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Friday, March 6, 2020

How 13 TSU students changed the course of Houston history on this day in 1960


KHOU (Channel 11) recently covered the 60th anniversary of TSU students participating in the city's first sit-in.
Their quiet protest at a grocery store lunch counter inspired a series of sit-ins across the city.
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News Around Campus

Dr. Humphrey A. Regis, former Dean of the Thomas F. Freeman Honors College, to be Honored at the Spring Luncheon

Dr. Humphrey A. Regis is one of the honorees at the Honors College Spring Luncheon on Saturday, March 7. 
Dr. Regis succeeded Dr. Thomas F. Freeman as the Dean of the Honors College and served from 2011 - 2014. During that time, he was instrumental in developing the curriculum of the college which had a global focus. After one high official at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund reviewed the program in the College, he commended the program and called it “unique.” Dr. Regis served as the editor of the inaugural Freeman Honors newsletter in 2012. It was under his leadership that the framework for the Frederick Douglass Lecture Series developed. He secured such notable lecturers as Dr. Charles Finch, director of International Health at Morehouse School of Medicine and Dr. Molefi Kete Asante, authority on Afrocentricity, as well as World African Community Studies.
Before coming to TSU, Dr. Regis was professor and Chair of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina A&T University. Presently, he continues his impressive research and teaching as a professor in Mass Communication in the School of Communication.
He received the BA degree in Communicative Arts from the University of DC, the MA degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland, and the PhD degree in Mass Communication from Howard University.
Other persons to be honored at the Spring Luncheon are Rev. Dr. Patricia Williams, founder of the Frederick Douglass Honors Institute, Dr. Sanders Anderson, former director of the Frederick Douglass Honors Institute, Mr. Rodney Cox, alumnus of the Frederick Douglass Honors Institute, Dr. Candy Ratliff, former dean of students in the Honors College, and Mr. Mauricio Sanchez, supervisor of custodial services at TSU.
The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, Houston City Council Member, District D. She will speak on the topic, “Competing to Win: Not Just for Self but for Others.”
Tickets are $75.00 click here to purchase tickets online. Checks are accepted. Please call the Honors College at (713) 313-6725 for more information

COPHS Dean Featured in
Medical Center Magazine

Dr. Rashid Mosavin, dean of the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, is featured in this month’s issue of TMC Pulse Magazine, a publication of the Texas Medical Center. His spotlight article is titled “The Bridge Builder: Rashid Mosavin, Dean of TSU’s COPHS”.
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QEP Play of the Week:
Application & Admissions

Each week, we are featuring a QEP “Play of the Week” to promote the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan.  This week’s play is “Application & Admissions,” featuring quarterback (and Senior Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management) Janna Chancey.
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TSU Basketball Seniors Honored  

TSU senior players of the men's and women team where honored at the Alabama State game on this past Monday night March 2, 2020. Both teams came away with wins over Alabama State.

(From left) Standing with their families are Niya Mitchell, Ciani Cryor,
Breasia Mcelrath, Alaysia Ready, Destiny Arvinger and Richelle Velez.

(From left) Standing with their families are Divonte Lumpkin, Jordan Andrews,
Kevin Granger Jr. and Tyrik Armstrong

Davis, Gendorf Earn SWAC's
Weekly Softball Honors


The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Texas Southern's Crimson Davis and Jazmine Gendorf its Softball Co-Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively after several impressive outings last week.
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