RGK Center in the News

Meet the 2013 Dell Social Innovation Challenge Winners

Dell - 04/05/2013

Dr. Sarah Jane Rehnborg presents at 2013 Texas Volunteer Management Conference

OneStar Foundation - 01/24/2013

Dr. Rehnborg’s session, Frameworks for Management, examined two tools for engagement within organizations and the broader community at large. She also presented an Advanced Workshop entitled Understanding and Navigating Conflict in the Workplace. The conference is designed to provide broad based, affordable training for professional volunteer managers in Texas and nearby states. Learn more.

MOCA's board: Deep pockets aren't a cure-all

Los Angeles Times - 09/14/2012

The wealthy group with five billionaires couldn't prevent the museum's budget from being cut or keep the forced resignation of Paul Schimmel from erupting in controversy. Read full article >

RGK Center Releases Statewide Evaluation for AmeriCorps*Texas

OneStar Foundation - 08/27/2012

From 2009-2012, OneStar contracted with the RGK Center to develop and implement a rigorous, scientifically-based independent evaluation of the AmeriCorps*Texas portfolio. Download the report and summary on the OneStar Foundation website >

Let's Stop Overlooking Systems Innovations

Forbes.com - 07/10/2012

Suzi Sosa looks at the emerging systems innovation trend in a new Forbes.com post. Read the article >

For the First Time in its History, the National Endowment for the Arts Awards Grants for Arts Research

National Endowment for the Arts - 05/30/2012

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded Francie Ostrower a grant through The University of Texas at Austin for her study: "Diversity on Cultural Boards: Implications for Organizational Value and Impact." Learn more >

Nonprofit Management Graduate Program Rankings

US News and World Report - 03/15/2012

In nonprofit management programs, students learn how fundraising, effective leadership, and financial management can improve a nonprofit organization. These are the best public affairs schools for the nonprofit management specialty. LBJ School ranked 8th in nation >

Suzi Sosa: Changing the world, forging the next generation of entrepreneurship

Austin Woman Monthly - 02/29/2012

May the Nonprofit Force Be With You!

The Nonprofit Quarterly - 12/16/2011

Philanthropist Ronya Kozmetsky dies at 90

The Daily Texan - 10/28/2011

Ronya Kozmetsky, who contributed millions to a philanthrophic center in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, died Tuesday at the age of 90. Read more >

Ronya Kozmetsky, Renowned Philanthropist and Founder of the RGK Center, Dies at Age 90

LBJ School of Public Affairs - 10/27/2011

Ronya Kozmetsky, renowned philanthropist and founder of the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at the age of 90. Learn more about her legacy >

Philanthropist, educator and feminist Ronya Kozmetsky dies at 90

Austin American-Statesman - 10/25/2011

Ronya Kozmetsky, a renowned Austin philanthropist, educator and feminist, died Tuesday. She was 90. Read more >

The Divided Way

Ottawa Citizen - 10/22/2011

As the United Way looks to transform itself from a simple fundraiser into an 'agent of change,' some social service agencies say it is leaving them behind. Read the article >

Cultural Construction Slowdown

The Wall Street Journal - 09/14/2011

The cultural construction boom in North America has slowed. Is this merely a lull in a continuing trend? Or are we seeing the last gasp of major performing-arts-center construction for a while? Many of the cities that wanted better halls have completed them. And reports of economic distress among these new venues—which prompted the University of Chicago to study cultural infrastructure in the U.S.—have caused other communities to think twice before jumping on the bandwagon. Read the article >

LBJ School and Fine Arts Professor Francie Ostrower Elected President of ARNOVA

LBJ School of Public Affairs News - 08/29/2011

Charitable giving rebounds in 2010

The Daily Texan - 06/23/2011

And the semi-finalists of the Dell Social Innovation Competition are…

Direct2Dell - 03/09/2011

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog

Austin Business Journal - 02/02/2011

Seeking next-generation social entrepreneurs

Smart Planet - 02/01/2011