News and Successes

TWU microgrant helps CodeStream Studios educate the future tech workforce

Today’s students need to be prepared to enter tomorrow’s tech-driven workforce, so CodeStream Studios, LLC, a technology education company, is engaging elementary, middle and high school students to ignite a spark that encourages them to dive deep into STEM-related careers. With a $5,000 microgrant from the Center for Women in Business, CodeStream is now expanding its reach even further.

TWU students learn about politics and leadership through New Leadership Texas

Four TWU seniors—Reighley Baugh, LaToya Hart, Chelsie Raymond and Dawna-Diamond Tyson—received an in-depth political education offered through New Leadership Texas thanks to sponsorship from the Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy.

That Delish Life boosts the health and economy of Texas with assistance from TWU microgrant

With a single box of cake mix and the desire to maintain a stable home for her three children, unemployed corporate marketing manager Nicole Murray launched That Delish Life in 2016, which has developed into a successful healthy food business.

TWU commemorates the woman suffrage movement in Texas

Texas Woman’s University and the Institute for Women’s Leadership are commemorating the woman suffrage movement throughout June by celebrating Texas’ ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

TWU alumna finds true calling helping others succeed in the horse arena

TWU education alumna Mandy Cleveland (BS ’01) originally thought she wanted to be an educator in the classroom but discovered her true calling teaching in the horse arena.

Aunt Sue’s Barn expands farming techniques with TWU microgrant

Farming is an expensive, time consuming and laborious endeavor, but for Sue Newhouse, owner of Aunt Sue’s Barn, there is nothing she would rather be doing. Thanks to a $5,000 microgrant from the Center for Women in Business, the work has gotten a little easier and the rewards a little sweeter.

Michelle Geng: Applying business and leadership lessons to a future career

As Texas Woman’s University student Michelle Geng is discovering, business owners need training and leadership skills in order to be successful. Fortunately, through her participation with the Center for Women in Business and the Center for Student Leadership, Geng is receiving both.

Picture This! uses TWU microgrant to make an impact on local communities

With more than 500 completed events and 100,000-plus photos, the photo booth rental business has taken Tawny Laney, owner of Picture This!, all over the DFW metroplex to meet new people and help create long-lasting memories.

TB Winds instrument repair shop uses TWU microgrant to reach the next level of success

For many musicians, their instruments are the key to their livelihoods, so naturally they look for the best in choosing a repair shop. That’s where Jennifer Guzman and Tony Barrette, co-owners of TB Winds, LLC, in Denton, Texas, come in, and thanks to $5,000 microgrant from the TWU Center for Women in Business, they are able to cater to musicians with even more care and detail.

Grace Innis: Learning opportunities create political career path

Grace Innis (BA ’19) wants to have an impact of peoples’ lives, and through her experiences at Texas Woman’s University and an upcoming internship in Washington, D.C., she is on the path to do just that.

Center for Student Leadership celebrates graduating seniors

The Center for Student Leadership celebrated 19 graduating seniors on April 16.

Madeline Keck Sertner: Turning adversity into a bright political future

While Madeline Keck Sertner (BA ’19) has seen her fair share of hardships, she has been determined to make a difference in her life and the lives of others and now is charting a promising political career.

TWU’s Center for Women in Business welcomes Disney Institute to Houston

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence, to Houston on June 7, 2018. Sponsored by Texas Woman’s University’s Center for Women in Business, the one-day event will help area professionals explore how they could begin to identify the personal and organizational values that drive them as a leader to carry out their organization’s vision and their role in operationalizing culture-building and team support.

Texas Woman’s education abroad director selected for leadership academy

Annie Phillips, Ph.D., director of Texas Woman’s University’s Education Abroad department, has been selected to participate in the Leadership Academy for New Senior International Officers. Phillips is one of only 17 international education leaders in the United States who will attend the academy this year, which will be held in May at Duke University.

TWU Jamison Lecture to feature political perspectives from female journalists

Two American political reporters will speak at Texas Woman’s University’s third annual Jamison Lecture, beginning at 7 p.m., March 28 on the university’s Denton campus. The lecture, titled "Covering the Trump Presidency: Perspectives from Women Journalists", will be held in the Multipurpose Classroom Laboratory Building auditorium on North Bell Avenue. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Internationally recognized author, political fundraiser to lead new TWU center

Texas Woman's University has tapped Nancy Bocskor—nicknamed a "Democracy Coach" by a major German newspaper—to lead the university's new Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy beginning in September.

Page last updated 12:17 PM, July 15, 2019