TWU se siente orgulloso de celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre. 

El Mes de la Herencia Hispana honra a las historias, culturas y contribuciones de los miembros de las comunidades hispanas y latinx. Como una Institución al Servicio del Hispano, Texas Woman's University ha valorado durante mucho tiempo la diversidad de pensamientos y tradiciones que nuestros estudiantes, profesores y personal hispanos aportan a nuestra universidad.


TWU is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.

Hispanic Heritage Month honors the histories, cultures and contributions of members of Hispanic and Latinx communities.  As a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Texas Woman's University has long valued the diversity of thought and traditions that our Hispanic students, faculty and staff bring to our university.

Featured Stories

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Roxy Gonzales-Vogel (MS ESN, '17)

TWU alum adds 100-mile race to adventure résumé.

Erica Garcia working in the lab
Erica Garcia (Biology Student)

Garcia, a PhD candidate from Diamond Bar, Calif., is researching the mechanism of the relationship between cytomegalovirus and cancer.

Sylvia Garcia
US Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia

Garcia's $50,000 gift to TWU launched a scholarship program supporting students who aspire to careers in public service and come from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Elisa De La Rosa dancing
Elisa De La Rosa, BA

“I started to think about what matters to me,” she said. “I had seen modern dance and ballet, but I was hungry for something where I could say, ‘I see myself.’”

Gladys Acosta with her students
Gladys Acosta, (BS '18)

For nearly a decade, Gladys Acosta endured the societal ills of escalating violent crime, political strife and government corruption in her native country of Venezuela.

Andujo DJs at Cedars Sinai
Paulina Andujo, BSN

Working as a registered nurse at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, Paulina Andujo connects with patients and herself through music.

Featured Stories of 2021

TWU PT students with a patient in Puerto Rico.
Martin Rosario, PhD, & PT Students

PT faculty member Martin Rosario and students assist patients in Puerto Rico.

Jokabeth Castañeda on the Denton campus outdoors.
Jokabeth Castañeda (BBA '21)

Business graduate develops leadership skills and finds mentorship at TWU.

Louis Rendon marching with the band wearing a pride sash.
Luis Rendon (BA English, '10)

Luis Rendon, a senior designer at the New York Post and natural storyteller, is committed to telling the story about a critical turning point in TWU’s history.

Hector Rodriguez in front of a comic book-themed background.
Hector Rodriguez (BS Sociology, '06)

Hector Rodriguez III wears many hats—and all of them are a little heroic. A McKinney ISD fifth-grade bilingual teacher by day, he’s a comic book creator once the final bell rings.

A headshot of Angeles Nava.
Angeles Nava, PhD

Intimate partner violence research has special meaning for TWU Houston nurse.

Magda Hernandez with student.
Superintendent Magda Hernández

Despite challenges arising from a growing pandemic, Irving ISD Superintendent Magda Hernández was named an educator of the year.

Featured Stories of 2020

TWU alumnus Juan Armijo in front of the TWU seal
Juan Armijo: Unidxs President

As a student, Juan Armijo received support from Hispanic employees. Now, he's giving back.

TWU student Fiama Villagrana-Ocasio with her brother and mother.
Fiama Villagrana-Ocasio: Student Activist

If student activism had a name, it would be Fiama Villagrana-Ocasio.

Alia Moses speaks at TWU
Alia Moses: U.S. District Judge

The first female federal judge in the Western District of Texas helps scholars find footing in the legal world.

A selfie of Roxanne Gonzales-Vogel on a snowy mountain in Antarctica and wrapped in climbing and protective gear.
Roxanne Gonzales-Vogel: Mountaineer & Nutritionist

Roxanne Vogel knows what it’s like to brush against the Earth’s sky.

Michelle Tribble in the Hell
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Michelle Tribble, a culinary superstar, now is carving a new path in the food world.

Odemaris Ramirez holds up her diploma outdoors.
Odemaris Ramirez: Occupational Therapy Student

Odemaris Ramirez's passion to help others is fueled by her brother, who lives with cerebral palsy.

TWU alumna Sylvia Garcia is sworn in to the U.S. Congress.
Sylvia Garcia: U.S. Congresswoman

If there is a gene for leadership and public service, it can be found in Sylvia Garcia’s DNA.

TWU alumni celebrate 50 years of bilingual education.
50+ Years of Success in Bilingual Ed

For decades, TWU’s specialized teacher prep program has made a difference in local schools.