Alumni Stories


Trey Dewitt looks into the distance in front of Old Main

Trey Dewitt

2022, Mass Communication - Digital Media

After graduation: Trey is a News Producer at FOX News.

"I loved being able to connect with my professors and get advice for my career path before graduation. They helped me find connections that led me to the job I have now."

Humanities & Social Sciences

Connor Mackinnon

2021, Psychology

Honors Student

“It’s important to connect with people in your field, but one of my favorite things was working at KTSW (Bobcat Radio) Sports. I made lifelong friends there and had amazing experiences.”

Connor Mackinnon smiles at the camera


Katherine Ausanka

2021, Manufacturing Engineering

After graduation: Katherine works as a Product Engineer at NXP Semiconductors in Austin, Texas.

"As an undergrad [at Texas State] I had a lot of opportunities to do research. These professors are doing really incredible work here in the department."


Rachel Brown

2022, Music Studies

Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky

"Texas State prepares us for all the other aspects of teaching. There’s more to directing a band than just waving a baton and talking about music. We talk about budgeting and dealing with money, master scheduling, and a lot of other aspects of band directing."


Agriculture & Nutrition

Sara Moreman photo with white and brown horse

Sara Moreman

2015, Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary

After graduation: Sara graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 and works as a vet in Round Rock.

"One of my favorite professors inspired me to learn and do as well as I could and never accept second best. His expectations had me in the right mindset to start vet school."

Business & Administration

Jasmine Payne

2021, Computer Information Systems

After graduation: Jasmine is a software engineer at General Motors in Austin, Texas.

“One thing Texas State taught me was to never let a failure define you. Minor setbacks can lead to even greater opportunity. Never give up, just adjust when necessary.”


Health Professions & Human Services


Jennifer Martinez

2021, Health Information Management

Transfer Student

“I was surprised by how small the classes were in my major. Most of them were just 22 or 23 people, so everyone was engaged in each class.”

Visual & Performing Arts

Jacquie Tizando

2020, Communication Design

After graduation: Jacquie is a graphic artist working on packaging design.

"Not only is the campus beautiful, but I knew that Texas State had a really good design program. We have really good professors with a lot of experience that give us good advice for when we're out in the world as professionals."

Jacquie Tizando in front of a red brick wall