(MPA, Public Administration) is director of economic development for the city of Denton. Previously she was program manager and executive director of Keep Denton Beautiful. She also served as development director for the Citizens Development Center in Denton.
(BA, Communication Studies) is a liability claims researcher for Geico Insurance in Dallas.
(MEd, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies) is assistant principal at Borger Middle School in Borger.
Mary Faye Hanson-Evans
(MA, Sociology) has been admitted to the sociology Ph.D. program at the University of North Texas.
(BA, Political Science) is pursuing a law degree at Harvard Law School.
(BA, Linguistics) has been accepted to the theoretical linguistics Ph.D. program at Georgetown University.
(MA, Linguistics) received a fellowship to begin work this fall on her Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Iowa.
(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.
(BFA, Art) had her film Filmer featured in the Dallas International Film Festival in April.
Jose D. Enriquez
(BA, Journalism) is a reporter for the Beaumont Enterprise. He was a member of The Shorthorn staff while at UT Arlington.
(BA, Journalism) is a reporter for the Star-Telegram. He was editor-in-chief of The Shorthorn for fall 2012.
(BA, Advertising) was selected for the Teach for America program and will teach English in Miami.
(MEd, Education in Curriculum and Instruction-Math) is the learning coordinator for Advancement Via Individual Determination in the Keller Independent School District. Previously she was the AVID site coordinator and an assistant volleyball and softball coach at Fossil Ridge High School.
(BA, Public Relations) is a junior associate for social public relations at More Cabbage, a social media marketing and PR agency in Cedar Hill.
(BA, Public Relations and Advertising) is a marketing specialist at FilesAnywhere, a Dallas-based online file storage company.
(BA, Advertising) is a junior account manager at Concussion, a Fort Worth-based marketing communications company.
(BA, Public Relations) is a public relations/communications representative at Sellmark, a developer of brands and products for outdoor lifestyle markets, in Mansfield.
(Executive MBA) is CEO of Crescent Medical Center in Abilene.
(MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an English instructor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Cameron University in Lawton, Okla.
(MPA, Professional Accounting) is a staff accountant at Colliers International.
(BA, Advertising) works with the research team at Marketing Arm, an advertising and marketing firm in Dallas.
(BA, Public Relations) is working in brand public relations at the Richards Group in Dallas.
(’02 BM, Music; ’12 MBA, Business Administration) is an accountant at Variosystems, a worldwide electronic contract manufacturer with a local office in Southlake.
(BA, Public Relations) is a recruiter for Focus Staff, a Dallas-based agency that links health care professionals with available positions.
(BA, Public Relations) is an intern for U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas in his Washington, D.C., office.
(BA, Public Relations) is an interactive producer at Social Compass, a social media marketing agency.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is a video production intern for the Oakland Athletics and is pursuing a master’s degree at San Francisco State University.
(BBA, Accounting) is a tax assistant at Jack F. Lewis CPA in Dallas.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is a morning reporter at KXII-TV in Sherman.
(MPA, Professional Accounting) is an audit associate at Whitley Penn. Previously she worked in general accounting for Cristina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant.
(BBA, Accounting) is controller at Olympus Property Management in Pantego. Previously he was an auditor at the Defense Contract Audit Agency office in Arlington.
(BA, Public Relations) works for the Downtown Arlington Management Corp.
(MA, Sociology) has been admitted to the Ph.D. program in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University.
(Executive MBA) is vice president of marketing for Hooters of America, which operates more than 430 Hooters restaurants in about 40 states and more than 25 other countries.
(BA, Russian) is an upstream energy analyst for Hart Energy in Houston. She studies oil shale in the United States and serves as an analyst for European and Russian energy ventures.
(BA, Broadcast Communication) is a production assistant for Telemundo KXTX-TV in Dallas.
(BA, Public Relations) is an information technology specialist with XTO Energy.
Taylor Elizabeth Tomlin
(MBA, Business Administration) is a product marketing specialist at Periscope Holdings, an Austin-based firm that works with public entities and private companies concerning procurement.
(BA, Political Science) will tour the world during graduate school through Washington University in St. Louis. She will study in London, Vienna, The Hague, Geneva, and Thailand.
(BA, Philosophy and Political Science) is in her first year in the political science master’s program at the University of California, San Diego. Last year she was a State Department intern at the U.S. Embassy at the Holy See in Vatican City. This summer she was an intern with the U.S. Pacific Command’s Student Volunteer Intern Program in Hawaii.
(BA, Public Relations) is a public relations specialist at Concussion, a Fort Worth-based marketing communications company.
(Executive MBA) is an enterprise solutions architect for DocuSign, a provider of electronic signature technology.
(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.