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Graduate Student Alumni Spotlight

Public Administration

Charles Parkes IIIStudent Name:Charles Parkes III

Program: Public Administration

Hometown: Palestine, TX

Undergraduate Institution: UT Tyler

Graduation Year: 2008

Why did you choose to attend UT Tyler?

It's one of the most challenging universities in the state. The faculty is world class and expect students to be as well.

What are your career goals and how does your graduate program support them?

I plan on becoming a consultant for short-term and long-term local and regional planning. Understanding how local, state, and federal services and systems work is critical to being an effective consultant.

What do you like most about UT Tyler?

Superior quality faculty with small class sizes. You get the all the time you need to really comprehend your field of study and never feel like a number.

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