August 25, 2016 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
UTA Alumni Relations


CDC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Where Talent Meets Opportunity

Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams recognized the UTA Career Development Center as a transformational game changer for students, alumni, and employers. A first of its kind in the nation, the Center opened on Tuesday and will help students and alumni develop professional skills, not just résumés, that will help them stand apart in a complex economy. The state-of-the-art facility and innovative programming will make UTA graduates the best prepared and the most sought after employees. READ MORE

The Big Leagues

The Big Leagues

Tamara Hext Hilliard, 1987 alumna and CEO of Tay’s Gourmet, will throw out the first pitch at UTA Night at the Rangers this Friday. Pictured above as Miss Texas in 1984, Hilliard fights child hunger globally through her gourmet granola company and truly represents what it means to be a Maverick. GET TICKETS

Terryfic Scholars

Talented Students

UTA attracts the very best, and this year is no exception. The Class of 2020 includes 13 Terry Scholars supported by the largest private source of scholarships in Texas. READ MORE

Like a Boss

Alumni Achievement

Alumnus Chris MacFarland, Chairman and CEO of Masergy, recently received the 2016 Tech Titans Corporate Company CEO Award. MacFarland won for his leadership of the world's largest independent Software Defined Platform. READ MORE



Mavericks from this year's class kicked off the new academic year during the annual Mavs Move In and Mavs Meet Convocation, traditions that welcome new students to UTA and that make up the annual Maverick Stampede.


UTA Night at the Levitt


Mark your calendar for the free September 16 UTA Night at the Levitt concert featuring Seryn. The concery begins at 8:00 pm. VIP tickets are also available for $15 and include reserved seating near the stage, a dinner catered by J. Gilligans, and a Bahama Bucks Sno Cone. GET VIP TICKETS


Annual Giving Makes a Difference
Mark Your Calendar

SEPTEMBER 13 | Tuesday

MSS: Reza Aslan | The 2016-2017 Maverick Speakers Series, presented by OVERTURE DFW, 55+ Living for a New Generation, features author and religious scholar Reza Aslan. Reserved seating and VIP Packages are available. All VIP Package proceeds benefit the President's Fund for Excellence.

SEPTEMBER 22 | Thursday

North Texas Giving Day | On September 22, Development and Alumni Relations will participate in North Texas Giving Day as part of UTA's annual giving program. Support UTA through this unique one day giving event and make possible the type of excellence that benefits the entire community.

October 16 | Tuesday

UTA Night at FC Dallas | Join us for happy hour at Mattito’s and a pre-game experience at Toyota Stadium in Frisco as FC Dallas takes on the Seattle Sounders Football Club as part of UTA Night at FC Dallas. Check back here to purchase tickets to the 6:00 pm game and related UTA Alumni Relations festivities.

October 27 | Friday

SEIR Groundbreaking | UTA will break ground on the new 220,000-square-foot building dedicated to innovative research, collaborative solutions, and workforce development on October 27. Research in the building will advance health and the human condition and train the next generation of highly skilled workers.

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