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JANUARY 2018

Sanya Richards-Ross

Recap: The 2018 Black Student-Athlete Summit

More than 250 scholars, athletes, and sports industry professionals came together to explore the unique challenges facing African American student-athletes at the annual Black Student-Athlete Summit, which took place Jan. 17-19.

“Position yourself for success; allow yourself to get outside of your comfort zone and set yourself up to win.” - Sanya Richards-Ross

Read more highlights from the summit.


 
MLK Day March 2018

MLK Day March

Marchers met at UT for the annual MLK Day March and Rally on Monday, Jan. 15. The opening ceremony included remarks by President Fenves, Dr. Moore and others. Afterward, they proceeded to the Capitol then marched on to Huston-Tillotson University for more celebratory activities.

See pictures from the march.

 

Project MALES mentor/mentee

Project MALES: Learning is a Two-Way Street

Jorge Rodriquez, program coordinator for Project MALES, and Angel Ortiz, a Radio-Television-Film junior, discuss the intricacies of their mentor-mentee relationship.

Read more.

 

Video Spotlight

DDCE graduate assistant and Ph.D. candidate Devin Walker discusses his work with the African American Male Research Initiative.

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