Welcome Longhorns

April 3, 2014

Want to volunteer?  The Longhorn Center for Civic 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 […]

Student Summit for Social Change

September 29, 2014
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On Saturday, September 20, the University of Texas, St. Edwards University, and Hutson-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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Support Student Programs: 40 Hours for Forty Acres

April 3, 2014
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We ask for your support as UT wraps up its 8-year Campaign for Texas with a final fundraising push to meet its goal of $3billion!  40 Hours for Forty Acres, an initiative of Students Hooked on Texas, is focused on raising funds for current student programs to set them up for success in the 2014-2015 […]

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Tower Award Nominations Open

March 24, 2014
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Help us recognize UT students, faculty and staff committed to service in the community by submitting Tower Award nominations! There are many categories to nominate deserving and outstanding volunteers, speakers, professors, and organizations. Nomination deadline is April 2 and the ceremony will be held on April 30th in the SAC North Ballroom. Click here for […]

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Community Engagement Lecture Series: History Through Music by Miguel Ferguson

March 20, 2014
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The Longhorn Center for Civic Engagement proudly hosts a free, monthly seminar in partnership with the Renaissance Retirement Center in Austin Texas. Invited speakers are leaders in their respective fields and represent a variety of academic departments throughout The University of Texas at Austin. Each presenter shares their recent research or academic interests and the […]

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2014 Spring Volunteer Fair – RESCHEDULE

February 4, 2014
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Due to a forecast for inclement weather on Wednesday, 2/5, we have postponed our Spring 2014 Volunteer Fair.  The forecast predicts high winds and cold most of the day, and we didn’t want to chance it, risking a low student turnout and a less than favorable experience for our community partners. The fair will take […]

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