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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Megan Pete, a.k.a. Megan Thee Stallion, was one of 843 graduates who crossed the stage during TSU’s Winter Commencement on Saturday, December 11, 2021, in the Health & Physical Education Arena. The university held two ceremonies – one at 9:30 a.m. and a second at 12:30 p.m. – to recognize and celebrate students who have […]

Shaquille O’Neal’s daughter, Amirah O’Neal, is following in her brother’s footsteps in committing to an HBCU, specifically Texas Southern University. Shaqir O’Neal, 18, announced his commitment to TSU earlier this year. Amirah is leaving Louisiana State University (LSU) and made an Instagram post announcing her decision with a short caption. “I see the doubt in […]

Texas Southern University has named Mr. Brian Simmons as the new Director of The Ocean of Soul Marching Band and an instructor in the Music Department. He will step into this new role on Monday, July 5th, 2021.  “It is an honor to join the TSU Family. Texas Southern has always been a respected rival […]

The Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously selected Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young as TSU’s 13th president following today’s vote of confirmation. Dr. Crumpton-Young will assume her role at TSU on July 1. “Dr. Crumpton-Young is the leader TSU needs to usher in a new era of greatness. Her vision for TSU will shift our […]

The Texas Southern University Board of Regents named Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young as the sole finalist for the position of President of Texas Southern University. A confirmation vote by the Regents will occur at the next board meeting on June 17, 2021. The transition team will be lead by Regent Stephanie Nellons-Paige and Interim President […]

Benjamin Crump, attorney, civil rights leader and author, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Spring 2021 Commencement. The ceremonies will take place at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Alexander Durley Stadium. Renowned civil rights attorney Crump is the founder and principal owner of Ben Crump Law and has […]


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