Student Life News
June 12 is Women Veterans Day in Texas, and this year Texas Woman’s University will partner with the Women Veterans of America, Chapter 48 to celebrate our women in military service and veterans on Saturday, June 15.
Texas Woman’s University student organizations, provided more than 16,000 volunteer hours to local nonprofit organizations this past academic year.
Texas Woman’s University junior Lexi D’Abrosca has been appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to serve as the next student representative on the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents. Her term expires May 31, 2020.
Texas Woman's University officials today announced the creation of a new center to help students manage their finances and have appointed Chalese Connors to lead the strategic effort. Connors has served the university for more than two decades, including the past 18 years as director of athletics. In her new role, she will be charged with building a center that will educate students about financial literacy and student loan debt.
Texas Woman’s University’s competitive dance team, Pioneer Pride, recently posted the highest grade-point average among all teams at the American Dance/Drill Team Collegiate Championships.
Texas Woman’s University and JCPenney have teamed up to provide a 40 percent discount to students, alumni, faculty and staff on Sunday, Mar. 31 in Denton at the Golden Triangle Mall from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. and in Frisco at Stonebriar Mall from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Play ball with Texas Woman’s University as the Pioneers head to Arlington and Houston for college nights on Apr. 15 and 24.
Texas Woman’s University is one of six institutions in Texas designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus” for 2019-2020.
Texas Woman’s University officials today announced a gift of $500,000—the largest gift to the softball program and the single largest gift to TWU Athletics by a living alumna—from softball legend, Dianne I. Baker.
Texas Woman’s University has been designated as a Military Friendly® school for the 10th consecutive year.
“Kings, Queens & Everyone in Between” drag show at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall will feature national celebrity, Alyssa Edwards.
Fans can buy TWU customized Vera Bradley merchandise starting Jan. 31.
Construction for the new Science Technology and Learning Center will impact parking.
With a renewed emphasis on civic engagement, TWU's Division of Student Life is coordinating "Walk to the Polls" events during early voting on Oct. 24 at 4 p.m., Oct. 27 at 8:30 a.m. and noon and Oct. 29 at 4 p.m.
When Texas Woman’s University unveiled the owl mascot last year, students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members were asked to choose the name. The votes have been tallied and a name has been chosen.
“Boo at the U” returns to the Denton campus Student Union on Oct. 18 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
After submitting a student-created video and a plan to turn out more students from our university in November, Pi Sigma Alpha has been awarded $1,750 to finance their voter turnout plans.
Effective July 1, 2018, TWU launched a new licensing agreement with Learfield Licensing Partners, a trademark management company specializing in collegiate licensing.
While Texas Woman’s University has historically promoted civic engagement among its students, recent initiatives beginning on Constitution Day demonstrate a renewed commitment.
To make way for the new Student Union in Denton, Texas Woman’s University will relocate Student Health Services (SHS) from Hubbard Hall to Jones Hall. The move will begin on Friday, Sept. 14 and will continue through Monday, Sept. 17.
Texas Woman’s University officials announced that bikes will be available for students and employees to use on campus for free staring Aug. 27 in a new pilot program.
Aug. 16, 2018 — DENTON — Residential students will be moving back to campus beginning Wednesday, Aug. 22, and their return will cause some street closures and rerouting.
Volunteers will be assisting residents with move-in and pedestrian traffic is expected to be high. Drivers should expect traffic delays and congestion along Bell Avenue and University Drive near campus Aug. 22-24.
Texas Woman’s University was recently announced as one of three winners of the 2018 Excellence Awards by CBORD, an integrated software solutions company.
Student Life recognized the contributions of division staff during its annual awards breakfast.
The campus-wide Health and Wellbeing Initiative at Texas Woman’s University has identified themed areas and team leads for its healthy lifestyle effort set to launch in fall 2018.
On Friday, Feb. 2, 16 Texas Woman’s University students received scholarships and were matched with mentors through Empowering Women as Leaders, a nonprofit organization that helps reshape women’s lives through education and mentoring.
Last night, Texas Woman’s University announced the winners of this year’s Redbud Awards, an annual tradition that honors the accomplishments of TWU’s student leaders and organizations as well as faculty and staff organization advisors.
Texas Woman's University will welcome 14 new students to the Terry Scholars program this fall. The scholarship program, sponsored by the Terry Foundation, provides funding for outstanding students to attend one of 13 public universities in Texas, including TWU.
Jaqueline Rae Vandagriff's life was cut short 19 months ago, but her memory will live on through an endowment established by her friends and family at Texas Woman's University. The 24-year old junior, who was a lifelong vegetarian and animal lover, was studying nutrition at TWU. The fund will commemorate her life by supporting an internship in the area of health and wellbeing, with a preference for students majoring in Nutrition and Food Sciences.
The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) recently recognized Family Graduation Celebration at Texas Woman’s University as the 2018 Collaborative Program of the Year. The university’s Student Union and Campus Alliance for Resource Education worked with 10 other collaborative partners to create this unique experience for students and their families.
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