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Texas Southern University Clears $2.3M In Debt For Over 2,000 Students

Texas Southern University (TSU) has provided financial relief to more than 2,000 students.

Samantha Dorisca

Sep 21, 2023

Black-Owned Houston Vodka Company To Launch On Juneteenth Weekend, Proceeds Will Benefit HBCUs Including Texas Southern University

Blossoming from the heart of Houston, another Black-owned vodka company has hit the market. Houston Chronicle reports 10 Black entrepreneurs and peers from Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University, The University of Texas at Austin, Wiley College, University of Houston, and Cornell University have joined forces to launch General Orders No. 3. (GO3) — named after the order which freed enslaved people on on June 19, 1865 in Galveston, Texas. The group wanted to launch a Houston-made vodka encapsulating the spirit of Texas’ heritage and culture.

Samantha Dorisca

Jun 17, 2022

Megan Thee Stallion Causes Uptick In Enrollment At Her HBCU Alma Mater Texas Southern University

Megan Thee Stallion’s educational pursuits are inspiring others to follow suit. As AfroTech previously reported, Megan Thee Stallion received her bachelor’s degree in health administration from Texas Southern University (TSU) back in December 2021. With all eyes on the rapper, it comes as no surprise that her presence at TSU has created a buzz that is already benefitting the city of Houston.

Samantha Dorisca

May 4, 2022

Proud HBCU Grad Megan Thee Stallion Explains How She's Manifesting Her Dream Life

Megan Thee Stallion — née Megan Pete — is the epitome of a real “hot girl,” constantly soaring to new heights and trusting the journey throughout it all. In a recent interview with Billboard, the 26-year-old explained how much it means to now be the product of a historically Black-owned college and university (HBCU). Back in December 2021, the Texas native walked among her peers to accept her bachelor’s degree in health administration from Texas Southern University, a feat that she managed to knock out of the park all while becoming one of the world’s biggest rap superstars. “I really feel like I did something that was very prestigious,” she said to the outlet. The accomplishment hits different for the “Savage” emcee, who says that she is most proud to continue the HBCU legacy of all of the women in her family. “I feel like I’m making all of the women in my family proud,” Megan Thee Stallion expressed. “All the women in my family went to HBCUs. I’m just going down the legacy of...

Shanique Yates

Feb 4, 2022

Megan Thee Stallion Plans To Open Doors For Recent HBCU Graduates To Land Jobs

Our favorite “Hot Girl ” Megan Thee Stallion is not only about to earn her college degree, but she’s also about to help others who are on track to earning their degree, too. Megan Thee Stallion was recently announced as one of Glamor’s 2021 Women of the Year. In her bold cover story, Megan tells the story of how she landed in health administration after switching over from business and before that, nursing. Now, the “Savage” singer has no plans on letting her degree sit as a trophy alongside her three Grammys, six BET Awards, and a Billboard Women in Music Award, to name a few. As Megan is set to become a college grad, she won’t have the same realities as others who face the difficulties of landing a job in their expected career field. “I see a lot of my peers—a lot of people I went to high school with,” Megan Thee Stallion said, according to Glamour. “They get their degree in, like, biology and then work at...

Samantha Dorisca

Nov 4, 2021