February 19, 2024

Undergraduate research opportunities lead to life abroad for UTSA Top Scholar couple

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February 6, 2024

UTSA’s 2023-2024 Archer Fellows

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Seven UTSA students were selected to participate in the prestigious Bill Archer Fellowship Program for the 2023-2024 academic year.

January 25, 2024

Archer Fellowship was springboard for UTSA Top Scholar’s success

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December 15, 2023

Advice from Honors College grad Miranda Boggan? Try everything!

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December 7, 2023

Honors College graduates shine brightly, prepare for bold futures

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November 15, 2023

UTSA Athletics recognizes current student-athletes in Honors College

Ten UTSA student-athletes are part of academic honors programs. Nine are members of the UTSA Honors College and one is a member of UTSA’s Business Honors Program, exemplifying their commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics.

November 3, 2023

State Department names UTSA a Fulbright HSI Leader for commitment to diversity

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November 3, 2023

UTSA Top Scholar gains global perspective in prestigious international program

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November 1, 2023

Archer Fellowship brings Roadrunners to nation’s capital for policymaking internships

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August 29, 2023

UTSA Honors College announces new associate deans to help grow honors experience and advance student impact

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This week, UTSA Vice Provost for Honors Education Jill Fleuriet announced the appointment of faculty members Hector Aguilar and Gina Amatangelo as associate deans for the Honors College.

August 23, 2023

‘Not just a number’: Incoming 2023 Top Scholars say UTSA is right school for them

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August 16, 2023

Honors Residential College offers community and helps students succeed

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June 29, 2023

Jill Fleuriet selected to lead honors education at UTSA

UTSA Today
UTSA Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy today announced the appointment of Jill Fleuriet as vice provost for honors education. She begins her duties July 1.

June 12, 2023

27 UTSA students named Gilman Scholars to study abroad

UTSA Today
Twenty-seven UTSA students have been named recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year; Twelve from Honors College.

May 31, 2023

Record five UTSA students selected to Fulbright Student Program

UTSA Today
Five UTSA students have been named finalists by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the largest number of UTSA students selected to participate in the program. Three students were from the UTSA Honors College.

May 23, 2023

UTSA grad Joshua Lazaro prepares for Ph.D., begins career at Centers for Disease Control

UTSA Today
Joshua Lazaro ’23 recently has earned his bachelor’s degree in statistics and data science with a concentration in biology. His next stop will be the start of his Ph.D. program at Stanford University and a career at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this fall.

May 19, 2023

Honors College Class of 2023 stacks up impressive jobs and graduate schools upon graduating from UTSA

UTSA Today
This weekend, more than 250 seniors in the Honors College will be graduating from UTSA. Many of these high-achieving students already have impressive jobs lined up or will be starting graduate studies in the fall. With hands-on experiential learning at the core of the Honors College experience, this unique advantage has given these career-ready Roadrunners an edge up as they pursue their dreams.

May 9, 2023

11 UTSA students and alumni awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship; 7 from Honors College

UTSA Today
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded 11 UTSA students and alumni prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to advance their graduate research education. Of the 11 students, 7 are current or former UTSA Honors College members.

April 25, 2023

Three UTSA science students win prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for undergraduate research

UTSA Today
Three UTSA students were recently named Barry Goldwater Scholars. The scholarship is one of the most prestigious national awards for undergraduate students excelling in research in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics who plan to pursue careers in research.

April 12, 2023

UTSA Honors College student Margot Duque named Truman Scholar

UTSA Today
Margot Duque, a third-year UTSA Honors College student majoring in public administration and policy and minoring in French, has been named a 2023 Truman Scholar. She is one of only 62 students selected nationwide out of 705 applicants from 275 institutions.

March 3, 2023

UTSA Physics Major wins Hispanic-Serving Institution Scholarship to study Russian at Middlebury Language School

UTSA senior Jesus Facundo has been awarded a full scholarship by Middlebury College to study Russian this summer. He was awarded Middlebury's scholarship for students attending Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), or Tribal Colleges.

December 20, 2022

Record 17 UTSA students named Gilman Scholars by US Department of State to study abroad; Eight from the Honors College

UTSA Today
Seventeen UTSA students have been named recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The award is designed to promote study abroad amongst Americans, allowing students of underrepresented groups to pursue international experiences to study, intern, or do service learning projects abroad.

October 12, 2022

UTSA earns prestigious Fulbright HSI award for commitment to diversity, research excellence

UTSA Today
UTSA has been named a Fulbright HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) Leader by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). This designation recognizes the university's noteworthy engagement with the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program.

September 22, 2022

Commitment to research excellence was key in UTSA freshman’s decision to be a Roadrunner

UTSA Today
New Braunfels, Texas, resident North Awad says that UTSA's proximity to home was a factor in their college search. The other driving factor for their enrollment was the university's research opportunities, which have grown and expanded tremendously in recent years.

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September 14, 2022

Romo Endowed Professorship awardees bring unique experiential courses to UTSA students

UTSA Today
Faculty Mara Guadalupe Arregun, Nazgol Bagheri and Abraham DeLeon have been named the new recipients of the Ricardo Romo Ph.D. Endowed Professorship. The two-year appointment recognizes faculty in the UTSA Honors College who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, leadership and service to students.

September 12, 2022

Honors College, interest group help UTSA freshman feel at home

UTSA Today
Alba Chocron, a first-year, biomedical engineering student is ready for her new journey as a UTSA Roadrunner. A 2022 graduate of San Antonio's Clark High School, Chocron wasted no time getting involved on campus—from joining the intramural tennis team to becoming a part of the Engineering Freshman Interest Group (FIG), a program within the Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design.

June 3, 2022

Three UTSA Students Selected to Travel in 2023 on Fulbright Student Program Awards

UTSA Today
Three students from UTSA have been awarded grants in the Fulbright Student Program to travel to Bulgaria, India, and St. Lucia in 2022. The Fulbright program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and is the flagship program for international educational exchange.

May 5, 2022

Students awarded funding to advance their STEM research

UTSA Today
Four UTSA students and alumni have earned the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship. The award recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions.

April 7, 2022

Biochemistry student earns prestigious Goldwater Award to continue research that will demystify sensory disfunction

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Samantha Oviedo, a UTSA junior majoring in biochemistry, has been named a Barry Goldwater Scholar. The award is the most prestigious national scholarship bestowed on undergraduate students engaging in undergraduate research in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.

February 25, 2022

UTSA student uses scholarship nomination to propel her plans to improve global policy

UTSA Today
Politics and law/psychology double major Grace Chen is raising the academic profile of UTSA by becoming the first Honors College student to interview for the prestigious Marshall Scholarship in six years.

January 27, 2022

Google grant expands Roadrunner career-readiness

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The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of 20 Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) selected to participate in the first cohort of the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program, an initiative aimed at helping Latino students prepare for the workforce through digital skills training and career workshops.

October 27, 2021

Honors College, Top Scholar student transforms challenges into lasting change

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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 of color.

September 9, 2021

Honors College Top Scholar Student Aspires to Give Back Through Education

Analisa Gabryella Sulaica is on a mission to empower her community through education.

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July 6, 2021

Four Roadrunners win Fulbright awards to travel abroad

UTSA Today
Four recent UTSA graduates have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to travel to Germany, Spain and Belarus in 2022.

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May 28, 2021

Three students honored with Ford Foundation fellowship

UTSA Today
UTSA students Favour Obuseh (biomedical engineering) and Kaitlyn Varela (chemistry) were recognized this April as Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellows out of approximately 70 students nationwide.

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April 20, 2021

Students earn coveted National Science Foundation fellowships to pursue research

UTSA Today
An impressive 11 UTSA students and alumni were among a select group to receive a prominent award to advance their graduate research education.

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April 15, 2021

Four UTSA students named Goldwater Scholars for research excellence

UTSA Today
Four UTSA students have been named Barry Goldwater Scholars, the most prestigious national scholarship awarded to undergraduate students engaging in research in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.

April 12, 2021

Honors Students Create Podcasts for Honors College Academic Inquiry Course

Rebeca Gomez
In recent years, podcasts have soared in popularity. Name a topic and you can probably find a podcast devoted to it. Now, the UTSA Honors College has gotten into the act.

March 29, 2021

UTSA Honors Students Educate and Celebrate Through Day of the Dead Exhibit

Elisa Jaynes
While many UTSA students take the month of October to celebrate Halloween, one group of Honors students have turned their attention to Da de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Honors College counselor and instructor Alegra Lozano teaches the honors seminar, in which her students explore the observance and community engagement around this lavish multi-day celebration.

March 11, 2021

Teaching in the time of COVID

Rebeca Gomez
Gone are the days of professors lecturing to throngs of students in crowded lecture halls. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way college classes operate, at least for the time being and perhaps with a lasting impact.

March 11, 2021

The ELF Goes Virtual

Rebeca Gomez
In the past, the ELF was a traditional poster conference open to the university community. Students presented their experiences to judges from across the university who assessed the degree to which experiences met the Honors College learning outcomes and ethos. This year, the ELF went virtual.

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March 11, 2021

Place, People, San Antonio: Transformative Leadership - Honors Professional Development

Rebeca Gomez
In the Fall of 2020, Elisa Perkins taught an Honors Professional Development Course, Place, People, San Antonio: Transformative Leadership. Perkins says that the course "engaged various levels of leadership of industries in San Antonio." With this course, being virtual has turned out to be a huge advantage.

March 11, 2021

Home in the Time of Covid: Service

Rebeca Gomez
Honors College lecturer Amy Hauck incorporated the pandemic into her classroom lessons with her Service course, Home In The Time of Covid.

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March 11, 2021

Demography of Covid: Honors Intellectual Achievement

Rebeca Gomez
Professor and Chair Kara Joyner was new to UTSA this fall, and Honors College students had the good fortune to learn from her, too.

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March 11, 2021

Connect, Collect, Create: Honors Service

Rebeca Gomez
During the Summer of 2020, Citymester coordinator and Honors College lecturer Elisa Perkins, created an Honors Service course that incorporated COVID-19 into her summer classroom curriculum.

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March 11, 2021

Civic Ethos: Philosophy of Civic Engagement

Rebeca Gomez
As a final project in the course, students applied the knowledge they have gained by creating a proposal and a poster for a future service project, based on their own passions and interests.

March 11, 2021

A Dungeons and Dragons Academic Adventure: Academic Inquiry & Scholarship

Rebeca Gomez
Don't be fooled into thinking Robertson's class was just an opportunity for students to get together and play Dungeons and Dragons.

March 11, 2021

Writing for the Screen: Skill Development

Rebeca Gomez
The goal of Writing for the Screen is to teach students the skill of screenwriting and all that entails (including structure, format and character development).

December 15, 2020

UTSA Honors College Students Serve as Congressional Interns

Cynthia Gonzalez
Forough Askarirad and Jasmin Paquet-Durand Ford, UTSA Honors College students, have secured the highly competitive internship at U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett's offices.

December 3, 2020

The Archer Fellowship: Virtual Edition

Jessica Tenorio
During the Fall 2020 semester, the Archer Fellowship program kept its promise to students to deliver a once in a lifetime experience.

November 3, 2020

Meal Prep: Honors College Style

Rebeca Gomez
Over the course of the semester, Abdo and her students will compile the recipes and create a cookbook that will be available to all.

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October 6, 2020

Students named Millennium Fellows to further U.N. sustainable development goals

UTSA Today
Sixteen UTSA students have been named Millennium Fellows by the United Nations Academic Impact initiative and Millennium Campus Network.

September 1, 2020

Incoming Freshman Will Soon Have Three Scientific Papers to His Credit

Rebeca Gomez
Not many 17-year-old, recent high school graduates can say that they have their names attached to a scientific paper.

June 11, 2020

Student demonstrating leadership during first year at UTSA

UTSA Today
First-year Top Scholar and Honors College student at UTSA Tristan Pepper has been named a participant in the Fulbright United Kingdom Summer Institute. The prestigious award recognizes promising first- and second-year students for their academic potential and ability to serve as a cultural ambassador to the United States.

April 7, 2020

UTSA Honors College Graduate Ana-Sofia Gonzalez Wins Fulbright Grant to Spend 2020-2021 Year in Colombia

Andrew Chapman
The UTSA Honors College celebrates recent graduate Ana-Sofia Gonzalez (2019), who has been named an English Teaching Assistant in the Fulbright Student Program.

April 6, 2020

Two Honors College juniors receive prestigious Goldwater scholarship

UTSA Today
UTSA students Naomi Alyafei and Christian Strong have been awarded the 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious scholarships for natural sciences, engineering and mathematics students in the United States.

January 15, 2020

Giving Back to the Global Community

Kimberly Ann Cunanan Garza
Encountering challenges is not always favorable, but perseverance and faith allowed me to overcome my biggest challenge. At the age of eleven, I was diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis.

May 9, 2019

Two UTSA Honors College students strike gold as 2019 Goldwater scholars

UTSA Today
For the first time in UTSA history, two students have been awarded the distinguished Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in the same year. Honors College students Favour Obuseh, a sophomore biomedical engineering major, and Aldo Sepulveda, a junior majoring in physics, are the third and fourth Roadrunners ever to receive the honor.

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