Statement from Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police Department and The University of Texas at Austin are cooperating to investigate a report that a balloon filled with bleach was dropped on an individual in the area that is… » Continue Reading
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin 27th Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights begins April 24 with the theme "Future of Black Life in Austin" and will include a film screening, a talkback and a panel discussion. The symposium culminates with the “Evening of Honors” presentation of the Heman Sweatt Legacy Award to… » Continue Reading
The University of Texas Elementary School (UTES) has received a $100,000 grant from the State Farm Youth Advisory Board (YAB) to plant a community garden that will serve the surrounding East Austin neighborhood.
The Austin chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) awarded Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, with its highest honor, the DeWitty/Overton Freedom Award.
Four community leaders and one organization have received the 2nd annual Asian American Community Leadership Awards at The University of Texas at Austin for their contributions to the Asian community in Texas.
EVENT: Public forums to gather comment on the renaming of Simkins Residence Hall, sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Student Government and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. WHEN: June 22, 4-6 p.m.; June 28, noon-2 p.m. WHERE: June 22: Main Building, Room 212; June 28: San Jacinto Hall Multipurpose Room (Room… » Continue Reading