About HERO

OUR VISION

HERO University Members strive to make an impact both in Texas and globally, by improving the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.

OUR MISSION

To improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities, through a focus on Texas habitats, Texas arts and the personal well-being of Texans.

THE GOAL

HERO funding will support students, faculty and academic programming across the state of Texas to advance our 8 Key Fields of Focus.

OUR IMPACT

From Sustainable Energy to Culinary Art, HERO is here to make a meaningful impact in 8 Key Fields of Focus.

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The HERO Centralized Campus – BRADLEY OAKS RANCH

The historic Bradley Oaks Ranch, located in Bradford, Texas, covers nearly a third of a league of land (nearly 1,500 acres) and is home to a rich history of Texans. Owned by the Heppner family, Bradley Oaks Ranch is the campus for field work, research applications and gatherings of HERO students, professors and others devoted to improving life in Texas.

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HERO is a private initiative of The Beneficient Company Group (Ben), its clients and Texas University Members that benefits the public.

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THE FOUNDERS

HERO is informed by the Heppner Family’s shared philanthropic vision and commitment to create a legacy of benefit to Texas.

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