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TWU names Trammell as development officer

Philip Trammell has been named Texas Woman's University's new development officer for major gifts and planned giving.

Trammell previously was the director of development at the University of Dallas. He serves on the Boy Scouts of America national alumni relations committee and recently joined the Denton Economic Development Partnership.

He received his bachelor's degree from DePauw University.



Graduates receive diplomas this weekend

The spring semester at TWU will draw to a close with commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday on TWU's Denton campus and Sunday in Houston.

The Denton ceremony includes candidates from TWU's Dallas Center. More than 1,500 degrees will be awarded during the Denton ceremonies. The total number of degrees to be awarded, including the Houston ceremony, is more than 1,800.

Students and family members who have tickets are invited to attend. The Denton ceremonies will take place in the Kitty Magee Arena in Pioneer Hall, on Bell Avenue. Receptions hosted by TWU Chancellor Ann Stuart will follow each ceremony on the second floor of the Student Union, on the southwest corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive.

Ceremony I, scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday is for candidates in the College of Arts and Sciences, not including the School of Management or the programs in health systems management and fashion and textiles. The commencement address will be given by Penelope Hanstein, director of the TWU School of the Arts, chairwoman of the TWU dance department and Cornaro Professor of dance.

Ceremony II will begin at 2 p.m. and will include candidates from the College of Nursing and the School of Management, including programs in health systems management and fashion and textiles. Lyssa Jenkens, chief research officer for the Dallas Women's Foundation, will speak.

Ceremony III will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and is for candidates in the College of Professional Education. The commencement speaker is Trea Yip, CEO of TY Commercial Group, co-founder of Oriental Accent Inc., and president of the Dallas Women's Foundation Board of Trustees.

Ceremony IV, scheduled at 2 p.m., will include candidates from the College of Health Sciences. W. Stephen Love, president and CEO of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, will address the graduates.

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