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Student Profiles - December 2016

William Lutrell

William Lutrell
Former accountant earned his M.B.A. at UTSA alongside his undergrad son

Jacquelyn Reyes

Jacquelyn Reyes
Getting involved at UTSA changed Reyes' college and career paths

Jason Gonzales

Jason Eric Gonzales Martinez
UTSA graduate student wants to educate and inspire others through his art

Jocelyn Carnicle

Jocelyn Carnicle
Honors student developed her passion for health care at UTSA

Priyanka Petluru

Priyanka Petluru
Honors student pursued her love of engineering and the classics at UTSA

Rolando Garza

Rolando Garza
UTSA student who overcame diabetes now hopes to help others through research

Student Profiles - May 2016

Syahrir Idris

Syahrir Idris
Alumnus returns to UTSA to earn a Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy and Language

Ricardo Rosales

Ricardo Rosales
After a successful internship, UTSA mathematics major has a job waiting at Goldman Sachs

Mary Ledbetter Gallagher

Mary Ledbetter-Gallagher
57 year-old history major and mother of three wants others to know that learning is for life

Thilo Janssen

Thilo Janssen
German Air Force's mandatory retirement rule led electrical engineering major to new career

Charles Chikelu

Charles Chikelu
Nigerian native is preparing for a career in service with the U.S. Army's Military Intelligence Corps

Student Profiles - December 2015

Sarah Esserlieu

Sarah Esserlieu
Urban and Regional Planning major using knowledge to revitalize Downtown San Antonio

Valerie Rocha

Valerie Rocha
Mother of two persisted over 12 years to earn her interdisciplinary learning and teaching degree

William Cavanaugh

William Cavanaugh
Athlete and entrepreneur created an app to help students get organized

Jack Richey

Jack Richey
Army veteran is getting his engineering degree to give his children a better life

Justin Stout

Justin Stout
Army veteran endured two dozen surgeries to heal military injuries and earn his degrees

Dieter Cantu

Dieter Cantu
Public Administration graduate aims to change communities through leadership and respect

Megan Aumann

Megan Aumann
Student's epilepsy motivated her to help others through neuroscience

Paola Martinez

Paola Martinez
21-year-old honors student says culturally sensitive public health programs will help prevent malnourishment, obesity

Tawanda Kamucheka

Tawanda Kamucheka
Zimbabwe-born Honors student studied effects, prevention of cryptococcal meningitis while at UTSA

Student Profiles - May 2015

Barbara Warren

Barbara Warren
Master's student wants to use architectural knowledge for social justice

Edgar Ibarra

Edgar Ibarra
Entrepreneur will work with other UTSA business grads to grow their start-up, iSleepTech

Angelica Tello

Angelica Tello
Support from faculty and UTSA's diversity helped student earn doctoral degree

Marissa Wechsler a

Marissa Wechsler
First student to enroll in UTSA's biomedical engineering bachelor's program

Rob Saldaña

Rob Saldaña
A chance lunch invitation led Saldana to his high school chorus

Bryce Boddie

Bryce Boddie
Award-winning social worker responds to need at home and abroad

Julian Chavez

Julian Chavez
First-generation college student conducted research as an undergraduate

Happy Orere-Amadu

Happy Orere-Amadu
"I've been playing soccer since I was in my mother's womb," she quips

Alyssa Minwell

Alyssa Minwell
Richarte High School valedictorian built a jewelry business from an ordinary tub of beads

Student Profiles - December 2014

Teresa Barker

Teresa Barker
Finding structure in life

Nathan Hearn

Nathan Hearn
From Iraq to researching technology in workforce

Evelyn Hlebik

Evelyn Hlebik
From Iraq to the classroom

Manuel Lechuga

Manuel Lechuga
Grateful for family and UTSA support

Jonathon James

Jonathon James
Overcoming personal hardships

Marcus Gonzalez

Marcus Gonzalez
To serve and protect

Charissa Munteanu

Charissa Munteanu
First-generation graduate to doctoral degree

Shanice Mzava

Shanice Mzava
Accelerated graduation

Jade Heverly-Campbell

Jade Heverly-Campbell
A passion for preventive medicine

Student Profiles - May 2014

Xuhua Cheng

Xuhua Cheng
Merging cultures and styles

Luther Mayberry

Luther Mayberry
Putting family first

Yolanda Diaz

Yolanda Diaz
Reinforcing the good

Michael Lasch

Michael Lasch
Patent (not) pending

Daniel Crotty

Daniel Crotty
The Rhode to success

Trevin King

Trevin King
From grocery line to flight line

Romina Aznavaleh

Romina Aznavaleh
Elements of excellence

Reba Juhasz and Joshua Sandlin
UTSA power couple

Shelby McCowen

Shelby McCowen
Triple-crown grad

Student Profiles - Fall 2013

Obi Okolo

Obi Okolo
Nigerian Obi Okolo found his path in life by studying architecture, interior design at UTSA

Michael D. Knoell

Michael D. Knoell
U.S. Navy’s Michael D. Knoell chose UTSA to help him reach next step in his career

Eduardo Perez

Eduardo Perez
Bilingual educator wants to serve as role model to young Latinos

Michou Kelley

Kathlene Hurt
Research focus at UTSA has given Kathlene Hurt great opportunity

Lorraine Schmitt

Lorraine Schmitt
Lorraine Schmitt overcame an autoimmune disorder to earn her college degree

Zaida Flores

Zaida Flores
Criminal justice honors student Zaida Flores aims to help immigrants become U.S. citizens

Cara Ward

Cara Ward
Cara Ward balanced hectic class and work schedules to earn her degree

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Viridiana Estrada
Viridiana Estrada finds a home with the UTSA Neurosciences Institute

Jesus Kristian Martinez

Jesus Kristian Martinez
First-generation student Jesus Kristian Martinez fulfills lifelong dream to earn college degree

Student Profiles - Spring 2013

Aleksandra Vucic

Aleksandra Vucic
May 2013

Brian Smith

Brian Smith
May 2013

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Daniela Vazquez
May 2013

Michou Kelley

Michelle Park
May 2013

Michou Kelley

Michou Kelley
May 2013

Itza Carbajal

Itza Carbajal
May 2013

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Sharon Agold
May 2013