Our Lady of the Lake University will be home to the National Institute of Mexican American History of Civil Rights. The Institute will teach, educate and showcase the significant struggles and contributions forged by Mexican Americans to advance the civil rights and fair treatment of all people.
Professor of Psychology Bernadette Solorzano, PsyD., will received the Santa Maria Justice Award for "outstanding contributions to the advancement of legal and social justice."
The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation has awarded OLLU $10,000 for Camp Unidos, a no-cost, two-week summer camp for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Esmaeil Porsa (BA Biology 1988), MD, has been chosen as the next CEO of Harris Health Systems, one of the nation's largest public health systems with a $1.4 billion budget operation.
OLLU's Kinesiology Program has been approved as an Educationally Recognized Program (ERP) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The department is one of only 11 in Texas to attain this recognized status.
The Office of the Governor has awarded Our Lady of the Lake University a two-year $252,222 grant to extend its support of the OLLUCares Program. OLLUCares empowers students, faculty and staff and lets them know their well-being and personal safety matters.