Denton Details, 03-06-19

  • Still in need of a university head shot? Faculty and staff photos will be taken from 1-5 p.m. March 6 in the ACT second-floor lobby. This will be the last session this semester. No appointment necessary – just show up and smile!
  • Congratulations to all participants in the first on-campus 5K for March for a Cure, held Friday, March 1. A total of 41 faculty, staff and student participants raised $1,026, with 100% of the funds granted to CancerCare, a national nonprofit that provides free support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer.
  • All spots for the March 22 Ally Training session have been filled, but anyone interested in attending may email and ask to be added to the waitlist. Please include your full name; contact phone number; email; T-shirt size; pizza lunch choice of sausage, cheese, veggie, pepperoni, gluten-free, etc.; any accommodations needed; and whether you are faculty or staff. Registration officially closes Monday, March 18.
  • ERGO-RSA, the English and Rhetoric Graduate Student Organization Rhetoric Society of America, will host its annual Mock Conference event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, March 22 in CF0 104. Faculty, staff and students can come practice their conference presentations or public speaking events and receive feedback and constructive criticism from ERGO members. Sign up for a 15-minute time slot. Questions? Contact Liz Cozby.
  • Mark your calendars for the final Maroon and White Luncheon for Spring 2019. The luncheon will take place at noon Tuesday, April 2 at Outback Steakhouse, 300 S. I-35 East. Lunch is served for $5 and includes a Q&A with coaches and staff.
  • Texas Woman’s and Project Invest will sponsor a Veterans Run-Bike-Roll event Saturday, April 6 at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane in Denton. Registration and sign-in are from 7-8 a.m., with a 3K Fun Run/Walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.; a 3K bike ride beginning at 8:35 a.m.; and a 1.2K wheelchair “roll” at 8:45 a.m. There’s no cost to participate, but donations are welcome. Register today, or if you need more information, contact Ron Davis at or x2589.
  • Donna Scott-Tilley (research & sponsored program) presented a poster and Jennifer Woo (nursing) conducted a podium presentation at the Southern Nursing Research Society’s 2019, held Feb. 27-March 1 in Orlando. TWU doctoral student Karen Vessier also presented a poster discussion.