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Occupational Doctoral candidate wins Dementia Care Professional of the Year award


Dallas Occupational Therapy student wins National award Studying Doctoral coursework in Occupational Therapy and working as a Dementia Care specialist in North Carolina, Heather McKay strives to find answers for the challenges of progressive dementia diseases. Her determination and successes in patient care led to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and

Dallas campus ends semester with ample events

The Dallas campus has a few more events in store for its students, faculty and staff as the Fall semester comes to a close. Before Winter Break, there will be opportunities to learn about faculty research, obtain free legal services, attend a Staff Council Meeting and participate in a lunch

De-Stress with Stress Less

Around this time of the semester , students start to burn-out. Thanksgiving break can not possibly get here fast enough. There is no way that there is even enough hours in the day to get your pre-finals work-load done, so you might not even get to enjoy your break anyway.            

Dallas Family Weekend

TWU Dallas campus is hosting their Family Weekend on Oct. 28 and 29. The event will begin on Friday with a family movie night in the auditorium. At 7 p.m., TWU Dallas Student Government Association will be sponsoring a showing of “The Secret Life of Pets” and will provide free

Global Care Week promises diversity

Dallas Student Life is preparing for an amazing event the week of Oct. 17-20. Program Coordinator at Dallas Center for Student Life Taylor Dukes, explains the event: “The purpose of Global Care Week is to help prepare future healthcare professionals to be culturally competent practitioners. Student Life and the Counseling

Interview with SGA president

Madison Thompson, a graduate Occupational Therapy student, will represent TWU’s Dallas Student Government Association as President in the 2016-2017 school year. Thompson said: “I really like what SGA represents. I like that we’re a proponent for the students and we represent them. I like that we have the ability and the

Dallas Student Life hosts health specific events

TWU’s Dallas students received a warm welcome to campus last week by the Student Life department who wish to continue serving student with opportunities and events throughout the year.  Considering students in Dallas seek future careers in the healthcare field, the Department of Student Life seeks to provide opportunities students on

Dallas student attends national forum

Doctoral Physical Therapy student receives scholarship from Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy for trip to Washington, D.C. Nadiyah Suleiman, Page Editor Second year Doctoral Physical Therapy student Jennifer Webb boldly represented students of Physical Therapy in Washington, D.C. after receiving a scholarship from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy who awarded her

TWU hosts first TEDx event on campus

Faculty, students and community members give independent TED talks on variety of topics at the Denton campus Redbud Theater Johnna Headley, Copy Editor On Friday March 4, TWU hosted the TEDxTWU Inaugural Event, Pioneering the Space Between. TWU faculty, staff, students, and community members packed the Redbud Theater Complex on the Denton

Student tuition increase approved

Board of Regents has approved a 3-year plan for tuition and student service fee increases to me implemented next fall Emily Nickles, Editor-in-Chief The TWU Board of Regents met last week, Feb. 18 and 19 to evaluate reports from the Finance and Audit Committee and Academic Affairs Committees. The board has officially

TWU celebrates Black History Month

The Lasso takes a look at the distinguished achievements of three remarkable alumni from the TWU Hall of Fame Matt Olson, Copy Editor For the duration of February, TWU is celebrating Black History Month with the help of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach. The “Glory” event will take place this

Lasso staff reviews Girl Scout Cookies

The staff at The Lasso share their favorite cookie and why to help you plan your purchases. Lasso Editorial Staff, compiled by Sierra Taylor, Managing Editor For nearly 100 years, the Girl Scouts have been the center of a cookie craze. The annual cookie sale has begun and you can find girls in