2014-2015 Portfolio Capstone

The goal of the Nonprofit Portfolio Capstone is to build a strong sense of community among the graduating cohort.  Fun, professionalism and new insights are what we hope to offer. Portfolio students graduating in 2015 (May, August or December) are required to participate in the Capstone events throughout the 2014-15 academic year. Because we are piloting this new four-part series format of the Capstone this year, any absences must be cleared in advance with the Program Coordinator.  

Session 1: Leadership Strengths and Networking
Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:15 - 7:30 pm, Blanton Museum of Art
Meeting point: Blanton Café (Smith Bldg, first floor, by north door across from gift shop)
This session will focus on introductions, meeting colleagues, and building a strong community of support.  There will be a personal response art activity led by the Blanton staff. Optional preparation: take the StrengthsFinder quiz online (cost $10) and report your top 5 strengths here.  Note: This event takes place on Third Thursdays, which is a free evening of art and activities at the museum. Portfolio participants receive a complimentary piece of gourmet pizza and glass of wine.

Session 2: Working in Diverse Environments
Thursday, October 16, 2014
5:15 - 7:30 pm, Blanton Museum of Art

Meeting point: Blanton Café (Smith Bldg, first floor, by north door across from gift shop)2014 Nonprofit Portfolio Graduates
Note: This event takes place on Third Thursdays, which is a free evening of art and activities at the museum. Portfolio participants receive a complimentary piece of gourmet pizza and glass of wine.

Session 3: Creative Solutions for Complex Problems
Thursday, February 19, 2014
5:15 - 7:30 pm, Blanton Museum of Art

Meeting point: Blanton Café (Smith Bldg, first floor, by north door across from gift shop)
Note: This event takes place on Third Thursdays, which is a free evening of art and activities at the museum. Portfolio participants receive a complimentary piece of gourmet pizza and glass of wine.

Session 4: Reflection & Celebration
April dates TBA
7:30 - 9:30 pm, Skyspace