Mariam Kerfai ’18

Category: Student Spotlight


Mariam Kerfai ’18

March 21, 2019

Mariam hails all the way from Tunisia, a country in North Africa. As a dual citizen, she moved to the U.S. in 2013 to study Modern Languages at an American university. For Mariam, UTSA was the obvious choice. Everything came together for her here: proximity,… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Modern Language Studies

Sydney Garcia

March 21, 2019

Meet Sydney Garcia. Sydney is a senior psychology major who is the ultimate Roadrunner, juggling multiple leadership positions on campus while also being a Terry Scholar. During Sydney’s senior year of high school, she found herself applying to multiple scholarships to get as much financial support as possible for college…. Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Psychology

Student Spotlight: Jeé Willis

January 26, 2019

When Jée first came to UTSA for Orientation, she couldn’t hold back her excitement. Not only was she grateful to be accepted as a Roadrunner, but she also received the financial aid she needed. From the moment she stepped on campus, she knew she was home.  At first, Jée wasn’t… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Geography & Environmental Sustainability

Student Spotlight: Molli Flood

January 15, 2019

Meet Molli Flood. This Air Force ROTC Cadet is literally shooting for the stars with the prospect of becoming a commissioned officer and pilot in the United States Air Force. “For the entire last decade of my life, I’ve wanted to be in the military. My dad was a Marine, so… Continue Reading

Latest News / Student Spotlight / Music

Student Spotlight: Alex Cruz

January 10, 2019

Alex is a cadet in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at UTSA. In high school, Alex was strong in calculus and physics, and those fields always interested him, which made majoring in mechanical engineering an easy decision.   ROTC is typically very involved… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Mechanical Engineering

Student Spotlight: Ariana Moncada

January 7, 2019

Ariana Moncada is a senior double majoring in math and statistics at UTSA. This coming spring, she will be only one of 20 students from across the U.S. to participate in a mini-semester program at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. This exclusive research facility is… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Mathematics / Statistics

Student Spotlight: Joshua Flicker

January 1, 2019

Joshua is a Roadrunner majoring in Information Systems and Cyber Security. Ever since he first laid hands on a computer, Joshua’s been the go-to IT guy for friends and family. Joshua has come a long way since then with the knowledge he’s picked up from his college… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Cyber Security / Information Systems

Student Spotlight: Gabriyella Torres

November 2, 2018

Gabriyella is a top performing student athlete on UTSA’s Track and Field team. She’s a recipient of an athletic and Distinguished Presidential Scholarship— which were awarded for her impressive athletic and scholastic achievements. Ever since her sophomore year, Gabriyella has been one of the top… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Management

Melissa Cadena

November 2, 2018

Melissa is the president of the Engineering Council, vice president of the Society of Women Engineers and a university relations officer for the Biomedical Engineering Society. As a biomedical engineering major, she’s already got a lot on her plate with her studies, but she still… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Biomedical Engineering

Travis Blackburn

November 2, 2018

Student Letter Howdy, Future Roadrunners! My name is Travis and I’m a double major in cyber security and information systems. I graduated from a small private high school in 2015. When the time came to transition into a large university like UTSA, it was a… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Cyber Security / Information Systems