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We at the Center for Student Development are here for you and willing to go the extra mile! Feel free to call, email or come by and let us help you get involved on campus. We are looking forward to meeting you. 

Student Union, Room 134
P.O. Box 425379
Denton, TX 76204-5379
Phone (940) 898-3626 Fax (940) 898-3621

Lindsey Hatter Director
Christine Hall

Christine attended the University of California, San Diego where she obtained 2 Bachelors of Arts degrees in Economics and History. She then received a Masterís of Education in Student Development Administration from Seattle University. Christine is dedicated to higher education and helping students get the most from their college experience. She has worked at higher education institutions in Kansas, Washington, and Texas. Her various roles have included involvement in housing and residence life, orientation and new student programs, civic engagement and volunteerism, leadership development, clubs and organizations, and mentoring initiatives. Christine brought this wide range of knowledge to TWU in the Fall of 2013 when she joined the TWU family as the Director of the Center for Student Development. Christine and the staff of the CSD are here to help the TWU student population make the most of their campus involvement at TWU.

Caisha A. JonesGreek Life Coordinator
Caisha A. Jones

Caisha earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Sociology from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. Immediately after undergrad, Caisha stayed at the YOU of A and earned a Masterís of Education in Higher Education Administration. Caisha is currently the Greek Life Coordinator at TWU and advises Greek organizations and House of Representatives, a branch of Student Government Association. She also works with student organizations. She has experience in many areas of Student Affairs, including Greek Life, Leadership, Orientation, and First Year Student Programs.

Leadership Development Coordinator
Garrett Isom

Garrett earned a Bachelorís of Business Administration in Marketing and Management from Baylor University. He then obtained a Masterís of Science in College Counseling and Student Development from Azusa Pacific University. Garrett joined the Center for Student Development team here at Texas Womanís University as the new Leadership Development Coordinator in August of 2014. Garrett is dedicated to empowering students to rise to their full potential both in and out of the classroom while in college.  He currently advises the House of Representatives branch of the Student Government Association and oversees all chartered and university sanctioned student clubs and organizations at TWU. Garrett is excited to bring new opportunities for growth and skill building in leadership for all TWU students. He has experience both in student activities and residence life at various institutions in Texas, California, and Oregon.

Allie LongoriaOrientation Coordinator
Allie Longoria

Allie attended Texas A&M University in College Station where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Sciences. While at Texas A&M, Allie was a very active student leader which led her down the path to pursue a Masterís in Higher Education. Allie obtained her Master of Education in Higher Education Ė Student Affairs from the University of North Texas in 2012. She then worked in the Dean of Students Office at the University of North Texas for two years. She joined the TWU Family as the Orientation Coordinator in Fall 2014 and oversees the Orientation Leaders, New Student Orientation, and Pioneer Camp! Allie is excited to be in a position to welcome the new students to Texas Womanís University and assist with their adjustment to the Pioneer family!


Lori KennedyAdministrative Assistant
Lori Kennedy

Lori grew up in Oklahoma and has lived in the Denton area since 2005. She attended the University of North Texas and received her Bachelor's degree in Applied Arts and Sciences, and is currently working towards her Master of Education degree in Higher Education Leadership. Lori has worked in the higher education field for 5 years, and enjoys interacting with students and having a positive impact on their day. Lori joined TWU and the CSD in the Fall of 2013. She and her husband Eric, have 2 girls, Caydee and Harper.

Jennifer OparaoduCampus Activities Coordinator
Jennifer Oparaodu

Jennifer holds a Bachelorís degree in Psychology from Texas Woman's University. During her undergraduate career she became a student assistant in the CSD office. She grew to like Student Affairs and was given great opportunities to develop in leadership. She was the Campus Activities Board Vice President for a little under 2 years. She also became very involved with Orientation at TWU and served as the Orientation Technology Coordinator for 2 summers. These experiences have prepared her for the work she does now as our Campus Activities Coordinator and advisor for the Campus Activities Board. Jennifer has grown to love helping and encouraging students at TWU with the same love she was given.


Melissa CarrSenior Designer Specialist
Melissa Carr

Melissa holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Texas and has 20 years experience in the field of graphic design. She has worked for TWU seven years coordinating with Student Life departments and student organizations in Denton, Dallas and Houston creating program advertising. The favorite part of her job is working with a great group of enthusiastic students and colleagues.

Beth Dobbs Designer I
Beth Dobbs Howard

Beth holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Texas Womanís University and has more than ten years of experience as a designer at TWU. She began working for the Center for Student Development as a student designer and was able to join the team full time after her graduation with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2006. The variety of design jobs and wonderful people she gets to work with are her favorite parts of working in the CSD. Beth lives in Ponder, TX with her husband, son, and three dogs. 

BrandonDesigner I
Brandon Stokes

Brandon holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Texas Woman's University where he has worked since graduating. He is a long term Denton resident with his wife Kate, and their two cats Annie and Lennox.

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