Houston Happenings, 2-14-18

  • Faculty and staff headshots will be taken from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, and noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28. No appointment is necessary. Location to be announced.
  • The annual International Student Festival took place Tuesday, Feb. 13. Students were given a TWU passport to peace and “traveled from country to country” visiting booths hosted by other students, faculty and staff with life experience in a particular area of the world. Booths offered displays, maps, clothing and food samples.
  • Olinda Johnson (nursing) was a speaker for the National Black Nurses Day celebration at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston Friday, Feb. 9. Several TWU students attended the event to hear their professor speak on “Leadership and Culture of Safety.”
  • Patricia Bowyer (occupational therapy) was selected as a guest editor for the Occupational Therapy International journal for a special issue on occupational participation.
  • Deb Unruh (student life), organized a blood drive on campus Monday, Feb. 12. Thirty-seven students donated 20 units of blood to The Methodist Hospital Blood Team
  • Student Life delivered 176 Valentine’s Day cards to Texas Children’s Hospital to be given to patients for the holiday. The cards were all made by TWU students, faculty and staff.
  • Emergency Management will conduct a severe weather drill on the Houston campus at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20. All students, faculty and staff on campus during the event will be expected to participate and take shelter in designated areas. The drill is expected to take no more than 30 minutes.