Ashley Hughes

Transferring from Palo Alto Community College, Ashley Hughes, is a biology major. Growing up in San Antonio, Ashley’s love of her community and passion for involvement inspired her personal goal to make the world a better place for others.

Ashley’s commitment to service and determination to be the change she wanted to see in the world motivated her to join the Biology Club and the Mexican American Student Association. Her membership in these organizations allowed her to pursue her academic interests in addition to facilitating her growing within the community. Ashley continued to refine her leadership skills serving as the co-director for two years of the Science Olympiad, a regional STEM competition.

On campus, Ashley is an advocate for change and involvement. Her volunteerism with outreach programs such as Choose.Act.Impact., Jaguar Den Night, FallFest, Cesar Chavez March and Festival de Cascarones illustrates her resolve to be the change she wants to see in her community.