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The Archer Center Spotlight: August 2015
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The Archer Center Spotlight: August 2015

The Fall 2015 Archer Fellows pose for a group picture during their welcome week festivities.

Fall 2015 Archer Fellows Ready to Take on D.C.

The Fall 2015 Archer Fellows arrived in the nation's capital on August 24 and have already hit the ground running with activities ranging from a welcome dinner to the famous Archer Center scavenger hunt. These 42 undergraduate students from across the UT System make up our largest cohort of Archer Fellows to date, and we know they have an exciting semester ahead of them! Earlier this month, we bid farewell to the Summer 2015 Graduate Fellows, pictured below at their graduation ceremony at The Archer Center. 

Summer 2015 Graduate Fellows celebrate their completion of the Graduate Program in Public Policy. 

New Archer Fellow Alumni Association Board Selected

August marked the beginning of new leadership for the AFAA. The 2015 - 2016 AFAA Board members will serve through July 31, 2016. "I am excited about the talent and energy that has been added to the AFAA Board for the 2015 - 2016 term. We have a lot of work to do to meet the needs of our growing alumni base, and I look forward to leading this effort and these dedicated board members over the next year," said AFAA president Todd Hill.  

Archer Fellow alumni meet with current students at the welcome reception for the Fall 2015 Archer Fellows.
Current Fellows and Archer Fellow alumni represent UT Dallas at this month's welcome reception.

Alumni Update: Graduate School and Public Service Program Acceptances

This fall, many Archer Fellow alumni are beginning graduate programs in law, public policy, and other fields of study ranging from medicine to political science. Additionally, many alumni have been selected into competitive public service programs around the world. As is the case every year, Archer Center alumni have been accepted to some of the nation's most prestigious institutions and public service programs. Take a look at the full list on our website.

Upcoming Archer Fellow Alumni Association Events

Meet with Archer Fellow alumni near you at an upcoming event this fall. Fill out our online form to provide your current contact information and make sure you get the most relevant information for alumni activities in your area! 

Austin AFAA Happy Hour
Wednesday, September 16 | 6:00pm
Location: Haymaker | 2310 Manor Road
Contact: Austin Chapter Chairs Kali Lang or Elizabeth Sohns

D.C. - Nationals Game with Fall 2015 Archer Fellows
Wednesday, September 9 | 7:05pm

We have a block of tickets available to purchase for $20 each (price includes a $10 donation to The Archer Center). To reserve your ticket, you can make a $20 donation online. Select “Archer Center Initiatives” from the designation drop-down menu and include “September 9 baseball game” in the comments. 
Contact: Archer Center Alumni Relations Manager Dareth Finn

Dallas AFAA Happy Hour
Thursday, September 17 | 6:00pm
Location: TBD
Contact: Dallas Chapter Chairs Lauren Boneta or Stephen Myers 
 

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