Sophilia McTyre

Department: TRIO - Talent Search

Bio: Sophie McTyre is the Assistant Director for the TRIO Talent Search Program. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas in Sociology and a graduate degree in Higher Education with an emphasis in Administration from Texas A&M University at Commerce.
Sophie serves Gainesville ISD students through a variety of college and career exploration workshops in individual and group settings which include but are not limited to: financial literacy, scholarships, ACT/SAT/TSI test preparation, study skills, and personal and academic development.

What is your favorite part of working here at UNT?

“As an alumna of both the University of North Texas and TRIO, my favorite part about working at the university is being able to give back to students and helping them achieve what they believe is impossible when it comes to achieving their post-secondary education goals.”

How have UNT students impacted your life?

“UNT students are the best! I have been blessed with being able to track my UNT students from as young as 6th grade to college graduation. Being able to follow students and watch them blossom into successful professionals from shy middle schoolers is such an impactful experience.”

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