Free To Be Me!

DOWNTOWN HOUSTON – In recent times, a large part of Houston’s population celebrated “Pride Weekend”. It’s a massive collage of festivities geared towards displaying the pride of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender) Community. Thus, I’m not speaking about a community that can be pin-pointed on a map of any sort, but more-so of…

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…

12,000 Incarcerated Students to Enroll in Postsecondary Educational and Training Programs Through Education Department’s New Second Chance Pell Pilot Program

Partnerships between postsecondary and penal institutions allow incarcerated individuals to access Pell grants for correctional education The Department of Education announced today 67 colleges and universities selected to participate in the new Second Chance Pell pilot program, an experiment announced in July 2015 to test whether participation in high quality education programs increases after expanding…

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.…

Pastor Dayle Perry

Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church ACRES HOME – Job 8:7 bares record that, “Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase.” During an interview with Dayle Perry, Sr., he paralleled his life’s story in accordance with these most prolific words echoed by Job. By his own admission, he is a witness…