Everything is coming up roses for Prairie View A&M.
The university's renowned Marching Storm Band and Black Foxes dance team have been invited to perform in the New Year's Day Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena California.
A news conference is set for August 29th for the official announcement.
The Marching Storm had entertained audiences around the U.S. earning a reputation for its outstanding performances and showmanship.
Past appearances include President Bush's Inauguration Parade in Washington, D.C. and halftime for the Dallas Cowboys.