trends survey on new technology Ever more electric vehicles can be spotted these days on the urban roads of Texas. But switching the whole state from gas tanks to batteries is looking like a tough sell. That is what 2,067...
TSU lauds a legend: Rev. William D. Lawson — Monday, February 28, 2022
As part of its Black History Month celebration, Texas Southern University honored the life and legacy of Reverend William D. Lawson, a community trailblazer who helped transform TSU, the Third Ward, and countless lives as founding pastor of...
Current, prospective vendors encouraged to attend March 10 “Doing Business with Texas Southern University!” webinar — Monday, February 21, 2022
Businesses seeking to do business with Texas Southern University are encouraged to attend a helpful webinar on Thursday, March 10, from 2-4 p.m. This virtual procurement session will cover a range of topics, including vendor registration, bids...
TSU, Monterey Jazz Festival continue partnership — Monday, February 21, 2022
(Houston) February 18, 2022 – Texas Southern University (TSU) and the Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) are proud to announce the continuation of a partnership that has broadened the reach of the MJF’s education programs to many...
TSU, George Washington University Partner for Immersive Experience in Washington, D.C. — Monday, February 07, 2022
The online Executive Master of Public Administration program (eMPA) at Texas Southern University and the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at the George Washington University in Washington, DC., have partnered to develop a new and...
KTSU Texas Radio Hall of Fame Salutes Pioneers of Texas Black Radio — Friday, February 04, 2022
In celebration of Black History Month and in continuing tribute to KTSU’s ‘Journey to 50’ celebration, 90.9 The Choice will air a series of audio vignettes spotlighting the people who first brought music, news, and...
Nationally-televised Basketball Games Bring Spotlight to TSU — Tuesday, February 01, 2022
#TSUMaroonOut: Tiger Nation Summoned on Feb. 12 H&PE Arena will be a sea of maroon on Saturday, February 12, when TSU basketball - and the university as a whole - gains the national stage. NBA TV is broadcasting both the women's and...
Texas Southern University Celebrates Black History Month — Monday, January 31, 2022
Texas Southern University officially kicks off Black History Month on Tuesday, February 1, with a comprehensive calendar of events highlighting the excellence of African Americans and featuring events produced and hosted by students, faculty and...
Astros Foundation Gives $500,000 Toward Scholarships, Sports Management Initiatives — Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The Houston Astros Foundation extended a $500,000 gift to Texas Southern University as both entities embark upon a new partnership to support scholarships and Sports Management initiatives. Special individual scholarships are named for Astros...
Late Registration Extended - Not Too Late to Add a Class! — Friday, January 21, 2022
Late registration, originally scheduled to end Friday, January 21, has been EXTENDED until Friday, January 28, with no penalty. If you need to add one or more classes to your Spring ’22 schedule, please use MyTSU to do...
Last updated: 06/02/2022