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TWU Alumni Working for the Greater Good

TWU seems to have a certain spirit, a spirit of wanting to see human lives improved.  Many students have that passion when they arrive at TWU, others develop it while they are here.  For many, that passion continues and influences their career choices.  TWU Alumni Connection shares the store of three such alumnae now working in setting where the greater good is the ultimate goal. (If you also work for such an organization or know another TWU graduate who does, please send us your story at )

Read full stories about Lottye Brodsky, Shannon DeMagaad, and Wandaliz Elder

Others who we learned about are:

Raman Sandhu, 2005, B. S., Government, has been with Nexus Recovery Center, where she is the Development Associate, since 2010.  She works on grant research and writing, fundraising events and with various supporters and donors.  Prior to this position she worked for a non-profit in Austin, TX, called SAHELI in 2009 for Asian Families, where she was the Community Liaison.  After graduating from TWU she received her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.   “I want to continue working in the non-profit sector with my goal being to work in public policy and government relations,” noted Raman.    

Linda Ann Bragg, 1966, B.S. Music Therapy  has worked in the Mental Health field for the past 30 years, first as manager of an adult day treatment program and providing Music Therapy for a retarded children’s program of the state (Arkansas) and for teens committed to the State Hospital and then leading a Day Treatment program for mentally ill adults through a non-profit community mental health center.  She has also coordinated the yearly state Mental Health Institute for approximately 1000 mental health workers from throughout the state of Arkansas and surrounding areas. 

The past 15 years Linda worked with young people and children as a case manager making sure the needs of patients were  been met and for the last 5 years of her career on the staff of a non-profit treatment facility for group home and substance abuse treatment programs helping to transition boys back into their homes and schools.  “My Music Therapy and Psychology training opened the door for my entrance into this wonderfully fulfilling career and now retirement. “ shared Linda.  She is now retired near Beaver Lake in Northwest Arkansas and enjoying activities with her husband, children and grandchildren. 

Mary Alexander, 1984, B.S., Government and Public Administration, is the Director of Programs and Services, Southwest, at Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic.

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