2019
Salls Establish New Scholarship for Future UTD Students with Gift
Salls Establish New Scholarship for Future UTD Students with Gift Former University of Texas at Dallas dean of libraries Dr. Larry Sall and his wife, Judy, have made a planned gift to create a scholarship aimed at opening doors and expanding opportunities for future students, establishing the Judy and Larry Sall Scholarship Fund.
AT&T Grant Brightens Future for Academic Bridge, Young Students
AT&T Grant Brightens Future for Academic Bridge, Young Students The University of Texas at Dallas received a $75,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation to support the Academic Bridge and Future Comets programs, which help prepare young students for college life and STEM careers through advising, mentoring and tutoring.
2018
Academic Bridge Program Puts Students on Path to Success at UT Dallas
Academic Bridge Program Puts Students on Path to Success at UT Dallas The University of Texas at Dallas’ Academic Bridge Program helps students take their skills to a new level by teaching new time-management skills and study habits. The program encourages students to work with tutors, be academically honest, work hard, and cut procrastination. Academic Bridge provides services including tutoring, mentoring, housing and financial assistance to students from underrepresented communities.
2015
Engineering Researchers Earn National Science Foundation Awards
Engineering Researchers Earn National Science Foundation Awards Both UT Dallas recipients of a 2015 Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) hope to inspire others as they impact society through their scientific research.
Academic Bridge Students Tour State Capitol
Academic Bridge Students Tour State Capitol UT Dallas Academic Bridge students attended a series of meetings with Sen. Van Taylor, R-Plano, Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, Rep. Angie Chen Button, R-Richardson, Rep. Linda Koop, R-Dallas, Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, and House Speaker Joe Straus.
2014
Company Internships Help Academic Bridge Students Close the Transition Gap
Company Internships Help Academic Bridge Students Close the Transition Gap Since its establishment in 2000, the Academic Bridge Program at UT Dallas has helped students make the transition to college life. The program relies on relationships with area partners to provide opportunities that will prepare the students to succeed after graduation.
Donors Boost Support for University Programs on Day of Philanthropy
Donors Boost Support for University Programs on Day of Philanthropy UT Dallas received more than $130,000 in donations –– 62 percent of which went to the Callier Center for Communication Disorders –– from generous alumni, friends, faculty and staff during the sixth annual North Texas Giving Day on Sept. 18.
Scholarship Golf Tournament Celebrates Record-Breaking Year
Scholarship Golf Tournament Celebrates Record-Breaking Year The 21st Annual UT Dallas Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser attracted the largest turnout in the event’s history. Almost 200 participants recently played on two golf courses at Sherrill Park Golf Course in Richardson.
2012
Ericsson Helps Students Prepare for Job Interviews
Ericsson Helps Students Prepare for Job Interviews 24 Academic Bridge students recently participated in mock interviews and resume reviews conducted by Ericsson, an international provider of communications technology and services, and a longtime supporter of UT Dallas.
2011
Science and Tech Students Test Life on a College Campus
Science and Tech Students Test Life on a College Campus The CRI program hosted high school students from the Energized for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy in Houston in June. Two groups from the academy each spent two weeks on the UT Dallas campus, where the activities centered on STEM topics.