Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, and at TWU, a majority-minority institution, we are proud of our position as one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in the country. This month, we celebrate the contributions of our Asian American and Pacific Islander faculty, staff and students, who make up 10% of our student body.

We invite you to read the feature stories highlighted below about how these valued members of our community are making a difference.

Dr. Liu and DFW Care delivers PPE
Dr. Fuqin Liu

TWU professor leads effort to collect medical equipment to fight pandemic.

Iswariya Baskar

A Texas Woman’s student and IT professional enrolled in the MBA program is helping the next generation of women enter the tech world.

Tuong-Vi Ho, PhD

A leader in the Vietnamese community.

Bindu Varghese

CEO, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sugarland

Dr. Sophie Lin Rydin

Teacher, mentor, occupational therapist, businesswoman, humanitarian, wife, mother, colleague, friend–all titles that describe TWU OT alumna and adjunct professor.

Nhi Chau

Nixed study abroad plan leads to once-in-a-lifetime teaching experience.

Sandhya Manjunath

TWU graduate gains experience and skills by creating international youth program.

William Sit, PhD

TWU alumnus, faculty member awarded for career of service.

Xiaofen Du, PhD

TWU nutrition faculty member awarded for service to professional organization.