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Career Development Center opening ceremonywatch video

UTA unveils state-of-the-art Career Development Center

Mavericks will have a critical advantage over their job-seeking competition as the University's new Career Development Center begins serving their needs in a revolutionary way.

Champions Doug Russell ’70 and Lanny Bassham ’69

Maverick Olympians inspire a new generation

Champions Doug Russell '70, who won two gold medals in 1968, and Lanny Bassham '69, a winner in 1976, now coach others.

Mayors Betsy Price, Ron Jensen, and Maher Maso

UTA alumni are leading dynamic Texas cities

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price ’72, Grand Prairie Mayor Ron Jensen ’73, and Frisco Mayor Maher Maso ’08 hold their city hall’s highest office.

Kate Schickedanz Leinowatch video

UTA alumna honors late husband with scholarship donation

Kate Schickedanz Leino ‘14 lost her husband, Tim, at a young age, and now donates to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation’s Dream Makers scholarship fund in his honor “because giving feels better than just being sad.”

Ali Alrubaiee receives award at commencementwatch video

Soldiers Praise Nursing Graduate

Ali Alrubaiee is an Iraqi native who became a trusted interpreter for the U.S. Military. Now an American citizen, he recently graduated from UTA's College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Soldiers who served with him came to celebrate and thank him for saving their lives.

Larry Kempwatch video

Award-winning alumnus

Fort Worth entrepreneur Larry Kemp, a 1980 graduate who is chief executive officer of Kemp & Sons General Services, credits his UTA education for giving him the foundation for success. “It told me I can compete with the best of them.”

The Karbhari's with distinguished alumni2

UTA honors six alumni at annual gala

The University honored five exemplary alumni and one outstanding honorary alumnus at the 50th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards held Thursday, Nov. 12.

RISE Adaptive Sports

Alumnus’ nonprofit provides adaptive sports gear

As executive director of RISE Adaptive Sports, Chris Goad ’93 offers physically challenged athletes the equipment they need to sail, swim, ski, kayak, and play rugby and soccer.

Norman Ward

Architect encourages students to pursue higher education

Award-winning architect and alumnus Norman Ward is inspired by seasonal changes and how sunlight moves through a space. He, in turn, inspires future generations to earn college degrees.

Laura Quintero

Alumna receives national honor for helping students

The National Hispaña Leadership Institute named Laura Quintero ’12 one of two recipients of its Rising Star Award for encouraging young Latinos and Latinas to pursue a college degree.