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Members of the Texas Southern University community will honor Juneteenth at several events throughout the month on campus and in the Houston region. Juneteenth celebrates the day that slaves in Galveston, TX, were notified of their freedom. On June 19, 1865, General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and announced the end of slavery. However, this […]

Just in time for Juneteenth and in honor of Black Music Appreciation Month, Yellowland Records, the first Black woman-owned independent record label in the Houston area, launched a much-needed internship program at its new studio, prominently located in River Oaks. The label was launched by millionaire entrepreneur and motivational speaker Twiler Portis and her son, Jimmy Bolt, a rising […]

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 rigorous evaluation that included checking strategic management and innovation, and the academic engagement of students and faculty. The AACSB accreditation for TSU’s business […]

While many people are focusing on the rest, relaxation and the good times they are anticipating for the summertime, there are so many others who are dreading what the summer months bring – oftentimes dangerous and unbearable heat – especially in the Houston area. The people who are most vulnerable, primarily, are our children, elderly […]

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 Educational Administration at TSU, was appointed by Gov. Abbott. McClain has been an elementary school teacher with Pasadena ISD for […]

Leonard Hayes, owner of the Komedy Lounge, is bringing top talent to Houston’s north side and using the proceeds to feed the homeless. He has partnered with United Blessings Ministries to distribute healthy meals to help combat the ongoing food crisis. “Over the last two and half years, our lives have been turned upside down […]

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 research, technology transfer, technology development, and educational and outreach initiatives. The overarching goal is to  create a sustained pipeline of […]

Dannette Davis, of Kay Davis Associates, has donated a $110,000 statue of the late George Floyd to Harris County. The entrepreneur and philanthropist commissioned the piece, “A Conversation with George,” by renowned sculptress Adrienne Rison-Isom. Isom shared that it took months of research and learning about Floyd to bring the life-sized bronze statue to life. […]

At just 25 years old, Houston’s own Keara Alyse has an original sound and her transcendent music and lyrics tell those in her generation exactly how it is out here, while giving nostalgic memories to those a generation above of how it used to be — or how it STILL is. Her lyrics are bold, […]

Marques Jones, a proud 2013 graduate of Texas Southern University, has an impressive background in business administration as well as experience in psychology for adolescents, but his recent leap of Faith has allowed him to “bare” it all. Jones has operated and performed in management roles in multiple national and international companies over the past […]


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