Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

Yolanda Adams to serve as Texas Southern University Winter Commencement speaker (193 hits)

Gospel superstar, TSU alumna Yolanda Adams to serve as Winter Commencement speaker.

Yolanda Adams, a Grammy Award-winning Gospel singer, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Winter Commencement on Saturday, December 16, 2017.

"It is an honor and privilege to encourage our fall graduates on their special day. To graduate from a university is an undertaking that requires skill, discipline and perseverance until the desired outcome is met. I am proud to officially speak hope and positivity into their dreams,” Ms. Adams said.

Adams has claimed five Grammy Awards and a host of Stellar, Dove and NAACP Image awards during her 29-year career. She has earned other accolades from Billboard, BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), BET (Black Entertainment Television), as well as American Music and Soul Train Music awards. Adams has recorded numerous Gospel hits, including Be Blessed, Open My Heart, The Battle is the Lord’s, Hold On, Be Still, Continuous Praise, and many others.

Adams graduated from Texas Southern in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She went on to serve as an elementary school teacher in her native Houston before starting an illustrious music career in 1988. TSU is proud to welcome her back home.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Wednesday, December 6th 2017 at 6:50PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
New Alabama State University Commencement Plan to be Instituted for Spring Graduation
NASA Astronaut And Marshall Space Flight Leaders Speak At Alabama State University
TMobile and HBCUConnect Team Up To Bring You Discounts and BOGO and MORE!
A Look Back at the Historic Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
"Get Out" A Major Winner At The AAFCA Awards Ceremony; Many Black Hollywood Stars In Attendance
Oakwood University Honors Community Heroes
Oakwood University Pre-Alumni Council Takes Atlanta by Storm
Looking For IT Jobs? Look no further ...
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
elynor moss has logged 127283 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 16226 blog subscribers!
pam perry has logged 1607 blog subscribers!
>> more | add