Topic: Red McCombs

President Powers to Receive Distinguished Citizen Award from Capitol Area Boy Scouts of America

Nov. 13, 2012

Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, has been named recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Citizen Award by the Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. he award recognizes Powers for having taken on leadership roles in education and civic service that resulted in expanding opportunity and understanding.

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Leadership Academy to Prepare Texas High School Students for Future Challenges

June 10, 2011

One hundred students from Texas high schools will arrive at The University of Texas at Austin June 12 to begin an intensive five-day leadership academy.

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Statues unveiled to honor McCombs, Moncrief

Sept. 14, 2010
Statues unveiled to honor McCombs, Moncrief

Red McCombs' and Tex Moncrief's contributions to the university are substantial, and everlasting. On Friday, Sept. 10, the two men were honored in a fitting tribute.

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Texas Water in UT Tower-Shaped Bottle to Raise Millions for Academic Scholarships

July 19, 2010

H2Orange®, a new purified Texas water in a unique scale-model replica of the iconic University of Texas at Austin Tower, will raise millions of dollars for academic scholarships, fellowships and internships at the university, it was announced today by university President William Powers Jr. and GSDandM co-founders Steve Gurasich and Tim McClure.

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Prominent Figures Among Convocation Speakers at The University of Texas at Austin May 20-22

May 18, 2010

The nation's deputy secretary of state, several corporate executives, a nationally recognized political strategist and a Texas entrepreneur/philanthropist are among the speakers scheduled for convocation ceremonies at The University of Texas at Austin May 20-22.

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