Alumni Spotlight

Mavericks are known for blazing new trails. See how UTA alumni are changing campus, their communities, and the world.
UTA alumna Wendy Okolo

Wendy Okolo

Wendy Okolo (’15 PhD; ’10 BS, Aerospace Engineering) is an associate project manager for NASA's System-Wide Safety project developing safety capabilities.

See what Maverick alumni are accomplishing!

UTA alumna and food scientist Sabrina Young

Sabrina (Chen) Young (’04 BS, Biology)

Senior food scientist at Siete Family Foods

UTA alumna Kimberly Jenkins

Kimberly Jenkins ('08 BA, Anthropology)

Fashion historian named to Vogue Business' inaugural 100 Innovators list

UTA alumna Charise Johnson

Charise Johnson ('09 BS, Psychology)

Science communicator, advocate, and community organizer focused on the intersection of climate decline and social justice

UTA Alumna Tesia Kwarteng

Tesia Kwarteng (’11 BA, Voice Performance and Journalism)

Opera soloist in Grammy-award winning production

Spotlight Archive

All alumni spotlight feature stories are available to read at our Spotlight Archive.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Awards were established by the University to recognize exemplary alumni and their achievements at a celebratory banquet.

See past winners