MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Austin President to Welcome Incoming Students at Rio Grande Valley Send-Off in Brownsville
EVENT: The 2014 Student Send-Off will honor 105 new students from the lower Rio Grande Valley who are about to attend The University of Texas at Austin. This year marks the 21st anniversary of this event, which will feature Bill Powers, president of the university.
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.
Oscar Casares, assistant professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, is the author of "Amigoland," which was announced as the ninth annual selection for the Mayor's Book Club at a press conference on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at City Hall in downtown Austin.