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Sounds of Success
48 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Episode 11 – Finances for Success
In this episode, we interview Vice Provost, Brian Dixon to get advice on filling out the FAFSA, applying for scholarships and other money matters. This episode of Sounds of Success was mixed and mastered by Kate Whitmer and Ean Herrera.
49 minutes | Oct 29, 2021
Episode 10 – Research for Success
In this episode, we interview two faculty research experts to get advice on how to get involved with research as an undergrad. This episode of Sounds of Success was mixed and mastered by Karoline Pfeil, Evan Sherer, and Isaiah Thomas.
45 minutes | Aug 30, 2021
Episode 9 – Back to Success
In this episode, we interview two of our student mentors, who share tips and tricks for getting a new school year started off right. This episode of Sounds of Success was recorded by Ean Herrera and Karoline Pfeil and mixed and mastered by Ean Herrera and Oscar Kitmanyen.
53 minutes | May 10, 2021
Episode 8 – Brain Science for Success
In this episode, we interview UT Neuroscientist, Dr. Michael Mauk, and bring back Nisha Abraham, Assistant Director of the Sanger Learning Center to talk about how brain science can help you study smarter, not harder. This episode of Sounds of Succes was mixed and mastered by Solomon King-Purdy, Morgan Honaker, and Will Kurzner.
43 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
Episode 7 – Registering for Success
In this episode, we interview two of our amazing student mentors (Emma Meneghetti & Jamie Villarreal) to learn how they get prepared for course registration and hear what advice they have for getting the best classes possible. This episode of Sounds of Success was mixed and mastered by Harper Carlton and Sofia Salter.
37 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Episode 6 – Career Services for Success
In this episode, we interview Liberal Arts Career Services mavens, Tatem Oldham, and Caitlyn Von Liski to learn how they help CoLA students get the jobs they want. This episode of Sounds of Success was mixed and mastered by Alejandra Arrazola and Harper Carlton.
60 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
Episode 5 – Peer Mentors for Success
In this episode, we interview a few student mentors from our Student Success programs. We talk about battling imposter syndrome, asking for help, and utilizing all the resources UT Austin provides. This episode of Sounds of Success was mixed and mastered by Harper Carlton and Sofia Salter.
49 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
Episode 4 – Liberal Arts for Success
In this episode, we interview Associate Dean, Dr. Mia Carter, to talk about the value of studying the Liberal Arts. We talk about the classroom experience, getting involved with research and we answer the age old question, “What are you going to do with that degree?”
47 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
Episode 3 – Mentors for Success
In this episode, we interview Dr. Richard Reddick who conducts research on mentor/mentee relationships in higher education. We talk about our own history with mentors and why having mentors is critical to success, both on campus and in life.
44 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
Episode 2 – Sanger for Success
In this episode, we interview Nisha Abraham who is a Senior Supplemental Instruction Coordinator at the Sanger Learning Center. We talk about all the amazing academic resources available to students via Sanger and get some advice on asking for and getting help with studying smarter not harder. Nisha coordinates the Supplemental Instruction program. She received her B.S. in cell and molecular biology from The University of Texas at Austin in 2007 and her M.S. in biology from Texas A&M University in 2012. During her time at Texas A&M, she was a teaching assistant for several undergraduate biology classes, worked for the Center for Teaching Excellence, and conducted research on improving student motivation and performance in science education. Additionally, Nisha has over five years of combined industry and science research experience, has worked recently as a senior bioscience associate at UT’s Austin Technology Incubator, and has served as an adjunct faculty member in biology for South University.
41 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
Episode 1 – The Start of Success
In this episode, our co-hosts sit down to interview two of UT Austin’s student success experts: Juliana Lindsey, who manages the Foundation Scholars Program and Jasmine-Rose Schmitt who manages the PACE Program, both in the College of Liberal Arts. We talk about strategies for getting to know professors, tips for exploring campus resources, and provide some sage advice for getting your tuition’s worth. JR Schmitt has been awarded the James W. Vick Texas Excellence Award for Academic Advising and the Presidential Outstanding Staff Member Award.She is the Program Manager for the PACE Program which under her leadership was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award by the National Academic Advising Association. She earned her bachelor's degree in Sociology at Cal State Chico, and her masters degree in education from UT Austin. Juliana Lindsey has been recognized by the Academic Counselors Association for her dedication to students andis the program manager for the Foundation Scholars Program.She earned her bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Community Health from Tufts University,and her masters degree in Social Work from UT Austin
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