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  Huston-Tillotson University President Larry L. Earvin, Ph.D. to Render the Concordia University Fall 2014 Commencement Address (AUSTIN, Texas) 11.19.14— Huston-Tillotson University President Larry L. Earvin, Ph.D. will render the commencement address during the conferring of degrees at the fall Concordia University commencement, scheduled at Read More »

(AUSTIN, Texas) 11.3.14 — Bridgett C. Lee has been named Huston-Tillotson University’s Director of Alumni Affairs.  Lee, who completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from Huston-Tillotson University in 2010, will be responsible for coordinating a wide range of initiatives associated with the Read More »

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In support of research, new treatments, and a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” Dr. Larry L. Earvin accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from Austin Community College President Richard Rhodes. Earvin asked members of HT’s Administrative Council to Read More »

(AUSTIN, Texas) 6.23.14 — Mrs. Ada Cecilia Collins Anderson presented Huston-Tillotson University with a $3 million gift—the largest gift in the history of the HT—toward the naming of the Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center.  Following her passion of advocating for and empowering Read More »

Pictured is Jeffrey Archer presenting a contribution to HT President and CEO Larry L. Earvin, Ph.D. in support of the HT Tom Joyner Foundation School of the Month campaign. Pictured is Thomas Joyner, Jr. with Huston-Tillotson University Ambassadors.  Use your Friends and Family personal page Read More »

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  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 »

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