Author: Charlotte Anthony | Category: Of Interest | June 14, 2016
We would like to welcome Angie Watts as the newest member to
our team at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the UT Health Science
Angie will be working as the Assistant Director, Academic Programs for
the Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) program and will be developing strategies for
communication between the various entities including the seven individual
disciplines, departments and their respective academic coordinators, students,
and the graduate school office.
also work closely with Dr. Keith Krolick, the IBMS Program Director, to develop
policies and processes for the program.
Angie is a native of East Tennessee. She was a first-generation college student at
East Tennessee State University (ETSU), where she graduated with a Bachelor of
Arts in Mass Communications.
Her passion for higher education leadership began
to develop during her time as a student at ETSU where she served as a Resident
Assistant for the Department of Housing and Residence Life. She went on to become
a Hall Director and later a full-time employee as an Area Coordinator for the
Residence Life Office.
Angie later made the move to Tennessee Wesleyan University,
a small private college located in Athens, Tennessee, where she was the
Assistant Dean of Students.
Angie was responsible for student activities and
organizations, new student orientation, and parent/family relations.
employed at TWU, Angie completed her Masters of Science degree in Leadership in
Higher Education from Capella University.
She and her husband, Mark, relocated to San Antonio in 2010.
Angie worked as a Fundraising Coordinator for the South Texas Chapter of the Muscular
Dystrophy Association before beginning her tenure here at the HSC in 2011.
While employed at the HSC, Angie has been involved in
various activities including serving as the Graduate School representative on
the Staff Advisory Council from 2012-2013.
She took on a leadership role as secretary
for the council in 2014. Angie has also served on the committee for the State
Employee Charitable Campaign.
In addition to her work and involvement at the HSC, she has
also been active with the Sigma Kappa Sorority Alumnae Association and the
Alzheimer’s Association, which is the national philanthropy for the sorority. Angie
likes spending her free time running, traveling, reading, and crafting.
She is looking
forward to offering support and guidance to the students, faculty and staff
involved with the IBMS program.
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