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UT Arlington honored seven outstanding alumni for their professional achievements, community engagement, and loyalty to their alma mater at the 48th Annual Distinguished Alumni Gala.
Madeline McClure ’97 left a lucrative Wall Street job to start a nonprofit organization for child abuse victims. She and three other alumni describe how UT Arlington prepared them for professions vastly different from their original ones.
Jocelyn Zee is among a handful of young, brilliant students who have used UT Arlington as a springboard to success. She enrolled at age 13 and is now a physician. Meet similar grads and a current student who’s following in their footsteps.
Of UT Arlington’s more than 163,000 alumni, about 127,000 live in Texas and provide a stream of employees for high-demand fields like nursing, information technology, and bioengineering.
Chelsea Roff ’10, who overcame severe anorexia, now speaks nationally about issues related to eating disorders, health policy, and social justice.
A $1 million commitment from alumna Shirlee Gandy and her husband, Taylor, will help sophomores achieve their dreams of earning a college degree.
HKS Inc. CEO Ralph Hawkins ’73, the man who helped bring us Cowboys Stadium and College Park Center, is doing his part to ensure that the next generation of architects leaves its own legacy.
Kelly Bowman ’03 spent eight months as an emergency room nurse before deploying to Iraq. She describes the experience as baptism by fire.
Threatening clouds and tornado sirens are his bread and butter. As founder of Tempest Tours, a storm-chasing business based in Arlington, Martin Lisius ’86 guides people on twister safaris.