Alumni News

Three Comets Making a Difference in Their Communities

From feeding frontline workers to helping create ventilators for coronavirus patients, these Comets are doing what they can to help those in need. Read more »

Alumni Reflect on Experiences as First-Generation Students

In honor of First-Generation Celebration Week, three UT Dallas alumni look back on their experiences as first-generation college students and how education made an impact on their lives. Read more 

Big Idea Competition Winners: Where Are They Now?

We tracked down past winners of UT Dallas’ annual Big Idea Competition to see what paths they’ve taken on their entrepreneurial journeys since earning the top prize. Read more 

Four Comet-Owned Businesses to Support on Small Business Saturday

From men’s grooming products to motivational stickers and tasty Texas barbecue, these alumni-owned businesses offer great options for shoppers on Small Business Saturday. Read more 

Comet Conversations: Alumni Share What It’s Like to Work in Media

Nataly Keomoungkhoun BA’16 and Miguel Perez BA’15 shed light on what working for The Dallas Morning News and KERA is really like and how UT Dallas helped them succeed in the industry. Read more 

Alumna Wins AGU Graduate Research Award

Dr. Leah Salditch MS’16 received the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Natural Hazards Section Award for Graduate Research. The honor recognizes outstanding contributions to natural hazards resea Read more 

Alumnus Pushes Tech to its Limits in Search for Energy

As a geoscientist who serves as an advisor on emerging technology at Hess Corporation, John Thurmond BA’97, PhD’06 keeps an eye on the tech landscape in oil and gas to find new tools that are a go Read more 

For Jon Hatcher BA’18, Skills Learned as Student Athlete Helped On, Off Court

As a member of the UT Dallas men’s basketball team, Hatcher gained leadership and communications skills that have allowed him to be successful as a digital content producer for Sam’s Club. Read more 

New Temoc Socks Support the Comet Cupboard

This year you can help support UT Dallas’ food pantry by purchasing a pair (or two) of $10 Temoc socks. Every purchase makes an impact on our Comet community. Read more 

Alumni in the News: Comets Making Headlines

From working on a major recording artist’s album to being named “One to Watch” by a top law publication, UT Dallas alumni are breaking major ground in their industries. Read more 

Photo Gallery: Classes of 2020 and 2021 In-Person Commencement

The day our pandemic graduates have been waiting for finally arrived with in-person commencement Aug. 9-12. See how our newest alumni celebrated this milestone. Read more 

Save the Date: Fall Alumni Events

This fall, alumni can benefit from a number of UT Dallas events taking place both in-person and virtually. Whether you’re looking to purchase your UT Dallas Ring to commemorate graduation or hoping Read more 

Alumna’s UT Dallas Education, Passion for Cooking Establishes Successful Chef Business

In 2019, in a move that inspired her entrepreneurial venture, Mollie Guerra BS’13 quit her job to appear on MasterChef, a reality TV cooking competition. Now, through Chef Mollie G., Guerra brings f Read more 

Alumna Turns Art Degree into Successful Career in Production

Although she didn’t know exactly what she wanted to do with her life, Lauren Olinger BA’17 knew one thing once she graduated from high school: she needed a change. “I grew up in Houston, and I w Read more 

Comet Corner: Five Tips for New Entrepreneurs

Tina Mani MS’95, CEO and co-founder of Unthink Inc. and YFret Inc., shares insight and advice for beginning entrepreneurs, from how to get started to who to lean on in the process. Read more 

Alumni in the News: Comets Making Headlines

From stellar breaking news reporting to climate change activism and an appointment to the board of directors for a national chain restaurant, these UT Dallas graduates are making the news for their we Read more 

Celebrate Comets Giving Days on May 26, 27

You can be a part of UT Dallas’ annual tradition, which invites Comets near and far to give back to the University and the programs that impacted their lives. Read more 

Comet Conversations: Alumnae Share What Ramadan Means to Them

In honor of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Safa Tariq BS’18 and Aiya Almzayen BS’20 talk about their early memories of the holiday and what it means to them. Read more 

With Bright Box Foods, Alumna Helps Bring Chef-Prepared Meals to Dallas

In an effort to give their family more work-life balance, Laura Patrick BA’13 and her husband, a popular local chef, took a leap of faith and started their own meal prep business. Read more 

Celebrate Pi Day with Recipes from UT Dallas Executive Chef Michael Tyler

Chef Michael Tyler, executive chef for UTD Dining and Catering, shares his favorite pie recipes in celebration of Pi Day. Read more 

Five Alumnae Making Waves in Their Industries

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the accomplishments of five female Comets who have turned their UT Dallas educations into successful careers. Read more 

For Julio Catalino Sadorra BS’13, Chess is About More than Grandmaster Title

At the ripe age of 6, Julio Catalino Sadorra BS’13 discovered his competitive side. A native of the Philippines, Sadorra’s first love was basketball, until his dad organized a chess tournament in Read more 

Comet Corner: Five Tips to Clear Out Clutter

Whether you’re drowning in clutter or just need to revamp your closet, advice from professional organizer Heather Shapan BS’99 will provide the motivation you need to start organizing your space. Read more 

HumCap Invests in First-Generation STEM Students

Local business invests in UT Dallas students to promote accessibility and develop the city of Dallas as a high-tech hub. Read more 

Comet Couples Share Their Stellar Love Stories

Whether they met in class or on campus, these Comet couples watched their love stories unfold as they earned more than their degrees. Below, we celebrate their partnerships in honor of Valentine’s D Read more 

Alumni Features, University Resources Honor Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting the accomplishments of Black alumni and sharing University resources on prejudice and activism. Read more 

Calling All Comet Couples: Share Your Love Story

If you and your significant other are UT Dallas graduates, we want to hear from you! Dish on the details of your romance, and we’ll share your story in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Read more 

Leave a Note for Class of 2020 Graduates

As they gear up for graduation next week, our newest class of UT Dallas alumni have endured a year unlike any other. They’ve attended classes and celebrations virtually, unable to take part in the t Read more 

Five Gift Ideas for UT Dallas Graduates

From festive socks to a brick on Legacy Lane, these gift-giving ideas will fill the graduates in your life with Comet spirit this season. Read more 

Candace Galbreath BS’15, MS’16 Dances Her Way to Success

A former Power Dancer for UT Dallas, Galbreath is now a seasoned veteran for the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers. Her success in the dance community has taught her more than just proper techn Read more 

Alumni Association Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

As the UT Dallas Alumni Association turns one-year-old, members who renew this year will receive a special gift to celebrate the occasion. Read more 

Artistic Community at UT Dallas Helped Propel Alumna’s Art Career

As a student at UT Dallas, Ciara Elle Bryant BA’16 was able to expand her art from photography to mixed-media installations with a focus on people of color and their place and importance in art. Read more 

Alumnus’ Entrepreneurial Journey Filled with Passion, Purpose

After completing two master’s degrees in the Naveen Jindal School of Management, Tim Reazor MBA’18, MS’19 was able to make his dream of owning his own business a reality in 2018. The result is F Read more 

Alumna and Former TI Fellow Finds Purpose in Service

Jessica Howell BA’19 is a constituent advocate with Rep. Collin Allred for Texas’ 32nd District. The former Texas Instruments Founders Leadership Fellow will soon move to the classroom with Teach Read more 

Jindal School Alumnae Recognized for Success in Business

The Dallas Business Journal recently selected three alumnae of the Naveen Jindal School of Management as recipients of business awards. Sheena Payne MS’15 and Patti Niles, who earned an Executiv Read more 

Fatima Lalani BA’19 Turns Inspiring Education into Teaching Career

After graduating last December, Lalani found her calling teaching English to senior citizens. Now, she’s teaching international students virtually. Read more 

Jindal School Book Club Virtually Connects Alumni

The Jindal School’s new book club creates a virtual campus to discuss important topical issues and personal development. Read more 

Alumna’s Islamic Decor Company Launches Second Career

After 14 years in the corporate sector, Lail Hossain MS’04 founded WithASpin to provide decorations and gifts for all occasions that help families express their Muslim identity. Read more 

Alumni in the News: Black Leaders Shaping Dallas, Making Sense of COVID-19 Data, Artist Turned Curator

University supporters John Olajide BS’04, founder and CEO of Axxess, and Fred Perpall, CEO of The Beck Group, are working in tandem to lead the Dallas business community’s response to inclusion an Read more 

Alumna Organizes Socially Distant Black Lives Matter Protest

As civil protests flare across the United States, Tess Duke BS’17 found a way for activists to organize safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more 

50th Anniversary Celebrations to Conclude with Extended Comets Giving Day

From Aug. 5-6, an extended Comets Giving Day lasting 1,969 minutes looks to make a record impact for UT Dallas. Read more 

Welcome to Your Alumni Community, Class of 2020!

From participating in unique alumni traditions to resources and discounts, here’s how you can make the most of your new status as a UT Dallas alumnus. Read more 

University’s Impact Continues to Resonate with LGBTQ Alumni

After becoming involved in LGBTQ organizations on campus, Cody Kuhn BA’17, MA’18 and Larry Guillen MBA’19 continue working to make the world a more inclusive, understanding place.  Read more 

Alumnae at North Texas Food Bank are Motivated by the Mission

In their roles at the food bank, Erica Yaeger MBA’02, Vicky Eaglebear MBA’18 and Diana Kao BA’11, MS’16 are focused on feeding those in need, one change at a time. Read more 

Senior, Student Worker Shares How COVID-19 has Affected Her College Experience

As a senior and student worker at UT Dallas, Joann Joseph BA’20 has spent the past few months e-learning, working from home and preparing for a graduation unlike any other. The literature graduate s Read more 

The Books, Music and Podcasts Comets Recommend to Keep You Entertained

Whether you are an essential worker, working from home or looking for a break from your day-to-day routine, these recommendations and resources will help guide you through this unprecedented time. Boo Read more 

Know a Comet Making a Difference?

From assisting friends and family to helping strangers in need, we want to hear how UT Dallas alumni are making a difference during this time. Share your stories here. Read more 

A Survivor of the Holocaust, Eva Ratonyi MS’76 Shares the Importance of Education

Through the resourcefulness of her father, Ratonyi and her family were able to escape the Holocaust before living in a refugee camp. Through moves to New York and eventually Dallas, Ratonyi kept her e Read more 

Through Break Bread, Break Borders, Jin-Ya Huang BS’95 is Empowering Female Refugees

Inspired by her late mother, Huang developed an organization that teaches refugee women job skills through catering for a cause. Read more 

Become a Comets Giving Day Ambassador

Sign up as a digital ambassador, help celebrate the 50th anniversary, and be a part of the largest Comets Giving Day in UT Dallas history. Read more 

Photo Gallery: Alumni Night at the National Videogame Museum

Fellow Comets attended a special networking event for alumni of the Naveen Jindal School of Management, the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, and the School of Arts, Technology, Read more 

Inside the Official Alumni Association Welcome Box

There are many perks to joining your UT Dallas Alumni Association, including the official alumni box! Read more to see what’s inside your first-year welcome gift. Read more 

How Five Comet Couples Found Love at UT Dallas

A college degree isn't the only thing UT Dallas grads often leave the University with. Read how these Comets met their significant others during their time as students. Read more 

Alumni in the News: Comets Making Headlines

From the Dallas Business Journal to a groundbreaking new position and translation work, these UT Dallas graduates are making waves in the news. Read more 

Comet Speaks: Fashion Photographer Nick Glover BA’19 Shares His Current Inspiration

The Dallas native, who has worked for major brands and magazines, talks about his current inspiration, his favorite Deep Ellum restaurant and his advice for aspiring photographers. Read more 

Photo Gallery: Fall 2019 Commencement

Last month, we celebrated alongside the families and friends of our fall 2019 graduates. Welcome to your alumni community, Comets!  Read more 

Cookbook Author and Food Blogger Michelle Hoover BA’13 Shares Her Latest Recipe

Michelle Hoover BA’13 was just 17 years old when she was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, a chronic autoimmune disease that led to food allergies, a lack of energy and thyroid issues. Rather th Read more 

Mark Your Calendars for These Spring Alumni Events

From Comets Giving Day to the annual UT Dallas Awards Gala, you won't want to miss these monumental alumni events. Read more 

Meet the Alumni Hosts of UT Dallas’ Podcast “Could We Ever”

Before they were the hosts of “Could We Ever,” Ricardo Castrillon BA’17 and Danyelle Gates BA’17 were students at UT Dallas. Their familiarity with the University and passion for understanding Read more 

Comet Gift Guide: Four Picks for Your Favorite Graduate

Stuff your loved ones’ stockings this season with exclusive UT Dallas gifts that will make their Comet hearts happy. Read more 

Photo Gallery: 2019 UT Dallas Homecoming

Alumni were welcomed back to campus for the Student Leader Alumni Reception and Homecoming Tailgate by the Alumni Relations team during this year’s Homecoming festivities. Read more 

Students, Alumni Celebrate Accomplishments at UT Dallas Ring Ceremony

More than 90 UT Dallas students and alumni received their University rings at the semiannual Ring Ceremony on Nov. 19. In celebration of the University’s 50th milestone, this year’s rings are ador Read more 

Comet Corner: Money Coach Elle Hall-Coleman BS’08 Shares Her Holiday Budgeting Tips

As the founder of the financial lifestyle movement Girlfriend’s, Budget!, Elle Hall-Coleman BA’08 is an experienced money coach and personal finance blogger. The Dallas native lives with her p Read more 

Three Comet-Owned Businesses to Support on Small Business Saturday

From eco-friendly flower bouquets to gourmet doughnuts and specialty tea, these alumni-owned entities offer unique ways to shop small. Read more 

Alumni Couple Helped Bring Homecoming, Student Groups to Life in the ’90s

Stephanie Coker BA’97 and Mark Coker BS’98 have had a front-row seat to the creation of longtime traditions and organizations during their transformational time at UT Dallas. Read more 

Second Annual Alumni Day of Service Brings UT Dallas Community Together

In partnership with the North Texas Food Bank, UT Dallas alumni provided more than 15,000 meals for the area community during the annual Alumni Day of Service. Read more 

Jindal School Graduates Earn Women in Business Awards

Judy Hendrick MS’86 and Sejal Desai MBA’99 were recognized by the Dallas Business Journal for their leadership at an awards event on Aug. 21. Read more 

Alumni Brothers Bring Video Games to Life Through Triple B Titles

Enrique Dryere BA’09 and Paul Dryere BA’12 combined their childhood passion and UT Dallas educations to create an indie game studio. Read more 

Recap: UT Dallas Night at Globe Life Park

See our photo gallery from the second annual event, which included an alumni barbecue and President Richard C. Benson throwing out the first pitch. Read more 

There’s Still Time to Sign Up for Oozeball

The 2019 mud volleyball tournament hosted by the Student Ambassadors kicks off Friday, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. Registration for the event ends Wednesday, Sept. 11 at midnight. Read more 

University Marks 50th Anniversary with Events, Banner Year of Branding

A yearlong celebration, which kicked off Aug. 18 at University Convocation, will mark this significant milestone, officially culminating with spring commencement ceremonies in May. Read more 

Make an Impact on North Texas Giving Day

Join us on Sept. 19 for an 18-hour giving extravaganza to benefit our local nonprofits and make a difference in our Comet community. Read more 

Biomedical Engineering Grad Becomes First Phi Kappa Phi 1897 Fellow

Sydney Sherman BS’19 has been named the first 1897 Fellow of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. The new national award recognizes the highest-scoring applicant in a STEM discipline. Read more 

Comet Speaks: Author Kimberly King Parsons BA’00, MA’04 Shares Her Current Must-Haves, Book Recommendation

The mind behind Black Light, a collection of short stories debuting Aug. 13, reveals her favorite read of the year and provides advice for aspiring writers. Read more 

UT Dallas Night at the Ballpark is Near

Watch the Texas Rangers take on the Seattle Mariners at the second annual UT Dallas Night at the Ballpark. Read more 

UT Dallas Internship Program Led Mary Elbanna BA’16, MPP’16 to Career in Politics

Now the chief of staff for Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, Mary Elbanna BA’16, MPP’16 put her original plan to attend law school on hold to pursue a stint in public service. Read more 

Planned Giving Comes Easily to Alumna

Jerri L. Hammer MS’97 and David Pomberg found a unique way to support UT Dallas through personalized planned giving options. As their gifts grow over time, so does their impact. Read more 

Alumni in the News: Comets Making Headlines

From a love story in The New York Times to commentary in The Dallas Morning News, UT Dallas alumni are making waves in the news. Read more 

Alumni Bring New Flavor, Nepali Dumplings to Dallas Diners

Leezen Amatya BS’15, Thang Duong BS’15 and Daniel Flores BS’15 are the Comets behind Momo Shack, a family-and-friends-owned pop-up business that makes Nepali dumplings from scratch. Read more 

A Strong Community at UT Dallas Helped Michael Parmerlee BS’06 Find His Niche

The graduate’s formative years at the University allowed him to build a network of lifelong friends and connections and find success in his family business. Read more 

Alumnus’ Gift Helps Transform University’s Esports Facility

Thanks to a $100,000 gift from Daniel Shen BS’10, the facility where The University of Texas at Dallas esports teams train and play is now the Sector 7 Energy Esports Gaming Arena. Read more 

For Alumnus, University Ring Comes Full Circle 20 Years Later

Twenty years passed before a LinkedIn message paved the way to reunite Rob Thomas BS’94 with his long-lost UT Dallas ring, a story Thomas told as the featured speaker at the University’s biannual Read more 

Wedded Bliss: See How Comet Couples Tied the Knot

Once strangers and undergraduates at The University of Texas at Dallas, these Comet couples have gone from students to married couples, a life milestone worth celebrating. Read on to see how the follo Read more 

New Texas Instruments Fellowship Trains Future Nonprofit Leaders

Halfway through his tenure as the inaugural Texas Instruments Founders Leadership Fellow at The University of Texas at Dallas, Archie Nettles BS’11, MPA’18 said the fellowship has helped shape his Read more 

Brian Beck-Smith BS’05 Helps Lead Future Comets to Success in Math

The DeSoto High School math teacher spends his spring and summers helping middle school students prepare for high school and college through UT Dallas’ Future Comets program. Read more 

Alumni Reception Highlights State Farm, University’s Partnership

With more than 300 employees who graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas, State Farm’s partnership encourages engagement from alumni employees, who are given even more opportunities to stay Read more 

A Guide to UT Dallas Summer Camps 2019

Catering to students with diverse interests, UT Dallas offers a wide range of summer programs for kids as young as 6 and as old as 18. Here’s a roundup of the current camps still open for registrati Read more 

For Emily Chrastka BS’16, Creating Eco-friendly Flowers is a Science

The neuroscience graduate turned what she learned from grueling 18-hour semesters into an environmentally conscious business that provides long-lasting wood flowers for weddings, holidays, corporate e Read more 

Distinguished Alumni, Supporters Celebrated at Annual Awards Gala

Three graduates and two long-time advocates were recognized for their accomplishments, advocacy and steadfast support during the 2019 UT Dallas Awards Gala on March 30. Read more 

Comet Corner: Last-Minute Tips for Tax Season

Tax advisor Martin Navarro MS’14 The certified public accountant has years of experience delivering tax returns and has offeresd up a few last-minute tips for preparing your taxes. Read more 

Female STEM Students Create YWISE Alumni Group for Wiser Future

Samantha Montoya, Amira Zakrya, Maria Valdez and Adriana Alva formed an alumni group for students who participated in UT Dallas’ YWISE Investigators program, which encourages young women to pursue S Read more 

How UT Dallas Helped Emily Luth BS’17 Find Her True Passion

Although she loved the engineering field and planned to finish her degree in biomedical engineering, Luth’s experience in the athletic department and her time as a Student Ambassador helped transfor Read more 

University Alumni, Supporters to be Honored at Annual Gala

Five individuals whose personal and professional accomplishments have contributed to the well-being of the University and their communities will be recognized during the evening’s celebrations. Read more 

Female Comets Making Waves in Their Industries

In honor of International Women's Day, PhD student Candler Paige and Saadia Sheikh BA’09 share how they’re making a difference in the communities they care about. Read more 

Calling All Comets: Become a Giving Day Ambassador

The third annual Comets Giving Day will take place Tuesday, April 2 from 6 a.m. to midnight. The 18-hour event provides UT Dallas alumni and supporters opportunities to support any area of the Univers Read more 

Introducing JonssonConnect, a New App for Jonsson School Alumni

Stay connected with UT Dallas through a new, personal tool to help Jonsson School alumni stay up to date on school news, find jobs and register and check-in at events. Read more 

Photo Gallery: A Celebration of Comets

Friends, supporters and alumni gathered throughout the fall semester to celebrate new developments and events at The University of Texas at Dallas.  Read more 

Comets on a Couch: Relationship Edition

We put Comet couples to the test in Newlywed Game-style trivia at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center. Stay tuned for more editions of Comets on a Couch! Read more 

Comets Speak: Producer Ryan Ahrens BA’02 Shares His Current Must-Haves, Oscar Pick

Ahrens’ production company has produced notable films “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Chasing Coral” and “The Birth of a Nation.” The company recently premiered “Selah and the Spades” at last mont Read more 

It’s Not Too Late to Order Your UT Dallas Ring

Whether you graduated this past year or a decade ago, you can still showcase your school pride and accomplishment with the UT Dallas ring. Read more 

Alumni in the News: Comets Making Headlines

From Gizmodo to WFAA and the Dallas Business Journal, UT Dallas alumni are making waves in the news. Read more 

Comet Corner: Dietitian Stella Yan BS’15 Shares Five Ways to Make Your Resolutions a Reality

Instead of making unrealistic resolutions when it comes to your diet and overall health, Stella Yan BS’15 suggests five simple ways to create better eating habits in 2019. Read more 

Meet Cody Meyers, Director of Alumni Relations

Before coming to UT Dallas in 2017 to serve as the assistant director of alumni relations for the Naveen Jindal School of Management, Cody Meyers spent six years working in various roles for The Unive Read more 

Ring Ceremony a Celebration of Accomplishments, Supporters

More than 70 UT Dallas students received their University rings in December as they gathered with family and friends to commemorate their personal achievements and thank those who have helped them on Read more 

The Gift of Giving: Scholarship Serves as Inspiration for Graduate, Donor

Five years ago, Nicole Tucker BA'04 never imagined she could establish a scholarship at her alma mater. This past fall, the first scholarship was awarded to Lailani Garcia, a senior in the School of B Read more 

Campus Mall and Trellis Plaza Renaming Announced at Celebration of Support

Iconic campus destinations named in honor of the late Mrs. Margaret McDermott, renowned Dallas-area philanthropist, loyal University benefactor and wife of UT Dallas co-founder Eugene McDermott. Read more 

UT Dallas Alumna Brings a New Approach to Elementary Education

A few miles north of The University of Texas at Dallas, there is another school that prides itself on taking an innovative approach to education. The Guthrie School, founded in 2013 by Jill Guthrie BA Read more 

Jindal School Alumnus Leverages Corporate Matching Gifts

R. Carter Pate MS’03 helped secure UT Dallas’ eligibility for matching gifts from PwC. Using this support, he helped fund the first scholarships for accounting students in the Naveen Jindal School Read more 

University Recognizes Distinguished Alumni, Supporters at Awards Gala

UT Dallas alumni and friends recently gathered to celebrate the distinguished accomplishments and dedicated service of six award recipients at the 2018 UT Dallas Awards Gala on March 24, 2018. Read more 

Young Alumni Couple Invests in Future Comets

Dr. Stacey Boland BS'00 and Dr. Justin Boland BS'00 originally met as undergraduates at UT Dallas. In addition to their annual gifts, the couple decided it was time to include the University in their Read more 

Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center Opens On Campus

Activities at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center will engage students and strengthen ties to the University’s growing alumni base. Read more 

Alumnus Named UT Dallas Development Board Chair

Mike Brodie BS’76 was appointed chair of the UT Dallas Development Board at the annual fall board meeting on Sept. 7. Read more 

Alumnus Honors Professor’s Influence Decades Later

Until recently, Dr. Solomon Luo MS’78 hadn’t seen Professor John Jagger since his graduation from the University more than three decades ago. Yet the influence of this instructor has long made an Read more 

Alumnus Invests in Future

With the start of the new semester, nine international students descended on UT Dallas eager to advance their studies and accelerate their futures. Setting them apart from many of their fellow interna Read more