You Gotta See This: Prairie View A&M University’s new $61 million Stadium Complex

The first time I stepped foot onto Prairie View A&M’s Blackshear Field was after the Homecoming football game in 1985. The Panthers defeated Bishop College 28-15 that year on their way to a 2-9 record.  Hundreds of jubilant fans then headed towards the “Baby Dome” for a post game concert featuring Frankie Beverly and Maze. …

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…

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…