School & Alumni News

Leadership skills key to student’s path to regent

With a heart for people and a desire to make an impact, Maya Landgrebe will serve as Texas Woman's new student regent. Landgrebe is a recent exercise science/pre-occupational therapy graduate and is a current occupational therapy doctoral student on the Houston campus. 

Pickleball may be leisure Rx for stroke patients

Occupational therapy doctoral candidate Natalie Mackie has developed an adaptive pickleball program for clients at the Stroke Center-Dallas as part of her capstone project.

Houston OT student has three reasons to celebrate

Saigim Garcia, an occupational therapy doctoral student, won $25,000 on the NBC game show “Password.” 

National group recognizes OT program director, four alumni

A national organization representing occupational therapists has recognized the director of  Texas Woman’s School of Occupational Therapy and four of its alumni.  SOT Director Cynthia Evetts, PhD, was one of 51 occupational therapists that were named to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Roster of Fellows (FAOTA) for their significant contributions to the profession.

U.S. News ranks OT #1, PT #2 among best graduate programs in Texas

Among graduate programs at Texas universities, TWU’s Occupational Therapy program was ranked No. 1 and its Physical Therapy program was ranked No. 2, while Texas Woman’s master’s nursing program was ranked No. 4 and its speech-language pathology program was ranked No. 8 in the state.