Happy and honored

Seventy-three years after receiving my bachelor’s degree and 61 years after receiving my master’s degree from UNT, I am still so very happy and honored to have had the opportunity to attend this college. I was from a poor West Texas farm family and was able to attend after high school graduation due to the generosity of my mother’s “city” brothers.

It is wonderful and exciting to have received The North Texan over the many years and to follow the extensive progress made by this school — from North Texas State Teachers College to the University of North Texas, with student enrollment growing by the thousands. Educational programs have grown extensively and this university seems to be on the level of or far above many others.

Again, I feel so happy and honored to be an ex-student from this outstanding university.

Gladys Lewallen Longoria (’36, ’48 M.S.)


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