Denton Details, 06-05-19

  • John Terrizzi (psychology and philosophy) will lead “The Nature of Seeing,” part two of the Emily Fowler Central Library’s Cultural Appreciation Series, 2 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at the library, 502 Oakland St. The discussion will focus on prejudice and how it forms naturally in humans.
  • Danielle Woolery (music) will be among the musicians performing at the Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony’s annual chamber music concert June 9 in Hesston, Kansas.
  • Kimberly Russell (University Advancement) has joined the United Way of Denton County Board of Directors.
  • TWU’s sports medicine department hosted the Mulligan Concept Manual Therapy Course for national sports medicine professionals including athletic trainers, physical therapists and massage therapists May 31-June 1 in Pioneer Hall. The course, taught by certified Mulligan practitioner Don Reordearn, included lecture and patient demonstrations along with lab time.
  • Leslie Pearson (College of Business) and fellow Texas Woman’s MBA alumna Stephanie Franco will attend a D Magazine awards ceremony Aug. 1 at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas after WERE Community, a nonprofit founded by Franco, was named a finalist for the magazine’s Nonprofit Corporate and Citizenship award for Nonprofit Team of the Year under $99,000 award. WERE (Women’s Entrepreneur Resource & Educational) provides training classes, workshops, networking events and mentoring for women small-business owners mainly in Collin County. Pearson serves as vice president/director of sponsorship for the organization.