THE DIVISION OF DIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

in partnership with

THE TEXAS GOVERNOR’S COMMITTEE ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

invite you to save the date for the

28TH ANNUAL BARBARA JORDAN MEDIA AWARDS

Barbara Jordan Media Award Medal

Saturday, April 18, 2015
6 – 8 p.m.
San Jacinto Residence Hall, Multipurpose Room
309 E. 21st Street Austin, TX 78705

Tickets: $25 Students: $15

For information about the Barbara Jordan Media awards visit the Office of the Governor’s page.

For more information about this event, please contact Yvonne Loya at yloya@austin.utexas.edu or by phone at (512) 232-4856.


Event Sponsors: Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs, Moody College of Communications, Red McCombs School of Business, School of Nursing, School of Undergraduate Studies, UT School of Information, UT School of Law


Award Winners

BOOK: My Father’s Eyes by Sheila Allee
http://www.sheilaalleebooks.com/books/

TV FEATURE (2 winners): Adaptive Crossfit by Kevin Reece, KHOU-TV
http://www.khou.com/story/news/health/2014/09/03/adaptive-athletes-participate-in-crossfit-to-tear-down-stereotypes

Summer Jobs by Teresa Woodard, WFAA-TV (now with Istation)
http://www.wfaa.com/videos/news/local/outreach/good-news/2014/08/21/14240036/

INTERNET: Bridging the Gap: Arts in Context by Eve Tarlo and Galia Farber, KLRU-TV
http://www.klru.org/artsincontext/short/bridging-the-gap/

PHOTOJOURNALISM: Confidence and Courage by Gabe Wolf, Killeen Daily Herald, Lone Wolf Photography (5 photos total)

PRINT: Cancer Survivor to Tackle Marathon on Two Good Legs by Roberta MacInnis, Houston Chronicle
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/sports/article/Cancer-survivor-to-go-out-on-prosthetic-limb (also available in PDF)

COLLEGE STUDENT: Never Defeated by Alyssa Biere, Mary Cuba, J.C. Rickman, and Samantha Forester, Midwestern State University (available only on DVD)

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: Sisterly Love by Zhouie Martinez, Westlake High School (available in PDF)

Ethan Monsey, 7th grader at Lampasas Middle School, excels in Football, Cross Country and plans on running track in the spring.