We sat down with Owais, a computer science major from Houston, to talk about how he used his Individual Opportunity Scholarship from Presidential Scholars and how it’s shaped his time at UT. How did you use your Individual Opportunity Scholarship? In Summer 2018, I studied at Make School, a startup that went through Y Combinator, which is Silicon
The Center for First-generation Student Success has recognized The University of Texas at Austin as a member of its inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions, universities committed to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students.
On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Jillian Kozlowski, Student Success Initiatives Senior Academic Advisor, was honored by Texas Exes as a 2019 recipient of the James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising.
On Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, The University of Texas at Austin’s Student Success Initiatives hosted its inaugural Student Success Symposium.
“We’ve been making sure we have ways to connect with students, seeing what gaps in resources exist, and improving on services for these students,” says Mike Gutierrez, BA ’13, MEd ’15, Life Member, senior program coordinator for Student Success Initiatives and a first-generation Longhorn himself.
UT joined colleges and universities across the country to #celebratefirstgen by hosting its inaugural on-campus event.