2020 News Releases
TWU Library to add pandemic voices collection
The COVID-19 pandemic already is a historic event, and the narrative that will help define it years from now includes everything from tales of heartbreak to acts of heroism.
To help chronicle its impact and add rich context to its ongoing challenges, Texas Woman’s University is embarking on a project to collect writings in multiple forms as part of a new collection called Voices of the Coronavirus Pandemic: The Chancellor Carine M. Feyten Collection at Texas Woman’s University.
TWU introduces the Jane Nelson Institute Legacy Leaders program
Building on its mission of empowering and educating the next generation of leaders, Scholar Programs at Texas Woman’s University has launched the Jane Nelson Institute Legacy Leaders program, a multi-year, structured experience designed for exceptional student leaders with a heart for serving their communities.
$1 Million Grant Program to Aid Women’s Businesses Hurt by COVID-19
Women-owned small businesses in Texas suffering financial losses associated with the coronavirus pandemic were thrown a lifeline today after the Center for Women Entrepreneurs at Texas Woman’s University announced a million-dollar grant program to help get them back on their feet.
Center for Women Entrepreneurs announces StartHER grant awardees
The Center for Women Entrepreneurs at Texas Woman’s University has selected 10 female entrepreneurs to receive $5,000 awards through its StartHER grant program, part of an ongoing effort to boost women-owned businesses.
Center for Women Entrepreneurs launches new round of StartHER grants
Texas Woman’s University’s Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) is accepting submissions for its StartHER Grant Program, which encourages women-owned businesses in Texas to undertake new and innovative projects.
Texas Woman’s hosts Steve Forbes at fall lecture series
Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, headlines the fall installment of the Paup Lecture Series hosted by the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership at Texas Woman’s University. The free online event, which is open to the public, will be held at 5 p.m., Oct. 1, 2020. Preregistration is required.
TWU to host free virtual seminar focused on health policy
TWU’s Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy (CWPPP) and the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) will host a day-long virtual seminar focused on women leading the way in health policy. The seminar will be held 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sept. 18, and is free and open to the public.
TWU grad students prepare to become next generation of health advocates
Thanks to a sponsorship from the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy (CWPPP), nine TWU graduate students earned the opportunity to attend a three-day virtual health advocacy seminar hosted by Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) in July.
TWU launches new pioneering women book series
Texas Woman’s University has launched an interdisciplinary book series highlighting the accomplishments of courageous women. The TWU Book Series—Pioneering Women: Women Who Blazed Trails and Women Who Lead—has been developed in coordination with Texas A&M Press, which will assist in peer reviews and printing. The university aims to publish two books a year in the series.
TWU students tapped for civics leadership forum
TWU students frequently strive to make a difference in their communities, and two undergraduates are going to do just that after being selected as Texas Civic Ambassadors (TCAs) by the New Politics Forum at the University of Texas at Austin. This prestigious program provides opportunities for college students destined for civic leadership.
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