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TWU schedules winter commencement
— U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions will address Texas
Woman’s University graduates during the noon commencement
ceremony Saturday, Dec. 17 on TWU’s Denton campus.
Students and family
members who have tickets are invited to attend. The ceremonies,
which include graduates from the Denton and Dallas campuses,
are scheduled at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. in the Kitty Magee
Arena in Pioneer Hall, located on Bell Avenue.
Mr. Ken Ingram,
senior vice president for government and educational services
with Wells Fargo Bank and a member of the TWU Board of Regents,
will deliver the commencement address during the morning ceremony.
Dr. Lottye Brodsky, president of Lottye Brodsky and Associates
in Dallas and a member of the TWU Foundation board of directors,
is the speaker for the 3 p.m. ceremony.
ceremony is scheduled Sunday, Dec. 18.
Dr. Ann Stuart will preside at each ceremony.
undergraduate and 623 graduate degrees will be awarded during
the Denton and Houston commencement ceremonies.
Times for commencement
reflect candidate assignments based on specific schools and
colleges participating in the ceremonies listed below. Receptions
for each ceremony will follow on the second floor of the Student
Union, located at Bell Avenue and Administration Drive.
- 9 a.m. —
Ceremony I for candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences.
A reception will follow from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- Noon —
Ceremony II for candidates from the College of Health Sciences
and the College of Nursing. A reception will follow from
- 3 p.m. —
Ceremony III for candidates from the College of Professional
Education. A reception will follow from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
began his tenure in the U.S House of Representatives in 1996,
and was elected to his fifth term in 2004 by the people of
the 32nd Congressional District. He serves as a member of
both the House Committee on Rules and the House Committee
on the Budget, and also chairs the Results Caucus. He consistently
has been rated one of the most conservative members of Congress
by national, non-partisan publications and organizations.
Mr. Ingram is the
senior manager for all public fund activity in the Dallas-Fort
Worth market for Wells Fargo. In addition to serving on the
TWU Board of Regents, Mr. Ingram is a member of the boards
of Denton County Mental Health and Mental Retardation and
the Denton Rotary Club. He also works closely with the Denton
State School, Denton Chamber of Commerce, the President’s
Council of the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s
Dr. Brodsky has
been president of Lottye Brodsky and Associates since 1992.
The company provides interim administrative and management
services to social service agencies in the Dallas area. She
earned her master of education degree in special education
at TWU, and currently serves on the board of the TWU Foundation.
She also has been a board member of several not-for-profit
agencies, including the Dallas Women’s Foundation, the
Visiting Nurse Association of Texas and the Dallas Children’s
The Houston ceremony
will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 in the Edwin Hornberger
Conference Center. State Rep. Martha Wong will deliver the
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