TWU is among the top American universities for social mobility, according to U.S. News Best Colleges. TWU ranked ninth in Texas and within the top 15% of universities nationally for social mobility.
The Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership (JNIWL) and the Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Series hosted Olympic gold medalist Brandi Chastain in October. The moderated discussion explored the connection between women’s leadership and sports.
The Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship, established in 1993, honors Fanny B. Vanderkooi, TWU’s first program director of Occupational Therapy. The 2023 Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship will mark the 30th anniversary of the School of Occupational Therapy’s annual event.
The North Texas Food Bank awarded its highest honor, the Tom Black Volunteer Award, to Dallas nursing students for their dedication to community service.
The TWU College of Business and JNIWL Center for Women Entrepreneurs hosted the annual Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance conference, which awards certification support, educational programs and scholarships to businesses and employees.
TWU has partnered with Texas A&M University to offer Houston campus students a housing opportunity at Life Tower.
The TWU Bold LeadHERship Roundtable — sponsored by the TWU College of Business, JNIWL and the Greater Houston Chamber of Commerce — is a sixmonth program for women of color in senior-level leadership positions.