HOUSTON – From his humble and religious beginnings in Amarillo, Derrick Mitchell has evolved into an affluent and distinguished African-American force in the state of Texas. His father and mother, instilled Christian values and morals in him at an early age. Although his parents did not attain a collegiate education, they equipped him with leadership…

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…

Panther Stadium maintains construction schedule in preparation of historic season opener

Prairie View, TX – Mr. Ashley Robinson, Panther Athletics Director, and Texas A&M University System officials, including Chancellor John Sharp provided an update on Panther Stadium this afternoon during a closed session. The stadium is continuing to make progress amid weather concerns and will be ready for play against crosstown rival Texas Southern University during…

BLACK PROFESSIONAL COWBOYS AND COWGIRLS ASSOCIATION HOST 17th ANNUAL “BPCCA HONORS”

“Supporting Education”   HOUSTON – Black Professional Cowboys & Cowgirls Association (BPCCA) will host its 17th Annual “BPCCA HONORS” Sunday, June 26, 2016 | 6:00p.m. Brady’s Landing Restaurant | 8505 Cypress Houston, Texas 77012.  Ticket Price is $40.     BPCCA “SCHOLARSHIP” AWARDS… BPCCA will Award $12,000 to twelve (12) Graduating High School Seniors from…

Coors Light Celebrates the 2015 HBCU Classics with $100,000 in Scholarships

CHICAGO – Recently, Coors Light recently wrapped up its 2015 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Classics season, following the SWAC Championship in Houston. The brand has invested in HBCUs for more than 25 years, supporting higher education, civic leadership and economic empowerment. Over the last seven years, Coors Light has donated more than $1…