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Texas State's Rising Stars

Texas State is the rising STAR of Texas. Every day, our faculty, staff and students accomplish great things, from making groundbreaking discoveries to receiving prestigious honors.

Whether they achieve success in the research lab, the classroom or on location around the world, it is the people who make Texas State a university that is on the move. Their excellence helps Texas State shine.

Select any of the amazing people featured below to meet a Texas State rising star.

Meet the Stars

Students

Faculty and Staff

Texas State AMA

Texas State AMA

The Formula for Success

Joan Heath

Joan Heath

Research, Collaboration and Innovation

Christopher Reyes

Christopher Reyes

Change Agent Extraordinaire

Chad Hammett

Chad Hammett

A Restless Journey

Meaghan Patterson

Meaghan Patterson

A Full, Bright Future

Steve Davis

Steve Davis

Unveiling a Literary Legend

Leona Osinga

Leona Osinga

An International View

Tongdan Jin

Tongdan Jin

Greening the Texas Grid

Priscilla Davis

Priscilla Davis

A Living Memorial

Oleg Komogortsev

Oleg Komogortsev

Cyber Crime

SIFE

SIFE

Business with Acumen

Michael Forstner

Michael Forstner

Genetics of Recovery

Dawson Munoz

Dawson Muñoz

Finding His Way

Karen Chisum

Karen Chisum

Acing It

Dennis Franchione

Dennis Franchione

Bobcat Football for the WAC