Mother-daughter academic success program shows young Latinas they can—and will—get into college and follow their passions.
The DDCE joins in on the city-wide effort to address Austin’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, highlighting accomplishments that were made within the past year at the annual SXSWedu community dialogue.
It’s never too early to start thinking about college. We sat down with two alums who found their path to college through UT Outreach and the Neighborhood Longhorns Program.
At Laurel Ridge, Thomas Delgado is helping special-needs children (grades 4 through 12) discover their interest in the world around them.
Although Tonya King has just recently taken on her new role as Executive Principal at UT Elementary, she has been a part of the “Little Longhorn” family since the school’s very beginning.
Lucy Alejos puts low-income high school students on the path to college at Advise TX, a statewide program within the College Advising Corps that helps underserved high school students tackle the college application process and find a school that suits their needs.
UT Elementary Primes Students for Success in School and Beyond Just a few miles across the interstate from “the big UT,” there is a charter school filled with “Little Longhorns” dressed neatly in burnt orange polo shirts and khakis. Every morning, they all gather together for a hot breakfast and… read more
More than 200 students from schools across Texas came to UT Austin to participate in the third annual Texas Male Leadership Summit on Aug. 11-12. The two-day event is hosted by the DDCE’s Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color. Below, browse images, quotes and observations from the summit,… read more