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TWU set for EMBA information sessions

Texas Woman’s University will host three information sessions showcasing its Executive MBA program in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The Fort Worth session will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. July 30 in Conference Room 2 of the Region XI Education Service Center, 3001 N. Freeway in Fort Worth.

The Plano session will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 2 in the Trinity Room at the Sockwell Center, 6301 Chapel Hill Blvd. across from The Shops at Willow Bend.

The Mid-Cities session will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 4 in room M108 at the American Airlines Training and Conference Center, 4501 Highway 360 South.

TWU’s Executive MBA program is designed for middle- and senior-level managers who want to enhance their career skills. Classes are open to women and men.

Students will be able to earn their degree in only 15 months by taking courses online and on selected Saturdays. Students pay regular TWU tuition and fees.

For more information, visit , call 1-800-283-2291 or e-mail .


Thompson receives association award

Mary Thompson, professor of physical therapy at the Texas Woman’s University T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences Center-Dallas, recently received the Joan Mills Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Section on Geriatrics.

The award, the highest honor presented by the section, recognizes a member who has generously contributed his or her time, talents and efforts to the development of the section.

The award was established in honor of the section’s first president.

Thompson previously has been honored by the APTA, Section on Geriatrics with the 2007 Distinguished Educator Award. That same year, she received the group’s President’s Award for her contributions to the field.

The APTA represents more than 80,000 physical therapists, physical therapists assistants and students of physical therapy nationwide. For more information, visit