The graduate viz program was recently [ranked] (http://one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2015/3/24/viz-gaming/) as one of the world’s best.
The first scholarship endowed by a former visualization student has been established by Gracie Arenas Strittmatter, who earned a [Master of Science in Visualization] (http://viz.arch.tamu.edu/graduate/ms-viz-curriculum/) at Texas A&M in 2008.
Strittmatter and her husband, Willem Strittmatter ’02, have established the Rising Aggie Vizzer in Gaming Scholarship Fund, which will provide one or more scholarships to full-time graduate or undergraduate [visualization] (http://viz.arch.tamu.edu/) students.
Gracie is a senior technical artist at Bioware, where she has helped create three “ [Star Wars: The Old Republic] (http://www.starwarstheoldrepublic.com/) ” video games. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree at Texas A&M in 2004.
Williem earned two business administration degrees at Texas A&M.
The scholarship was established just after Texas A&M’s graduate visualization program was [ranked] (http://one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2015/3/24/viz-gaming/) among the world’s best by The Princeton Review.