Alum Recognized by Obama's Champion of Change Program

Timothy Solano (’04, ’07 M.J.) overcame being a homeless father of three to become a community activist and national service specialist for Habitat for Humanity in McKinney, earning him recognition as a “Champion of Change” by President Barack Obama’s Winning the Future initiative. The initiative recognizes community activists’ work to better their communities. Solano, at 36, began attending UNT to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He helped build Habitat homes for others before becoming a Habitat homeowner himself in 2004.

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