Gary Bledsoe named TMSL interim dean

Texas Southern University has announced that former Texas Southern University Regent Gary Bledsoe will assume the role of interim dean at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Bledsoe will lead the law school through its American Bar Association compliance requirements. Bledsoe will assume his new position November 1. “We are very fortunate to have Gary…

GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR INSTITUTIONS RECOVERING FROM HURRICANE HARVEY

  The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced that it will award up to $1 million in emergency grants to preserve humanities collections and help restore operations at libraries, museums, colleges, universities, and other cultural and historical institutions affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.   Cultural institutions in FEMA-designated disaster areas can apply directly to NEH…

TSU tops 10,500 students after focused recruitment campaign

 Texas Southern announces preliminary boost in fall enrollment HOUSTON (September 28, 2017) – Texas Southern University (TSU) announces a preliminary boost in enrollment for the Fall 2017 semester. More than 10,500 students have started class on campus after a late opening to the academic session following Hurricane Harvey. The University welcomed 2,018 first-time freshmen in…

Hurricane Harvey Photos

If you have great photos of Hurricane Harvey, share them with the Houston Sun and we will publish them and give you photo credit. Send photos and include the title, place, and a description of what is happening. Send to: sunphotos@houstonsun.com. Include your name, address, and phone number.

FEMA Claims Link

The link below is for Houston Sun’s readers’ use. If you have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey, this link should be beneficial. https://www.fema.gov/apply-assistance Since 1983, The Houston Sun brings you new and information that you can use and trust.

Houston League sets up Harvey Care Fund, requests donations

Responding to the devastation of the epic and historic Hurricane Harvey, the Houston League of BUsiness and Professional Women, Inc in collaboration with The Houston Sun has established a three tier HLBPW Harvey Care Initiative. To that end, the Houston League during the conference call explored the following: Ways to Support and Engage is Hurricane Harvey Welfare, Safety, and…

Kaepernick takes Sankofa trip

                        Maat Andrews The Houston Sun Colin Kaepernick took to social media this Fourth of July announcing his visits to different African locations. Kaepernick’s hajj places him in great and interesting company.  He is not alone. From within the seared hearts of the descendants…

Sanctuary cities bill unites cities

By Maat Andrews The Houston Sun Senate Bill 4, a bill that has stirred much controversy since its introduction by Texas Governor Gregg Abbot in 2016, was signed into law in May of this year and has sparked protests from many different communities across this state and has awakened the dormant heart strings of the…