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Student Summer 2022 Internship Spotlights

Aug. 18, 2022
Students in the Nonprofit Studies portfolio program spent their summers interning with a variety of organizations.
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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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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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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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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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2020 Kozmetsky Fellows Announced

July 30, 2020
The Kozmetsky Fellowships are competitive full-tuition scholarships awarded to students pursuing a career in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. A critical goal of the fellowship is to reduce the debt burden of students entering the nonprofit field.
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Student Spotlights: Spring 2020 Portfolio Graduates

May 18, 2020
Join us in celebrating our spring 2020 graduates of the Nonprofit Studies portfolio program.
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Nonprofit LBJers Tackle Single Use Plastics at Patagonia’s Case Competition

April 19, 2019
LBJ students, Amie Harris MPAff/MBA 2020, Philip Jankoski MPAff 2020, and Matthew Preisser MPAff/MS Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE), 2021 traveled to Berkeley, California to compete in the international UC Haas Center for Responsible Business 2019 Patagonia Case Competition.
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Social Justice Funders: For National Movements to Win, Invest in Texas

Aug. 8, 2017
In a recent New Yorker essay, Lawrence Wright details how Texas politics have moved to the right since the 2000s.

Student Fellows

Joyce Ovalle

Ph.D. candidate at the LBJ School - Kozmetsky Fellow

Allison Hooks

MPAff candidate - Kozmetsky Fellow

Gabrielle Douthitt

MPAff candidate - Kozmetsky Fellow