Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis

For Media Use Only
August 20, 2008
Contact: Tina Tran

State Legislators and Public Education Leaders Hold Press Conference to Address Proposed Eligibility Requirements to the TEXAS Grant Program

Sen. Ellis, Rep. Hernandez, Rep. Hochberg, Rep. Coleman, HISD Trustee Paula Harris, UHD President Max Castillo, UHD Dir. of Financial Aid Rob Sheridan, U of H Vice Chancellor for Gov't Relations Grover Campbell, TSU Exec. Dir. of Financial Aid Albert Tezeno, Former City Councilmember Carol Alvarado
Legislators and representatives from local public education institutions will address the recommendation to add additional merit components to TEXAS Grant program. The recommendation was transmitted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to Governor Perry's office and the Legislative Budget Board in the Feasibility Study for Restructuring Texas Student Financial Aid Programs in July.
Thursday, August 21 @ 11am
University of Houston, Downtown, One Main Street, 77002, Special Events Room, Academic Building
Parking will be available in the 'S' garage near the Academic Building. See below for map.


UH-Downtown Map