At TWU, we celebrate diversity and lived experience as these are drivers for innovation, and we believe bringing new perspectives to previously intractable problems is the secret of our success.
Texas Woman’s is proud to celebrate Black History Month in February and the legacy of our Black faculty, staff, students and alumni throughout the year.
We invite you to check out the various events planned in honor of Black History Month and read the stories below about people in the TWU community who make a difference.
Alana Douglas has a longtime goal of becoming a nurse, and even though life threw an unforeseen hurdle in her path, she’s managed to stay on course.
First Black student’s legacy still felt 61 years later
Sight impaired student embraces new cultural experiences.
TWU staff member dedicated to educating, empowering student leaders.
Agueda Gomes grew up in the Angolan civil war. Today, the Texas Woman’s University doctoral student is working to help the people of her country affected by the war.
Sometimes, the path to a PhD can be quite interesting. Other times, the journey can be downright challenging. For Florence Osuofa, it was both.
Landon Dickerson made history in 2014 as the first male elected student body president at Texas Woman’s University.
As Student Government Association (SGA) President, Theodora “Theo” Sam-Brew wants to encourage more students to get involved with SGA at TWU.
Chelle Luper Wilson isn’t just preserving history, she’s making it.
NaTasha Rogers is ready to heal the world with patience, compassion and music.
At the age of 70, Edna Rawson has her sights set on a master’s degree in social work.
A Q&A with College of Business marketing student Joseph Mallory.
TWU Associate Professor of Physical Therapy brings his passion for discovery and affecting change to everything he does—particularly his research and teaching.
For Texas Woman’s alumna Carla Robertson (BS ‘85), fashion has always been a do-it-yourself endeavor.
Sociology doctoral student Vanessa Ellison is keen on greens.
TWU PhD student Muchinka Peele (special education) is on a mission to help the people of Zambia.
When Ryan Matthews crossed the Texas Woman’s University commencement stage in December 2019, it felt almost surreal.
Sometimes, history is made in relative obscurity. Other times, historic events become apparent the instant they happen.
Life-altering experience set path for this TWU College of Nursing faculty's career.