Commencement 2022

A TWU graduate stands during a Denton commencement ceremony.
Congratulations 2022 Graduates!

Celebrate with us!

Join us in May for graduation celebrations in recognition of all Spring graduates!

Houston Ceremony: Houston, Woodlands Marriot | Sunday, May 8 at 6 p.m.

Denton & Dallas Ceremonies: Denton, Kitty Magee Arena, Pioneer Hall | Friday, May 13 (9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.) and Saturday, May 14 (9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.)

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Graduate Highlights

Every graduate of TWU has a compelling story and achievements worth celebrating.
Below we share a few from our Class of 2022.

Francilia Brito Silva
Francilia Brito Silva, PhD

Texas Woman’s nutrition doctoral graduate Francilia Brito Silva is on a mission to improve the eating habits of students and combat food insecurity on campus.

Theo Sam-Brew
Theo Sam-Brew, BS

Originally from Mankesim, Ghana, but growing up in Accra, Ghana, Sam-Brew came to the United States in 2015 because her parents wanted her to have access to better opportunities.

Lindsey Ramos Freitas and family.
Lindsey Ramos Freitas, PSM

Her interest in science started in summer camp and grew into a dream of becoming a researcher.

Markeshia Govan and her daughters.
Markeshia Govan, MSN

“All for one, and one for all," is a phrase best known from the novel by Alexandre Dumas — “The Three Musketeers.” It also represents the roles Govan and her two daughters.

The TWU nursing program was the perfect fit for Lisa Mejia.
Lisa Mejia, BSN

For Lisa Mejia, a 33-year-old mother of two who will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in nursing after a decade of ups and downs, it is a journey from trauma to triumph.

Kameka Hollins Banks teaches in the classroom
Kameka Hollins-Banks, MAT

A mid-career shift can be a surprise for some, but thanks to a supportive school district and a master’s in teaching, Hollins-Banks is prepared for the step.

Leslie Fredrickson wears Oakley
Leslie Fredrickson, MBA

She left behind a spirited legacy when she graduated from TWU with an MBA on May 14, and whoever follows in her footsteps is going to have some awfully big shoes to fill.

Megan Schuth
Megan Schuth, PhD

Megan Schuth, the first woman battalion chief in the Denton Fire Department, will be awarded her PhD in rhetoric in Friday’s graduation ceremony at TWU.

Commencement Program

Download the May 2022 Commencement Program as a PDF.

Celebrating Graduates

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