The Contemporary Austin at the Jones Center
"...Located at 900 Chicon, Huston-Tillotson (abbreviated as HT) is a private historically black university. Established in 1875, Huston-Tillotson is the first and oldest institution of higher learning in Austin...."
"...Yohannis Job (junior, business administration; anticipated graduation: May 2013). AC: Why Huston-Tillotson?..."
"...Dr. John Quill Taylor King Sr., the longest-serving president of East Austin's Huston-Tillotson University, died Aug..."
"...In many ways, Green Is the New Black is like any other student organization on a typical college campus. Based at Huston-Tillotson University in central East Austin, the group holds events, raises funds, and advocates for its cause: environmental awareness..."
"...The school moved to Austin in 1878, and set up camp at the Wesley United Methodist Church on San Bernard Street, shutting down a few times because of operating costs before reopening in 1900 as Samuel Huston College (after the Iowan donor who wrote a $9,000 check). From there, it enjoyed a consistent run as a well-respected black college until 1952, when it merged with Tillotson College; in 2005, it became Huston-Tillotson University...."
"...Trumpet/cornet legend Bobby Bradford of free jazz provocateur Ornette Coleman fame emphasizes that same "hard line." Once a roommate of Polk's at Huston-Tillotson College (now University), he recalls Austin's racial exclusion with candor and clarity...."
"...The wall becomes a monument of sorts, part of the skyline, another broad brushstroke in the city's character. One afternoon in the future, you will be able to drive down East Seventh and see this wall I'm talking about -- right in front of Huston-Tillotson College, across the street from Planned Parenthood and Church's Chicken..."
"...King's legacy while uplifting diversity and multiculturalism in the city. The march begins at 9am at the MLK statue on the University of Texas campus, proceeds to the Capitol for a brief program, then concludes at the Cultural Festival on the historic campus of Huston-Tillotson University...."
"...MLK DAY OF SERVICE MLK Day isn't just a day off but a chance to serve the community. See www.handsoncentraltexas.org to sign up for one of many volunteer opportunities, or just sign up in person at Huston-Tillotson..."
"...So they began playing together, first at the the North Carolina School of the Arts, where Morris had done his undergraduate work, then at a recital hall in Seattle, near the town where Morris spent his high school years. And shortly they were playing all across the country, landing a host of residencies along the way: NCSA, Harlem School of the Arts, Winston-Salem State University, First Philadelphia Charter School for Literacy, Community Music Works, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, Mich., and Austin's own Huston-Tillotson University...."
"...On Feb. 9, Huston-Tillotson University students* rallied together to protest what they feel is a lack of communication by university administration regarding the school's financial aid policies, and a possible mismanagement of financial aid and scholarship money..."
"...Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the capital city in the traditional way with the annual parade that launched from the MLK statue on the University of Texas campus, stopped at the Texas State Capitol, then continued on to the community festival held each year at Huston-Tillotson..."
"...February is a time for making an extra effort to celebrate the rich and varied and too often ignored history and culture of African-Americans. With that in mind, the Austin Chamber Music Center is joining with Huston-Tillotson College this Tuesday, Feb..."
"...Two colleges were established – Samuel Huston College and Tillotson Collegiate and Normal Institute. (The two are now Huston-Tillotson University.) African-Americans had also settled, as peacefully as could be expected at the time, in Austin's south (Kincheonville and Breckenridge neighborhoods) and in the west (Wheatsville, Parksville, and what's still known as Clarksville.)..."
"...Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Faculty/Staff: 512/471-1849 Huston-Tillotson..."
"...Professor Dumpster is the nom de guerre of Jeffrey Wilson, a dean and associate professor of biological sciences at Huston-Tillotson University in East Austin. Wilson moved into a Dumpster on HT’s campus in February 2014 and lived there for a year as part of a sustainable design experiment that took the “less is more” premise of the tiny-house movement to an unprecedented and bizarre extreme..."
"...The Forklift Danceworks artistic director and choreographic force behind PowerUP and The Trash Project has found her latest inspiration at the diamond, taking those routine movements and rituals at the ball field, from tossing the horsehide in warmups to high-fives after a homer, and remixing them into a performance that highlights the poetry of their motion. Play Ball, as the new dance is titled, will feature players with the Huston-Tillotson Rams making their moves to a score by Graham Reynolds performed by such local notables as vocalist Pam Hart and trumpeter Ephraim Owens...."
"...The three guitarists draped across the dais doubling as a stage inside the King Seabrook Chapel at Austin's historic and predominantly black Huston-Tillotson University have met only once before – during auditions for this very opportunity the previous week. Of the three youngsters, one traveled from Galveston and the other two are from Austin and Bastrop...."