Mayor's Office

Press Release


Mayor Parker Greets TSU Students Halfway Around the World


Aug. 06, 2010 -- Students from the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University got a big surprise when they ran into Mayor Annise Parker while in China this week.  The chance encounter occurred in Beijing. 

TSU students with MAP in China

Mayor Annise Parker meets with students from Texas Southern University’s
Jesse H. Jones School of Business

Mayor Parker is in China for a week-long trade mission to the cities of Shanghai, Beijing and Chongqing.  The TSU students are spending two weeks in China to learn about that country’s economy and international business and global marketing.  This first of its kind experience for the students and the JHJ Business School includes a stop at the World Expo and the opportunity to network with potential employers and visit several Marketing/Business firms.