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schedules spring commencement
Approximately 1,471 students — the largest graduating
class in Texas Woman’s University history — will
receive their degrees Saturday, May 10 during ceremonies scheduled
for 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. on the university’s Denton
include students from TWU’s Denton, Dallas and Houston
campuses. Approximately 802 undergraduate and 669 graduate
degrees will be awarded during the three ceremonies.
Students and family
members who have tickets are invited to attend. The ceremonies
will take place in the Kitty Magee Arena in Pioneer Hall,
located on Bell Avenue. Receptions hosted by TWU Chancellor
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.
The 9 a.m. ceremony
is for candidates in the College of Professional Education
and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
State Rep. Dan Branch of Dallas (District 108) will deliver
the commencement address.
The noon ceremony
is for the College of Nursing and the College of Health Sciences
(minus the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders).
State Rep. Tan Parker of Flower Mound (District 63) is the
speaker for the ceremony.
The 3 p.m. ceremony
is for the College of Arts and Sciences. Eva Poole, director
of libraries for the City of Denton and a TWU alumna, will
deliver the commencement address.
will preside at each ceremony.
The 3 p.m. ceremony
also will feature the awarding of an honorary doctoral degree
in dance to Ann Williams, founding artistic director of the
Dallas Black Dance Theatre. Ms. Williams, who earned her master’s
degree in dance from TWU in 1968, is a former member of the
university’s board of regents. She was named a TWU Distinguished
Alumna in 1990. Ms. Williams was inducted into the Texas Women’s
Hall of Fame in 2002, and was honored at The Kennedy Center
in 2005 as part of its Masters of African-American Choreography
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