Welcome to Mamie Hughes Vision


Dr. Mamie Jordan-Hughes, Houston, TX
A Woman With A Vision


Dr. Hughes has been a Professor of Sociology and Multicultural-Studies at San Jacinto College for over thi rty years. She was the first African American hired in Academics there and also the first African-American Graduate Teaching Fellow in Sociology hired by University of Houston, University Park. She was also the first African-American hired in Curriculum and Instruction at University of Houston, University Park.  Dr. Hughes Kicks down “first” doors.  This is said with a smile because it only means she is a woman with a “vision” and “courage”.

Her educational experiences are:
BA (Sociology); Texas Southern University, MA (Sociology); University of Houston, ABD (Social Psychology); University of Houston, EdD (Education); City University of Los Angeles;
IIJIE Board Certified Faith Based Counselor (for children, adults and families); Co-Founder of “ Emotions Anonymous" (a Counseling Service for children, adults and Families).

She has received numerous Honors and Awards:


Nominee for “ Who's Who Among African Americans”
Honored as  “Woman of the Year”  by The American Business and Professional Women (Missouri, City Chapter)
Honored as "Renown Scholar and Professor" - by Rod Risley-Director
PHI THETA KAPPA Foundation


Selected as "Honored Professor" by PHI BETA LAMDA and OPTIMIST International.

Submitted by two students from SJC and won the coveted "Honored Professor" and winner of the "Celebrating Our Elders Contest" -University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Selected as "Keynote Speaker" for the "All Scott Reunion": The reuniting of over 700 students who had attended Emmett Scott High School-Tyler, Texas.

Honored as a "National Thespian" by the National Thespian Society

Participated (twice) in the "Distinguished Professor's Faculty Symposium"

Selected presenter in the "Town Hall Meeting: the President's Initiative on Race Relations in the US".

Dr. Hughes has published numerous articles in:

Black Tie Magazine -
"IRAN and IRAQ: Which way from here"
"The Black Woman in American Society"
"Thoughts, Letters and Sundry Things to Black Men"
"How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways: A Letter to my son and other young black men."


Manna Magazine -
"Forgiveness"

The San Jacinto Times -
"Multicultural Studies in a Pluralistic Society"
"Ebonics: A look at Diversity"
"HOPE-Helping Other People Through Endeavors"
"The Black Church in African American History"


Pulse Magazine (Tyler, Texas) -
"Barack Obama: "The Man Who is Truly Audacious"

She is a well known motivational speaker and workshop presenter:

She has been the "key note" speaker and workshop presenter at:
Numerous Church of Christ Ladies' Programs and Retreats in Houston , Tyler, Louisiana, Brian College Station and many more  surrounding areas.

Optimist International

WOW (Women of Wisdom) conference.

Phi Theta Kappa Business Organization

She is a member of:

American Sociological Association

Texas College Teachers Association

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

the Raven Scholars
Red Hatters

Houston-Tyler Club

and  she is an active member of the South Union Church of Christ where she has worn many hats:

Ladies Bible Class Teacher, Former CO-Youth Development Coordinator and Former CO-Black History Program Coordinator

She is the Founder of the "Creative and Performing Arts Ministry", where she produces and directs One Act plays. The group has had two major (successful) productions presented at the Marriott Hotel in the Galleria. One has been made into a "play-movie". This is her greatest joy but is a challenge because of the time commitment  to produce these large events.

Other web sites:  www.greatblackspeakers.com;  www.goenergy.124online.com