Welcome Longhorns

September 1, 2015

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 […]

February Service Opportunities

February 1, 2016
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Check out volunteer opportunities happening in Austin throughout the month of February! Keep track of your hours, non-profits, and other events on GivePulse, or UT’s affiliated account utvolunteers.org February Service Events Feb. 3 – Volunteer Open House: Learn How to Protect our Water! 5:30pm to 6:30pm Want to learn how to teach young students to become better […]

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Raising Funds for The Project: How you can help!

November 13, 2015
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The Project, UT Austin’s largest day of service, connects thousands of students, faculty, and staff with Austin communities every year. The Project’s goal is to create a place for the university to volunteer, while providing a chance to help an underserved neighborhood in Austin. Each year, around two thousand university members participate in The Project, […]

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November Service Opportunities

November 13, 2015
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Check out volunteer opportunities happening in Austin throughout the month of November! Keep track of your hours, non-profits, and other events on GivePulse, or UT’s affiliated account utvolunteers.org November Service Events Nov. 13 – Very Merry Children’s Charity Party multiple shifts on registration page The Very Merry Children’s Charity party will raise funds for children’s […]

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Alternative Breaks Program: Why it’s worth checking out!

November 6, 2015
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Alternative Breaks 2015 participant, Isaac Gonzalez, recaps his experience in Louisiana last March, and why the program is so important to so many people. The sky was black. The wind was strong. Homes were destroyed. Lives were lost. 10 years later and that city is still not back to how it once was. The world watched as […]

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Colony Park Community Dialogue

October 29, 2015
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About 35 community members attended the community dialogue, “A Tale of Two Cities: Austin’s Economic Boom and Rapid Segregation.” Panelists included Barbara Scott and Helen Miller from the Colony Park Neighborhood Association; Richard Franklin, the director of Youth Unlimited; Dr. Kazique J. Prince, Office of the Mayor, City of Austin; and Erica Saenz; chair of […]

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October Service Opportunities

October 7, 2015
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Check out volunteer opportunities happening in Austin throughout the month of October! Keep track of your hours, non-profits, and other events on GivePulse, or UT’s affiliated account utvolunteers.org October Service Events Oct. 10 – Horesboy 11am to 3pm Candlelight Ranch needs volunteers to assist with the facilitation of the high ropes challenge courses and nature programs. Click […]

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Restore Rundberg Wins ‘Best Neighborhood Revival’ by Austin Chronicle

September 28, 2015
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Article retrieved by DDCE News. We are pleased to announce that Restore Rundberg, a community-based initiative to make the North Austin area vital and healthy, has been named as the “Best Neighborhood Revival” by the Austin Chronicle. With funding from the Obama administration’s Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, Restore Rundberg brings together city, law enforcement, schools, colleges and the community to revitalize […]

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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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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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