Topic: Dr. Gregory J. Vincent

UT Austin Statement Regarding Reported Bleach Balloon Incident

Aug. 28, 2013

Statement from Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin

AUSTIN, Texas The Austin Police Department and The University of Texas at Austin are cooperating to investigate a report that a balloon filled with bleach was dropped on an individual in the area that is west of campus. Indications are that the balloon dropped last week was filled with water. However, the university has collected clothing and balloon remnants from the site and sent them a lab for further forensic testing.

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27th Heman Sweatt Symposium to Focus on Future of Black Life in Austin

April 23, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas The University of Texas at Austin 27th Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights begins April 24 with the theme "Future of Black Life in Austin" and will include a film screening, a talkback and a panel discussion.

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UT Elementary Awarded $100,000 State Farm Grant to Launch Community Garden

Nov. 29, 2012

The University of Texas Elementary School (UTES) has received a $100,000 grant from the State Farm Youth Advisory Board (YAB) to plant a community garden that will serve the surrounding East Austin neighborhood.

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Austin NAACP Honors Dr. Gregory J. Vincent

Dec. 19, 2011

The Austin chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) awarded Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, with its highest honor, the DeWitty/Overton Freedom Award.

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Local Asian American Community Leaders Honored at The University of Texas at Austin

June 9, 2011

Four community leaders and one organization have received the 2nd annual Asian American Community Leadership Awards at The University of Texas at Austin for their contributions to the Asian community in Texas.

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