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Campus Hacks: Huston-Tillotson
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"...Located at 900 Chicon, Huston-Tillotson (abbreviated as HT) is a private historically black university...."

Aug. 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by Ashton Washington

Great Austin Gift Ideas for College Graduation
Local bites, books, apparel, and ease the transition to the real world
"...Graduating from college is a big step, and with it usually comes..."

May 15, 2019 Chron Events Post by Caitlin Davis

Austin's Sustainable Secret
Student-founded Green Is the New Black makes renewable energy at Huston-Tillotson
" like any other student organization on a typical college campus. Based at Huston-Tillotson University in central East Austin,..."

Oct. 24, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Organ Great James Polk Works Wonders Outside the Limelight
We speak with Austin’s esteemed multi-instrumentalist and former arranger for Ray Charles
"...same "hard line." Once a roommate of Polk's at Huston-Tillotson College (now University), he recalls Austin's racial exclusion with..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

A Dream Pursued
The Young Eight is showing the world of classical music what it means to be young, gifted, and black
"...England Conservatory, Peabody Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, Indiana University –..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Transforming a Neighborhood Near You
Since 1985, Austin's Art in Public Places program has placed more than 100 works in 57 facilities, transforming not only the look of the city but neighborhoods and the lives of people in them.
"...wall I'm talking about -- right in front of Huston-Tillotson College, across the street from Planned Parenthood and Church's..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Arts Feature by Sarah Hepola

Songs of a New Race, Sung Again
A celebration of African-American chamber music from the Austin Chamber Music Center and Huston- Tillotson College
"...mind, the Austin Chamber Music Center is joining with Huston-Tillotson College this Tuesday, Feb. 8, to showcase and glorify..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Ellen Wartella, dean of UT's College of Communication, is leaving the post she's held since..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...and a sermon about the importance of spiritual guidance, Huston-Tillotson College celebrated the inauguration of its first elected student..."

Sept. 26, 1997 News Feature

Local Civil Rights Hero Overton Dies
Activist helped desegregate Austin's schools
"...from the war, Overton obtained a chemistry degree from Huston-Tillotson College, where he met his wife, Warneta, whom Volma..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Touching All Those Hands
Remembering Boyd Vance, his life and legacy
"...Pool. Every night was like a semester in the College of Showmanship. Boyd was all of 23 years, and..."

April 29, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
News and happenings around Austin and beyond
"...will be closed; celebrants will march from UT to Huston-Tillotson College. See "Happenings," and Community Listings...."

Jan. 14, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
The Austin Area Heritage Council's annual celebration
" 9am and end at the festival on the Huston-Tillotson College campus. The festival, which continues until 3pm, will..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere.
" Caldwell Co. between Lockhart and Austin. She attended Huston-Tillotson College at age 16 and was denied admission to..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Bradley U?
ACC Considers Circle C Campus Site
" his development. So he immediately contacts Austin Community College (ACC) to see what the problem is...."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

Dr. Marvin Kimbrough and Floyd Freeman That Essence Rare
"...has since held residencies at the Carver Library and Huston-Tillotson, and now holds reading on first Saturdays at the..."

Sept. 8, 1995 Arts Feature

Live Shots
"...year at this time, the Austin Chapter of the Huston-Tillotson College Alumni Association presents its annual Blues and Jazz..."

June 28, 1996 Music Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...marked by memories, inspiration, and solidarity, the Austin Community College chapter of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 6249,..."

Feb. 6, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...with North Carolina's Sen. Jesse Helms. Sen. Phil Gramm, R-College Station, fared slightly better than Hutchison, scoring a 15%...."

June 4, 1999 News Feature

In Memoriam: Boyd Vance
Boyd Vance, founder and director of Pro Arts Collective, acclaimed musical theatre performer, and leader in nurturing and promoting African-American arts for a quarter of a century, has died
"...production of To Be Young, Gifted and Black at Huston-Tillotson College, a debut that led Michel Jaroschy at Capitol..."

April 15, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Word Is Out
After Broadway, Def Poetry Jam goes national and Austin's Pro Arts Collective snags them
"...a post-slam party at Sidekicks. And with help from Huston-Tillotson College, the UT-Austin McCombs School of Business, and the..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Creating a 'Corridor'
"...endorsed projects like the Pedernales and the Villas on Sixth.HUSTON-TILLOTSON MASTER PLANDeveloper: Huston-Tillotson College..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature

Naked City
MLK Community Celebration
"...March begins at Huston-Tillotson College and ends on the south steps of the..."

Jan. 14, 2000 News Feature

Extremists Not Righteous
"...the way) and/or Positive Threads, called the president of Huston-Tillotson College. The callers claimed that I had telephoned them..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Column

The Tools of the Trade
Southwest Texas State's Jazz Program
"...something about jazz, I should go to Sam Huston college out in Austin." In 1959, after the school became..."

June 13, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Melodramatic Entrance
On set with 'Shades of Life,' the multicultural soap-opera access show giving minority actors a shot at exposure
"...own show in 1999 when, as a student at Huston-Tillotson college, he became frustrated by the kinds of acting..."

April 23, 2004 Screens Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
" organized by the Minority Group Relations class at Huston-Tillotson College. 6-8pm, AL Auditorium. Huston-Tillotson, 900 Chicon."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...the top 10% slots that guarantee admission to state colleges. Using a complex calculus, Dukes has drafted a bill..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Louis Dubose

The Primary Source
"...was a point where black East Austin had two colleges, for instance. Two colleges, lots of churches, barber shops,..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Naked City
Off the Desk:
" walk to the Capitol begins at 10:30am at Huston-Tillotson College, 900 Chicon Ave. NAACP leader Mfume will speak..."

Jan. 16, 1998 News Feature

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