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UT Austin Named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

The University of Texas at Austin has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Trail of Lights Dedicates Special Night to UT Austin on Dec. 16

Trail of Lights Dedicates Special Night to UT Austin on Dec. 16

AUSTIN, Texas — For the first time, The University of Texas at Austin presents UT Night at the Trail of Lights, featuring the trail’s iconic globe display revamped in brilliantly glowing burnt orange and showcasing student talent on the evening of Dec.16 at Zilker Park.

UT Austin Honored Again for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

UT Austin Honored Again for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

For the third consecutive year, The University of Texas at Austin has been honored with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Austin MLK Jr. Day Celebration Will Begin on UT Austin Campus

The 21st annual community march celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin with a rally at the MLK Jr. Statue on the East Mall at The University of Texas at Austin at 9 a.m. on Jan. 20. The theme for this year is “Dream Even Further.”

Media Advisory: University of Texas Elementary School to commemorate 10th anniversary

  MEDIA ADVISORY Event: The University of Texas Elementary School 10th Anniversary Celebration When: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m. Where: University of Texas Elementary School, Healthy Horns Hall, 2200 E. Sixth St., Austin, TX 78702 Background: The University of Texas Elementary School will kick off its 10th Anniversary year with a celebration that will commemorate…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin Recognized with Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

The University of Texas at Austin is among the recipients of the first-ever Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The university will be featured along with 47 other recipients in the December 2012 issue of the magazine. Schools were selected based on initiatives to promote diversity, including those focused on race, ethnicity, gender, disabilities, veteran status and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

Annual MLK Day Celebration to Begin with Rally on Campus

The 18th annual community march celebrating the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will begin with a rally at the Martin Luther King Jr. Statue on the East Mall at The University of Texas at Austin at 9 a.m. on Jan. 16.

Austin NAACP Honors Dr. Gregory J. Vincent

Austin NAACP Honors Dr. Gregory J. Vincent

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.

Vice President Gregory J. Vincent elected to NADOHE board

Vice President Gregory J. Vincent elected to NADOHE board

Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for diversity and community engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), filling a term through 2012.

The University of Texas at Austin and Education is Freedom Partner to Support Underserved High School Students

The University of Texas at Austin and the Dallas-based organization, Education is Freedom (EIF), are collaborating on a pilot program in the Dallas Independent School District that will provide a pathway to the university for high school students who have been historically underserved but are high achievers.