Following the departure of former Texas Southern University President Dr. Austin Lane, all eyes are now on Kenneth Huewitt, who’s served as the university’s chief financial officer for the past three years. Huewitt is ready, and feels his diverse background will give TSU and its watchful board exactly what is needed to maintain the dignity and integrity of the institution, which is the second largest of the nation’s Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU).
The city of Houston has not forgotten its milestone graduates, and are planning to hold a special 'first-of-its-kind' outdoor celebration for high school seniors on June 5.
Booker T. Washington High School (BTW) has teamed up with a nonprofit STEM program to help students and teachers manage the stress of COVID-19, with the cool off viral video challenge and competition.
Due to the COVID-19 / Coronavirus outbreak, it has been decided that Texas schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. It's an adjustment period for all as educators and students were forced to immediately switch to an online learning platform, which is new for most, and Carlos Phillips stresses balance is key.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has many historians drawing comparisons to the 1918 flu epidemic. Much like the coronavirus, authorities in 1918 responded to the epidemic with a combination of church, school and theater closures, cancellations or prohibitions of public gatherings in attempts to quarantine the ill.
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 pandemic.
On Tuesday, April 28, the Houston Independent School District will broadcast a virtual town hall meeting to assist students pursuing postsecondary education options during the COVID-19 crisis.
HOUSTON – Join Texas Southern University on Facebook Live Saturday for a Virtual Gathering connecting fellow Tigers during this global pandemic. KTSU DJ Paul “PD” Davis will lift everyone’s spirits. Go to TSU’s Facebook page @AlumniRelationsOfficeTexasSouthernUniversity to join and in the comments section tell them what song you want to hear during the one-hour Watch
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced Friday that colleges and universities within the 30th Congressional District will receive more than $10 Million in emergency grants to help cover significant financial loses. At least half of the funding to the institutions is required to be distributed to students in the form of emergency cash grants to help students pay for housing, food, and other necessities.
Carver High School theater director Roshunda Jones has been recently inducted into the Texas Thespian Hall of Fame. It is an honor granted to educators who have dedicated years of service to promoting educational theater. The induction ceremony took place during the Texas Thespian Educator Conference, which was held in Houston.