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Distinguished alumni speak at TWU Leadership Institute Event


DENTON— Four Texas Woman’s University distinguished alumni served as the keynote speakers for the “Introduction to the TWU Leadership Institute” luncheon held on Oct. 17.

Joining Maj. Gen. Mary Saunders, director of the TWU Leadership Institute and a 1998 TWU distinguished alum, as keynote speakers were: Laura Estrada, president of Garza Business Services Inc. and a 1998 TWU distinguished alum; Sheila Whitaker-Kellagher, founder of TrueCare Health Systems Inc. and a 1995 TWU distinguished alum; and TWU Regent Ann Williams, founder and artistic director of the Dallas Black Theatre and a 1990 TWU distinguished alum.

The distinguished alumni spoke to an audience of TWU students, faculty and staff about the Institute’s core values of integrity, accountability and excellence at the event.

The TWU Leadership Institute builds on existing leadership resources at TWU by providing a national program that: focuses on a transformative experience for students who wish to receive creative and responsive leadership preparation, increases practical opportunities to gain leadership experience and offers a variety of interactive and engaging opportunities for student leadership development including speakers and a mentors series, seminars, service opportunities and leadership conferences

The Institute will accept its first students in spring 2006. For more information, visit www.twu.edu/li/.


For Further Information Contact:

Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: asimpson1@twu.edu

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