Spotlights

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New Kozmetsky Fellow Announced: Gabrielle Douthitt

Aug. 3, 2022
Incoming MPAff candidate Gabrielle Douthitt is the newest recipient of the Kozmetsky Fellowship.
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Staying Curious: Spotlight on Noelita Lugo

Aug. 1, 2022
MSSW alum Noelita Lugo shares consulting advice and how to make positive change from within organizations.
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Spring 2022 Graduate Spotlight: Jean Sano Santana, MPAff

May 20, 2022
Jean Sano Santana graduates this spring from the LBJ School with a portfolio in Nonprofit Studies.
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Considering Community: Spotlight on Emily Bhandari

May 13, 2022
Emily Bhandari, MPAff/MSSW alum, shares her experience in the Nonprofit Studies portfolio program and more about her work with the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.
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Back in the Classroom: LBJ Alum Walter Moreau Shares Lessons Learned for Nonprofit Leadership Success

Dec. 6, 2021
Moreau had the chance to teach this course to a group of graduate students through the LBJ School. An LBJ alumnus himself, he remembers wanting to soak up practical information as a graduate student that would help prepare him for a career in the nonprofit sector.
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Summer Graduate Spotlights

Aug. 16, 2021
Join us in celebrating our summer 2021 gradutes of the Nonprofit Studies portfolio program. The portfolio program is open to any graduate student at The University of Texas at Austin and is home to more than 500 alumni across the globe.
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2021 Kozmetsky Fellow Announced

Aug. 4, 2021
Allison Hooks is our newest recipient of the Ronya and George Kozmetsky Fellowship in Philanthropy and Community Service. An Austin native, Allison will be joining the MPAff/MBA dual degree program in fall 2021.
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A Seat at the Table for Skilled Generalists and Nonprofit Advocates

Dec. 10, 2020
Tim Delaney shares how the LBJ School of Public Affairs influenced his development as an advocate and leader, now for the nonprofit sector as President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits. 
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Summer 2020 Internships: Community Connections and Skills Building

Sept. 10, 2020
This summer, students in the RGK Center nonprofit studies portfolio program engaged in a variety of internships serving the Austin community and beyond. Students in graduate programs across campus are required to complete internships, but even those whose degrees don’t require it often find valuable experience interning with nonprofits or other organizations over the summer.
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The Full Picture: LBJ Alums Tackle the COVID-19 Crisis From All Sides

Aug. 18, 2020
Wes and Savin Ven Johnson attended the LBJ School of Public Affairs and graduated from the MGPS program in 2012.