Topic: Foundation Communities

What Really Counts in Service-Learning Accounting Class

Aug. 1, 2013
What Really Counts in Service-Learning Accounting Class

As part of a UT Accounting class, 200 students left the classroom and headed out in the community to help file 18,310 tax returns for low-income residents. Read about the impact on others and themselves.

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Free Minds Jumpstarts a College Education for Low-Income Adults: Application Deadline is July 5

June 3, 2010

The Free Minds Project, a program that offers a free college-level humanities class to low-income adults who have faced barriers to higher education, is accepting applications until July 5 for its 2010-11 class.

Free Minds is a community engagement incubator project sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, in partnership with Austin Community College (ACC) and Foundation Communities.

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Student volunteers provide free tax services

Aug. 4, 2009

At the McCombs School of Business, Brian Lendecky teaches his students accounting skills through hands-on community volunteerism. His students use their in-depth tax knowledge to get low-income families the most out of their tax returns.

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