No School Lunches: Food for Thought in the Summertime

During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing with friends, and eating hot dogs by the pool. For many children, sadly, this picture is a stark contrast to reality. Many children from low-income backgrounds instead spend their summers alone at home while their primary caregivers are away…

Michael J. Sorrell, Ed.D

            DALLAS – Within the distance between Chicago, Illinois and Dallas, Texas lies about a 969-mile stretch. However, one young prominent African-American male has become a fortified bridge between the nearly 1,000 mile-journey in midst of the two cities. With maternal roots that extend to Waterproof, Louisiana, located in Tensas Paris; Michael Joseph Sorrell has…

Academic Partnership Between Texas Southern, Lone Star College System

Acres Home – Texas Southern University President Dr. Austin Lane and Lone Star College Chancellor Dr. Stephen Head met June 29 to sign an articulation agreement between the two institutions. The plan will facilitate transfers, recruitment, and admission and advising for prospective students registered in the Lone Star College system. The establishment of this agreement…

Former Miss Texas Southern University is named Miss Black U.S. Ambassador for D.C.

Jesse H. Jones School of Business alumna Marinda Frugé has been elected to represent the District of Columbia in the Miss Black U.S. Ambassador Program. Frugé will be competing in the national pageant July 3-9 in Oklahoma City. Frugé, a Houston native, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.B.A. in accounting in 2014. She is…

Texas Women’s University Student Whitney Bracey breaks barriers in business, ballet and beyond

Jun. 22, 2016—Texas Woman’s University’s fashion student Whitney Bracey embodies today’s Texas woman.  She is an athlete and a fashionista, an entrepreneur and an advocate, an employee and a student, and she embraces each of these qualities and uses them to drive her passion to start a fashion company that is inclusive of all women.…