Contact Alaia at CLASSambassadors@unt.edu
Degree(s): B.A. in English Literature, B.S. in Economics, Minors in Spanish and History, Certificate in Latino/a and Mexican-American Studies
Favorite Course(s): Contemporary North American Indigenous Literature, Literature and the Environment, Counterstory
Something I wish I knew as a Freshman: Open yourself to change, find your faculty champion, lean on your support systems, and the opportunities to fulfill your passions will follow.
Why did you become an ambassador? I am committed to public service and seek to provide students with information on student organizations and research projects on campus.
What is your favorite memory from your time at UNT? I adore the planetarium and loved watching shows in there as a kid. It is truly one of UNT's hidden gems.
How do you plan to use your degree? I am planning to attend graduate school and earn my PhD in English to become a professor, studying decolonization and the environmental humanities.
Contact Sara at CLASSambassadors@unt.edu
Degree(s): B.A in English Writing and Rhetoric, B.A in Urban Policy and Planning and a minor in Spanish
Favorite Course(s): Rhetorical History and Historiography and Cosa Nostra Studies
Something I wish I knew as a Freshman: Talking to your professors is not as scary as you think. Not only have they done fascinating work in your field of interest, but they are here to help you succeed!
Why did you become an ambassador? The English department is filled with accessible resources for everyone. I want to help students discover how they can thrive academically, socially, and personally.
What is your favorite memory from your time at UNT? My favorite memory has been playing with the marching band at the conference championship game in San Antonio!
How do you plan to use your degree? I plan on working as a urban development policy maker and planner