Thursday, January 23, 2014

Career Days - Spring 2014

Business Attired Required
Bring Résumés to Distribute

Health Professional Career Day
TWU Houston Center
Monday, Feburary10
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Nursing & Health Administration Career Day
TWU Dallas Center
Monday, March 3
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Professional Career Expo
TWU Denton Campus
Thursday, March 20
12 - 3 p.m.

Education Career Day at UNT
Joint with UNT
Friday, April 4
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

For more information about these career days and other career events, visit the Career Services website at  www.twu.edu/career-services.

2014 Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium

Application materials are now available for the symposium that will be held on the Denton Campus Tuesday, April 8, and Wednesday, April 9, 2014. 

In order for a student to present at the Symposium, an abstract form must be completed by Monday, February 17, 2014. The abstracts will be submitted online through the TWU SharePoint system. Instructions for submitting an abstract for presentation can be found at the Symposium website. Students can participate by submitting an abstract/artist statement for a poster, platform, or virtual presentation.

This is a wonderful opportunity for students  to develop confidence and skills in presenting their creative arts and research to others.  It is also an opportunity for students to converse with faculty and fellow students about research and creative activities.

More information regarding the Symposium and all application materials and forms can be found on the website at www.twu.edu/research/student-symposium.asp.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Student Workers Needed for new TWU Pioneer Center for Student Excellence

From Dr. Joshua Adams, Executive Director of the new Pioneer Center for Student Excellence:

Pioneer Center for Student Excellence Student Positions

Student Worker (multiple positions):
Rate of pay:  $8 per hour
Hours per week:  Up to 20
Job duties: The position is clerical in nature and includes the following responsibilities:
  • Answer phones, greet customers to the Center, and respond to email from customers
  • Direct students to Center programs
  • Assist in monitoring the student usage spaces
  • Provide referrals, when appropriate, to other campus resources
  • Assist in the general Pioneer Center operations
To apply for this position, send resume and school schedule to Tristan Dennington at tdennington@twu.edu.

Pioneer Center Leaders (multiple positions):
Rate of pay:  $10 per hour
Hours per week:  15
Job duties: The person working in this capacity serves as an academic coach assisting students with academically related concerns, planning, and successes.  Specific duties include:
  • Meet individually with students within the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence or identified Dallas and Houston location
  • Provide group presentations on study skills and strategies
  • Set clear expectations with the student regarding coaching sessions
  • Utilize assessments, planning documents, and syllabi when working with students
  • Seek guidance when working with students from the Executive Director
  • Assist in the overall operation of the Pioneer Center by attending events, assisting professional staff, serving as a role-model for peers, marketing the Center and the Program
Requirements for the position:
  • Currently enrolled at TWU
  • Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA
To apply for this position, send resume and school schedule to Tristan Dennington at tdennington@twu.edu.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Spring 2014 Payment Deadlines

  • January 7 – 6 p.m. – Early Registration Payment Deadline for Spring 2014 (and Spring1, Spring2 and Spring3 for some BUS 5000+ courses only). All non-paid registrations will be dropped.  Students may re-register January 8-10 without incurring a late registration fee.
  • January 10 – 6 p.m. – Regular Registration Payment Deadline for Spring 2014 (All Terms).  All non-paid registrations will be dropped.  Students may re-register during late registration and incur a late registration fee.
  • January 13 – 16 – Late Registration Period.   Late registration fee will be applied.
  • January 16 – 6 p.m. – Late Registration Payment Deadline for Spring 2014.  Minimum payment and acceptance of the online payment plan agreement must be made by this deadline.  All non-paid registrations will be dropped.
  • January 17 – January 29 (Census Day) – During this time period, students can go to the Registrar’s Office and be re-instated into the previously registered courses.  Minimum payment and acceptance of the payment plan (via ‘Pay Online’ link on TWU homepage or Current Student and Future Student Pages) MUST be completed at time of transaction.  If payment is not received and payment agreement has not been completed all registration transactions will become void and student will be dropped from the class roll.
  • January 30th – February 10   (20 Class Day) – All reinstatements must have the approval of the appropriate Director (Registrar, Financial Aid or Bursar) through the Student Problem Resolution Procedure.  If approval is granted, payment MUST be made at the time of reinstatement.
  • After February 10 – No reinstatements will be approved or made unless there is an error on the part of the University.