The Tougaloo College Houston Area Alumni Chapter was founded in 1979.  There were six founding members – Leroy Hayes, Marvin Love, David Miller, Beverly Miller, William Rice and Josephine Rice.  Since its founding, the chapter has grown tremendously to become one of the most thriving and active chapters within the National Alumni Association.

Chapter Vision Statement

The purpose of the chapter is to promote the mission, interest and ideas of Tougaloo College and the Tougaloo College National Alumni Association, Inc.

Chapter Officers (2017-2019)

Hosea R. James, ’00 – President

Emleigh Mitchell, ’00 – Vice President

Frances Whiteurst, ’76 – Secretary

Marvin Love, ’70 – Treasurer

Left to Right: Marvin Love, Frances Whiteurst, Emleigh Mitchell and Hosea R. James

Houston Chapter Hall of Fame Honorees

NAME

YEAR INDUCTED

CATEGORY

Dr. Tophas Anderson, ‘71

1996

Science

Mr. Robert Moreland, ‘62

1998

Athletics

Hon. William Rice, Jr., ‘72

1998

Government & Law

Mr. David Miller, Esq., ‘72

2003

Government & Law

Mr. Stanley A. Weakley, ‘70

2007

Community Service

Dr. Donnie Evans, ‘82

2009

Medicine

Mrs. Frances Whitehurst, ‘76

2010

Communications

Mrs. Shirley Evans Carson, ‘82

2011

Business

Dr. Tanya Stephens, ‘90

2012

Medicine

Mrs. Marion McNeal Tresvant, ‘78

2013

Business

Mrs. Beverly Miller, ‘73

2014

Education

Mr. Louis Gilbert, ‘85

2014

Business

Mr. Hosea R. James, ‘00

2017

Business