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Spotlight on Student Success Resources

Texas Woman’s University Denton Campus provides services to both first-year and transfer students. No matter what your academic or social needs may be, TWU is equipped to assist students in becoming successful individuals. These are a few of the facilities and student organizations campus has to offer:

TWU’s Blagg-Huey Library offers different services including free access to computers, printing, scanning, the research datebase and reservations for study rooms.

Located on the second floor of the library in Suite 220 the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence provides collaborating programs and services to help students achieve their academic and career goals. At the Pioneer Center, students search internships, attend academic coaching sessions, participate in workshops, and learn about study abroad opportunities, which are some of the many services offered. Executive Director of the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence Dr. Joshua Adams states that the facility is here to serve students and keep them connected to all resources they need in order to be academically successful. “It is important for first-year students, whether freshman or transfer, to connect early in the academic career in order to maximize opportunity. It is never too early to begin thinking about an internship, where to study abroad, or brush up on academic skills,” Adams said.

University Dining offers a wide selection of food categories to choose from the Garden Room, to the Underground to various quick stops such as Chick-Fil-A and Which Which. They also provide different meal plans for a busy student’s schedule.

Student Health Services caters to the medical needs of students with affordable rates. They offer different appointments ranging from Well Woman’s Exams, STD testing and treatment, routine physicals to injury and illness care and also offers the Meningitis shot for students accepted into TWU.

The Counseling Center located in West Jones Hall  gives free therapy sessions to students needing individual help, couples counseling, crisis intervention or group therapy. The staff at the counseling center embraces diversity and encourage a safe environment for students.

Veteran students who attend TWU can take advantage of the Veteran and Military Center. Located in Jones Hall rooms 106 and 107, the Veteran and Military Center at TWU is a dedicated facility for former veterans to study or relax. TWU is dedicated to honoring those who have previously served in all branches of the military.

To find out where exciting events are taking place on campus check out CAB (Campus Activities Board). CAB sponsors various events for all students of all backgrounds.

Become more involved with campus life by checking out SGA (Student Government Association). “Student Government Association is the liaison between the student body and administration,” SGA President Rebecca Montoya said. “Any concerns, improvements, or changes, that the students would like to be seen done can be brought up to the executive board so they can accomplish the goal.”

Meanwhile, reporter Matt Olson has also looked into other avenues for student involvement along with other academic and special services offered to all students here at TWU.

For more information visit www.twu.edu and type your inquiry in the search bar. 

By Katie Olson | Editor-in-Chief

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