Alumni Stories

With more than 200,000 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.


Patsy (’60) and Bruce Reaves (’58)

Patsy and Bruce met in the campus cafeteria in 1957. Bruce was the cashier and was teasing Patsy, whose maiden name is Reeves, for having a similar last name. They got married in 1960 and have been together ever since. 


Kenna (’19) and Emmy Orioha (’19)

Emmy went to a dance practice for the African Student Organization fully aware that he couldn’t dance, but hopeful that there would be girls there – and there were. Kenna was a member of the dance team and ended up in the same stretching area as Emmy. That was the start of their friendship, but…

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Zoe’ Davis (’17) and Ramces Luna (’18)

On his first day of graduate school, Ramces was 15 minutes late to class due to a work meeting. When he got there, there was only one seat available – the one next to Zoe’. As they went around the class introducing themselves, Ramces was captivated by Zoe’s passion and smile. That semester, the pair would sit…

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.


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