University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

March 30: Texas Relays Panel Focuses on Moving Past Racial Stigmas to Help Students Succeed

March 29, 2012

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and the City of Austin will present a panel discussion in recognition of the 2012 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on Friday, March 30.

 “Moving Past Racial Stigmas to Help Students Succeed”

 Moderators

  • Sheryl Cole, Mayor Pro Tem, Austin City Council
  • Brian “BJ” Jones, CBS Sports Network

 Panel

  • Dr. Meria Carstarphen, Superintendent, Austin Independent School District
  • Dr. Michael Lauderdale, Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Ms. Margo Frasier, Special Police Monitor, City of Austin
  • Dr. Jamey Harrison, University Interscholastic League, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Damon Luckett, Mentor, Athletic Department, The University of Texas at Austin

 This event is free and open to the public. It will be held 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. in the  Boyd Vance Theater, George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina Street.

For more information, contact Deb Duval, debduval@austin.utexas.edu, (512) 232-7599.

 

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