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Huston-Tillotson joins the elite list of universities as an All-Steinway School

AUSTIN, TX– Following a gift of $800,000 Huston-Tillotson University, a historically black college located in Austin, Texas, will become the only institution of higher learning in Central Texas, the fourth HBCU in the country, and the 196th college/university in the world to earn the coveted title of an All-Steinway School. According to a press release… Continue reading Huston-Tillotson joins the elite list of universities as an All-Steinway School

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Huston-Tillotson University selected for $1 Million Grant from UNCF to Improve Job Outcomes of Graduates

AUSTIN, TX – After a six-month planning phase, UNCF announced Huston-Tillotson University (a historically black university¬† located in Austin, Texas) as one of 24 colleges and universities that will receive five-year grants totaling $35.3 million for the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a transformative effort to design and implement programs to improve employment outcomes for… Continue reading Huston-Tillotson University selected for $1 Million Grant from UNCF to Improve Job Outcomes of Graduates

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Huston-Tillotson University President Colette Pierce Burnette to Co-Chair Austin’s Institutional Anti-Racism Task Force

AUSTIN, TX – Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced a task force group on Wednesday that will explore ways the city can combat institutional racism within criminal justice, health, education, finance and housing. The group will be made up of 49 members to take a comprehensive look at institutional racism and make recommendations by March. The… Continue reading Huston-Tillotson University President Colette Pierce Burnette to Co-Chair Austin’s Institutional Anti-Racism Task Force

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HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – This past June, HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) held its 3rd annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with the theme “Rulers of the Throne”. The competition highlights newly historically black colleges and universities campus Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights the newly elected and crowned campus… Continue reading HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

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HBCU Campaign Fund explores Huston-Tillotson University & Homecoming 2016

This past Saturday, HBCU Campaign Fund’s President & CEO Demetrius Johnson Jr., visit Austin, Texas to explore Huston-Tillotson University, which is a private HBCU (historically black college and university) located in Austin, Texas. A private institution, Huston-Tillotson (HT) is affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the United Church of Christ, and the United Negro College… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund explores Huston-Tillotson University & Homecoming 2016