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30 Under 30 Graduate Knight Winners

By: Carreen Krapf on

UCF Alumni announced the recipients of the fifth annual 30 Under 30 Awards, and a few of our Graduate Knight Alumni made the list. These young alumni are chosen for their commitment to their profession, community, and UCF. The winners will be formally recognized in April for their success.

Congratulations to our Graduate Knights that earned this incredible recognition.

30 Under 30

Shainna Ali ’10, ’12MA, ’16PhD
BA Anthropology
MA Counselor Education
PhD Education

Victoria Claypoole ’15MS ’18PhD
MS Modeling and Simulation
PhD Psychology

Fawn Goldstein ’14 ’17MA 
BS Psychology
MA Counselor Education

Valerie Moses ’13 ’19MBA
BA Advertising/Public Relations
Master of Business Administration

Jenny Nguyen ’16PhD 
PhD Sociology

Alyssa Tanaka ’12 ’13MS ’15PhD 
BS Psychology
MS Modeling and Simulation
PhD Modeling and Simulation

Alvaro Velasquez ’14 ’16MS ’18PhD 
BS Computer Science
MS Computer Science
PhD Computer Science

A full list of the winners.

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