Alumni Stories

With more than 217,000 Bobcats across Texas, the United States, and around the world, our alumni have many stories to tell. We are proud of all that our alumni have achieved and hope that their stories not only unite our Bobcat Family, but also inspire others.

Featured Alumni Story

Julie Fisher (B.S. '10) Receives Second Austin Under 40 Finalist Recognition

At age 32, Julie Fisher has been named an Austin Under 40 finalist for the second time in her career. “It’s a huge honor,” Fisher says of seeing herself named alongside the list of young professionals who have had such an impressive collective impact on the Austin community.

Massod Vadiee

Massod Vadiee, ’91

“A pandemic took me to Europe- and another brought me back home – to Texas!” Massod Vadiee MD. PhD Three remarkable decades of transdisciplinary career in medicine and public health…

Ann Defee

Ann DeFee, ’67, ’75

Ann DeFee has been keeping busy at her home in Virginia during the COVID pandemic – she just released her 15th book, A Summer Place (Bellastoria Press, 2020).

Cyril Adkins

Cyril Adkins, ’99

Before playing football at Texas State, Cyril Adkins played wide receiver for the Smithville Tigers more than 25 years ago. In 2014, he was named athletic director, becoming the first African American to hold that position in Smithville ISD.

Alumni Association Awards

Bobcat alumni, students, and teachers are exceptional. Through a variety of awards, each year, the Alumni Association honors these individuals for their significant contributions to our community.

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Your Turn to Inspire

Our alumni are unstoppable. Across the world, Bobcats are making a difference in their communities, and telling those stories helps to inspire future generations of Bobcat alumni.


Explore more alumni stories along with exclusive insights into Texas State's academic and social scene in the Texas State University Magazine, Hillviews.