HOUSTON (June 19, 2019) – Texas Southern University President Austin A. Lane has been selected as an Honorary Co-Chair for the National Black MBA Association Incorporated’s 41st Annual Conference & Exposition, “Transcend the Power of You – Empowered to Lead, Equipped to Succeed.” The event will be held in Houston, September 24-28, 2019, at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
“It’s an honor to be selected to serve as a co-chair for this extraordinary organization,” said President Lane, “I look forward to interacting with those who will attend the conference and gaining knowledge that will benefit the students and faculty of Texas Southern University.”
The 41st Annual NBMBAA Conference and Exposition will focus on the power that each member possesses to control their professional destiny through focused planning and preparation. Conference tracks will be aligned to address leadership competencies needed to accomplish career goals and objectives.
Conceived in 1970, the National Black MBA Association is one of the largest non-profit organizations advocating minority business professionals year-round. Its mission is to lead in the creation of education, wealth building, and growth opportunities for those historically underrepresented throughout their careers as students, entrepreneurs, and professionals.
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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.