In an effort to support Latino college student success and close the educational attainment gap, Excelencia in Education, a D.C.-based organization focused on education policy and Hispanic issues, is advocating stronger collaboration between organizations working to promote higher college completion rates for Latinos. This month Excelencia in Education launched a… read more
Archives for September 2010
The Counseling and Mental Health Center (for students) and the Employee Assistance Program (for faculty and staff) will remain open today to assist anyone impacted by the campus incident who would like to speak with a counselor. In traumatic situations, some people experience a delayed reaction. CMHC and EAP will… read more
Thursday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. UT Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) is presenting Hiding, a free movie screening exposing the struggle North Korean refugees must go through in China to find freedom. Through this documentary, you will be introduced to those still in hiding and learn about ways you… read more
Somos Diferentes, a discussion of diverse Latino identities and the distinction between the words “Hispanic” and “Latino” will take place 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesday Sept. 29th, Texas Union Santa Rita Room. The event is part of Latino Heritage Week being celebrated on campus.
Six individuals and two organizations were honored by The University of Texas at Austin for their commitment to serving the Austin Hispanic community in the areas of education and media. An awards ceremony sponsored by the Office of the President and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement was held… read more
The GSC is proud to bring back the Living with Pride event series, starting off with “Game Night” on September 29 at 7:00 pm in the Texas Union Lone Star Room (Union 3.208). For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Humanities Institute is sponsoring a free course on “Teaching Teenagers to Think About Violence and Peace” on Tuesday evenings from Oct 12-Nov 16. The free six-week series is for parents, teachers, and other community members interested in discussing how to help our teenagers think about violence and peace. This… read more
The WellNest, added in September to the Healthy Families Initiative at The University of Texas Elementary School, is enlisting the help of coaches and a seasoned chef to help promote health and wellness among its student population. Twenty students at the school will participate in this year’s Healthy Families Initiative… read more