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Recognition Reception Spring 2014 Texas Woman's University presents Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities
Inioluwa Adedokun "The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant." — Max DePree Student government association | health occupations students of America | House of Representatives I Multicultural African Organization My favorite activities to do on campus are to attend programs and events, have picnics by our beautiful pond, and meeting wonderful people throughout the week. My favorite activities to do off campus is to attend church and bible study, spending time with friends, and doing community service projects when I have time.
Casey Allison "If you only look at your past you will never see where you are going“ Casey My favorite activities on campus include photography, hiking, exercising, and hanging out with family and friends Athenian honor society | Kinesiology Club I National society of collegiate scholars
Joleesia Berry "Texas Woman's University has only shown support and love for me. From the administrators to the staff, TWU has accepted me and made me part of their family. I have grown tremendously as a leader on this campus. I am more than blessed and happy that I will be a Pioneer Forever. “-Joleesia President, Student government Association | twu student regent | Student Representative, Undergraduate CouncilI I love Spring Fling and Earth day on campus! When I am free on the weekends, I like going to my Hometown in Dallas to see my mother and younger siblings!
Erin Bolinger "TWU has brought so many opportunities to me. It has helped me become involved in both the campus and the community as well as discover the career I want to pursue in life. “- Erin Twu soccer I Student Athlete Advisory Committee I National Society of Leadership and success I TWU Honors Scholar Program Some of my favorite things to do are playing soccer and photographing nature.
Brianna Brown “As a first generation student at Texas Woman’s University, I had the privilege of being selected into the LLC NET program with the TWU Housing office. This initial invitation granted me the opportunity to enhance my social skills with fellow peers, become involved with Student Senate and further leadership skills as president of SGA. As a TWU pioneer, I have had the pleasure of interacting and collaborating with administrators, faculty, and staff. TWU is a great student centered community and a home away from home! “~Brianna President, Student Government Association I Secretary, Student Government Association I Treasurer, Student Senate I Residential Senator, Student Senate Activities: I enjoy dancing and exercising in the Zumba class, volunteer activities with the Dallas Student Government Association, and community service opportunities with Chi Epsilon Sigma.
Justice Cain "My time at Texas Women's University has empowered me. Not because I know more facts or have mastered any particular subject, but because I have learned my value as a modern educated woman; and I have been trained in how to get any other information I need in life."- Justice When I am not studying or running my business, I enjoy researching my genealogy, attending Con's and other Cosplay opportunities and Geocaching. College Republicans I Campus Chairman for George Bush Re-Election Campaign I Alpha Omiicron Pi
Rachel Cannon Major: Child Development “Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.” ~Anonymous Alpha Omicron Pi I Peer Advisor
Alexandra Chavarria “The best way to predict your future is to create it” (Abraham Lincoln). I know that every single step of my way, I have taken firm steps at TWU. -Alexandra TWU G-Force I TWU Helping Hands Organization I TWU CCLC Two or Three Activities on or off campus: 1. Being a G-Force member at Texas Woman’s University 2. Being part of the Leadership Institute 3. Being part of a choir ministry called Soldiers for Christ.
Aracely Contreras “My Social Work professors gave me the knowledge and opportunity to develop Social Work skills to serve the greater good of individuals, families, and communities. For this, I am forever grateful and appreciative.” – Aracely Student Association for Social Work I Child abuse prevention society Favorite Activities: Working out at the gym Photography and scrapbooking Spending time with family and friends
Kelly Current My favorite TWU memory will always be the first time I set foot into the Little Chapel in the woods and my husband proposing to me; I thought we were sneaking in but he had planned it weeks in advance and was carrying my ring around for months !~ Kelly Phi epsilon omicron I student veterans association I student dietetic association Favorite activities of mine are- Walking around the Little Chapel in the woods and watching the turtles in the pond, participating in group exercise classes at the gym, and looking at the bulletin board by the bookstore.
Hailey Daniel “Learning is my passion and helping others is my number one motivation“-Hailey “Learning is my passion and helping others is my number one motivation“-Hailey Kinesiology club I Athenian honors program I Phi Kappa Phi My three favorite activities are running (I train for half and full marathons), hanging out with my friends, and at TWU I always enjoyed playing on the volleyball intramural team!
Diana Driver TWU Honors Scholar Program I TACSM 2013 Conference Major: Kinesiology “The part can never be well unless the whole is well. “-Plato
Tiffany Edwards “Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they're stones that don't matter. As long as you're breathing, it's never to late to do some good.” - Maya Angelou Student government association| project rev | barrister’s club I Golden Key Honor society My Favorite activities are volunteering through the Athenian Honors Society, organizing fun new educational events to raise awareness of domestic violence for Project REV, and exploring amazing opportunities regarding law school and studying for the LSAT provided by the Barrister's Club
Lenciy Flores "As a first generation college student, I am very proud to call myself a Texas Woman’s University Pioneer. I have been truly blessed with my journey as a student of TWU. I dedicate my success to my parents, family, friends, professors, advisor, and TWU Career Services for believing in my dreams. ~Lenciy Association of latinos in finance and accounting I financial management association I National association of black accountants Favorite Activities: Being involved in various Business organizations and working at the Math Lab. My favorite activity off campus is spending time with family and friends… oh, and watching my favorite shows on Netflix!.
Ashley Fridia "TWU has opened up a lot of doors for me. While being here I have met a great deal of people who have been a positive influence on my life. I have been awarded many great opportunities due to dedication and hard work. I thank the people here at TWU for helping me to become the student leader that I am today.” ~Ashley Campus activities board I vice president of sga I cultural connections leadership conference A few of my favorite activities to do on campus would have to be planning events with my Org Campus Activities Board as well as attending other Student Orgs events.
Candace Henslee “TWU has meant a network of not only amazing mentors, but friends who have individually contributed to my growth and never let me settle for anything less than my best.” ~ Candace Twu honors scholar program I leadership institute I student service fee allocation committee I Student code of conduct com My Favorite Activities Include: 1. Country two-step dancing 2. Karaoke 3. Reading a good book
Lauren Hoebee "I never feel lost on this campus, starting from the size of TWU, to the support of the faculty and staff, to my involvement in organizations, it is a great place to call home.“-Lauren Leadership institute| Helping Hands| Athenian Honors Society I Enactus Some of my favorite activities on campus are going to the new fitness and rec center and climbing the rock wall, hanging out by the fountain on a nice day, and every year getting family photos done by the chapel in the woods.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to challenge the patriarchy and establish my own identity via the assistance of the Women Studies graduate professors.” -Stephanie Student association of music therapy I national society of collegiate scholars I Pi kappa lambda Stephanie Inmon Some of my favorite activities include volunteering for Girls Rock Dallas, learning obscure vocal pieces under the direction of Dr. Joni Jensen and spending quality time with my poodle, Gigi.
Breanica Jackson G-force| Alpha kappa alpha| TWU student code of conduct board "Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." Isaiah 40:30-31 Activities: 1. I love going home and being with my family and just enjoying time with them because they are my motivation for me to work hard everyday and they make me a better person. 2. Outside of school I also love to write, spend time with my friends and sorority sisters, and live life to the fullest while thanking God for every moment. 3. I love to partake in any activity outdoors and any that involves nature.
Jeanette Janes When I came to TWU, I never knew it would become my home. This school has provided me with so many opportunities, and continues to do so. I am certainly Pioneer Proud, and am blessed to attend TWU. -Jeanette Janes national society of collegiate scholars| national society of leadership and success My favorite things to do at TWU is studying in the library with friends and rock climbing in the Fit & Rec center.
Cindy Johnson Renowned author Mary Engelbreit said, “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” national society of collegiate scholars| national society of leadership I alpha sigma lambda I pi sigma alpha I epsilon omega epsilon Other than time with family, friends and church my favorite thing to do is love on and play with my little grand-dog whose name is Tiffanie, but I call her Grandma’s Baby. She is a fluffy white Bishon Frise who loves to give me kisses and who loves to play with her toys. She has set behind me in my desk chair the whole four years of my studies here at TWU, so when I graduate this May so will she
Jordan Karnes “Nothing worth having comes easy”-Jordan PREP I open house, TWU orientation I Athletics, TWU basketball Favorite activities: 1. working for TWU Fit&Rec and engaging in Fit&Rec activities 2. spending time with close friends 3. eating at all the restaurants Denton has to offer.
Mary Lucignani “TWU represents the rewards that come from taking a risk. Going back to school full-time as a single mother of a teenage daughter was no easy decision, but it was a decision that has rewarded me far beyond what I imagined. I have enjoyed many moments that reinforced my chosen path and kept me going during the toughest times.”-Mary Pre-Physical therapy club I national society of leadership I kinesiology club Favorite activities: Hanging out with friends during breaks between classes, napping in my car, and studying in my favorite spot at the library.
Lori Luke Chi Epsilon Sigma I UNITE “To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” ~Tia Walker Major: Nursing
Margaret Mayfield "TWU has made my college experience wonderful in so many ways. Being a part of the gymnastics team and Kappa Mu Epsilon allowed me to be with the people who love to do the same things I do.” -Margaret Twu gymnastics| Athenian Honor Society | kappa mu epsilon Activities: I love that I have been able to fulfill my lifelong dream of collegiate gymnastics while at Texas Woman’s University. I enjoy spending extreme amounts of time in the math lab for classes, Kappa Mu Epsilon, and anything else. I also enjoy studying at Zera’s Coffee shop and Jupiter House.
Shaunon McClellan Favorite Quote: She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future- Proverbs 31:25 Nancy Murphy-Chadwick Chapter of National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH I Residence Hall Association (RHA) I Student Government Association (SGA) I Student Code of Conduct Committee Favorite Activities: Cultural Connections Leadership Conference (CCLC), and Block Party
Natalie Meddaugh “Being a Pioneer is so much more than just going to school to receive a degree. At TWU, I have had the privilege of being involved and interacting with multiple students, faculty, and staff which has allowed me to achieve things that I could not have imagined anywhere else. TWU is my second home and I will be forever grateful for all the opportunities it has provided me.”~Natalie Athenian Honors Society I Global Connection Student Committee I Pioneer Ambassador I love rock-climbing at the Fit & Rec, being involved in multiple organizations, and being able to help prospective students decide if TWU is the place for them.
Juana Mendoza "We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside.” -Joel Osteen stars| World affairs council| National Association of Black Accountants I G-Force Favorite Activities: Meeting new people, Staying active and trying new things
Franziska Moberly TWU Leadership institute| omicron delta kappa| institute of management accountants "TWU's intimate environment has brought me closer to my peers, as well as my passion— Accounting. I have created relationships with wonderful professors, and I have soaked up all the advice they were willing to share. Now that I am getting closer to my graduation, I truly believe that I have grown as a leader, scholar, friend and accountant.“ - Franziska My favorite thing on campus is: - Leadership Institute - Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
Jessica Moreno G-Force| League of Latin American Citizens I Kappa Epsilon Mu Kem Club I TWU Leadership Institute At TWU, I have always loved being involved in student organizations and activities. As a sophomore, I became a G Force mentor for high school students and it allows me to venture off-campus and help the community have access to information about higher education. My favorite TWU tradition is Spring Fling! It is an amazing experience where all campus organizations come together for the golf car parade, and everyone shows their school spirit.
Kasy Morgan "TWU has meant the world to me. I have met wonderful people within the walls of TWU, which I know will be life long friendships and relationships. I appreciate every connection at TWU that has helped me and supported me through my journey.” -Kasy Association of Texas Professional Educators I Barnes and Nobles Reading Time I Scholastic Book Fair My favorite activities off campus would be reading, shopping with my sisters, and having adventures with my husband.
Krystal Peterson “It takes one smile to make a dark day seem brighter”-Anonymous Campus activities board| family sciences association I National Society of Leadership and Success I Students Occupational Therapy Association My time spent at TWU has been bright. I was able to have many opportunities as well as a great education. The opportunities that I was able to partake in were to plan and participate in trips to other cities, states, and countries; which included adventure trips and service learning trips. I was able to brighten someone’s day by the works and service I performed. I am very grateful to TWU for all the opportunities that have been brought my ways and the influence that it had on my life.
Paige Potter Honors Scholar Program I Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society I Curatio Club I Phi Kappa Phi “What’s been gratifying is to live long enough to see molecular biology and evolutionary biology growing toward each other and uniting in research efforts.” E.O. Wilson Major: Biology
Madeline Potter Photographic Artists Coalition I Social-Cultural Committee “ Twelve significant photographs in any one year Is a good crop.”~Ansel Adams Major: Photography
Rishi Raj “If you are hesitant to talk to new people at a networking seminar, take off your watch and hide it in your pocket, and then approach strangers. ‘Excuse me, what time is it,?’ is a great conversation starter. This is advice which I got from someone I met at a TWU networking workshop and I have followed it for the past 4 years.”- Rishi World affairs council| international student association| national association of black accountants I Omega Rho alpha My favorite activities are swimming, karaoke, and event management.
Hindira Ramirez Quality Enhancement Program I Helping Hands I International Student Association I Barrister’s Club “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” John C. Maxwell Major: Business Management
Melissa Reyes “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” -Albert Einstein Major: Interdisciplinary Studies Bilingual Education Student Organization I Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority
Gabrielle Ricky "TWU has offered me endless opportunities to flourish as a student, leader, and community member. The Nutrition and Food Science Department has been especially helpful. The NFS faculty and staff really strive to see their students succeed in all they do, and I will always be grateful for their guidance!“- Gabrielle Student Dietetic Association I Phi Upsilon Omicron Favorite activities on and off campus - Playing music (percussion and guitar) - Writing/Blogging - Working out
Cassandra Rowland "We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.“ -Walt Disney "Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.“ – Paul Ingram "Live simply, Love generously, Care deeply, Speak kindly.... Leave the rest to God.“ – Cassandra Rowland Kappa Mu Epsilon I Mathematics and Technology Success Center Tutor I International Studies Representative Activities: I continue to teach dance to young girls in my hometown of Allen. I like to spend quality time with my family and friends. I absolutely love traveling the world, exploring new places, learning in every opportunity and meeting new people along the way.
Renet Roy National Society of Collegiate Scholars I Cultural Connections Leadership Conference I Student Government Association I Athenian Honor Society "TWU has become my home away from home and I am thankful for all the support from the faculty and staff of this university that has allowed me to realize my true potential, both in academics and leadership skills. “ -Renet My favorite activities: Honors Scholars Program, Spring Fling, Cultural Connections Leadership Conference.
Puja Saha "One of my favorite TWU memories would be from the night of orientation, I have never stayed away from my parents until then, and through out the whole orientation process I didn’t miss my family at all. I loved the spirit of orientation leaders and every time they shout it out “T- Dub U-Know” I felt like I belong here. -Puja G-Force I TWU Housing Representative I National Residence Hall Honorary My favorite activities include siting by the fountain, or studying at the library, or feeding turtles; I never feel homesick. I also like to participate in any on campus activities, mentoring high school students through g-force, and planning programs for on campus residents.
Kendra Sancet “Pure mathematics is, in its way, the Poetry of logical ideas“- Albert Einstein Major: Mathematics Athenian Honor Society I TWU Softball I KME Club
Christian Soleto KEM Club I Science Learning Resource Center I Joint Admission Medical Program Opening the door, that led me into TWU, was the first of many. It’s amazing, and a dream come true to receive all the blessings that TWU has provided for me. From an on campus job the first day of classes to acceptance into the JAMP program. The memories TWU has given me are too many. But I appreciate every single one of them and am beyond grateful for all the opportunities I have received at TWU and from TWU. Choosing this school to receive my bachelor’s degree, was the best decision I ever made. - Christian Though it is my job, I enjoy working at SLRC, the Science Learning Resource Center. I have fun on magic shows, with the KEM Club. I enjoy simply walking through the campus, observing all the nature the campus surrounds us with. All the green, from the grass and the trees, the squirrels running around, and the clouds above is relaxing after a hard day at work and school.
Ambreia Thomas Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority I TWU Leadership Institute I Omicron Delta Kappa I Resident Assistant “The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” ~ George Santayana The list can go on an on about the things I enjoyed doing while at TWU but I enjoy going to my best friends house the most!
Ann Troung "From the moment I stepped foot on our campus, I knew that this would be my home away from home. I have truly been blessed with the wonderful friends and family that I've made here. I am thankful for the Honors Program and everyone who has made this undergraduate experience the best four years that I could ever ask for. “ -Ann Leadership Institute I Athenian Honor Society Favorite activities: I love to go on adventures, big or small. If the weather is nice, I enjoy going on nature trails and observe animals in their natural habitat. I am truly a kid at heart, so I love participating in activities and organizations that allow me to work with children and help them understand the importance of making the best of their childhood. When my schedule allows it, I love to spend my time in the kitchen. I enjoy trying new recipes and experimenting with different ingredients.
Kelsie Turman “TWU has helped to shape and mold me not only as a student, but also as a person, with their numerous opportunities.” - Kelsie Athenian Honor Society I Honors Scholar Program I Student Occupational Therapy Association My favorite activities include being involved with the TWU Honors Scholar Program, traveling, and volunteering in the community with various organizations.
Anabel Vega Department of Housing, Resident Assistant I G-Force I National Society of Leadership and Success “To keep the body in good health is a duty… Otherwise we shall not be able to keep out mind Strong and clear“-Buddha Major: Health Studies
Pablo Vega G-Force I Pioneer Ambassadors I Cultural Connections Leadership Conference I Student Senate My favorite activities on campus would have to be the TWU Block party and Spring Fling Golf Cart Parade. These activities really bring together organizations and students together to be a part of something bigger and show their school spirit. “To me TWU is more than just a place to get an education. TWU is where I have met some amazingly talented people that have inspired me and will be my lifelong friends. TWU has introduced me to professors, advisors, and mentors that saw potential in me I did not see and pushed me to surpass it. TWU has ignited my potential, instilled in me purpose, and made me the person I am today. TWU is my home and has made the biggest impact on my life thus far.”- Pablo
Daffanie Williams Texas Nursing Student Association I Student Government Association “I'm a first generation of college graduate in my family. Middle child of six and the last one to earn my bachelor degree. It's been a hell of 2 1/2 years of "No LIFE" but, looking back now.......it's all worth it. TWU is the key that opens doors and windows into my future in the health care field personally and professionally. I will start my first career after graduating with MD Anderson in June 2014 and promise to continue the legacy of TWU. ” ~Daffanie My favorite activities.........volunteering at the various events at TWU through Student Government Association, The Office of Student Life, and local chapter of Texas Nursing Student Association on campus and off. It's such a joy to see the surprise on new students and the happiness and enjoyment of our campus and in the "thankfulness" from the people of the community. I truly felt that I made a differences!
Hannah Williams TTWU Low Ropes Facilitator “Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.” -Coach John Wooden Some things I enjoy doing include discovering eclectic & vintage thrift stores, being outdoors with husband, and laughing with my family. During my time on campus, I really enjoyed running around Denton for race training.
Amy Winzcura Athenian Honors Society I Student Athlete Advisory Committee I National Society of Collegiate Scholars Dream big and dare to fail.” “Dream big and dare to fail.” "TWU and the Honors Scholar Program is providing me with the educational base needed to succeed in the pursuit of my career goals (attending medical school to become an orthopedic surgeon). The opportunity to participate in intercollegiate athletics (gymnastics), community service and explore/foster leadership skills through SAAC and the Honors program is invaluable in preparing me for the future." -Amy My favorite activities include: gymnastics scrapbooking hanging out with friends and family hiking and enjoying the outdoors.