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Texas Southern University- SGA Officials 2011-2012 --EXECUTIVE CABINET-- President | Shekira Dennis Executive Vice President | Anya Willoughby Internal Vice President | Brett McKinley External Vice President | Femi Felix-Ukwu Comptroller | Aurelia Wagner Executive Secretary | Isis Green --LEGISLATIVE BRANCH-- -Student Senate- Senate Chair (Acting) | Brandon Andrews Senator-At Large (Internal Affairs) | Brandon Andrews Senator-At Large (External Affairs) | Gilbert Cutkelvin Senator-At Large (Judicial Affairs) | Daniel Young Senator-At Large (Financial Affairs) | Joshua Greene Senator-At Large (Academic Affairs) | Maya Johnson Senator-At Large (Buildings and Grounds) | Levon Briggs Senator-School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences | Jonnie German III Senator-School of Liberal Arts & Behavioral Sciences | Deshara Goss Senator-School of Business | George Jackson Senator-Law School | *Vacant* Senator-School of Public Affairs | Cuevas Peacock Senator-School of Science & Technology | LaShunda Barlow Senator-School of Communications | Dior Gardner Senator-School of Education | Doris White Senator-Lanier East | Kyle Crockett Senator-Lanier West | Akalya Pomare Senator-Greystone Apartments| Julian Kane Senator-Tierwester Apartments | Kenneth Ware Senator-Courtyard Apartments | Demariano Hill Senator-Pan Hellenic Council | Leon Spencer Senator-University Program Council | *Vacant* Senator-Gifted & Physically Disabled Students Assoc | Leticia Jones Senator-Freshman Class | Jerry Ford Senator-Freshman Class | Damien Jones Senator-Sophomore Class | Deja Laws Senator-Sophomore Class | Chris Hines Senator-Junior Class | Eoles Whitaker Senator-Junior Class | Divania Sykes Senator-Senior Class | Bobby Scott Senator-Senior Class | BreAnn Edwards Senator-Graduate Class | Juan Sorto Senator-Graduate Class | Maxie Tarver Senator International Student Organizations| Oliver Lancelin --JUDICIAL BRANCH-- -Office of Attorney General- Attorney General | Timothy Moss Deputy Attorney General | Eoles Whitaker, II Assistant Attorney General | Charles Oke Associate Attorney General | Joseph Carrier -Student Court- Chief Justice | James Hollins Associate Justice | Donny King Associate Justice | Robert Foster Associate Justice | Ariana Williams Associate Justice | Herman Shelton

Mission: Texas Southern University is located in Houston, TX, the fourth largest city in the US, and one of the fastest-growing and forward-moving cities in the world. More than 9,500 students make up our diverse student body. The SGA shall serve as a means whereby student opinions,views, and aspirations may be properly discussed and acted upon. The SGA shall function as an effective, efficient and responsive means of coordinating and monitoring all student affairs. The SGA shall take all steps necessary to protect the general welfare of the student body and to ensure each student the opportunity to develop to the best of his/her ability. We answer to and work hard for the students of Texas Southern University, and make sure the needs of each and every student is met.

04/17/2012

The Student Government Association will be giving out one thousand dollar scholarships to ten deserving students at our Annual closing Scholarship Gala. The Gala will be held in the Tiger Room on Wednesday May 2nd, 2012 at 7pm.

All candidates must be present when the scholarship recipients are announced. It is our hope to continue the tradition of supporting and encouraging our student constituency in their quest to be exemplary Tigers. The essay is not to exceed two pages. The prompt is below:

"Discuss your current contributions to Texas Southern Universities academic, social and cultural development. Please include any organization affiliations, community service projects, volunteer experiences and independent research that you feel has shaped the overall identity of the university."

You are required to submit one letter of recommendation from a member of the TSU faculty, staff or administration.

Application Deadline EXTENSION:

All Applications are due promptly on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 5:00pm.

Applications must be submitted to Room 210

If you have any additional questions please feel free to reach out to President Dennis.

713-313-7182
[email protected]

04/09/2012

Analysis of the Trayvon Martin Case-Panel Discussion

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
University Library, Exhibit Room, 1st Floor
Refreshments Available

Moderator: Dr. Obidike Kamau, Director, TSU Learning Resources Center
Robert James Terry Library
Panelists:

· Dr. Helen Greene, TSU Professor, Administration of Justice
· Dr. Howard Jones, Southern Conference on African American Studies
· Dr. Byron Price, TSU Professor, Political Science & Chair, Faculty Senate
· Minister Al Edwards, Executive Director, Juneteenth USA
· Mr. Eric Rhodes, TSU Professor, Business Communications & Attorney

Should you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact Ms. Chanta Howard, Development Coordinator, TSU Libraries and Museums at 713-313-7951.

04/09/2012

The Student Government Association will be giving out one thousand dollar scholarships to ten deserving students at our Annual closing Scholarship Gala. The Gala will be held in the Tiger Room on Wednesday May 2nd, 2012 at 7pm.

All candidates must be present when the scholarship recipients are announced. It is our hope to continue the tradition of supporting and encouraging our student constituency in their quest to be exemplary Tigers. The essay is not to exceed two pages. The prompt is below:

"Discuss your current contributions to Texas Southern Universities academic, social and cultural development. Please include any organization affiliations, community service projects, volunteer experiences and independent research that you feel has shaped the overall identity of the university."

You are required to submit one letter of recommendation from a member of the TSU faculty, staff or administration.

Application Deadline:
All Applications are due promptly on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 5:00pm.

Applications must be submitted to Room 210

If you have any additional questions please feel free to reach out to President Dennis.

713-313-7182
[email protected]

The Student Government Association in collaboration with Enrollment Services will host the Early Bird Gets the worm Ice ...
04/03/2012

The Student Government Association in collaboration with Enrollment Services will host the Early Bird Gets the worm Ice Cream Social for the duration of the week from 12-2 in the Student Center. This campaign is geared towards encouraging you all to get registered for the upcoming summer and fall semesters.

04/03/2012

The Student Government Association will be giving out one thousand dollar scholarships to ten deserving students at our Annual closing Scholarship Gala. The Gala will be held in the Tiger Room on Wednesday May 2nd, 2012 at 7pm.

All candidates must be present when the scholarship recipients are announced. It is our hope to continue the tradition of supporting and encouraging our student constituency in their quest to be exemplary Tigers. The essay is not to exceed two pages. The prompt is below:

"Discuss your current contributions to Texas Southern Universities academic, social and cultural development. Please include any organization affiliations, community service projects, volunteer experiences and independent research that you feel has shaped the overall identity of the university."

You are required to submit one letter of recommendation from a member of the TSU faculty, staff or administration.

Application Deadline:
All Applications are due promptly on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 5:00pm.

Applications must be submitted to Room 210

If you have any additional questions please feel free to reach out to President Dennis.

713-313-7182
[email protected]

Legacy Lecture Series event is TODAY at 12pm in Sawyer Auditorium! Panelist include Jeff Johnson as moderator, actor Emm...
03/29/2012

Legacy Lecture Series event is TODAY at 12pm in Sawyer Auditorium! Panelist include Jeff Johnson as moderator, actor Emmanuel Lewis, Attorney Harry Johnson, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, Chairman of the 100 Black men Thomas Dortch Jr. plus many many more!

Students also have a chance to win scholarships! Two $500 scholarship will be given to 2 lucky attendees!! Ticket drawing available up to 5 minutes before lectures starts with drawing at end of lecture. See you there Tigers!

03/26/2012

Rally TODAY at 3pm in front of the student center ! #Justice4Trayvon via @TXSouthernSGA

Show your support in this effort and help by SHARE THIS STATUS ON YOUR WALL!

03/26/2012
Rally For Justice

Rally For Justice

Monday March 26, 2012 .... 3100 Cleburne Houston, Texas #Justice for #Trayvon #Martin

Students there will opportunities to secure scholarships at the Black Hall of Fame panel discussion. See you on March 29...
03/23/2012

Students there will opportunities to secure scholarships at the Black Hall of Fame panel discussion. See you on March 29th promptly at 12pm in Sawyer Auditorium!

2 scholarships and $1,000 prize up for grabs on next week when the Black Hall of Fame Legacy Tour comes to TSU on March 29th.

“Strengthening HBCUs to Meet the Needs of the Future”- with Jeff Johnson serving as the moderator!Sawyer AuditoriumThurs...
03/20/2012

“Strengthening HBCUs to Meet the Needs of the Future”- with Jeff Johnson serving as the moderator!


Sawyer Auditorium
Thursday, March 29th 12:00 p.m.
PUT IT ON YOUR CALENDAR!

Make sure you are in attendance Tigers!
03/20/2012

Make sure you are in attendance Tigers!

The 2012 Legacy Lecture Spring Tour

“Strengthening HBCUs to Meet the Needs of the Future”
Featuring BET's Jeff Johnson, Emanuel Lewis (TV’s Webster); TSU’s Shekira Dennis, Miss Black Hall of Fame, and others
Sawyer Auditorium
Thursday, March 29th 12:00 p.m.

03/20/2012

RT @TXSouthernSGA: NAACP LDF along w/ @txyoungvoters, TSU & PV students join fight against Texas' discriminatory Photo ID Law http://bit.ly/GBzbZC

03/08/2012

This is a friendly reminder for all of the students that have been selected to participate in the President Obama Fundraising initiative tomorrow. The buses will depart TSU promptly at 2pm. Please be on time and adhere to the provided dress code in your confirmation e-mail. T-shirts will be distributed on the bus. See you tomorrow as we come together to demonstrate our unyielding support for President Obama. #TeamTSU

03/05/2012

We are so glad to announce that our magnificent SGA President Shekira Dennis has secured 40 FREE TICKETS for the TSU student populous to attend President Barack Obama's Fundraising Reception on this Friday, March 9, 2012 at Minute Maid Park!

Being that we are in an important and pivotal election year, it is vital President Obama know how much support he has from the Texas Southern University family, as well as in the Houston Metropolitan Area.

To take advantage of this prestigious opportunity, directly contact your SGA President Shekira Dennis: [email protected]/713.313.7182/832.275.7611

Tigers, we are extremely grateful for your support and we look forward to seeing you Friday!

Please join the 64th Administration of the Texas Southern University Student Government Association as we will be hostin...
02/28/2012

Please join the 64th Administration of the Texas Southern University Student Government Association as we will be hosting a panel series geared towards fortifying our student constituency.

The Billionaire Boys Club will commence on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 7:00 pm, and will be held at 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004 in The Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland Public Affairs Building Room 114.

The purpose of this panel will be to identify and enlighten the male populous of Texas Southern University of societal issues that directly affect them. We will discuss a variety of issues surrounding education, incarceration, unemployment, and financial stability.

Come out and engage in healthy dialogue, network, and take home some useful information!

02/10/2012

See you all tomorrow on the football field at 10am as we celebrate 85 years of excellence! Free Food and Free T-Shirts will be distributed! #TeamTSU

02/08/2012

Tigers there will be a Student Senate Meeting tomorrow in room 207 of The Sterling Student Life Center! Come hear new legislation and express your concerns to your officials! Also, SGA Winter Elections are still going on so please don't forget to bring your TSU I.D.'s and vote for your next group of student leadership. See you tomorrow!

02/02/2012

Tigers, please join your SGA Officials tomorrow from 11-2pm in front of the student center as we are collaborating with the McDonald's corporation on their new promotional. Come and grab a free gift bag with tons of coupons and a free shirt! See you on the yard tomorrow!

01/25/2012

There will be a student senate meeting in room 207 at 3pm! Come and voice your concerns and hear the presentation of new legislation from your elected officials!

01/09/2012
Texas Southern University Police Department

Tigers please be mindful of the inclement weather and stay abreast of up to the minute alerts via TSU DPS!

We are experiencing severe thunderstorms and have recently been placed on Tornado Watch. Please be mindful of this and plan accordingly. We encourage you to be safe at all times and drive with you and others in mind. We are here for you 24/7 at 713-313-7000. See it. Hear it. Report it.

DPS Not on Our Watch!

12/14/2011

Final Grades have been posted Tigers!

(ASGA)  American Student Government Association Conference
11/29/2011

(ASGA) American Student Government Association Conference

11/29/2011

Christ Church Cathedral is having a Christmas feed for the homeless on December the 10th. Im in charge of recruiting volunteers to be dinner servers from 10am to 2pm! I need your help guys please list your name and contact info below or send it to my email if you are interested

11/29/2011

***Its Crunch Time!***

If You Need To Study..

THE LIBRARY IS 24HRS FOR THE NEXT 2 WEEKS
(It will only close from 12am-12pm Dec. 3rd-4th)

11/29/2011

Hello Tiger Family, SGA will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting this Wed. in the University Cafeteria from 12pm-2pm.. #ComeExpressYourself

11/17/2011

Tigers wish your SGA Officials well as we embark upon a journey to represent our esteemed institution in Los Angeles, California at The American Student Government Association Conference. We will be engaging in sessions geared towards refining the effectiveness of our organization. #TeamTSYOU

Congressional Black Caucus 2012 Cont.
11/17/2011

Congressional Black Caucus 2012 Cont.

Check out our photo's from The Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, D.C! The rest will posted later this evening!
11/10/2011

Check out our photo's from The Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, D.C! The rest will posted later this evening!

11/09/2011

Good Morning Tigers, your Student Government Association hopes that you have a wonderful day! The Student Senate Meeting will commence today in room 207 promptly at 3pm. Bring a friend!

Rain is no excuse for you not to vote!! Grab an umbrella and get to the polls Tigers. We are providing transportation! T...
11/08/2011
Harris County Voter Home

Rain is no excuse for you not to vote!! Grab an umbrella and get to the polls Tigers. We are providing transportation! The shuttle bus will be directly behind the Student Center at 2:15pm it will be traveling back and forth to Lockhart Elementary! Make sure you are registered Tigers! http://www.hctax.net/voter/voterintro.aspx

State law requires you to register 30 days prior to the election in which you wish to vote. Due to the Help America Vote Act which was enacted in September 2003, applicants must now provide a form of identification when registering by mail. An applicant’s spouse, parent, or child (acting as an agent...

11/07/2011

There will be a Student Senate Meeting this Wednesday in room 207 of The Sterling Student Life Center. We encourage everyone to come out and participate. #TeamTSU

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