Carlos Figueroa came to Stephenville from Mexico City because he had family here and his father felt he would have access to better opportunities in this area. He graduated from Tarleton in 2011 with a degree in History. Carlos had such a good experience at Tarleton that in 2012 he began working for Tarleton as the Coordinator of International Programs. In this position he is an international student mentor, does some recruiting, and is a liaison with other universities from time to time.
"My favorite thing about Tarleton are all the warm people that make up the campus. Tarleton offers a great feeling of inclusion and helpfulness everywhere you go."