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Announcing the Lenora and Walter F. Brown Forty Acres Scholarship

San Antonio is a big city with an even bigger heart, as evidenced by the new Lenora and Walter F. Brown Forty Acres Scholarship. The scholarship—named in honor of Lenora Brown, BBA ’56, and Walter F. Brown, BBA ’57, Life Members—will give the best San Antonio-area students a premier education at UT-Austin. In addition to … Read more

Dallas Chapter Mentorship Program Dreams Big [Watch]

Two years ago, the Texas Exes Dallas Chapter started a mentorship program that pairs the chapter’s scholarship recipients with alumni and older students. Called Longhorn Match, the program is designed to give talented young students more than just a check. It fosters relationships between Dallas-area students and alumni, giving students an encouraging ear as they … Read more

Scholarships Get Streamlined

Even the most organized student is awash in a sea of scholarship paperwork and glossy college viewbooks. With literally thousands of possible scholarships—each with its own application and requirements—it’s a wonder anyone can keep it all straight. Thankfully, the Texas Exes has just made it all a little easier. This year the association—in partnership with … Read more

Finding a Family: The Asian Alumni Network Scholarship

When the Asian Alumni Network awarded its first-ever scholarship to Elie Wu, they boosted a future leader who’s overcome some serious financial and family challenges. Read her story—and the story of the network’s first-ever scholarship—on the Alcalde. Photo courtesy the Austin History Center

Longhorn Sisters—and Scholarship Recipients—Featured in The Bellaire Buzz

The Meyerson sisters—Anna, Caroline, and Rachel—are serious Longhorn fans. So serious, in fact, that the press is taking notice. The sisters, all current UT students, were recently highlighted in the Bellaire Buzz’s “Faithful Fans.” They’re no strangers to orange blood: Alfie Meyerson, BA ’81, JD ’84, and Pauline Meyerson, BBA ’81, Life Members, instilled Longhorn … Read more

Texas Exes Awards $749,625 to 307 UT Students at Annual Named Scholarship Dinner

It’s scholarship dinner season here at the Texas Exes. Three dinners—one each for our chapter scholarships, named/dedicated scholarships, and the Texas Exes Scholars and Forty Acres Scholars—bring hundreds of students, donors, and friends to our building for evenings of fellowship and celebration. For many students, it’s a chance to finally meet the donor who is … Read more

For Her Birthday, Donor Gives the Gift of a Scholarship

July 17 bears special significance for Susana Alemán: not only is it her birthday, it’s also the 40th anniversary of the day she arrived at The University of Texas from the South Texas town of Falfurrias: July 17, 1972. Yesterday morning, in a small ceremony at the Alumni Center, Alemán, BS ’75, MEd ’78, JD … Read more