TSUSports.com: TSU Athletics Recognizes Inaugural AD’s Legends Club Recipients


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Football | 10/16/2018 11:44:00 AM |

TSU Athletics Recognizes Inaugural AD’s Legends Club Recipients
HOUSTON- Texas Southern Athletics recognized the first recipients of inaugural TSU AD's Legends Club prior to the kickoff of the TSU versus Grambling State football game.
This year's recipients are Isaiah Thornton Sports Journalism major from Dallas, Texas, Meagan Miller Sports Management major from New Orleans, Louisiana, and Taylor York Broadcast Journalism major from Pearland, Texas.

"One of the key priorities of our Athletics Department at Texas Southern has and will continue to provide students and student-athletes at our institution with the tools and resources that they need to be successful in today's world," said TSU Interim VP of Athletics Kevin Granger. "This scholarship is without a doubt a great step in that direction and we're proud to be able to make positive impacts in the lives of our students here at TSU."

About Texas Southern University:
Texas Southern University possesses an impressive array of more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations, a diverse faculty, 80-plus student organizations, and an extensive alumni network comprised of educators, entrepreneurs, public servants, lawyers, pilots, artists, and more, many of whom are change agents on the local, national and international stage. Nestled upon a sprawling 150-acre campus, Texas Southern University is one of the nation's largest historically black universities.

Our academic curriculum is organized into eleven colleges and schools that continue to serve as cornerstones for developing the greatest potential in leaders from various socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Some of TSU's well-known graduates include the late U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and U.S. Congressman George "Mickey" Leland.

Texas Southern University is heralded as a pioneer and has distinguished itself by producing a significant number of African American students who have obtained post-secondary and advanced degrees. The university's enrollment has grown from 2,303 students to more than 10,237 undergraduate and graduate students from across the world. Although initially established to educate African Americans, Texas Southern University has become one of the most diverse institutions in Texas.

Courtesy: TSU Athletics