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TMCF and Strada Pilot New Scholars Program, three HBCUs to participate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Fayetteville State University (FSU), Texas Southern University (TSU) and Virginia State University (VSU) have been chosen to participate in a pilot high school-to-college scholars program in a joint initiative of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Strada Education Network, the two organizations have announced.… Continue reading TMCF and Strada Pilot New Scholars Program, three HBCUs to participate

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SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Council of Presidents has announced that Dr. Charles McClelland will become the sixth SWAC Commissioner in league history since the conference began in 1920. According to an official press release, McClelland has served the past 17 plus years at the helm of two SWAC member institutions –… Continue reading SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

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GRAMMY Award-winning Gospel singer, Texas Southern alumna Yolanda Adams to deliver Winter Commencement Address

HOUSTON, TX – GRAMMY Award-winning Gospel singer, Yolanda Adams, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Winter Commencement on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 9:30 p.m. in the Health and Physical Education Arena on campus. According to a press release by the university, Adams has claimed five GRAMMY Awards and a host of Stellar, Dove… Continue reading GRAMMY Award-winning Gospel singer, Texas Southern alumna Yolanda Adams to deliver Winter Commencement Address

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Texas Southern University Board of Regents named former Fox 26 KRIV anchor Melinda Spaulding as Vice President of University Advancement

HOUSTON, TX – Fox 26 KRIV anchor Melinda Spaulding Chevalier wrapped up a 13 year career and said goodbye to television news as the Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously confirmed her as the new Vice President of University Advancement during their quarterly meeting on August 18. Spaulding, an Emmy Award-winning journalist, will direct… Continue reading Texas Southern University Board of Regents named former Fox 26 KRIV anchor Melinda Spaulding as Vice President of University Advancement

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Texas Southern University Board of Regents selects new president

HOUSTON, TX  –  Texas Southern University Board of Regents has named Austin A. Lane, who will served as the next university president. Lane served as vice-chancellor at Lone Star College with experience driving up enrollment. He currently helps run  a college system with seven campuses, served as president of Lane Star’s Montgomery campus for six years,… Continue reading Texas Southern University Board of Regents selects new president