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Zeb Strong and the UTA Faithful

Zeb Strong left behind a larger-than-life legend and a truly amazing life's work.  Likely half of the hundreds of people attending his Wake and Homegoing Service at Concord Church stood to be recognized as members of the Maverick Faithful who were touched by this man's life and his works.  It would be interesting to have someone videotape those remembrances at the next AA Scholarship Banquet.  There is also a petition making the rounds to rename a street around UTA in his honor.  Not a bad idea to help remember a man who set the standard for helping students, gradua

SERVICES FOR ZEB STRONG

VISITATION- Friday, September 7, 2018  -  3-9pm  -   Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home (3-9pm), 6449 University Hills Boulevard, Dallas, Texas  75241

GOING HOME CELEBRATION - Saturday, September 8, 2018  -  10am  -  Concord Church, 6808 Pastor Bailey Drive, Dallas, Texas  75237

The family is asking in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Zeb Strong Scholarship Fund, c/o the African-American Alumni Chapter of the UTA Alumni Association, Inc., P.O. Box 1043, Arlington, Texas  76004.   

The UTA Community Lost a Great Advocate and a Great Man Today

We received word that Zeb Strong, Director of Outreach Initiatives for UTA, passed away today.  The UTA community has been blessed to have been the recipient of this man's efforts.  He was a powerful force for good at UTA ... and it was an honor to have had the opportunity to watch the ongoing ripples of his effects on the school, our students and our community.  

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