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JULY 2019

Graduating Students, smiling, giving the Hook 'Em

UT Austin Expands Texas Advance Commitment

In response to the newly expanded Texas Advance Commitment, VP Leonard Moore shares how it will be a game-changer for many incoming Longhorns who will be receiving fully covered tuition in fall 2020.

Miyong Kim at an East Austin gathering on community health

New Program to Provide Health Services at Local Churches

The DDCE has partnered with the School of Nursing and local churches to bring health services to Austin’s African American community. Watch the KXAN story.


Shalom Hernandez, Advise TX

A Q&A with Advise TX Adviser Shalom Hernandez

Meet a returning adviser who will be participating in the annual Advise TX summer training program this August.


Students at Startup Week

DDCE Launches New UT Outreach Startup Week 

High school students created startup prototypes and toured Austin’s major tech companies during the inaugural UT Outreach Startup Week.


Summer Leadership Academy Students

Students Preview College Life at Summer Leadership Academy

More than 40 Austin and Del Valle ISD students came to campus to prepare for their futures in higher education at Project MALES’ annual Summer Leadership Academy.


LCSP Teachers at Fall Prep Workshop

High School Teachers Prep for Fall Semester at LCSP Workshops

A group of teachers participating in the LCSP’s Dual-Enrollment Initiative spent a week on campus to hone their skills at professional development workshops.


Photo Spotlight

Pictured here is a group of students enjoying the sights at Cape Town, South Africa. They were among more than 100 undergraduates who traveled the world this summer as part of the DDCE’s Global Leadership and Social Impact Initiative. Find more photos here.

Study Abroad Students in South Africa



Texas Male Student Leadership Summit

What: More than 450 students from school districts, community colleges and universities across Texas will participate in the sixth annual summit hosted by Project MALES and the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color.
When: Aug. 8-9
Where: Student Activity Center, University of Texas at Austin. Tickets at Eventbrite.

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