Denton Details, 04-10-19

  • Get your grub on at the Soulgood food truck, which comes to campus from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 10 in front of the Student Union. Known for its healthy vegan and vegetarian dishes, Soulgood was voted best food truck in Dallas by the Dallas Observer in 2018. And it’s owned and run by TWU alumna Cynthia Nevels!
  • The DCTA (Denton County Transportation Authority) is conducting its biennial passenger satisfaction survey to get your opinion on its services, amenities and passenger tools. Many faculty, staff and students ride the DCTA system, so let them know what you think and you could win one of three $100 Amazon gift cards. The survey is open through 5 p.m. Friday, April 19.
  • Camelia Maier (biology) received the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Conservation Award at the 120th Annual State Conference of the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution during an awards dinner March 22 at the Hyatt Regency Houston. The award was presented for Maier’s work on the Bettye Myers Butterfly Garden.
  • Pushkala Raman (business) will present the results of a membership survey she created to the VFW Post 2195 at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the Allen Heritage Center, 101 East Main St. in Allen.
  • Heather Davis (technology) served as the installing officer when the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi installed its 353rd chapter at Methodist College in Peoria, Illinois on March 29. Davis is a divisional vice president for the national Phi Kappa Phi office and serves as secretary of the honor society’s TWU chapter.
  • Ray Willhoft has joined TWU as manager of public relations for the Institute for Women’s Leadership. He will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive integrated marketing and communication plan for the institute and its three centers — the Center for Student Leadership, Center for Women in Business, and Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. Willhoft has 17 years of experience in higher education communication and marketing and most recently served as senior communications strategist for the University of North Texas Division of Student Affairs.
  • Dallas occupational therapy faculty members Christine Chen, Cynthia Evetts, Claudette Fette, Heather Roberts and Shannon Levandowski represented TWU at the 2019 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference & Expo April  4-7 in New Orleans. Chen presented a poster, “Compassion fatigue among Occupational Therapy practitioners.” Evetts co-presented a short course, “Challenges within criminal justice settings.” Fette co-presented a workshop on “Violence prevention: How can OTs contribute?” Levandowski presented two posters: “Student perspective on Level 1 faculty-led experiential learning in a community setting” and “Transitioning from traditional Level 1 experiences: Response to ACOTE’s call.” Roberts co-presented a poster, “The nuts and bolts of implementing an evidence-based pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) program.”