Texas Tech University

Alumni of EPFP and Texas EPFP

The Alumni of EPFP have impact beyond their participation in the program. Below are profiles of Texas EPFP alumni making a difference in their educational communities:

  • Dr. Joan Matthews, Psychologist
  • Mr. Ciro Davis Rodriguez, U.S. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district (2007-2011)
  • Dr. Carmen Tafolla, Writer and Poet
  • Dr. Sylvia Little, Writer and Educational Consultant
  • Dr. Dan Powell, Family Medicine Doctor
  • Dr. Samuel Gonzales, Vice President of Student Affairs, UTSA
  • Dr. Adelina Silva, Vice Chancellor for Student Success Alamo Colleges
  • Ms. Karyne Jones, Texas House Representative for District 120 (1989-1996)
  • Ms. Loretta Edelen, Community Engagement Director, Austin Committee College
  • Ms. Nellie Carr Thorogood, vice chancellor emerita for North Harris Montgomery County College District (NHMCCD).
  • Dr. Ellen Riojas Clark, Professor Emertius of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, UTSA
  • Ms. Dolores Villarreal, Librarian at The UTRGV

The Texas EPFP Alumni are among the larger network of EPFP Alumni throughout the United States. Here is an infographic of their impact:

Alumni network infographic