The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement celebrated students, student organizations, faculty, and community partners at its annual Tower Awards on April 22, 2016. The Tower Awards recognize those who are committed to community service, improving the UT campus community and the greater Austin community. Sebastian Solis, a senior history major,… read more
Meet Keiko and DeVry Anderson, two members of the Longhorn family who are proud to support education and community service programs within the DDCE. Alma Maters: Keiko (BSW ’99, J.D. ’03), DeVry U.S. Military Academy at West Point (B.S. Chemistry, ’96) and the Thomas Jefferson Medical College (M.D., ’00) Occupations:… read more
We have 40 Hours to show our passion for inclusion at the Forty Acres. What is the work of the DDCE? We are: A Pre-K to Ph.D education pipeline An inclusive and welcoming campus Academic support for first generation Longhorns Service learning and civic engagement Make your gift count by… read more
The University Interscholastic League State Golf Tournament will take place at a variety of golf courses clubs in the Austin area: Lions Municipal (Conference 1A) Roy Kizer (Conference 2A) Grey Rock (Conferences 3A) Onion Creek (Conference 4A) Wolfdancer Hyatt Regency Lost Pines (Conference 5A) Legacy Hills (Conference 6A) Qualifiers: 2016… read more
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing and community partners Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman (MSVW) and the Alliance for African American Health in Central Texas (AAAHCT) will collaborate on projects designed to address health care inequalities after receiving two six-year grants totaling more than $3 million from the City… read more
The Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA) will host its inaugural speaker series on April 21st at 2:00 pm. Dr. Carolyn Barnes, Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, will speak on the topic “New Schoolhouses of Democracy: How Nonprofit Service Providers Mobilize the… read more
Walk by a magazine rack and take a look at the headlines. Chances are, you’ll find Austin gracing a “fastest growing” list. The traffic, the tech industry, the live music scene – everything is expanding in Austin. Unfortunately, so is economic equality. The widening economic gap is especially apparent in… read more
Mother-daughter academic success program shows young Latinas they can—and will—get into college and follow their passions.
Alternative Breaks student make positive impact on disadvantaged communities and learn more about their strengths and passions in the process.