Eddie Bernice Johnson

The Dallas skyline, led by the illuminated Reunion Tower, shone in gold on Monday, January 8, as a tribute to the late Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson.

The Last Word: President Biden on the Life and Legacy of Eddie Bernice Johnson

by | Jan 9, 2024
Former longtime Dallas Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson died on New Year's Eve at the age of 89, and President Biden was one of those who paid their respects at a prayer service honoring her Monday night.
$1M in Federal Funds Boosts Dallas College’s Teacher Residency Apprentice Program
by | Feb 8, 2023
Half the funding came from the Department of Labor, with the other $500K coming from the Department of Education. The innovative teacher residency apprenticeship program is designed to help solve teacher shortages by building a steady pipeline of well-trained teachers. Open to students enrolled in Dallas College’s bachelor’s degree in education program, it allows educators of tomorrow to begin earning while still training.
Emmitt Smith and UNT Dallas Celebrate Opening of New Expansion at Southern Dallas Innovation Center
by | Jan 28, 2022
Dallas political leaders and UNT Dallas officials were among the speakers at the opening. Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith purchased the property in 2019 through his real estate company, E Smith Communities, as a place to build and incubate talent. UNT Dallas has now joined Dallas College and other organizations in setting up programs at the renovated center.
Congressional representatives Colin Allred, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Van Taylor, and Marc Veasey gathered for a virtual panel hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber in September 2020.
DRC Legislative Roundtable Talks PPP, Aviation Funding, Census Undercount
by | Sep 9, 2020
Congressional representatives Colin Allred, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Van Taylor, and Marc Veasey gathered virtually for the panel discussion. WFAA-TV’s Jason Whitely kicked off the session with a question on many minds: Will legislators be able to pass a new stimulus package soon?

Discovery: UTA Prof Gets $6.575M in Grants; UNT, University of Dallas Put Telescope Online

by | Mar 22, 2019
You’ll also find news about how SMU Cox School MBA students are doing research for Arcis Golf, and how a $625K grant is aimed at improving healthcare at the Dallas VA Medical Center in this report on research and development activity in North Texas.