About The North Texan

The North Texan magazine connects UNT alumni and friends to the university and keeps them up to date with what's happening on campus and with our community members.
The magazine's mission is to "demonstrate UNT's vibrant and continued relevancy within the lives of alumni and friends as it showcases how the university and its alumni make a difference in the world."

The North Texan is brought to you by the Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing.

University Relations, Communications and Marketing Leadership

Vice President
Deborah Leliaert ('96 M.Ed.)

Associate Vice President
Kelley Reese ('95)

Executive Director
Dena Moore

Kenn Moffitt

Magazine staff

Executive Editor
Julie Elliott Payne ('97)

Managing Editor
Randena Hulstrand ('88, '07 M.J.)

Jessica DeLeón
Jill King ('93 M.S., '00 M.A.)

Online Editor
Michelle Hale

Art Director
Sean Zeigler ('00)

Photo Editor
Angilee Wilkerson

Jillian Jordan ('05)
Wes Martin ('01)

Production Management
Erica Blount
Claudia Cooper ('06)
Donald Wilson ('01)

Lauren Lebron
Kit Young ('06)

Michael Clements
Ahna Hubnik ('03)
Gary Payne ('99)

Christopher Bryan ('08)
Brad Holt ('09)

Monique Bird ('10 M.J.)
Ernestine Bousquet
Nancy Kolsti
Leslie Minton ('07)
Adrienne Nettles
Margarita Venegas ('96)
Matthew Zabel

Online Communications
Jesse Garrison
Nancy Kent ('94)
Eric Vandergriff

Student Contributors
Caleb Downs
Awo Eni
Crystal Hollis ('13)
Jason Ortiz
Joshua Williams
Jeffrey Wolverton

The North Texan (ISSN 0468-6659) is published four times a year (in March, June, September and December) by the University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #311070, Denton, Texas 76203-5017, for distribution to alumni and friends of the university. Periodicals postage paid at Denton, Texas, and at additional mailing offices. The diverse views on matters of public interest that are presented in The North Texan do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the university. Publications staff can be reached at northtexan@unt.edu or 940-565-2108.

It is the policy of the University of North Texas not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, political affiliation, disability, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, or veteran status in its application and admission process, educational programs and activities, employment policies and use of university facilities. Direct questions or concerns to the equal opportunity office, 940-565-2737, or the dean of students, 940-565-2648. TTY access is available at 940-369-8652.

Postmaster: Please send requests for changes of address, accompanied if possible by old address labels, to the University of North Texas, University Relations, Communications and Marketing, 1155 Union Circle #311070, Denton, Texas 76203-5017.

The UNT System and the University of North Texas are the owners of all of their trademarks, service marks, trade names, slogans, graphic images and photography and they may not be used without permission.