Formerly known as Houston Enriches Rice Education, the HERE Project has become the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL) and is now a part of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research. CERCL is a curricular and research initiative that uses innovative research, engaged pedagogy and other approaches to promote and advance creative models and practices of leadership benefiting new generations of leaders. Please visit often to see updates on upcoming events and initiatives or join our  mailing list  and facebook page for invitations and updates.       

/uploadedImages/Annual_and_Bi-Annual_Events/TCDJB1sm.jpg2015 Texas College DJ Battle - Entry Deadline Oct 3!

If you are a DJ and want to represent your school in the battle:  

Send an an email to cercl@rice.edu Include your:  
  • Real Name 
  • DJ Name 
  • Email 
  • Contact Number 
  • and a link to a YouTube Video: (videos must be no more than 5 minutes in length and include an intro with your DJ name & your college name, followed by your mix) 

For more info click here  

HISD Leaders awarded for critical thinking in CERCL's 8th Annual HS Essay Contest


top, l-r. - Elliott Ross, Rhett Jackson Taylor (3rd Place), Robert Guererro, Warren Kenney, Maya Reine (CERCL) and Principal Connie Berger @ John H. Reagan HS, Alusine Woodward, Dajah Cade (2014 2nd place winner and 2015 salutatorian) and Tenaya Oliveras @ Jack Yates HS, Principal Rene Sanchez, Maya Reine, Crystal Hernandez (1st Place), Crystal Estrada (2nd Place), Daniel Riojas @ Cesar Chavez HS.