Denton Details, 12-4-19

  • The TWU Community offers its condolences to the family and friends of Richard Nicholas, Vice President Emeritus for Student Life, who passed away Nov. 22, 2019. He made many improvements on campus during his tenure, most notably the Fitness and Recreation Center, the opening of Lowry Woods, and the introduction of the Terry Scholar program. A memorial service will take place 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods. A reception will follow in the Student Union at Hubbard Hall. Read more in the obituary.
  • The final Maroon & White Luncheon of the semester will be at noon Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the banquet room at Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q, 520 S. I-35 Frontage Rd. Rudy’s is offering a “Pioneer Special,” including a BBQ sandwich or baked potato, side and a drink, for $10. Catch the latest news on TWU Athletics, including a Q&A with head coaches from volleyball, soccer and gymnastics.
  • Chancellor Carine Feyten will host a Holiday Celebration from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 11 in the new Student Union at Hubbard Hall. Enter the second floor via the columns on the east (Bell Avenue) side.
  • The semester is winding down, and some campus services will shut down for winter break. Check the dining services schedule to see what’s open when.
  • Celia Lo and Philip Q Yang (sociology), along with TWU sociology alumnus William Ash-Houchen and Tyrone C. Cheng, wrote “Explaining Health Outcomes of Asian Immigrants: Does Ethnicity Matter?,” published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.
  • Mandy Stewart (literacy and learning), Jorge Figueroa (teacher education) and Holly Hansen-Thomas (human development, family sciences and counseling) presented a workshop and closing presentation at the 5th International Conference on Bilingual Education held Nov. 12-15 in Cordoba, Spain.
  • Shannon Mantaro (Center for Women Entrepreneurs) published a column, “Shop locally this holiday season,” published in the Nov. 20 Denton Record-Chronicle.