Topic: Social entrepreneurship

Turning Good Ideas Into Reality: What is Social Innovation?

Oct. 29, 2012
Turning Good Ideas Into Reality: What is Social Innovation?

Through the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, Suzi Sosa is helping students develop the entrepreneurial skills to realize their problem-solving ideas.

Read more

Essmart Global Wins Grand Prize in 2012 Dell Social Innovation Challenge

June 13, 2012

Young social innovators convened in Austin during the past several days as part of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC), the flagship social entrepreneurship initiative of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. At last night's awards ceremony held at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Essmart Global was announced as the winner of the $50,000 grand prize. Essmart Global was selected from five teams for the prize, which recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who envision, create and implement social innovation projects that help communities around the world.

Read more

Dell, RGK Center to Announce Grand Prize Winner in Social Innovation Competition

May 13, 2011

Dell and The University of Texas at Austin's RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service will announce the grand prize-winning team in the Dell Social Innovation Competition (DSIC) at an awards ceremony on Monday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the ATandT Executive Education and Conference Center.

Read more

Dell, University of Texas at Austin To Make Major Financial Announcement Monday, May 16

May 13, 2011

Event: William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, will join Dell officials for an important financial announcement.

Read more

Social Entrepreneur and Author to Discuss Experiences in Africa and Middle East

April 25, 2011

Event: Rye Barcott, author, Marine and co-founder of a non-profit organization in one of the world's largest slums, will give a talk on "Spark Change From Within" and discuss his new memoir. The event is free and open to the public, but an

Read more