Category Archives: Young Leaders Society

UWATX Summer Program - Manor

06.09.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

75+ students in Manor ISD are getting a quality summer program!

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Today, we launched a two-year pilot initiative: a summer program at Decker Middle School designed to provide more than 75 ... Read More >

 
9 Young professionals making Austin greater

06.07.2014 | 90TH ANNIVERSARY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Nine young professionals
making Austin greater

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As part of our 90-day celebration of UWATX’s 90th anniversary, we’re working on 10 lists of 9 highlighting influential and ... Read More >

 
Volunteer project leaders make Austin greater

05.27.2014 | HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Middle school students gave 865 hours to low-income neighborhoods

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Today, we proudly celebrated the end of another successful school year by watching more than 40 local middle school students ... Read More >

 
Employee Campaign Awards 2013

05.09.2014 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, GIVING SOCIETIES, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Recognizing the best in philanthropy: Employee Campaign Awards 2013

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Thanks to almost 400 companies and their employees in the Austin community, UWATX’s vision for Austin is one step closer to ... Read More >

 
Happy VPL students

04.08.2014 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

WOW – YLSers sure did make Austin greater the past two weeks!

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We just wrapped up the YLS Virtual Giveathon - and  I for one couldn't be more excited about the results:  These efforts directly ... Read More >

 
Raul Sanchez, Webb Principal

03.27.2014 | AMPLIFY AUSTIN, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Meet Raul Sanchez

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It’s no secret that Austin, Texas is great, arguably the envy of the world: it’s the live music capital, boasts a roaring economy, ... Read More >

 
YLS Virtual Giveathon - it's for the kids!

03.24.2014 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

It’s for the kids!

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A year ago, we relaunched the Young Leaders Society with a few big changes - an increased focus on volunteerism, a strong ... Read More >

 
VPL students at Webb Middle School

03.20.2014 | AMPLIFY AUSTIN, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS STORIES, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

A middle school perspective on leadership

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On the surface, these students look like any other boys in the St. John's neighborhood - Jose is a Webb Middle School student who ... Read More >

 
YLS members & recruits get involved at Decker!

03.12.2014 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

YLS & student leaders expand the Decker Middle School Garden!

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Last month, a small group of volunteers gathered at Decker Middle School to work on the community garden.  We were current YLS ... Read More >

 
Julie Fisher & Decker VPL Students volunteer

01.16.2014 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Mentoring “can easily change lives with as a little as one hour per week”

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In our work, we get to meet and talk with incredible donors and volunteers who are committed to our community - and one of the ... Read More >

 
 
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