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A UST video series that aims to inspire, encourage and urge students to “Be Your Bold Self”

Nathan Schafsnitz

Grit, Determination, and the Draw of Sacred Music

Nathan Schafsnitz, a UST Music major, finds joy in playing the organ. He shares the story of how he fell in love with sacred music at 11 years old and how it impacted his faith life.

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Christel Vallagomesa

Fake Names, Filipino Ceviche and Owning Your Culture

Christel Vallagomesa is a UST psychology major who was originally born in the Philippines. Host Isabel Garcia asks about her experience moving from the Philippines to the U.S. and embracing her culture.

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Gloria Bounds

Bound for Success

In this episode, we talk to Gloria Bounds, a two-time UST alumna and Manager in Corporate Community Relations for Centerpoint Energy. She shares her UST experience and how it prepared her for work.

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Margaret Edozie

The Balance of Work and Play

In this episode of BOLD, we talk to Margaret Edozie, a BioChem major who is SUPER INVOLVED! Isabel asks her about balancing extracurriculars and academics, and the importance of service.

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Naadir Mehta

Callusing the Mind

Isabel talks to Naadir Mehta, a UST Alum and a two-time colon cancer survivor. Mehta shares his story, the struggles of going through chemotherapy and how important his faith was during that journey.

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Dan Garcia

Supporting our Rising Stars

Isabel talks to Dan Garcia, a UST Alum and Director of the Rising Stars Program, about his experience at UST as first-generation college student and how Rising Stars is changing students’ lives.

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Andrew Law

A Second Chance

Andrew Law, a sophomore nursing student and track athlete, shares the story of tearing his Achilles during his senior year of high school and UST gave him a second chance.

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Steffani Aquila

Living a Liturgical Lifestyle

Host Isabel Garcia sits down with Steffani Aquila to understand how to live a liturgical life. They talk about her UST experience, growing in faith and how answering God’s call has put her on this path.

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Martin Silguero Jr.

Knowing You Belong

Host Isabel Garcia talks with Martin Silguero Jr., a senior pre-med biology major. They talk about Martin’s experience attending a Catholic University as a non-Catholic and why he wants to be a doctor.

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Kamryn Spell

Dancing with God’s Plan

Kamryn Spell, an accomplished professional dancer, endured an unexpected injury that changed her life. She believes God led her to UST and she shares her story with Host Isabel Garcia.

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