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APRIL 2020

Friends staying dry under an umbrella in the rain (illustration)

DDCE Gives Relief Funding to Community Partners

Eighteen organizations serving at-risk community members are receiving emergency relief grants from the DDCE.

Uninterupted: DDCE During the Age of Covid-19

DDCE Uninterrupted

Read about the Division's transition to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Emily Shryock and Maple, working from home.

Together While We’re Apart

Read a Q&A with SSD Assistant Director Emily Shryock to learn how she and her team are serving students during the pandemic.


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Texas Education Consortium Receives Kresge Grant

The Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color recently received a $375 Kresge Foundation grant.



Housing Equity Clinic Webinar

What: The Center for Community Engagement is hosting a Housing Equity Clinic Webinar as part of its Community Housing Hub series. Registration is free and open to the public.
When: Tuesday, May 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: More information and registration

Lavender Graduation

What: The Gender and Sexuality Center and several co-hosts present Lavender Graduation, a special ceremony that honors the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual students on campus. Registration deadline is May 1. More information here.
When: Wednesday, May 20, 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Facebook Live via the GSC Facebook page

Disability Graduation

What: Services for Students with Disabilities and several campus partners are co-hosting the inaugural Disability Graduation, a celebration honoring graduates with disabilities. More information here.
When: Wednesday, May 20, 2 p.m.
Where: To be provided on the SSD website and Facebook page

Black Graduation Package Open Day

What: Due to the campus closure, Black Graduation has been cancelled, yet the Multicultural Engagement Center will be celebrating 2020 graduates with free care packages including stoles, tumblers and a Black Longhorn lapel pin. Throughout Package Open Day, photos and videos of students with their free gifts will be featured online. More information here.
When: Thursday, May 21
Where: See the Black Graduation page.

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