Distinguished Alumni Gala

Presented by Wells Fargo

Honoring the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Young Alumni Rising Star Award.

Friday, October 26, 2018
Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
1001 E. McCarty Lane | San Marcos, Texas
Black Tie Optional

Evening Schedule
Reception 6:00 pm
Seating Begins 6:45 pm
Program and Dinner 7:00 pm
After Party 9:15 pm (cash bar)

 Online registration for this event has ended. 
Please call the Office of Alumni Relations at 512.245.2371 for requests or questions.

Thank You to our Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor


Premier Circle
Kelly and Tracy Porter

Platinum Circle

Hilary and Ernie Dominguez

The Honorable Doug & Anne Miller

Gold Circle

Melissa and Mark Adams
Major Brenda D. Bustillos
College of Education
College of Fine Arts and Communication
College of Liberal Arts

College of Science and Engineering
Brenda and Patrick Cox
Victoria and Light Townsend Cummins
First Commercial Bank
The Honorable Dionicio "Don" Flores
Graham, Huewitt, McCullough, and Pennington
J.E. Dunn Construction
KindHealth, Inc.

McCoy College of Business Administration
Mobile Fluid Recovery
MurphyAdams Restaurant Group
Prosperity Bank
Si, Sustainability Initiatives, LLC

Stelos Alliance
Student Government Alumni
Texas State Athletics
Texas State University Advancement


Distinguished Alumni

Mr. Mark E. Adams
BBA, Marketing, ‘85
Austin, TX

Ms. Karen Carroll
BBA, Finance, '88
Stillwater, MN

Dr. Light Townsend Cummins
BS, History, ‘68; MA, History, ‘72
Sherman, TX

The Honorable Douglas R. Miller
BS, Criminal Justice, '76
New Braunfels, TX

Mr. Tracy L. Porter
BBA, Accounting, '79
Irving, TX

Young Alumni Rising Stars

MAJ Brenda D. Bustillos
BS, Nutrition and Foods, ‘03
San Antonio, TX

Ms. Lesli Ginn
BS, Criminal Justice, ‘00
Austin, TX

Mr. Polo Sandoval
BA, Mass Communication, ‘07
New York, NY



2017 Event Photos

Distinguished Alumni Gala