A collection of photos from events on campus and around the Austin community during the 2015-16 school year. UT Elementary students help celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual MLK Day March and Rally. Chembridge Instructor Dr. Kate Biberdorf wows Neighborhood Longhorns with her Chemistry Circus at the… read more
Every spring and fall, the DDCE and the university’s Office of the President honor organizations and individuals who are role models in the areas of civil rights, social justice, health, education and the arts at the Community Leadership Awards. Here are a few highlights from the fall 2015 celebrations. Community… read more
Each fall, a new group of undergraduates begin their year of service in the Austin City Hall Fellows Program. A partnership between the Longhorn Center for Community Engagement (LCCE) and the Office of the Mayor of the City of Austin, the program empowers students to become effective agents of change.… 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
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.
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.