Featured Graduates

Musical talents help grad find dream career

Celia Nowlin has always had musical ambitions.

The senior from Fort Worth grew up as a classical pianist and singer. In middle and high school, she did musical theater, then taught herself to play guitar.

After loss, graduation has special meaning for mom, daughter

Katelynn Sparkman’s life instantly changed when her husband was killed in a car accident. She was now a widowed mother with the challenge of working a full-time job on top of going to school full-time. Despite the loss, Sparkman is walking at the May commencement ceremony with her cohort and will graduate in August.

For family of three, college dream comes true

One of Ami Lamsal’s core memories from Texas Woman’s was the quintessential wait outside the classroom. Leaning against the wall, waiting for the previous class to leave, drinking coffee, chit-chatting with classmates.

It’s an everyday, mundane experience for a college student, except Lamsal’s was a little unusual.

Ambassador gained support network on path to degree

Texas Woman's senior Lauryn Johnson joined many organizations during college. Those communities have opened doors for Johnson and supported her during tumultuous times.

Nurse, breast cancer survivor educating others

Neither PhD candidate Tracy Tyner nor her doctor were too worried when a new mass was discovered on an MRI. Tyner, a nurse practitioner, had been doing everything right: remaining vigilant, scheduling checkups, undergoing biopsies. She was staying on top of it. Then, the radiologist called.

Page last updated 11:06 AM, May 15, 2023