CORE's News and Announcements

October 7, 2022

October is National Hispanic Heritage Month - a time to recognize the contributions of Hispanic people and celebrate their diverse cultures and histories.

February 4, 2022

This February marks the annual recognition of Black History Month, a time when we celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions of African Americans throughout history.

June 14, 2021

Juneteenth, which is celebrated on June 19, marks the day in 1865 that enslaved Africans in Texas learned about President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which actually freed them two years... read more

October 26, 2020

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, and the upcoming Native American Heritage Month, CORE is sponsoring a SLAC Career... read more

September 15, 2020

Today kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month, which has been a big celebration in the U.S. for decades.

June 19, 2020

Happy Juneteenth, SLAC! Learn more about the history of this commemorative day and how you can celebrate.

December 4, 2018

SLAC’s third annual Multicultural Food Festival and Fundraiser was a success – 271 attendees sampled 36 different types of dishes and raised $1,327 (after all festival expenses) for the Summer... read more

November 13, 2018

SLAC’s third annual Multicultural Food Festival and Fundraiser is being held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the SUSB lobby (Building 53).

June 29, 2018

On June 19, 1865, Union Army Major General Gordon Granger announced the abolition of slavery in Texas. It was two and a half years after Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had come into... read more

May 21, 2018

The Alonzo W. Ashley Internship Program was named in honor of Al Ashley, who retired from SLAC in 1999 after 31 years of dedicated and exemplary service, particularly in the area of championing... read more