IE Students Pruneda, Kettles Great Examples of How IE Students Succeed

May 30, 2012

Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre Grad Intern Rosa Pruneda, the first in her family to attend college, was awarded first place in the 2012 VOCES Oral History Project. The VOCES Oral History Project was founded by Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez in 1999 and was created to recognize and document Latino and Latina contributions to the World War II era.


As a participant, Rosa’s challenge was to create a five minute video explaining the life and experiences of one particular person, using film footage, photographs, music and an actual oral interview of the chosen person. Rosa chose Carmen Contreras Bozak, a Puerto Rican member of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during WWII. Watch her video:

Sarah Kettles, incoming President of the IE Citizen Scholars student organization, has been chosen as one of only a handful of current students to be included in Longhorn Profiles–a project and Web site of the Office of Admissions that exposes new and would-be students to some of UT’s best students and their experiences.


The forthcoming profile of Sarah will include a video, a photo, and written narrative; among the UT experiences Sarah will highlight is IE.

Sarah was also selected as the first UT Researcher of the Month:

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