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.       

  2015DJAward2015 Texas College DJ Battle

Congratulations, to DJ Techtrix from Prairie View A&M for winning the 2015 DJ Screw Legend Award. This live College DJ competition featured DJs from Rice, Texas A&M, Prairie View A&M & Lee College. Co-sponsored by DJ Elevated, 2012 DJ Screw Legend Award Winner, Mega DJ and Red Bull. Click for MORE INFO. 

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.