Rachael Longoria
Alumna Supports Vulnerable Communities in Central Texas

Rachael Longoria, MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling, ’20, is building a successful career doing what she loves most: helping people. Working as a therapist for LGBTQIA+ youth and as a crisis counselor, Longoria provides mental health services to vulnerable populations in Central Texas.


Bianca Chapman
Celebrating a Local Educator for World Teachers’ Day

Bianca Chapman '17 is a passionate educator who aims to inspire the future leaders of the world. As a history and AVID middle school teacher, she supports and encourages her students to succeed through all challenges.


Margarita Villarreal
Alumna Works to Lead Business into the Future

Currently completing fieldwork in conservation, Margarita Villarreal uses what she learned in the Leadership for Sustainability program to champion business practices that take the environment and people into account.


Curtis Keltner
Alum’s Passion for Research Takes Him to Texas A&M University

As a Warrior, history alum Curtis Keltner '20 was a stand-out student and researcher, completing a thesis focused on the Native American Potawatomi nation, his own ancestral community.This fall, Keltner is ready to go even further with his research and studies as he begins his Ph.D. in history at Texas A&M University.


Joseph Mack
Veteran Graduate Finds Success in Business Management

From earning a graduate degree at the Texas A&M University School of Law to becoming a contracts negotiator at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, B.A.A.S. Business alumnus Joseph Mack '18 is making his mark in the world of business.


Dr. Jeffrey Yarvis is an associate professor at Texas A&M University-Central Texas and a military social work scholar
Preparing Students to Serve Critical Social Work Needs in Central Texas

Dr. Jeffrey Yarvis is an associate professor at Texas A&M University-Central Texas and a military social work scholar. Through his dedication, he has become a leading scholar in the field.


jessica frew in her correctional officer uniform
Graduate Soars Past Adversity Finding Dream Career and Educational Goals

Criminal Justice Alumna Jessica Frew finds her dream career as a corrections officer and returns to A&M-Central Texas for a graduate degree in homeland security.


A&M-Central Texas Alum Named TISD Rookie of the Year
A&M-Central Texas Alum Named TISD Rookie of the Year

Taryn Rene McWhorter, 32, remembers a moment when, as a senior at A&M-Central Texas, adjunct professor, Jennifer Davis, reminded the aspiring teachers in her class to understand the importance of being ready for the classroom.


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Searching for Artifacts at the Maxdale Priddy Cabin

During the Spring 2020 mini-mester, Dr. Christine Jones and the students in her Archaeology Field School class excavated the Maxdale Priddy Cabin archaeological site. Their goal? Find artifacts that could date the cabin and give insight into what life was like at this early pioneer settlement in Maxdale, Texas.