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Dr. Chen: Leaving LCAE

December 11, 2013

On Tuesday, December 3rd, Dr. Ge Chen celebrated her retirement with a room full of staff and faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin.  Dr. Chen, Assistant Vice President of Academic Diversity Initiatives at UT, has been with the university for 20+ years.  Before becoming Assistant Vice President, Dr. Chen was the Executive Director for the […]

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Gateway’s Merry White Elephant Gift Exchange

December 6, 2013

On November 21, the Gateway Scholars mentors held a white elephant gift exchange. While the game started off calmly with mentors opening up new presents, it soon became exciting with presents being stolen, restolen, and destolen. Among the most popular gifts were holiday socks from Urban Outfitters, a glow-in-the-dark soccer ball, and a toy rocket. […]

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The Grand Commission on Young African American Males

November 11, 2013

African American males are frequently portrayed as troublesome thugs; however, four African American male graduate assistants from the Longhorn Center of Academic Excellence (LCAE) disproved this stereotype. On October 26th at the Grand Commission on Young African American Males at Sigma Pi Phi’s Southeast Regional Meeting in Memphis, Tennessee, these young men discussed their desire […]

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Dr. Charles Lu and STEM

November 11, 2013

Dr. Charles Lu, Postdoctoral Fellow and Academic Director of the Longhorn Center for Academic Excellence, was recently quoted in the Brown Daily Herald, the official newspaper of Brown University, as an expert on STEM education in a series entitled “Missing Scientists.”  Dr. Lu’s research, which focuses on the underrepresentation of minority groups in the STEM disciplines, […]

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LCAE Opens New Journalism Writing Center

November 1, 2013

Do you dream of a career in journalism yet struggle with writing tight leads and strong nut graphs? The Longhorn Center for Academic Excellence, through Gateway Scholars, is launching a pilot for a Journalism Writing Center designed to bridge that gap. A journalism writing coach will work one-on-one with you at the Belo Center for […]

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Gateway’s Monday Math Labs!

October 22, 2013

y = 5 + x, and D=m/v. Are you getting the arithmetic game down? There are several formulas that you must know when attacking a variety of problems on single math test or quiz. Join Gateway and attend their Monday Math Labs held in SSB 4.400, from 4-8pm every Monday night. There are plenty of people who are all […]

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ACE Workshop: Test Prep

October 22, 2013

Main Information: What: ACE Workshop: Test Prep When: 11/5/13    5:30-7pm Where: GAR 0.102    It’s that time of year. Less than 5 weeks of school are left and they are coming fast. You can’t slow it down and it only seems to be getting faster. The only thing that you can really rebuttal with is […]

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Gateway’s Ja’Michael Darnell in: Our Country’s Good

October 22, 2013

Gateway mentor Ja’Michael Darnell is playing in Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed by James Daniels. Adapted from Thomas Keneally’s novel The Playmaker, Wertenbaker introduces the audience to an 18th century Australian penal colony. Amid the brutal conditions of the settlement, a Royal Marine lieutenant works with the convicts to present a comedic stage play. […]

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M408K Supplemental Instruction

October 18, 2013

M408K tests are coming up on the 29th of October. Are you prepared? Stay on the edge of what is going on in your math class by coming in for Gateway Scholar’s supplemental instruction. It will be hosted on the 29th from 1 – 2:30pm in SSB G1.106 (Glenn Maloney Room). If you feel the […]

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