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Maroon & Gray Affair 2018

Texas Southern University President Austin Lane and First Lady Loren Lane are hosting their second annual signature event, The Maroon and Gray Affair on April 28, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Houston.

This major social event is a fundraiser to benefit the students of Texas Southern University. Emmy-nominated journalist and former national news anchor Tamron Hall will serve as keynote speaker, and the Honorable Senfronia Thompson and State Representative Rodney Ellis will be recognized as this year’s alumni honorees. R&B group En Vogue will provide the musical entertainment.

The Maroon and Gray Affair will feature a Red Carpet to begin a black-tie evening of elegance in support of student scholarships and programs to assist in bridging the financial gap for TSU students.

WHAT: Red Carpet Arrival at Maroon and Gray Affair for Texas Southern University

WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

WHO: TSU President Austin Lane and his wife, Loren Lane, Former NBC anchor Tamron Hall,

The Honorable Senfronia Thompson, State Representative Rodney Ellis,

TSU alumni, students, community members and friends.

WHERE: Marriott Marquis Houston, 1777 Walker St.

This story was written by Karen Celestan, MFA, Executive Writer/Editor, University Advancement. This story is published here with permission.

Tommy G. Meade Jr.

Tommy G. Meade Jr.

Tommy G. Meade Jr. is the Editor-in-Chief of HBCU Buzz. He is a Central State University alum and is a proud member of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

Meade formerly was a Staff Writer for HBCU Buzz. In 2012, he was selected by Luke Lawal Jr. to lead HBCU Buzz.

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