Graduate Student Alumni Spotlight
Student 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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