An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

In Memoriam: Cynthia Keever

April 18, 2024

Cynthia Keever Died April 10, 2024 Austin, Texas From The Austin American Statesman Cynthia Lee Pendergrass Keever died peacefully at home on April 10, 2024, with her two children, Graham and Erin,...

Skeeter Hagler’s amazing photographic trifecta

March 15, 2024

Skeeter Hagler has pulled off a trifecta that will likely never be topped. First, the Pulitzer Prize for his documentary on the life of a West Texas cowboy. Second selection to The Daily Texan Hall...

The envelope, please: 9 new honorees for 2024 Daily Texan Hall of Fame

February 13, 2024

Who are the 9 new members of The Daily Texan Hall of Fame? They met at The Daily Texan and married; as reporters in World War II, he was at Normandy on D-Day, and died when a German tank attacked...

New Moody Dean to speak at Friends of Daily Texan March 22 event

February 3, 2024

Dr. Rachel Davis Mersey, recently appointed Dean of Moody College of Communication, will be the featured speaker at the 11th annual Friends of The Daily Texan Hall of Fame gathering on the University of...

In Memoriam: David Casstevens

January 28, 2024

David Casstevens Died Jan. 24, 2024 Dallas The Dallas Morning News David Casstevens, a lyrical writer who never let X’s and O’s get in the way of a good story in a career spanning five decades...

Rachel Davis Mersey named 7th Dean of Moody College of Communication

January 11, 2024

Rachel Davis Mersey has been appointed dean of Moody College of Communication, replacing Dr. Jay Bernhardt who resigned to become president of Emerson College. Mersey has served as Interim Dean since Bernhardt's...

In Memoriam: Pamela Anne Baggett-Wallis

January 10, 2024

In Memoriam: Pamela Anne Baggett-Wallis Died Dec. 2, 2023 Johnson City, Texas   Pam Baggett-Wallis passed away Dec. 2, 2023  at home in the arms of her loving husband, Jesse, after a long-fought...

Celebrate The Daily Texan at UT on March 22

January 8, 2024

Supporters of student journalism at the University of Texas and fans and friends of The Daily Texan, please mark March 22 on your calendar. That’s the date of the annual Friends of The Daily Texan,...

Kirk Bohls receives top award from Football Writers Association of America

January 7, 2024

By Football Writers Association of America Austin American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls has been named the FWAA's 2024 Bert McGrane winner and was honored  at a dinner in Houston Jan. 6 hosted by the...

Scholarship to honor A.R. ‘Dick’ Elam

January 4, 2024

The Friends of The Daily Texan is creating a scholarship to honor the memory of A.R. “Dick” Elam, who passed away in 2023 after a long career in journalism and journalism education. Elam served as...

In Memoriam: Loretta Mae Diggs Pendergraft

December 23, 2023

Loretta Mae Diggs Pendergraft Died Dec. 20, 2023 Wichita, Kansas Loretta Mae Diggs Pendergraft, 105, passed away in Wichita on December 20, 2023 after a bout with Covid. She lived in Kansas most of...

Daily Texan supporters: Extend a helping hand to Texan student journalists

December 1, 2023

Last call for 2023 donations to the Friends of The Daily Texan  Endowment campaign to fund scholarships for Texan student journalists. The campaign to raise  $300,000 for permanent funding for 13...

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