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May 3, 2018: 32nd Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium Evening of Honors

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Please join us for the 32nd Annual Heman Marion Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights

Thursday, May 3, 2018

5:30 – 8 p.m.
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
Connally Ballroom
The University of Texas at Austin
2110 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin TX

Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages provided

Cocktail Attire

RSVP to rsvp-ddce@austin.utexas.edu

To request special accommodations, please contact
Yvonne Loya at yloya@austin.utexas.edu or  512.232.4856.


As We Saw It: The Story of Integration at UT Austin Book Talk

Sweatt Legacy Award:
The John Chase Family

John Chase was one of the first black graduate students to register in 1950 and the first black student to graduate from the School of Architecture. Through his innovative designs and contributions to society, he left an indelible mark on the University of Texas campus, the Austin community, the state and nation. His family carries on his legacy today.

Sweatt Student Legacy Awards

UT Austin seniors Jenell Benson, Kory Davison, and Kyle Davison will be honored with Student Legacy Awards this year along with Student Government, led by outgoing president Alejandrina Guzman.


Special thanks to our sponsors: Cockrell School of Engineering • College of Education • College of Liberal Arts • Division of Student Affairs • Dolph Briscoe Center for American History • Office of the President • Red McCombs School of Business • School of Architecture • School of Information • School of Law • School of Nursing • School of Undergraduate Studies • Steve Hicks School of Social Work


From I-35, head East on Dean Keeton St.
Turn left onto Robert Dedman Dr
Turn right onto E 23rd St
Turn left onto San Jacinto Blvd
The Alumni Center will be on your right, across from the stadium.


Parking is available for a fee in the UT Austin public garages. The closest garages to the Alumni Center are the San Jacinto,  Manor and Brazos Garages.