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JANUARY 2019

Access magazine

Read the New Issue of Access!

We’re excited to announce the fall/spring issue of Access is now available online and in print! Featured in this issue are stories on first-generation Longhorns (including that of our first lady of UT, Carmel Fenves!), the impact of inclusive innovation in the Austin community, and the first Black football player to take the field against the all-white Texas team.  Read all these stories and more.


 
Black Student-Athlete Summit

Recap: Black Student-Athlete Summit

More than 400 people attended the fifth annual Black Student-Athlete Summit on Jan. 9-11 to address the unique challenges facing Black student-athletes.

Read the full recap.

 

MLK Day Celebration

Thousands Gather to Honor MLK

Martin Luther King Jr.’s 90th birthday celebration drew approximately 2,000 people to the UT Austin campus on Monday, Jan. 21.

Read the full story.


 

Rubén Cantú

RubÉn CantÚ Named Community Leader of the Year

Rubén Cantú, director of inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship, will be honored by the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce at a reception on Jan. 29.

Read the full story.


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