Award-winning entrepreneur ready to serve her community after graduation

Category: Student Spotlight


Award-winning entrepreneur ready to serve her community after graduation

June 9, 2021

Cecilia Flores is a first-generation college student majoring in biomedical engineering. She also happens to be a Texas College of Business Hall of Fame Scholar finalist. She earned this distinction by co-founding Making Every Customer Matter, or MECM Medical, a company whose mission is to increase… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Biomedical Engineering

Michael Sanchez ’21

April 16, 2021

UTSA Honors College student Michael Roque Sanchez has been named a finalist to interview for the Truman Scholarship, the premier undergraduate scholarship for students pursuing careers in public service. The economics major and political science minor hopes to become the third UTSA student to earn the prestigious national… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Economics / Political Science

Josh Ciotti ’22

April 14, 2021

Josh Ciotti ’22 Biology San Antonio, TX Josh chose to become a Roadrunner because UTSA was close to home and offered everything he needed to grow academically and professionally. He’s majoring in biology and plans to take his studies further with medical or graduate school…. Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Biology

Mayan Tellez Alcantar ’21

April 14, 2021

Mayan Tellez Alcantar ’21 Interdisciplinary Studies San Antonio, TX Mayan is a San Antonio local who is majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies and is planning on becoming an elementary school teacher. In high school, several of Mayan’s teachers graduated from UTSA and they always made positive… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Interdisciplinary Studies

Sergio Terrazas ’21

April 8, 2021

Undergraduate finance major Sergio Terrazas is the perfect example of how transfer students can succeed at UTSA. Transferring from Northwest Vista College, he has taken advantage of all of the university’s resources.  “Transitioning to a four-year college can be difficult, but UTSA offers a bevy of… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Finance

Vanessa M. Sanchez ’23

December 20, 2020

Vanessa M. Sanchez ’23 History Harlingen, TX Student Letter Hello! My name is Vanessa M. Sanchez, and I was raised with the goal of pursuing higher education. I decided to become a history major after being immersed in several historical reference books and inspired by social… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Hstory

Bailey Greene ’21

December 20, 2020

Bailey Greene ’21 Mechanical Engineering Fort Hood, TX Bailey knew early on that he wanted to work in the alternative energy automotive industry. He decided the best way to get a foot in the door and affect change towards alternative energy vehicles was to become… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Mechanical Engineering

Sally Sullivan ’21

December 20, 2020

Sally Sullivan ’21 Finance San Antonio  Growing up in San Antonio, Sally always viewed UTSA as a university that would provide her with a top tier education. Now, as a Roadrunner studying finance, she’s challenged to take the concepts she’s learned in the classroom and… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Finance

Jaren Zavala ’24

December 16, 2020

Jaren Zavala ’24 Business Management Hondo, TX Jaren Zavala is a first-gen student who started as a freshman at UTSA this fall. He chose to become a Roadrunner because the university is close to his family and he loved the campus atmosphere. It also meant… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Management

Ugo Aririelenjoku ’24

December 16, 2020

Ugo Aririelenjoku ’24 Neuroscience Nigeria Meet Ugo Aririelenjoku, a Neuroscience major who is a recipient of the UTSA Bold Promise program. Ugo decided to attend UTSA because of the university’s diversity and unique traditions. She knew she wanted to study Neuroscience in the 10th grade… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Neuroscience