CTTR Scholarship

The Center for Transportation Training and Research (CTTR) is an innovative research component of Texas Southern University and provides graduate level management and research training in support of the Transportation Studies Program. The CTTR provides scholarships each semester for qualified students in transportation. The scholarships will cover tuition and a portion of the recipient’s living expenses.

The requirements are as follows:

  • Must be an applicant to the Masters Program in Transportation StudiesMust have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the last two years of study,
  • Submit statement of professional or scholastic objective (max – one page), and
  • Submit three scholastic or professional letters of reference.

For further information, contact Dr. Carol A. Lewis at (713) 313-7924 or e-mail: lewis_ca@tsu.edu.

Joint Maritime and TransLIVE Summer Maritime Transportation Academy (SMA) for Rising High School students

TSU and the Innovative Transportation Research Institute (ITRI) present Joint Maritime and TransLIVE Summer Maritime Transportation Academy (SMA) for Rising High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors

Session I: June 13-17, 2016

Session II: June 20-24, 2016

Cost: Free, the Academy Program is worth up to $125 of learning about Maritime and Environmental Transportation Sustainability

Application Due April 29, 2016

Click here to see the program flyer and the Application Form

CTTR Scholarship

The Center for Transportation Training and Research (CTTR) is an innovative research component of Texas Southern University and provides graduate level management and research training in support of the Transportation Studies Program. The CTTR provides scholarships each semester for qualified students in transportation. The scholarships will cover tuition and a portion of the recipient’s living expenses.

The requirements are as follows:

  • Must be an applicant to the Masters Program in Transportation StudiesMust have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the last two years of study,
  • Submit statement of professional or scholastic objective (max – one page), and
  • Submit three scholastic or professional letters of reference.

For further information, contact Dr. Carol A. Lewis at (713) 313-7924 or e-mail: lewis_ca@tsu.edu.

Naomi Lede Scholarship

The Naomi W. Lede’ Institute for Innovation and Scholarship encourages scholastic excellence and innovation by providing scholarships for qualified students in the transportation fields. The objectives of the Dr. Naomi W. Lede’ Institute for Innovation and Scholarship are to prepare a highly qualified cadre of professionals with the ability to think critically and tackle existing and emerging issues in transportation. The Naomi W. Lede’ Institute was established for the purpose of inspiring and cultivating a continued spirit of motivation and excellence in achievement.

Scholarships are intended for students who are presently enrolled in or are applicants to the Master’s level program at Texas Southern University.

For further information, contact Dr. Carol A. Lewis at (713) 313-7924 (e-mail: lewis_ca@tsu.edu )

Visiting Student from Beijing Jiaotong University

Ms. Sun in the driving simulator lab

Ms. Sun in the driving simulator lab

Ms. Xiaofei Sun, a graduate student from Beijing Jiaotong University in China, is visiting TSU College of Science, Engineering and Technology conducting a research project titled “Environmental Impacts of Using Different Advanced Traffic Signal Status Warning Systems” under the supervision of Dr. Yi Qi. The goal of the research is to evaluate the environmental effectiveness of different driver warning systems through driving simulator test. The DriveSafety DS-600c simulator in the driving simulator lab in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology was used for this research. Ms. Sun has a great experience of working with TSU students and faculty, and their collaboration has led to a research paper submitted to this years’ Transportation Board Annual Meeting at Washington DC. It is a very productive experience and more international collaborations are expected in the future.

Capt. Morgan was the keynote speaker for the Trade Center Lucheon

 

Capt. Morgan with TSU Students and Faculty at the ITC luncheon

Capt. Morgan with TSU Students and Faculty at the ITC luncheon

Capt. Robert Morgan Served as the Keynote Speaker for the International Trade Center Monthly Industry Luncheon

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015, Capt. Robert Morgan Jr., instructor of the Texas Southern University Transportation Studies Department, was the keynote speaker for the International Trade Center (ITC) monthly industry luncheon. The International Trade Center is a viable organization founded and dedicated to promotion of International business opportunities for U. S. –based businesses and foreign trade delegations. This prestigious entity brings together business leaders, government policy makers, legal practitioners, and international companies to facilitate trade opportunities for import and export. Professor Morgan spoke before a group of 60 people composed of Exporters and Importers Specialists, Trade Finance Professionals, Export Compliance Specialists, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Insurers, Marine Underwriters, International Credit Professionals, Sales and Purchasing Managers and a variation of undergraduate and graduate students from TSU and surrounding universities. Professor Morgan enlightened the crowd of professionals on the interesting arena of international logistics and the latest International terms of Sales (INCOTERMS) from the International Chambers of Commerce headquarter in Paris, France. During the seminar Capt. Morgan gave everyone in attendance valuable, advantageous, and current information on logistics and INCOTEMRS. Upon the completion of the seminar, Morgan gave out door prices and opened the floor for questions to be answered by the various professionals in their respective fields.