The Texas KOP

HBCU TOUR

2019 Trip to Clark Atlanta University & Fort Valley State University - Georgia

The Texas KOP chartered three (3) buses and transported youth from Houston, Dallas, and Killeen areas to Georgia. The Youth visited:

Fort Valley State University

Clark Atlanta University

CNN

The KIng Center for Non Violent Social Change

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HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES TOUR

*Other Non HBCU listed below

History

In 2005 the Texas KOP program issued a letter that set a goal which outlined its project to visit every four (4) year historical black college and university in the State of Texas. At that time the Texas KOP had already visited Paul Quinn College (Dallas) in 2001. In 2005 the Texas KOP had made plans to visit Prairie View A&M University (Prairie View). As of July 2018 the KOP has held their youth leadership conferences at seven (7) of the eight (8) four year HBCU's in Texas. In 2019 the Texas KOP traveled to Georgia for their 2019 Young Men's Empowerment (Y-Me) Leadership Conference. The conference was hosted at Fort Valley State University (HBCU) and they visited Clark Atlanta University (HBCU) in Atlanta. The conference was a partnership with other state KOP programs (NY, VA, GA, and DC).

University/College /Year the Texas KOP visited:

HBCU

TEXAS

Paul Quinn College (2001) 

Prairie View A&M University (2005/2007/2014)

Texas Southern University (2006/2010) 

Wiley College (2009) 

Huston Tillotson University (2011) 

Jarvis Christian College (2015) 

Texas College (2016) 

Last college of HBCU tour:

Southwestern Christian College (TBA)

GEORGIA

Fort Falley State University (2019) 

Clark Atlanta University (2019)

*NON HBCU'S

TEXAS

Texas Christian University (2012/2013)

University of Texas@Arlington (2008)

Texas A&M University @ Commerce (2017)

Texas A&M University @ Galveston (2018)

Lamar University (2020)

Summary

**This years college visit will mark the Texas KOP fourteen 14th college & university visit.

**The Texas KOP has visited seven (7) of the eight (8) four year HBCU's in the state of Texas

**Including Georgia the Texas KOP has visited a total of nine (9) HBCU's.

**The Texas KOP has visited (including 2020) five non-HBCU's.

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