If there were any doubt as to whether or not President Fenves would be as strong on diversity as his predecessor, it was immediately laid to rest when he spent a good part of his first day meeting with community leaders in East Austin.
Meet two celebrated student athletes, Ricky Williams and Tarale Murry, who are achieving their academic goals through the McNair Scholars Program.
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
Texas Exes ranks Dr. Moore among the Alcalde’s top 10 most talented, inspiring professors ever to walk the Forty Acres.
After completing the five-week Summer Bridge Program, incoming freshmen start their first day of school with confidence and poise. Not only do they complete six hours of college classes, they also have a built-in network of friends and mentors.
Take a look back at one of the nation’s most ardent defenders of diversity in higher education.
Law School research fellow Meg Clifford aims to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline by helping young students expunge Class C misdemeanors from their records and get into the college-going mindset.
The Journal of Negro Education (Winter 2014, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p. 61-76.) recently published “A Hole in the Soul of Austin: Black Faculty Community Engagement Experiences in a Creative Class City” by DDCE faculty fellow Dr. Rich Reddick, DDCE post-doctoral fellow Dr. Stella Smith and former DDCE graduate research… read more
LaThe Social Justice Institute, based in the DDCE’s Community Engagement Center, recently announced six awards through the 2014 Activist Research Grant Initiative. Awards were made to the following graduate students: Elissa Underwood, American Studies – Underwood’s project focuses on access to affordable and health foods and on advocating for healthy… read more