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.