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DDCE News

DECEMBER 2020


Welcome! Dr. LaToya Smith

The DDCE Welcomes New VP
Dr. LaToya Smith

Please join us in welcoming long-time Longhorn Dr. LaToya Smith as the new vice president for diversity and community engagement.



Dr. Moore in the classroom

Dr. Moore Earns Prestigious Teaching Award

Outgoing Vice President Leonard Moore has been named the recipient of the 2020 Holleran Steiker Award for Creative Student Engagement. We are grateful for his leadership and wish him all the best with his new endeavors.




Santa visits UT Elementary

Ho Ho Ho and
Hook 'Em!

Last Thursday, Orange Santa paid a visit to UT Elementary to give all the Little Longhorns books to read over winter break. A big thanks to all who donated to the Orange Santa donation drive to make this magic happen! 




Join the Herd

Join the Herd

Meet several student leaders of the Neighborhood Longhorns Program's "Join the Herd" student volunteer recruiting effort who are making online learning fun for both students and teachers.




Priscilla Chan

Hogg Foundation Receives $1.1 Million Donation

Congrats to the Hogg Foundation for receiving this sizable donation from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan's Chan Zuckerberg Initiative




Barrington Miles

A Mindset for Greatness

Read about Barrington Miles, a McCombs School freshman who found his inspiration for greatness at the Sweatt Center for Black Males. 




How Are We Doing?

As the year closes, we're reflecting on ways to better serve our readers. Please complete this quick one-page, nine-question survey to let us know what you prefer to receive from the DDCE. Thank you! Your feedback is important to us.



Virtual Events

2021 Black Student-Athlete Summit

What: This year's virtual Black Student-Athlete Summit is themed "Woke! Now What?"
When: Jan. 6-8.
Where: Visit the BSA website for more details.


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