Category: Diversity

Black Domers: African-American Students at Notre Dame in Their Own Words

As our nation faces urgent calls for racial justice, many members of the Notre Dame family are seeking opportunities for meaningful conversations about equity. We are all hopeful that an honest dialogue can advance understanding and become a foundation for action. It is in that spirit that the Notre Dame Alumni Association Affinity Groups are… Read more


With June being Pride Month, the University of Notre Dame is partnering with GALA-ND/SMC, the LGBTQ affinity group, to conduct a webinar called “LGBTQ student life at ND today”. Tune in to find out what the LGBTQ student experience on campus is like! 🌈 At this webinar, Sara Agostinelli, the Assistant Director for LGBTQ Student Initiatives & Administration within… Read more

Celebrating Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth in the United States. It is a day that has meaning far beyond our boundaries because it is a day commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. It is a day of reflection on how far we’ve come and how much further we still have to go. It is a… Read more

Celebrating PRIDE Month in Austin

While we are not able to come together as a club in person to celebrate our LGBTQ+ members of the Notre Dame family and PRIDE month here in Austin, there are some events happening around the Austin area through AUSTIN PRIDE to check out. For more information on LQBTQ+ and the Notre Dame/Saint Mary’s community, please check out GALA –… Read more

ND Club of Austin Events Update

In the best interest of the safety of the entire University of Notre Dame community and as requested by the Notre Dame Alumni Association, the ND Club of Austin will be postponing or canceling all in-person club events at least through August 31st, including our Student Send-Off. All in-person UND Celebrations and Hesburgh Lectures for the remainder of the 2020… Read more

We Are ND

As leaders within the Southwest Region, we stand together against racial hatred and the unjust treatment of people because of the color of their skin. We stand in solidarity and support our Black Alumni, friends, students and their families, and the Black Community as a whole. We believe Black Lives Matter. We also believe that… Read more

2019 Special Citation winner from the Notre Dame Alumni Association

Three cheers for the ND Club of Austin – we are a 2019 Special Citation winner from the Notre Dame Alumni Association for our club’s focus on inclusion! We are proud to showcase inclusion in many forms. We hosted our club’s first-ever LGBTQ event last summer, and we link to GALA-ND/SMC in our weekly newsletter. We continue to welcome all members of… Read more

Irish Consulate Event – Canceled

Please note this event is canceled – See HERE for more details. The Consulate General of Ireland has invited the Notre Dame Club of Austin to an event at the Irish Consulate downtown to discuss Ireland, Brexit, and the Future of the European Union.  There will be Irish refreshments. Title:  Ireland, Brexit and the Future… Read more

Motherland Mass & Reception

In honor of Black History Month, join us at the annual Motherland Mass & Reception! Join the Notre Dame Club of Austin in celebration of Black History Month by attending the Motherland Mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church! Come enjoy a beautiful service featuring music and readings from all over Africa. Please arrive by 9:45am so that we… Read more

Mariachi Mass

Join us for a Mariachi Mass! Sunday, November 24th at 1pm at St. Ignatius, Martyr! We will enjoy mariachi music, and Mass will be celebrated in Spanish. All are welcome; Todos son bienvenidos!