CHANCELLOR’S ALUMNI EXCELLENCE AWARD
Carol Ireton-Jones, Ph.D. ’82, ’88
Carol Ireton-Jones is a nationally recognized nutrition therapy specialist. She earned her doctorate and master’s degrees in nutrition from TWU and is well known for the Ireton-Jones Energy Equations, which are widely used nationally and internationally to predict energy expenditure in patients.
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Dianne Randolph ’69, ’71
Dianne Randolph is an artist, educator and activist who earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from TWU. A classically trained soprano, she has performed throughout the world, exploring the rich styles of African American and European music traditions. Randolph was instrumental in founding the university’s Black Alumni Association.
THE JANE NELSON INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
Chief U.S. District Judge Alia Moses ’83
Chief Judge Alia Moses oversees the Western District of Texas, which is one of the country’s largest, covering 93,000 square miles. Moses was appointed in 2002 by then-President George W. Bush, becoming the first woman to serve on a federal bench in the Western District.
MAROON AND WHITE AWARD
Empowering Women as Leaders, Dallas and Fort Worth Chapters
Empowering Women as Leaders was formed in 2004 with the mission to support women through scholarships, mentoring and networking. Since 2018, Joan Kuehl has served as board president. The organization assists non-traditional-age women students who have financial need and are beginning college for the first time or returning to college.
YOUNG ALUMNI AWARD
Tiana James ’14
Tiana James is manager of PR & Partnerships for Victoria’s Secret PINK. She specializes in public relations strategy, influencer marketing and celebrity affiliations, and has earned personal accolades, including an honoree recognition for Ad Age 40 Under 40 and PRSA Dallas 40 Under 40.