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Volume 33, Number 12, June 27 - July 10, 2011

TWU TO SHOWCASE ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Texas Woman’s University will showcase several online degree programs during Online Degrees Information Sessions held Saturday, July 9 at the TWU Denton campus.

TWU will offer information sessions on the following online degree programs: Bachelor of Business Administration, RDH to Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of General Studies, Bachelor of Science in Health Studies, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Executive MBA, Master of Science in Family Studies, Master of Science in Food Systems Administration (nutrition), Master of Science in Health Studies, Master of Science in Kinesiology — coaching emphasis, Master of Science in Kinesiology — sports management emphasis, Master of Library Science, RN to Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing Education, Master of Science in Nutrition, Master of Science in Reading, Master of Arts in Teaching and Ph.D. in Nursing Science.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Administration and Conference Tower (ACT).  Information sessions begin at 9 a.m., and free parking is available throughout the Denton campus.

For more information or to register, visit www.twu.edu and click on the “Online Degrees Information Sessions” icon, email TWU at admissions@twu.edu or call 1-866-809-6130 or 81-3014.

Newsbriefs (submission information)

The annual insurance enrollment dates for 2012 are July 11-Aug. 5.   During this time, you may make changes to your benefits.  If you do not want to change any of your current benefits, no action is required.  Visit http://www.twu.edu/benefits-welfare/ for more details as they become available.

The Denton 100 percent online Nursing Ph.D. program has received approval for its Quality Matters (QM) Implementation Plan.  The plan was approved by the Quality Matters Academic Advisory Council (QMAAC) in May. As part of their Implementation Plan, the Denton College of Nursing will apply the QM Rubric throughout the online Ph.D. program. According to the QM website, this will “assure that the online components of these courses promote learner engagement and provide students with all the tools and information they need to be successful learners.”  For more information about the QM rubric, visit http://www.qmprogram.org/.

Update on TWU People (submission information)

Dr. Ellina Grigorieva’s (math and computer science) paper, “Optimal Control of Pollution Stock” recently was accepted for publication by the Journal of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems (DCDS).  DCDS ranks among the top 10 mathematics journals.

Dr. Ellina Grigorieva (math and computer science) was appointed as a member of the scientific committee for the 18th International Conference on Differential Equations to be held in Costa Rica in February 2012.

Dr. Mahesh S. Raisinghani (School of Management) has been invited as a keynote speaker at the Project Management Institute’s annual meeting in Mexico Cityon June 27. The title of his presentation is “Project Management in the Knowledge Economy: A Strategic Perspective.” He also has been invited to record a video by Luis Matos, editor of LiderDeProyecto.com, a website devoted to publish topics and promoting Project Management Profession and Good Practices in Spanish-speaking countries.

Dr. Mahesh S. Raisinghani has co-authored a paper titled “Learning and Teaching Styles for Teaching Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis” that has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, forthcoming fall 2011.

Dr. Ho Soon Michelle Cho (nursing, Dallas) recently edited a book published by Good Life Publishing Inc. titled “White Angels: First immigrated Korean Nurses footsteps,” the 45 years history of North Texas Korean American Nurses Society. Some of the material in the book will be used to attract Koreans into the nursing profession and guide them into successful immigrant nursing roles.

The Next Two Weeks at TWU: June 27 - July 10, 2011

Mon., June 27           
  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Tues., June 28

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Gala Flute Concert with guest artist Jim Walker, 7:30 p.m., MJPH, free.  81-2500,

Wed., June 29

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Thur., June 30

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Fri., July 1

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sat., July 2

  • Library open 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 8 a.m.-midnight.

Sun., July 3

  • Library closed; Bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 2-6 p.m.
  • TWU Drama presents ‘Pinocchio,’ 2 p.m., Redbud Theater Complex.  Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students, children and seniors.  81-2020 or www.twu.edu/drama

Mon., July 4

  • Independence Day holiday; university closed.

Tues, July 5

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Wed, July 6

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Thurs., July 7

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Friday, July 8

  • Library open 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Bookstore open 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Fitness and Recreation open 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

Saturday, July 9

  • Library open 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 8 a.m.-midnight.
  • Online Degrees Information Session, 8:30 a.m., ACT.  81-3014.

Sunday, July 10

  • Library open 2-10 p.m.; Bookstore closed; Fitness and Recreation open 2-6 p.m.

Submission Information

Newsbrief Submissions
Information and news about activities, programs or TWU people may be sent to the Office of Marketing and Communication through campus mail or by e-mail to info@twu.edu. The deadline to receive information is the first and third Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. for the following week. Student information for the “People” section is not published unless it is submitted by or in conjunction with a faculty member and that faculty member’s related activities.

TWU People Submissions
Please submit “People” items (faculty and staff only) to the Office of Marketing and Communication by campus mail or by e-mail to info@twu.edu. Include first and last names (no initials, please) and appropriate titles (ie. Dr.)

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