Meet the Admissions Team
Director of Admissions
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Education: B.S., Community Health Planning and Administration; M.A., Professional Development
A note from the Director: Welcome! Whether you are a student choosing your first college, a transfer student making a change, or a professional student selecting a graduate or professional program, choosing a college is an exciting, yet overwhelming, process. Do your research and choose wisely. Our team is here to help guide you through the admission’s process. We want you to discover all the great things about TWU.
If you have questions about TWU, I encourage you to contact our Office of Admissions. We look forward to meeting you.
Associate Director of Admissions
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Education: B.A., Journalism and Convergent News Emphasis in New Media; M.S.L., Organizational Leadership
Favorite thing about TWU: Texas Woman’s provides its students with the comfort of exploring their individuality. The university serves students from an array of backgrounds while providing quality education and support centered around the student and their growth.
Arissa Gaytan, Ed.D.
Assistant Director of Admissions
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Education: B.S., Communication Studies; M.Ed., Student Development and Leadership in Higher Education; Ed.D., Educational Leadership - Higher Education
Favorite thing about TWU: Texas Woman's has the most affordable tuition in the DFW area. This university has the feel of a private school but measures in at the public school price, making it one of the most academically rich environments for its cost.
Admissions Counselor I
Hometown: Joliet, IL
Education: B.A. in Race and Ethnic Studies with an emphasis in Woman's and Gender Studies
Favorite thing about TWU: The Faculty and Staff at TWU take extra care to ensure all students, no matter their background, have the tools needed to become successful. There is a spirit of service across departments which reflects TWU's mantra of "Campus With a Heart".
Admissions Counselor I
Hometown: Midlothian, Texas
Education: B.S. Family Life: Human Development
Favorite Thing About TWU: Texas Woman's is a place of inclusion, community, and heart. Every student, faculty, and staff member recognize the promising potential each individual contributes to TWU and the world.
Admission Counselor I
Hometown: Irving, TX
Education: B.A. English: Writing and Rhetoric w/ minor in Ethnic Studies
Favorite thing about TWU: As an undergraduate at TWU, I was surrounded by a supportive community which helped me grow both professionally and personally. TWU offers many opportunities to its students, and I look forward to helping guide prospective students in calling TWU their home.
Hometown: Bowie, TX
Education: B.B.A., Business Administration; B.B.A., Music Business
Favorite thing about TWU: The TWU atmosphere is one of inclusion, creativity and community involvement, along with an excellent education at an affordable cost.
Assistant Director, Admissions
Hometown: Austin, TX
Education: B.S., Psychology,
Favorite thing about TWU: My favorite thing about TWU is the diversity of the students and staff on campus. And I love that the atmosphere at TWU is one of inclusion, unity and empowerment.
Denton Campus Staff
Assistant Director for Campus Visits & Events
Hometown: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Education: B.A. in Government, Texas Woman's University
Favorite thing about TWU: The welcoming environment and encouragement from faculty & staff for non-traditional students from all walks of life, particularly veterans and parents of young children.
Assistant Director of E-Communications
Hometown: Miami, FL
Education: B.S., Liberal Studies-Psychology; M.S., School Psychology
Favorite thing about TWU: My favorite thing about TWU is definitely the community-feeling atmosphere around campus. As a staff member and student, I enjoy seeing everyone come together! From move-in days and orientations, we are always excited to welcome others.
Collin Higher Education Center Staff
Assistant Director of Admissions - Collin Higher Education Center
Hometown: Marshall, TX
Education: B.S., Psychology
Favorite thing about TWU: I like the beautiful campus and the friendly people!
Houston Campus Staff
Hometown: Brentwood, NY
Education: B.S., Childhood Education; M.Ed., Childhood Education
Favorite thing about TWU: I enjoy sharing the many opportunities available to prospective students. I love getting to meet students, assisting them in learning about TWU and helping them paint a picture of their future as students and graduates.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Education: B.A. International Studies
Favorite thing about TWU: I appreciate the welcoming, inclusive and diverse community at TWU. In my role, it’s rewarding to connect students with the many resources TWU offers to achieve their educational goals. In general, I love that TWU empowers students to challenge themselves and make a difference in their community and the world.
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