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Past editions of Campus Connection feature articles, resources and campus events that support our university talent towards their educational goals, professional development and career confidence in the tech field.  We would like to highlight some of them on this page for extra attention (and applauses) to motivate and inspire our students!

Enjoy this page of celebrating our university tech talent – both alumni and students – who are continually making impact in San Diego!


Christy Quiogue, University Talent Director

~~ Amazing Alumni in Action ~~

Hansol Hong (UCSD ’10) is the CEO of Robolink, a company that makes robotics kits that teach coding and engineering in fun and approachable ways for young kids and teenagers.  Read more >>

Jasmine Sadler (PLNU ’18) is the founder of the STEAM Collaborative, an organization that increases the number of children from diverse backgrounds pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math, alongside artistic endeavors.  Read more>>

Gwendalyn Wulf (CSUSM ’20) is a conservation genetics research associate with the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, an organization leading the fight against the extinction of the northern white rhino.  Read more>>

Chris Tihansky (USD ’95) is the CEO of Matia Robotics, which manufactures the Tek RMD, a robotic mobility device that changes the way people with walking disabilities move in the world.  Read more >>

Kevin Archangel (SDSU ’18) is an engineer at HP and was recently recognized for being actively engaged in the HP Racial Equality and Social Justice Task Force and the Black Employee Impact Network.  Read more>>

~~ Women in STEM Making Impact ~~

Taylor Brown (USD ’22) dreamed of writing a book since she was about 8 years old. The self-proclaimed bookworm decided to finally make her lifelong dream a reality. Read more>>

Don’t just dream it, publish it! Diana Lee (SDSU Computational Science PhD student) shares her journey to her first “first-author paper” identifying links between the shape and genes of viruses.  Read more>>

Kylie Rios (USD ’22) always wanted to be a fashion engineer. Now, she’s pursuing that goal by putting her love for engineering and creativity to work.  Read more>>

Spring STEM Student Showcases

SDSU Engineering Design Day

On May 4th, Tech San Diego was invited to check out 85+ design projects at SDSU Engineering Design Day. Also, Tech San Diego member company Dexcom was one of the corporate sponsors for this annual event. 

UCSD Data Science Student Society Showcase

On May 31st, data scientists from FICO joined Tech San Diego in reviewing and applauding research poster presentations from DS3 student members. Research was carried out during the winter and spring quarters.

CSU San Marcos Super STEM Saturday

On March 12th, more than 60 hands-on interactive activities took place at Cal State San Marcos to expose students and the North County community to educational and career possibilities of STEM. Check out the video from a past Super STEM Saturday to see all the fun that happens!



Get inspired by Flock Freight Mel Fairleigh, Senior Vice President of People and Darin Matuzic, Manager of Talent Acquisition, talk about working for a unicorn startup that was recently named Time’s 100 Most Influential Companies.


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