Welcome Longhorns

April 3, 2014

Want to volunteer?  The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement is your hub for service at UT, inside the classroom and out.  Over 75% of Longhorns volunteered nearly 1 million hours last year, which averages to approximately $22 million in economic impact for the communities we serve. Here are the basics for starting off your semester with service: Come […]

Community Engagement Dialogue: Dr. Eric Tang

November 5, 2014
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On Thursday, October 30th, Dr. Eric Tang, Assistant Professor in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department at the University of Texas, spoke to LCCE’s neighboring association at the Community Engagement Center (CEC). It was the first lecture to jump start a Community Engagement Dialogue series hosted by the CEC for all Austin community members. […]

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November Service Opportunities

October 31, 2014
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Check out volunteer opportunities happening in Austin throughout the month of September! Keep track of your hours, non-profits, and other events on GivePulse, or UT’s affiliated account utvolunteers.org November Service Events Nov. 4: SibKids Club 5:15pm to 7:15pm Easter Seals Central Texas needs help facilitating their monthly SibKids Club with activities, set up, clean up and […]

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Featured Org: HOPE Austin Helps Bring Breast Cancer Awareness!

October 21, 2014
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October is Breast Cancer awareness month and UT organization, HOPE Austin, helped bring awareness and funding for the disease. HOPE Austin is a service organization dedicated to promoting health awareness and aid to the campus and community. On September 27th, HOPE Austin hosted a Breast Cancer Screening Event at St. David’s for uninsured and underprivileged […]

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Alternative Breaks in New Orleans!

October 21, 2014
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During the UT spring break, 21 student from the university will travel to New Orleans to promote active citizenship, simplicity, service, and community through a week-long immersive service experience. The service sites will include building a home for a family that was displaced after Hurricane Katrina, and creating a garden for schoolchildren to promote healthy […]

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October Service Opportunities

October 14, 2014
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Check out volunteer opportunities happening in Austin throughout the month of September! Keep track of your hours, non-profits, and other events on GivePulse, or UT’s affiliated account utvolunteers.org October Service Events Oct. 14: Trash to Treasure Sale 9am to 3pm in the West mall (Near the UT Tower) This event will be going on until Oct. […]

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Student Summit for Social Change

September 29, 2014
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On Saturday, September 20, the University of Texas, St. Edwards University, and Huston-Tillotson University collaborated in hosting the first annual Student Summit for Social Change. The Summit kicked-off the first event in Austin’s Be the Change week. The summit focused on community transformation through various team building activities and speakers from the collaborating Universities. The […]

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Be the Change – National Day of Service

September 24, 2014
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As we complete the first month of the academic school year, LCCE begins launching several annual service projects; among them being Be The Change. Be the Change Austin is a national day of service scheduled near October 5 – Gandhi’s birthday. To encourage volunteerism and community service, South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) coordinates the […]

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Be Bold, Be the Change Panel

September 24, 2014
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This Thursday the Longhorn Service Council will host the Be Bold, Be the Change panel in honor of Be the Change week. The panel will examine the lives and experiences of 4 individuals who have dedicated themselves to a life of service. Representatives from the PeaceCorps, Teach for America, AmeriCorps VISTA, and ACE (A Community […]

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September Service Opportunties

September 15, 2014
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Check out volunteer opportunities happening in Austin throughout the month of September! Keep track of your hours, non-profits, and other events on GivePulse, or UT’s affiliated account utvolunteers.org September service opportunities Sept. 9: Easter Seals Central Texas 9:30am to 12pm at Easter Seals Central Texas Headquarters (1611 Headway Circle, Building 2, Austin, TX 78754.) Volunteers needed […]

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Volunteer Fair September 24th

August 5, 2014
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  Join us for the Fall 2014 UT  Volunteer Fair next Wednesday, September 24, from 10am-3pm on Speedway Plaza! The volunteer fair is a great opportunity for students to learn about a number of volunteering opportunities throughout the UT and Austin community. Statistics show that nearly 74% of all current UT students have volunteered either on campus or within the […]

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