Archive for August, 2016

Shasta’s Story Round-Up: August 2016

The fall semester has officially begun! Which of these student expressions most accurately represents your feelings about that? Get excited for the year to come with these inspiring student and alumni stories:

Mary Shekari (’05)

Mary Shekari (’05) majored in Graphic Design at UH, and is the Founder and Principal of Versa Creative Group, a full-service advertising, marketing and design firm in Houston that delivers customized strategies and solutions to clients.

Robert Grilli (’16)

For Robert Grilli (’16), his long trip from Toronto, Ontario, Canada to the University of Houston came with a two-year stop in Salt Lake City, Utah. Grilli graduated this past May and less than a month later, his book, “The Playbook: A Student-Athlete’s Guide to Success,” was published.

Arie Thrasher (’14)

Arie Thrasher is the founder of Bea Ying Projects, working as an artist agent and art broker specifically for artists in the beginning of their careers. Bea Ying Projects’ latest exhibition, PARADISE, will be on view at NeNo Studios in Houston through August 27, with an opening reception on August 19.