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Wayne Gonzales ’11

Category: Student Spotlight


Wayne Gonzales ’11

January 5, 2022

Wayne Gonzales ’11 Criminal Justice When Wayne Gonzales ’11 rang the closing bell with his company at the NASDAQ Marketsite on Wall Street in New York City, he knew it was a moment that confirmed the long days, hard work and sacrifices he had made… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Criminal Justice

Adrian Rodriguez-Estrada ’22

January 4, 2022

Adrian Rodriguez-Estrada ’22  Tulsa, OK Mechanical Engineering Adrian Rodriguez-Estrada is a Roadrunner student athlete with a bright future in the engineering field. Adrian entered UTSA as a freshman in 2017 and joined the men’s basketball team. The Roadrunner athletics department was a large part of… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Mechanical Engineering

Jeremiah Presley ’24

December 2, 2021

Jeremiah Presley ’24 Houston, TX Business Management Higher education is a great opportunity, but it’s not one that everyone can afford out of pocket. That’s why UTSA made the Bold Promise to cover full tuition and mandatory fees for students like Jeremiah Presley. Jeremiah comes… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Management

Michael Segovia ’23

December 2, 2021

Michael Segovia ’23 San Antonio, TX Public Health UTSA’s encouragement of undergraduate research has created great opportunities for students like Michael Segovia, who got to participate in the Virtual Research Experience for Undergraduates (vREU) program. There, he studied the correlation between social networks and diabetes… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Public Health (Health Promotion& Behavioral Science Concentration)

Tristan Pepper ’23

December 1, 2021

Tristan Pepper ’23 Biomedical Engineering San Antonio, TX Tristan Pepper is a senior in the UTSA Top Scholar Program and ESTEEMED Program. He was also named a Barry Goldwater Scholar in the Spring of 2021. He is a biomedical engineering major who has conducted the majority of… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Biomedical Engineering

Joshua Chaj Ulloa ’23

December 1, 2021

Joshua Chaj Ulloa ’23 Chemical Engineering San Antonio, TX Joshua Chaj Ulloa is a senior at UTSA majoring in chemical engineering. He’s part of the ESTEEMED Program, and was also named a Barry Goldwater Scholar in the Spring of 2021. Joshua is part of a… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Chemical Engineering

Mufaro Chitakure ’22

November 8, 2021

Actuarial Science San Antonio, TX Mufaro Chitakure is not afraid of a challenge. It’s why the Honors College and Top Scholar student chose actuarial science as his major, and it’s what inspired him to join several organizations on campus that address important issues for students… Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Actuarial Science

Isabella Cano ’22

October 5, 2021

 Isabella Cano ’22 Biomedical Engineering Transitioning to life on a college campus isn’t always easy.  That’s what Resident Assistants (RA for short) like Isabella Cano are for. Isabella is a Resident Assistant for Laurel Village, one of UTSA’s Main Campus residence halls.  As an… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Student Spotlight / Biomedical Engineering

Matthew Herrada ’22

October 5, 2021

Matthew Herrada is a Computer Science major on the Cyber Operations track, with plans to attend UTSA’s Graduate School for Computer Science. He’s currently interning with the MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that aims to address challenges of modern society, including cyber security threats. Check… Continue Reading

Rowdy Zine / Computer Science

Kristian Rodriguez Villanueva ’23

September 30, 2021

 Kristian Rodriguez Villanueva ’23 Computer Science Reynosa, TA, Mexico Meet Kristian, a Computer Science major at UTSA and a business owner. Kristian first came to UTSA because of its close proximity to home as well as the great reputation of the Computer Science program…. Continue Reading

Student Spotlight / Computer Science