The UTD community includes staff, faculty and students who are connected to the U.S. military.

Staff

Lisa Adams

Lisa Adams

Served in U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves. Started working at UTD in 2014. Director of the Military and Veteran Center. Chairs the MVC’s Community Advisory Council and MVC Scholarship Selection Committee. 


Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez

Served in U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves. Started working at UTD in 2019. Assistant director of the Military and Veteran Center.  Chairs the UTD Veteran Advisory Council and serves as an officer in UTD’s Military and Veteran ERG.


Tom Kim

Tom Kim

Served in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserves. Started working at UTD in 2011 and is an Assistant Dean in the School of Management. Member of the MVC’s Community Advisory Council and MVC Scholarship Selection Committee.



Jamar Blackmon

Jamar Blackmon

Served in the U.S. Navy. Started working at UTD in 2016. Serves as an Academic Advisor in the Office of Student Outreach and Academic Retention (SOAR) in the Department of Undergraduate Education. Member of the UTD Veteran Advisory Council.


Rosemary Walton

Rosemary Walton

Served in the U.S. Navy as a Quartermaster 2nd class. Started working at UTD in March 2013 and serves as a Division Administrator for the Vice President and Chief of Staff. Member of the UTD Veteran Advisory Council and MVC Scholarship Selection Committee.

Faculty

Dr. Robert L. Rennaker II

Dr. Robert L. Rennaker II

Served in the U.S. Marine Corps in aviation hydraulics and pneumatics. Currently a Professor in Neuroscience and Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering.



Bill Hefley

Bill Hefley

Served in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserves in information technology. Served in U.S. Army Reserves in military intelligence. Joined UTD in 2015 as a Clinical Professor in the School of Management.


Alumni

Archie D. Nettles, Jr.

Archie D. Nettles, Jr.

Served in the U.S. Army. Graduated from UTD in 2011 with a BS in Public Affairs and in 2018 with a Master of Public Affairs (MPA). Since Sept. 2019, serves as the Assistant Director of Development in the School of Management.


Michael Stout

Michael Stout

Served in the U.S. Marine Corps as close air support liaison. Graduated from UTD in 2018 with BA in Interdisciplinary Studies. Started working at UTD in 2019 as an Administrative Assistant in School of Engineering and Computer Science. Currently enrolled in UTD’s Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program. Member of the UTD Veteran Advisory Council.


Rena Piper

Rena Piper

Served in the U.S. Army as Military Police. Graduated from UTD in 2016 with a BA. Has worked at UTD since 2007 and currently works at UTD as the Assistant Director of University Events. Member of the MVC Scholarship Selection Committee.


Chris Ranucci

Chris Ranucci

Served in the U.S. Army. Graduated from UTD in 2017 with an MS in Information Technology Management. Currently serves on the MVC Community Advisory Council.