127th Anniversary

January 9, 2021, signifies a momentous occasion in the life of Texas College – the 127th Anniversary of the Historically Black College's founding. Founded in 1894 by a group of CME ministers to educate a disenfranchised population, Texas College has served as a beacon of hope and opportunity for the East Texas region and beyond, providing educational opportunities for the past 127 years. Please click below for a brief historical overview of Texas College. A formal commemoration of Texas College’s founding will be held virtually on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, during the annual Founders’ Convocation. Additional information will be provided for Founders' Convocation.

Brief Historical Overview