Alumni Spotlight Series

The Alumni Spotlight Series celebrates and showcases some of our amazing alumni.

Brad Burden
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Brad Burdon is an alumnus (2019) of Texas A&M Central Texas with a passion for biology and a commitment to environmental conservation. He currently serves as a Pollinator Biologist and Entomology Specialist at Fort Cavazos...
Brad’s recent successes are an extension of his accomplishments in the biology program at A&M Central Texas.

Shannon Potter
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Shannon Potter, a recent graduate (2022) of A&M – Central Texas, shares a remarkable journey from earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree to becoming a certified bariatric nurse (CBN) and a nurse navigator in the field of bariatric surgery.

Patrick Leech
Master of Arts in History

Patrick Leech (graduate 2017) is a shining example of how a change in career paths can lead to a fulfilling and successful journey in academia. After dedicating over a decade of his life to the field of information technology, Patrick’s journey took a significant turn when he enrolled in the History graduate program in 2014.

Xiomara Santos
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Xiomara Santos, BSN, RN graduated from the A&M - Central Texas nursing program with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in May of 2022. She achieved the honors of graduating Summa Cum Lade and Outstanding Nursing Student. Xiomara practices as a Registered Nurse working with patients 9 to 89 years old in the mental health specialty. Her plans forward...