Topic: Class of 2018

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

May 18, 2018
Rakiya Cunningham Confetti

We spoke to a few Longhorns to see how their time at UT has changed them into who they are today. Congrats to the whole class of 2018! You worked hard and should be proud. We look forward to seeing how you change the world.

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Meet Maria Alvarez, Class of 2018

May 17, 2018
Maria Alvarez

As the first in her family to go to college, Maria Alvarez said she didn’t know what to expect when she arrived at UT Austin. Now, she wants to give back to the community by helping nonprofits. 

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Meet Rakiya Cunningham, Class of 2018

May 17, 2018
Rakiya Cunningham

Rakiya Cunningham applied to UT Austin with her eyes set on making her mark in the business world. When she learned that she had been accepted, she was ecstatic. She knew that UT was the place she wanted to be.

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Meet Jacob Van Geffen, Class of 2018

May 17, 2018
Jacob Van Geffen

Jacob Van Geffen started coding early. He loved the feeling of creating something from scratch. He knew that he wanted others to be able to experience that feeling as well. UT Austin helped him accomplish that goal.

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Meet Terry Orr, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Terry Orr

Terry Orr jokes that pursuing a degree in classical archaeology in his late 70s was all a ploy to avoid retirement. “You know, learning is a good thing,” he said. “Either learn or you die.”

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