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TWU to conduct spring commencement May 13-15

3/5/11

DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — The spring 2011 semester at Texas Woman’s University will draw to a close with commencement ceremonies scheduled Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14 on TWU’s Denton campus, and Sunday, May 15 in Houston.

The Denton ceremony includes candidates from TWU’s Dallas Center. Approximately 1,563 degrees will be awarded during the Denton ceremonies. The total number of degrees to be awarded, including the Houston ceremony, is approximately 1,841.

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, scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, is for candidates in the College of Arts and Sciences, not including the School of Management or the programs in health systems management and fashion and textiles. Dr. Penelope Hanstein, director of the TWU School of the arts, chair of the TWU department of dance and Cornaro Professor of dance, will deliver the commencement address. Ceremony II will begin at 2 p.m. and will include candidates from the College of Nursing and the School of Management, including programs in health systems management and fashion and textiles. Dr. Lyssa Jenkens, chief research officer for the Dallas Women’s Foundation, will speak.

Ceremony III will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, and is for candidates in the College of Professional Education. The commencement speaker is Trea Yip, CEO of TY Commercial Group, co-founder of Oriental Accent, Inc., and president of the Dallas Women’s Foundation Board of Trustees. Ceremony IV, scheduled at 2 p.m., will include candidates from the College of Health Sciences. W. Stephen Love, president and CEO of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, will address the graduates.

TWU’s Houston ceremony, scheduled at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15, will take place in the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas. Dr. Ann Scanlon-McGinity, senior vice president of operations and chief nursing executive of The Methodist Hospital in Houston, as well as a TWU regent, will deliver the commencement address.

For more information, visit www.twu.edu/registrar/graduation.asp.


Media Contact:

Karen Garcia
Senior Writer
940-898-3456
kgarcia@twu.edu

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