Civic Viewpoints Course
TC 125K - offered each spring semester
The purpose of this class is to define and explore civic engagement, with the intention of inspiring students to become civic entrepreneurs themselves in their respective areas of
interest. Specifically the course will look at the following areas: Justice, Place, Transit, Education, Entrepreneurship and Healthcare. Students are required to attend all class meetings and submit a short reflection paper in order to receive full credit.
About the Professor:
Raised in Three Rivers, Texas, Lee Walker graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Physics (class of 1963) graduating Phi Kappa Phi, and going on to post graduate work in nuclear physics (theoretical cosmic ray research). Lee received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1967. He served as the President of Dell Computer Corporation through its formative years before being asked to teach at UT. The success of his “Elements of Entrepreneurship” and “Not for Profit Excellence” courses in the McCombʼs Management Department earned him best teaching award three times. He has held the title of Austinite of the Year (1998) and Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year (2006).