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Texas Southern University Hosts Inaugural B.R.A.G. event (447 hits)

A new tradition was born at Texas Southern University, as students who have reached or exceeded 90+ credit hours attended the “Be Ready and Graduate” (B.R.A.G.) event on Tuesday, April 2, in the H&PE Arena. Speakers included representatives from the Office of the Provost and Student Services. During the event, students spoke with representatives from their college/school regarding their degree path and degree audit. They also received a B.R.A.G. pin, which they will turn in for an alumni pin upon graduation.

“We are excited to start this new tradition for our future TSU grads,” said President Austin A. Lane. “TSU wants to ensure our students make it to the finish line. As part of our Project Graduation initiative, we want to celebrate the students who have reached this critical 90-hour milestone.”

The initiative is an effort to increase the University’s graduation rates and help students on their pathway to success and completion at TSU.

“Our students are one of a kind; they are so different and unique,” said Provost Kendall Harris. “They have worked so hard to make it this far. We want them to know we are rooting for their success, one hundred percent, and are ready to see them across the finish line.”

To engage the students and incorporate social media, attendees were encouraged to post a #TXSUBRAG and talk about why reaching this milestone was important to them. To follow their stories, search the event’s official hashtag, #TXSUBRAG.

TSU plans to make this event a new tradition, giving students another milestone to look forward to along with their upcoming graduation.



ABOUT TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

Texas Southern University (TSU) honors our designation as a special-purpose institution for urban programming and research. TSU is a comprehensive university providing higher education access to the nation’s underserved communities. TSU’s academic and research programs address critical urban issues, and prepares its diverse student population to become a force for positive change in a global society. TSU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations – bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees – organized into 10 colleges and schools on a 150-acre campus nestled in the heart of Houston’s historic Third Ward. The University’s enrollment has a population of more than 9,700 undergraduate and graduate-school academic candidates. Texas Southern has been a distinguished educational pioneer since 1927, and the University has become one of the most diverse and respected institutions in Texas. TSU has positioned itself as a proactive leader in educating underserved students and many who are the first in their family to attend college.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Friday, April 5th 2019 at 8:26PM
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