What Teacher at UNT Influenced You the Most?

"Richard Last, former director of the digital retailing program, taught me that retail is an ever-changing landscape. The most important thing we can do is to always keep learning and educating ourselves because what is relevant today may not be relevant tomorrow. I learned to always keep innovating, embrace new technologies and try new things."

-- Kelsey Henry ('15), Pinterest and podcasting consultant, happiness blogger at Positively Delighted and author of the book Growing Up Roadschooled: Stories, Lyrics & Lessons Learned from Full-time RVing and Life After Roadschooling

"I know I wouldn't be where I'm at with my career and life if it weren't for Barbara Cox, associate professor of costume design. The biggest take away I have from my time with her was to push boundaries wherever possible. Art doesn't evolve and expand by following guidelines."

-- Duran Lucio ('15), playwright whose work Dragón was a finalist in the LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work and whose most recent work, Forever and a Day, played this February at the Margo Jones Theatre at Dallas Fair Park

"Klaudia Cop, teaching fellow and doctoral student in the College of Music, instills in her students great discipline and hard-working tactics. Klaudia constantly encourages and uplifts her students in any circumstance and that is something I admire and learn from as a future leader and/or teacher."

-- Sophomore Amari Green, a singer-songwriter-guitarist who was named to KERA's "North Texas' 20 Under 20" list under her stage name Amari Amore

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