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Center for Students in Recovery

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Cayla Palmer (SHIFT) 

  • Check out our new series, “I Am a Recovery Ally Because...,” on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram featuring campus partners who support campus recovery efforts.

Texas Lassos and Longhorns Against Drunk Driving participate in Recovery Ally Training on March 10

Texas Lassos and Longhorns Against Drunk Driving participate in Recovery Ally Training on March 10

  • Our next virtual Recovery Ally Training will be held April 9, 4-5 p.m. This training is designed to reduce stigma toward people with addiction or who are in recovery, and to increase awareness about the millions of individuals living in healthy recovery across the country. Sign up for this training.New this semester, we host a speaker

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Cayla Palmer (SHIFT) 

  • Check out our new series, “I Am a Recovery Ally Because...,” on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram featuring campus partners who support campus recovery efforts.
  • New this semester, we host a speaker meeting during our weekly recovery support group the first Tuesday of the month. This new addition to our Campus Open Recovery meeting allows those in recovery to share their experience, strength and hope for the benefit of staff, students and faculty in or in hope of recovery. Next meeting is on April 6, 7:15-8:15 p.m.
  • We launched our 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign with a supporter and alumni Zoom "coffee chat" on March 30. As part of the university’s annual fundraiser, our gathering helped supporters plug into our community.

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  • April is Sexual Violence Prevention Month. We won’t be hosting events this year, but our team will be sharing a on-demand calendar of resources with students. 
  • Mental Health Promotion Week, April 12-16, will promote elements of positive emotional well-being. Programs throughout the week will emphasize the benefits of exploring mindfulness, community, diversity and inclusion, self-care, gratitude and resilience.

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  • We're hosting virtual discussion groups for Asian and Asian American students seeking an opportunity for discussion, support and healing amidst the increase in anti-Asian racism and violence. Using the bystander intervention model, BeVocal teamed up with UT Center for Asian American Studies to host workshops covering the history of anti-Asian xenophobia on March 29 and 30. And on March 25, some of our staff participated in a town hall with Austin-area organizations. 

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The Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) team at "Sundaes on Thursdaes": (Front row) Laura Sandoval-Sweeney, Jeni Wade and Abby Simpson; (back row) Maria Timm, Nic Dahlberg, Armando Sanchez, Danie White, Laura Dupuis and Gretchen Rees

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Sophia Spera outside the Texas Union (link to come)

  • Our rooftop garden at the Texas Union has been planted! A Green Fund Award made the rooftop patio garden possible. Check it out on the patio overlooking Guadalupe Street. And learn more about one of the staff members who helped lead this effort as one of her “Coping During the Pandemic” strategies.
  • Campus Events+Entertainment will host Forty Acres Fest with a Candyland theme on April 9 and 10. 

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Longhorn painting in the Forty Acres Room

  • The Forty Acres Room at the Texas Union is the new home for a beautiful painting of longhorns. This artwork was donated to UT Austin from the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History through the help of UT Development Board Chair Sam Susser. (photo: Forty Acres Room painting)
  • Our team has adapted capabilities to host hybrid meetings with some attending in person and others virtually. On March 23, University Unions invited food service operators and colleagues from the Purchasing Office to a Request for Proposal (RFP) walk-through event. Later this spring, we will share the new dining options that will open Fall 2021.open Fall 2021.

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Destination Spring Break at the William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center

  • Our team played a huge role in supporting Destination Spring Break March 14-19. Our operations staff took care of the Texas Union and William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center, home to the New Orleans and the Miami destinations. The Campus Events+Entertainment team applied their expertise to creating memorable event concepts. (photo?)

Vice President for Student Affairs

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  • Our Destination Spring Break daily events brought a fun adventure to campus March 14-19. Students enjoyed Austin, New Orleans and Miami in three different areas of campus. To see what our programming team has in store this month, check out the Division Events Calendar.
  • Students involved in campus life, volunteer work, tutoring and civic activities can apply for the Bonfire Unity Endowed Presidential Scholarship by April 15. This scholarship honors Longhorns who supported Texas A&M during the 1999 Bonfire tragedy.
  • We’ve begun our next cycle of Division strategic planning. Please fill out this Qualtrics survey by April 6 12 to share your thoughts.

 Rich Reddick (College of Education) presents and answers questions on The Eyes of Texas History Committee Report.

Rich Reddick (College of Education) at The Eyes of Texas History Committee Report presentation

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Texas Tough Fundraiser Recognition on March 30

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