Tom Joyner Foundation Names Texas Southern University June School Of The Month

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The Tom Joyner Foundation is recognizing Texas Southern University in Houston, Tex., as the June 2014 School of the Month.

Listen below to an interview with Texas Southern University president, Dr. John M. Rudley. Click here for part 2 and 3 of the interview. 

The foundation, formed by the nationally syndicated radio personality, chose Texas Southern as part of its on-going effort to assist these institutions in broadening and strengthening their efforts to raise money to help keep students attending HBCUs.

Located in Houston, Tex., Texas Southern University is the fourth largest HBCU in the nation. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations,  has a diverse faculty, and affords opportunities to choose from with  80-plus student organizations. Founded in 1927, Texas Southern has continued to ensure excellence in its students.

The university’s enrollment encompass students from all over the world and has become one of the most diverse institutions in Texas.

Notable Texas Southern alumni include the late U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and U.S. Congressman George “Mickey” Leland, as well as Michael Strahan.

As one of the Tom Joyner Foundation ‘Schools of the Month’, each school will be promoted by the Tom Joyner Morning Show and receive those funds raised from listeners, alumni and other interested parties that month. The show, aired in 115 markets around the country, reaches nearly eight million listeners every week.

The Foundation’s ‘Schools of the Month’ for the rest of the year are as follows: July- Huston-Tillotson University, Austin, Tex; August – Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta,Ga; September- Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Va; October- Alabama State University, Montgomery, Ala; November – Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, La.

Click here to make a donation to Texas Southern University.