Outreach Programs

Project INVEST

Men sitting in wheelchairs playing an game of basketball.
TWU's Project INVEST program holds basketball tournaments for active duty and veteran military members to promote strength building and confidence.

Project INVEST (INjured Veterans Entering Sport Training) offers injured, ill and wounded military, both active duty and veterans, adaptive sports and activities at various locations across North Texas. Our mission is to serve those who have served by building strength through sport and confidence through competition.

As a Kinesiology student at TWU, you can participate in this program. Volunteering, research and learn about the physical and psychosocial disabilities that affect veterans. Gain specialized skills and experience for your future career, while giving back to those who have protected our country.

LEAD-UP: Free Diabetes Wellness Program

Are you diabetic, pre-diabetic or at a high-risk of developing diabetes? TWU's Kinesiology department offers a free fitness and wellness program just for you.

Participants in LEAD-UP (Lifestyle Education Access for Diabetics: a University Program) get one-on-one nutrition counseling, attend monthly workshops and can use the university's indoor walking track and weight room machines at no charge. For more information, check out the LEAD-UP website.

TWU Ropes Challenge Course

Texas Woman's offers a unique team building opportunity to students and the general public through the use of the TWU Ropes Challenge Course. Participants get a chance to work through a variety of obstacles, either high off the ground with harnessing and balaying from teammates, or low with manual spotting.

These courses are becoming quite popular as they provide a fun way to practice trust building, communication, competence, leadership, problem solving and collaboration. More information, including details on pricing and availability, is available via email.