Texas Tech University

Rawls Ambassador Spotlight: Andrea Urias

June 28, 2017

Andrea Urias is a senior supply chain management major from El Paso, TX and is expected to graduate in May 2018. She is involved with Mortar Board, President's Select, Rawls Business Leadership Program, Chi Omega and the Tech Supply Chain Association. She is interning with Lockheed Martin this summer. Read why she loves the Rawls College in the Q&A below.

What do you love about the Rawls College of Business?

I love the Rawls College of Business for the opportunities that it provides to its students; from the Career Management Center that is dedicated to our success outside of college to our advisers dedicated to our success within college. Through Rawls, I have gained the best education by engaging with faculty, alumni and other students. I love the Rawls because it gave me the opportunity of a lifetime to study abroad with amazing professors and students. The atmosphere at the Rawls has evolved me into a professional and I cannot thank anyone but the Rawls College of Business.

Why did you decide to be a Rawls ambassador?

I decided to be a Rawls Ambassadors to give back to a college that has given me so many opportunities. As an ambassador I am able to show my passion for my college to prospective and current students.

Do you have any advice for new students coming into the Rawls College of Business?

Take advantage of all the opportunities the Rawls College of Business offers. From the Snyder Communication Center to all the events the CMC hosts to the Center for Global Engagement, we are so fortunate to have a college that is equipped with all these resources dedicated for the success of our students. Rawls also provides us with many organizations. I would tell students to get involved and network!

This supports the efforts outlined in the Rawls College of Business Strategic Plan. Learn more about the LEADER 2020 Strategic Plan and follow our progress on Twitter at #RawlsLeads.