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Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

Texas Southern University is opening its doors to help bring comfort and relief to college students from Louisiana who were affected by Hurricane Katrina.

TSU will admit any student currently enrolled at the institutions affected by the hurricane for the fall 2005 semester. Application fees will be waived and a meeting for interested students will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2005, 10 a.m. to noon in room 243 of Bell Hall. The University will also hire displaced faculty as required.

For more information call 713-313-1059 or 713-313-7071.

Here’s a look at other efforts the University is undertaking to help the displaced students:

Friday, September 2, 2005—The Student Government Association and the Pan Hellenic Council is sponsoring $5 Friday: Hurricane Katrina College Student Relief Drive, Friday, September 2, 2005, 11 a.m. in the Student Center Pit. Please bring a $5 donation. Proceeds will be used to help the displaced students.

Ongoing—TSU faculty and staff have been asked to contribute $50 or more in a special fund created to support the relief efforts.

Saturday, September 3, 2005—The relief drive continues at Reliant Stadium at the Labor Day Classic—TSU vs. Prairie View. The public is asked to bring $5 and toiletries for the displaced students.

The University is also providing free tickets to the Labor Day Classic for college students and their families housed in area shelters.

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