The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering ranks third in the nation and first in Texas in graduating minority students, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education’s annual list.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Kresge Foundation and the Greater Texas Foundation have awarded The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) two grants totaling $437,000 to develop strategies for improving Latino student engagement and college completion rates. The CCCSE is partnering with the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) at Indiana… » Continue Reading
Faculty members, state legislators, business executives and current and retired government officials will be among those addressing graduates at University of Texas at Austin convocations May 17 and 18.
Gold medal Olympic sprinter, humanitarian and Texas Ex Sanya Richards-Ross will deliver the commencement address during the 130th Spring Commencement at The University of Texas at Austin.
College of Fine Arts Announces Barbara Smith Conrad as Spring 2012 Commencement Speaker and Performer
Mezzo-soprano Barbara Smith Conrad will be the speaker for the College of Fine Arts spring commencement ceremony at The University of Texas at Austin on May 18 at 3 p.m. in Bass Concert Hall.
Despite being promoted as a viable alternative to traditional public schools, privately owned charter schools in Texas have higher attrition rates for black students than comparable urban public schools, says a University of Texas at Austin study.
A renowned attorney/philanthropist, a member of the United States House of Representatives, a circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals, the prime minister of the Palestinian National Authority, the Texas commissioner of education, the university's head football coach and several corporate executives and outstanding academic leaders will be among the speakers for convocation ceremonies… » Continue Reading
The University of Texas Elementary School's fifth graders will attend their completion ceremony and banquet on Wednesday, May 26 at 6 p.m., at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd. Several of these fifth graders have attended the school since Pre-Kindergarten. Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for diversity and community engagement and the… » Continue Reading
The nation's deputy secretary of state, several corporate executives, a nationally recognized political strategist and a Texas entrepreneur/philanthropist are among the speakers scheduled for convocation ceremonies at The University of Texas at Austin May 20-22.
About 7,800 students will graduate from The University of Texas at Austin at the 127th spring commencement this Saturday, May 22. Students from around the world with diverse cultural backgrounds, students who have faced adversity, and students who have conquered their dreams will come together to share in the spirit of commencement. Each student has… » Continue Reading