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Art + Art History Student Alexis Hyatt awarded Blackwell-Simmons Scholarship

Art + Art History student Alexis Hyatt was awarded a Blackwell-Simmons Scholarship at the Fall 2013 Alumni Association Scholarship Reception. The scholarship established by longtime Alumni Association supporters Thomas Simmons ’72 and Linda Blackwell Simmons ’77, the scholarship benefits first-generation college students.

Linda Blackwell Simmons says alumni support can provide the margin of excellence for UT Arlington and its students. “All great universities have involved alumni and strong alumni associations,” she says.