In honor of the countless lives he touched, the friends and family of Earl L. Moseley, Jr. are pleased to announce the establishment of an endowed scholarship fund as a memorial to Earl’s life and legacy.  With his faith providing the backdrop, Earl devoted his energies to active civic engagement.  He was strongly committed to the improvement of his community and to inspiring educational and personal advancement in the lives of everyone he encountered.  Earl understood the immense impact that warmth and brotherly encouragement have on shaping the development of students into vibrant adults and future leaders, and he deeply valued the opportunity to affect positive change in his peers.

Earl earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Southwestern University in 1984, and during that time, became the first African-American member of the Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Inc.  During his years at Southwestern, Earl was active in Ebony, Choir, and the Student Foundation.  Following graduation, Earl was employed by Texas State University as coordinator of Student Activities, as an advisor to the Student Activities Council, and served in various other capacities as well.  On top of the new job, Earl began his legacy as an active Southwestern alumnus.  He served as a student-elected member on Southwestern’s Board of Trustees, and as part of Southwestern’s Alumni Board of Directors, in addition to serving as the African-American Alumni Achievement Steering Committee member.  He even found time to help plan his 10 year reunion.

Despite not seeking accolades for his distinguished service, he was honored with numerous awards, including the Citation of Merit in 2007, awarded by the Association of Southwestern University Alumni. (Watch the video of Earl’s reciept of the award.)  Earl served as the first African-American member of the San Marcos City Council, served on the boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the United Way of Hays County, the San Marcos Housing Authority and numerous other religious, professional and community organizations.

The Earl Lee Moseley, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund will provide future students demonstrating leadership and civic engagement with scholarship help that extends Earl’s legacy of service that changes lives.  We hope you will join in honoring Earl’s memory as a friend and civic leader by making a gift or pledge to The Earl Lee Moseley, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund through a convenient online gift form or you may call 512-863-1482 to speak with the Development Office about your gift.


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