The “Do Good Institute” has become a major success for the University of Maryland and the man who has done more than most to put the school of the map, Bruce Levenson. A major name in philanthropic circles, Bruce Levenson believes the “Do Good Institute” is showing just how involved students and members of the campus community wish to be in philanthropic efforts and hopes to take the model for the institute to other college campuses in a bid to develop the next generation of members of the not for profit community.
Bruce Levenson is not only looking to take the model for learning about philanthropy and not for profit leadership across the U.S., but he hopes to make sure on campus learning once again aids the development of a successful community at the University of Maryland. Levenson is a well-known technology developer and feels the growth of Online learning has proven a success yet feels the leadership required to become an important member of the not for profit community must be experienced on campus for the greatest level of impact for the future.
Business leadership should play an important part in the education and career of any individual looking to make a difference in the not for profit community, which is an aspect of the life of Bruce Levenson that has marked him out as a success. As the leader of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment consortium Bruce Levenson led the NBA franchise from the bottom of the standings to the number one seed over the course of his decade in charge. Success has also been found in his career as the founder of UCG alongside business partner Ed Peskowitz that has seen the real time industrial information provider develop from a single newsletter for the oil industry in 1977 into a global communications leader in the 21st century.