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DDCE News

APRIL 2019

Sweatt Symposium

Don’t Miss the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights! 

The DDCE’s annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights is happening tomorrow through Thursday.

Please RSVP


 
AAMRI Goes to Wall Street 

AAMRI Goes to Wall Street 

A group of AAMRI students experienced the trip of a lifetime while visiting several corporate offices and firms on Wall Street.

View the NYC photos

 

The MEC Turns 30! 

The MEC Turns 30! 

A big congratulations goes out to the Multicultural Education Center for reaching this big milestone!

 

Angel Rich Keynotes WIELD Luncheon

Angel Rich Keynotes WIELD Luncheon 

Wealth Factory Inc. CEO Angel Rich served as keynote at the inaugural WIELD Advisory Board Luncheon.

Watch the video.

 

Front Porch Gathering: Cultural Preservation

Front Porch Gathering, OP-ED

The Center for Community Engagement hosted a community-wide discussion about cultural place-keeping in the era of gentrification on April 16.

Read the op-ed penned by the center’s director Virginia Cumberbatch.  

 

Afrikan American Affairs Wins Pillar of the Forty Acres Award

Afrikan American Affairs Wins Pillar of the Forty Acres Award

The MEC’s Afrikan American Affairs student agency received a Pillar of the Forty Acres Award at the university’s Evening of the Stars ceremony on April 16. 

 

Networking Summit Brings Together First Gen Longhorns

Networking Summit Brings Together First Gen Longhorns 

Students, faculty, staff and alumni came together to share advice and guidance for First Gen Longhorns at the April 15 summit.

View photos from the event

 

UTES Hosts Donor Appreciation Luncheon 

UTES Hosts Donor Appreciation Luncheon 

Long-time supporter and donor Pat Oles was honored with the Dan Burck Award for his outstanding service to the school and students showcased music and spoken-word performances. Read more and see photos from the luncheon.

 

Events

Community Leadership Awards Luncheon

What: President Gregory L. Fenves and Vice President Leonard N. Moore invite you to attend the Community Leadership Awards Luncheon. RSVP online.
When: 12:30 p.m., May 2
Where: Texas Union, Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom (UNB 3.202)

KUT Book Club Features “As We Saw It”

What: “As We Saw It” co-authors and DDCE staff members Leslie Blair and Virginia Cumberbatch will give a talk at this KUT Book Club event hosted by BookPeople. 
When: 7 p.m., May 13 
Where: BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 

DDCE Graduation Ceremonies

What: Mark your calendars for First Gen Longhorns Graduation, Lavender Graduation, Black Graduation and Latinx Graduation. Go here for details on all four events. 
When: May 22-23 
Where: Multiple locations on campus

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