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Graduate Student Alumni Spotlight

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Rebecca DannerStudent Name:  Rebecca Danner

Program: Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Studio Art

Hometown: Gilmer, Texas

Undergraduate Institution: Kilgore College and University of Texas at Tyler

Graduation Year: Spring 2016

Why did you choose to attend UT Tyler?

I chose UT Tyler because I already knew that it was an accredited school, and for its location. It was the closest to my hometown.

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

My career goals include becoming a successful artist and possibly teaching studio art at a college level. This graduate program helps to support my goals through hands on experience and highly knowledgeable professors. Through the program I am able to work with helping the faculty with classes, demonstrations, and gallery assistance which is helping to prepare myself for job experiences in the future after I have graduated.

What do you like most about UT Tyler?

There is such a broad range of individuals from all around which makes it quite refreshing, along with the campus itself. The campus has a very inviting atmosphere and has some really great facilities along with its faculty.

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