Huston-Tillotson University Accepting Applications for its January 2016 Master’s Class

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Educators are encouraged to enroll now to earn a master’s degree in educational leadership with the principal certification from Huston-Tillotson University. Next class starts Jan. 11, 2016. The graduate program is designed primarily for working teachers, seeking advancement to the administrative level. Students are taught by experienced award-winning principals, superintendents, and administrators…

Huston-Tillotson University’s Presidential Inauguration Events Scheduled November 5-8

AUSTIN — The Inauguration Convocation for Colette Pierce Burnette, Ed.D., will be held Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 10 a.m. on the campus in King-Seabrook Chapel. The Huston-Tillotson University Board of Trustees announced Pierce Burnette as the institution’s sixth President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2015.  Pierce Burnette becomes the first female president…

Top 10% of Community College Students

AUSTIN – State Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) filed House Bill 3384 to grant the top 10% of community college students who achieve junior standing automatic acceptance at Texas public universities. The program would mirror the current top 10% admissions program for graduating Texas high school students. “Community college degree programs offer a critical opportunity at…

Prairie View: MC Lyte

PRAIRIE VIEW – Prairie View A&M University showcased their first Black history program “Black Lives Matter” featuring New York’s legendary female rapper, MC Lyte. Unlike any other rapper, this jack-of-all-trades has swept the nation as the first female artist to receive a gold single, the first solo female rapper to be inducted on VH1’s Hip…

Paul Quinn College: “New Urban College Model”

President Michael Sorrell announced that beginning in the fall of 2015, the school would be adopting a new student financial structure that will result in the average on-campus student graduating with less than $10,000 of student loan debt and four years of real world work experience. This innovative educational structure, dubbed the “New Urban College…