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TWU to conduct spring commencement May 11-13


DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — The spring 2012 semester at Texas Woman’s University will draw to a close with commencement ceremonies scheduled Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12 on TWU’s Denton campus, and Sunday, May 13 in Houston.

The Denton ceremony includes candidates from TWU’s Dallas Center. Approximately 1,643 degrees will be awarded during the Denton ceremonies. The total number of degrees to be awarded, including the Houston ceremony, is approximately 2,025.

Students and family members who have tickets are invited to attend. The Denton ceremonies will take place in the Kitty Magee Arena in Pioneer Hall, located on Bell Avenue. Receptions hosted by TWU Chancellor Dr. Ann Stuart will follow each ceremony on the second floor of the Student Union, located on the southwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive.

Ceremony I is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, May 11. Dr. Britt Berrett, president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-Dallas and executive vice president of Texas Health Resources, will deliver the commencement address. Delia Reyes, president of Reyes Consulting and former TWU Regent, will speak during Ceremony II, scheduled at 1 p.m. Ceremony III will begin at 4 p.m., with Joel Allison, president and CEO of Baylor Health Care System, addressing the graduates.

Former TWU Student Regent and graduating senior Sarah Adams will present the commencement address during Ceremony IV, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12. Gloria Campos, news anchor for WFAA Channel 8 News in Dallas, will speak during Ceremony V, scheduled for 2 p.m.

The Houston ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13 in the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas. Dr. Astra Sparks, medical science liaison for Santarus, Inc.® and a TWU alumna, will address the graduates.

Times for commencement reflect candidate assignments based on specific schools and colleges participating in the ceremonies. For more information, visit

Media Contact:

Karen Garcia
Senior Writer

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