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Event Recap: CONNECT Community Showcase

May 3, 2022
On Thursday April 21st, graduate students, community members, UT faculty and staff, and other supporters attended the CONNECT Community Showcase event at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. For the first time since its beginning in 2019, participants in the CONNECT program gathered to learn about the impact current and former CONNECT fellow work has made on organizations that have a data challenge.
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CONNECT Program Manager Alyssa Studer Recognized with Outstanding Staff Award

April 25, 2022
Alyssa Studer, Program Manager for the CONNECT program, received the Outstanding Staff Award from the President's Office. The award recognizes non-teaching UT Austin employees who have made outstanding contributions to the continuing success of the university. Alyssa received the award due to her outstanding service to the CONNECT program, which Alyssa has managed since its beginning in Spring 2019. 
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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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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.
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Policy, Politics and People: RGK Center Alum Monica Bosquez

Nov. 10, 2017
A self-described idealist, Monica has always been drawn to the ways that politics and policy and people intersect and influence each other, especially in communities and regions facing serious challenges like the impact of immigration or the upheaval wrought by natural disasters.