(MFA, Visual Communication) will begin a tenure-track assistant professor position at the University of South Dakota this fall. He published a chapter in Biologically Inspired Computing for the Arts: Scientific Data through Graphics.
(BFA, Art) received a full scholarship to the M.F.A. program at the University of Connecticut.
(MA, Communication) is marketing/sales coordinator for Heise Media Group in Bakersfield, Calif.
(BA, Journalism) works for The Eagle in Bryan-College Station as part of the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Association’s Buster Haas Minority Internship Program.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is a producer for the Nightlight shows on KLTY-FM in Dallas.
(MEd) becomes principal this fall at Amana Academy, a public charter school in Alpharetta, Ga.
Audie L. Johnson
(MEd) becomes an assistant principal this fall at Pearland (Texas) High School.
(BBA, Marketing) works in sales for Home Depot in Arlington.
(PhD, English) is a visiting assistant professor at Oklahoma State University.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Boles Junior High School in Arlington.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Keene Elementary School in Keene, Texas.
(BA, Linguistics) is president of Global Metaphase LLC, a language service provider in Arlington.
M. Kate Helmes
(BFA, Art) had her work featured in the Cohn Drennan Contemporary art gallery’s 2012 Summer Group Exhibition in Dallas. She creates fabric sculptures.
(BBA, Real Estate) is a permit coordinator in the design/engineering department for Time Warner Cable in Coppell. She works with cities, contractors, and utilities on expansion of the company’s network.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) was named Teacher of the Year at Cypress Creek High School and Secondary Teacher of the Year for the Cypress Creek Independent School District. His “Generation Green” project received national and local media coverage.
(BSN) is a registered nurse in the Lafayette General Medical Center’s intensive care unit at Lafayette, La.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School in Fort Worth.
(BA, Communication Technology) is a junior developer at the advertising/marketing firm Concussion in Fort Worth.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Palmer Middle School in Palmer, Texas.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Goliad Elementary School in San Angelo.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is principal at Elliott Elementary School in Fort Worth.
(BA, Public Relations) is promotions and marketing manager at Radio Disney in Charlotte, N.C.
(BA, Communication Technology) is a front-end web developer for Hanley Wood, a media and information company serving the housing and commercial design and construction industries.
(BA, Journalism) is a web developer for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at the Young Men’s Leadership Academy in the Fort Worth Independent School District.
(PhD, Mathematics) is an assistant professor of mathematics at Sul Ross State University. She was a National Science Foundation MAVS GK-12 grant fellow, graduate teaching assistant, and an adjunct professor at UT Arlington.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at DeSoto High School.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Forest Oak Middle School in Fort Worth.
(BA, Mathematics) was selected to participate as a National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholar in the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual conference in Washington, D.C., in July.
Kayla Danielle Crooks
(MSSW) works with autistic children for Mental Health Mental Retardation of Tarrant County.
Maria de la Torre
(BA, Broadcast Communication/Public Relations) is attending graduate school at the University of Colorado.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Monnig Middle School in Fort Worth.
Matthew G. Fisher
(MA, Communication Speech) is communications manager for multimedia with the American Heart Association.
(MEd) splits time as an assistant principal at Hedrick and Peter’s Colony elementary schools in Lewisville.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Butler Elementary School in Arlington.
(BA, Public Relations) received the UT Arlington Honors College 2011-12 Bridge to Graduate School Fellowship in recognition of academic excellence. She began graduate studies in the Department of Communication in August.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Hughes Springs Elementary School in Hughes Springs, Texas.
(Education Certificate) is an assistant principal at Pope Elementary School in Arlington.
(BA, Communication Studies) is working toward a Master of Arts in Communication degree at UT Arlington.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Morningside Middle School in Fort Worth.
(BFA, Art) was selected a fellow for Code for America, a public service group that uses the power of the Web to help governments work better. She is pursuing an MFA in graphic design at the Savannah (Ga.) College of Art and Design.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Palmer Middle School in Palmer, Texas.
(MSN) is a neonatal nurse practitioner at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas and a clinical instructor in the UT Arlington College of Nursing.
(MEd) is principal at Bayview Elementary School in the West Contra Costa Unified School District in San Pablo, Calif.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is a weekend anchor for KKTV Channel 11 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Previously, she anchored the morning show at KSNT Channel 27 in Topeka, Kan.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Blevins Middle School in Fort Collins, Colo. Catherine Peña (MEd) is an assistant principal at Dobie Primary School in Richardson.
(BA, Public Relations and Communication Studies) is working toward her master’s degree in public administration at UT Arlington.
(BA, Public Relations) is an account executive at Concussion, a Fort Worth-based advertising agency. She received the Department of Communication’s 2011 Outstanding Public Relations Student Award.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth.
(MEd) is vice principal at Kirkpatrick Middle School in Fort Worth.
(BS, Interdisciplinary Studies) became a professional golfer in August and won the 22nd San Antonio Open in November with a 9-under-par 135 in the 36-hole tournament. He won by three strokes and collected the $3,300 first prize. A member of UT Arlington’s Southland Conference championship team last spring, he also won the Arkansas State Open earlier in 2011. Ahsan “Ali” Kahn (BA, Public Relations) was hired for an internship with Fleishman-Hillard, an international communication agency with 80 offices worldwide. He is training in Washington, D.C., and will work on the firm’s Best Buy account in preparation for a store opening in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
(BA, Public Relations) works in social media for AT&T and was a featured speaker during Communication Day at UT Arlington last fall.
Susan Wilhelm Chandler
(BA, Journalism) writes press releases and produces the employee newsletter in the Communication Division of the Fort Worth Police Department.
(BFA, Art) had his work featured in a New York Times article about a notorious mob hangout in East Harlem.
Laura “Beth” Henary Watson
(MPA, Public and Urban Administration) received her Institute for Organization Management certification in nonprofit and association leadership from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She is executive director of the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce and began her second term on the Texas Association of Business board of directors.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Adams Middle School in Brentwood, Calif.
(BM) was accepted into Carnegie Mellon University as a graduate student in the Master of Music Performance program. He received a two-year fellowship that begins this fall.
(BA, Art) was accepted into the Maryland Institute College of Art’s M.F.A. program.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is weekend anchor/reporter for KMID-TV in Midland. She was a member of The Shorthorn staff at UT Arlington.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at West Junior High School in Richardson.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Navarro Elementary School in Corsicana.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is a helicopter camera operator/videographer for SKY Helicopters in Garland. He provides aerials for KDFW-TV and KTVT-TV.
Jesus J. Martinez
(BM) received a scholarship from Southern Methodist University to work on his master’s in music. The $18,000 scholarship requires him to write music and perform in ensembles. He is on the music band/percussion staff at Creekview High School in Carrollton. C. Alan Publications published his work Dimensions of a Dream.
(BA, Sociology) published a children’s book, A Very Backwards “What If” Book.
(BA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages; BS, Biology/Linguistics) made a poster presentation on “Bind accessibility and online anaphora processing” at the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing in April.
(MEngr, Mechanical Engineering) is a design engineer at Unique Industrial Product Co. in Houston.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) writes a science/health feature story each month for The New York Times.
(BA, Public Relations and Communication Studies) has accepted a position in the Public Affairs Office of the Department of Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System. During her final semester, she served as an intern in state Sen. Wendy Davis’ office.
(BA, Broadcast Communication/Spanish) is a reporter at KOSA-TV in Odessa.
(MS, Biomedical Engineering) is a research associate at Becton, Dickinson and Co., a medical technology company in Boston.
(MEd) is principal at Clay Academy in Dallas.
Jason W. Brown
(BS, Aerospace Engineering) is a weight engineer at RECARO, which specializes in ergonomic seats for automobiles, aircrafts, and homes.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is weekend technical director for Univision.
(MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is a senior lecturer in the Center for International Education at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md.
(MEd) is an assistant principal at Rouse High School in Leander.
Matthew G. Fisher
(MA, Speech Communication) is communications manager of multimedia for the American Heart Association national office in Dallas.
John Parker Scheideman
(MS, Accounting) is a tax associate at KPMG in Fort Worth.
(BA, Criminal Justice and Criminology) is an Army second lieutenant stationed in Germany. He was commissioned to active duty through the UT Arlington Army ROTC program.
(MSN) was honored as one of the Dallas/Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses for 2012. She works at the Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery in Plano.
(BSN) is director of nurses at Baraton Healthcare in Houston.
(BA, Public Relations) works for TracyLocke, a creative ad agency in Dallas.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) received a Lone Star Emmy Award as a producer of DQ Big Game of the Week: The High School Spotlight for Fox Sports Southwest.
Jesus J. Martinez
(BM) was honored by the state of Texas with a resolution commending his composition “Threnody for 9/11.” He conducted the premiere of the work on the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks.
(BA, Broadcast Communication/Advertising) is a broadcast technician for Norwegian Cruise Lines. Her duties include taking videos of cruises, editing the footage, and producing it into commercials and DVDs for purchase on the cruise ships.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Key Elementary School in Arlington.
(BSN) was honored as one of the Dallas/Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses for 2012. She works at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth.
(BSN) was honored as one of the Dallas/Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses for 2012. She works at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is a reporter for the East Texas news team at KTRE-TV in Lufkin.
(BSN) was honored as one of the Dallas/Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses for 2012. She works at Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Hill Elementary School in Arlington.
(BA, Public Relations) is an account assistant at Jasculca Terman and Associates, a public relations firm in Chicago.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is principal at Palmer Elementary School in Palmer, Texas.
(MSN, Nursing Practitioner) is a neonatal nurse practitioner at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas and a clinical nursing instructor at UT Arlington. She also is a peer reviewer for the Southern Medical Journal.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Spring Oaks Middle School in Houston.
(MS, Taxation) is a taxation associate at KPMG LLP, an audit, tax, and advisory firm in Fort Worth.
(PhD, Materials Science and Engineering) is an engineer in Bangkok.
Adrienne LaShawn Paul
(BSN) is assistant director of nurses at Priceless Care Home Health in Dallas.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Lincoln Middle School in Rio Rancho, N.M.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is an assistant principal at Hoover Elementary School in Tulsa, Okla.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) and Chadd Johnson (MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) are assistant principals at the Young Men’s Leadership Academy in Grand Prairie.