TWU Black Alumni Association

Founding Members

  • Dianne Randolph ’69, ’71, Denton, TX
  • Eva Poole ’74, ’76, Denton, TX
  • Glinda Shaffer ’84, ’89, McKinney, TX
  • Tawana McGowan ’11, Plano, TX
  • Elyze Davis ’09, Missouri City, TX


Anyone who wishes to become involved with TWUBA can contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at TWUBA welcomes you to our group!

TWUBA E-Newsletter

Executive Committee Members


  • Position Vacant, President
  • Position Vacant, Vice President
  • Position Vacant, Membership Secretary
  • Position Vacant, Financial Secretary
  • Cassandra Jones ‘90, Treasurer
  • Position Vacant, Membership Committee Chair
  • Missina Minter ‘93, ‘96, Elections Committee Chair
  • Tyriesha Howard ‘15, ‘17, Events and Outreach Committee Chair
  • Dr. Valda Morgan ‘85, ‘94, ‘10, Scholarships Committee Chair
  • Dr. Claudia DeShay ‘93, ‘01, Mentor Committee Chair

Standing Committees

  • Membership
  • Elections
  • Events and Outreach
  • Scholarship
  • History and Archives
  • Mentorship
  • Ad-Hoc

Read the TWUBA By-Laws (PDF)

TWU Black Alumni Heritage Endowed Scholarship (the Fund)

The purpose of the Fund is to provide a stream of income to support a scholarship for an undergraduate African American student who is or will be a junior and meets the following criteria;

  • Must be enrolled as a full time student at TWU,
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at time of award,
  • Must have demonstrated financial need as established by Office of Financial Aid,
  • Shall be selected by the General Scholarship Committee.

TWUBA scholarships are awarded in spring and honorees are recognized in September of each year. Applications must be submitted through the University Scholarship System. Current students must access the scholarship system using their TWU Pioneer Portal account username and password. After a student has a portal account, it will be possible to access TWU Pioneer Scholarship System.

Scholarship Fund

Page last updated 9:20 AM, June 8, 2022