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 […]

Delayed start for Project

February 27, 2015
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ATTENTION PROJECT VOLUNTEERS Due to weather conditions, the morning shift for volunteers will be delayed two hours. Buses will pick up morning volunteers at 9:30am at the SSB. Afternoon volunteers are not affected by the delay, and will continue their shifts as scheduled. We ask that all volunteers dress warm and accordingly to the weather. […]

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Tower Awards Nominations Now Open

February 23, 2015
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The Longhorn Center for Community Engagement invites you to nominate deserving students, faculty, staff and registered UT student organizations for the 2015 Tower Awards! Each year, numerous Longhorns give their time, talent, resources and voice to help strengthen their local community, and we need your help to identify outstanding community engagement efforts. Nominations from local […]

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February Service Opportunities

January 30, 2015
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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 February Service Events Feb. 1: Ut Concho Community Garden’s 1st Spring Workday & Garden Club Meeting 9:30am to 12:30pm Spread a helpful hand at the UT Concho Community […]

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December Service Opportunities

December 1, 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 December Service Events Dec 3 – Dec 6 – Trail of Lights: Fun Run Shifts available on registration page The Trail of Lights is back, and so is the […]

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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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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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