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UTSA COLFA student receives Gilman Award

Katilyn Sanders ’17 arrived at UTSA’s campus and wasn’t really sure she made the right decision.  The Lubbock, Texas, native loves opera: the poetry of it, the drama of it, the costumes and fashion, the theatrical aspect of it.  Katilyn Sanders 2015 Gilman Scholar


“When I first got to UTSA as a transfer...

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