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W. Charles Akins ’54             W. Charles Akins began his career in education after graduating from Huston-Tillotson College in 1954. He served as principal of Anderson High School within the Austin Independent School District.  He is recognized and respected in Read More »

HT’s International Alumni Association president, John Mays, visits with Dr. Roderick L. Smothers, the new Vice President for Institutional Advancement, and La Juana R. Napier, Director of Alumni Affairs.  The discussion was centered around fund raising and recruiting collaboration strategies.  With the ground breaking vision of the Health and Wellness Center Read More »

Share your accomplishments, milestones, travel adventures, or other exciting facts.  Send material to the Alumni Affairs Office at 900 Chicon Street, Austin, TX 78702 or email lrnapier@htu.edu.  Read More »

Gene Sampson ’62 was inducted into the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association Hall of Honor on July 23 in Fort Worth.  Sampson coached at Mary A. Brown High School and led his teams to a state football championship in 1963.  He also coached girls Read More »

(AUSTIN, Texas) —Huston-Tillotson University officials are deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. John Quill Taylor King, Sr. He served as president of Huston-Tillotson College (now University) from 1965 to 1988, making him the longest serving president. He joined the Huston-Tillotson faculty as an Instructor Read More »

The late Mrs. Jamesanna Kirven, Tillotson College Class of 1939, made a substantial bequest to the University Monday, July, 18th.  Mr. Clifton and Mrs. Emma McPherson (Executor), delivered a gift of over $32,000.00.  Mrs. Kirven was a former staff member of the University.  The impact of her legacy will Read More »

Alumnus Roger Adams ’96 provided valuable information regarding the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP). The PCIP is administered by either your state or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and provides a health coverage option for children and adults in all 50 states and the Read More »

HT will be rolling out a new Planned Giving Program.  The Program offers additional options for leaving your legacy to the University.  The service provides a weekly e-newsletter that includes current financial information, news from Washington D.C., and much more. Click here for more information.   Read More »

Check out the new Huston-Tillotson University site targeted to prospective students. Read More »