LANGSTON UNIVERSITY HONORS MILLARD L. HOUSE
Langston University honored Millard L. House for his (31) years of service as an educator. Millard House is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and a (45) year member of the Tulsa Alumni Chapter. He was initiated into Alpha Pi Chapter in 1963.
Brother House was recently inducted into the Langston University Education Hall of Fame for his leadership and expertise as one of the leading educators in the State of Oklahoma. The Langston University Educational Hall of Fame recipient is selected based on the following criteria: they must be an outstanding Langston University graduate in teacher education; made a positive influence in the education profession; demonstrated an active role in family life, civic organizations and community service; and has been an eminent role model for children and youth.
Brother House spent (31) years in the Tulsa Public Schools as a Teacher, Director of Human Relations during the desegregation process, Director of Classified Personnel, Associate Superintendent for Human Resources and Associate Superintendent for Business. After retiring from the Tulsa Schools, House became President and CEO of the Metropolitan Tulsa Urban League and spearheaded the Urban League’s growth for (5) years. House has received numerous awards and recognition throughout his career. He served on the Board of the Tulsa Development Authority for (17) years, the last (10) years as Chairman. The Tulsa Development Authority provided leadership in redeveloping the City of Tulsa.
He is currently retired and is an active member of Metropolitan Baptist Church where he is a Trustee and Chairman of the MBC Building Council; a new church is currently under construction. House served as Chairman of the Tulsa Alumni Guide Right Program for seventeen years; the Tulsa Guide Right Program was considered one of the outstanding mentoring programs nationally during that seventeen year period. He was a two-time Polemarch for the Tulsa Alumni Chapter. He still mentors young men and has been awarded the title, “The Best Papa in the World” by his three grandkids.
***article blast from the past but still very news worthy, CONGRATS and “Here’s to Millard House”!!!