Education

TSU hosts virtual watch party with DJ Paul “PD” Davis

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

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Congresswoman Johnson announces more than $10M in Coronavirus relief for colleges and universities

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.

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Texas schools to remain closed until May 4

With the federal government extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April, Houston area schools districts will remain closed, providing online instruction until the beginning of May, officials announced.

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Lone Star College waiving fees for classes moving online

Lone Star College announced it will waive fees for courses which are moving online due to the coronavirus and delay a planned tuition increase. The waived fee also applies to the 8-week term, any remaining Next Start classes, May Mini-Mester, Summer I and Summer II distance learning classes.

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