VolunteerUT is the entity that connects members of the UT community with direct service opportunities across central Texas. We hope to make volunteering easily accessible, whether as a one-time event or an ongoing commitment, through the following online tools: GivePulse is the primary platform used to connect UT students, faculty, and staff… read more
By Jessica Sinn • January 21, 2021 Dear Longhorns, As we begin the spring semester, I would like to introduce myself and tell you how honored I am to serve as the next vice president of diversity and community engagement. On Dec. 14, I was appointed as the Division of Diversity and Community… read more
Named in honor of Afro-Brazilian Freedom Fighter Zumbi dos Palmares, ZUMBI brings you interviews with community members whose work informs and impacts the beauty and richness of Black life throughout the diaspora. ZUMBI host, Stephanie L. Lang, is a multi-generational Austin resident and community curator working to preserve the history… read more
Through a partnership with Austin’s Colony Park Neighborhood, students are learning about the less visible legacy of racism, the persistence of community leaders and the power of collaboration By: Meghan Nguyen Four community leaders involved with the Colony Park Sustainable Community Initiative came to speak with students in the… read more
The Center for Community Engagement has compiled a list of resources and volunteering opportunities for the community to use. You can find information and resources about COVID-19 assistance, donations, testing sites, and volunteering.