Posted on March 16, 2023 by Rebekah Alegria

Meet Jacob Corder , an undergraduate cyber security student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

Expected Graduation: 2024

Favorite class, professor or topic you’ve learned about this year?

My favorite class so far has been IS 2053 with Ian Burress .

What hobbies or interests do you have outside of school?

I volunteer at church. I also run and lift weights in my spare time.

What is the most memorable experience you have had at UTSA?

The most memorable experience has been cheering on the Roadrunners in their back-to-back football championships.

What challenges have you faced in your academic journey and how did you overcome them?

The biggest struggle so far in my academic journey has been trying to work full time and volunteer in my free time, while also maintaining an honors-level GPA.

Do you have any previous/upcoming internships/job offers you are proud of?

About a year ago, I received a job offer from Microsoft to work with their data centers here in San Antonio.

What do you hope to achieve in your future career?

I hope to climb to a high-level cyber security position at Microsoft in the future.

— Rebekah Alegria