The Friar Society

of the University of Texas at Austin

2015 Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship Recipient

On April 7, thirty students, including the members of the Longhorn band, Orange Jackets, Cowboys, Blazers and faculty/staff surprised Dr. Courtney Byrd of the Moody College of Communication with the $25,000 Friar Centennial Teaching Fellowship.

You can see a video of the surprise here

Dr. Byrd’s acceptance speech

More information on the prize and past recipients

Congratulations Dr. Byrd!