Education and Leadership

UT Austin President Larry R. Faulkner to visit Dallas area schools

Oct. 8, 1999

President Larry R. Faulkner of The University of Texas at Austin will visit three Dallas area high schools on Wednesday (Oct. 13) to encourage students to strive for academic excellence and to remind seniors to apply for Longhorn Opportunity Scholarships for the fall 2000 semester.

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UT Austin's successful Gateway Program receives 1999 Retention Excellence Award

July 9, 1999

The University of Texas at Austin is one of seven colleges and universities being honored this week with a Retention Excellence Award from Noel-Levitz for its successful efforts to retain students.

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Latino USA host Mara Hinojosa wins NCLR's Ruben Salazar Award

July 8, 1999

María Hinojosa, host of Latino USA, a production partnership of the Center for Mexican American Studies and KUT-FM radio at the University of Texas at Austin, has won the 1999 Ruben Salazar Award from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). Hinojosa, a CNN correspondent, will be presented the award on July 28 at the NCLR Annual Conference in Houston.

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Incoming freshmen from Laredo to be welcomed by President Faulkner during trip to South Texas

July 2, 1999

President Larry R. Faulkner of The University of Texas at Austin will participate in a "Send-Off '99" celebration in Laredo on Tuesday (July 6) honoring about 50 area students who have been accepted to attend the University next fall.

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UT Austin president traveling to El Paso to personally welcome incoming freshmen

July 2, 1999

Students from the El Paso area who will be incoming freshmen at The University of Texas at Austin next fall semester will receive a personal welcome on Wednesday (July 7) from UT Austin President Larry R. Faulkner.

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