Reception for 2014-2015

Congratulations to our 2014-2015 Honorees:



  Outstanding Doctoral Student: Reanae McNeal,

  Doctoral Candidate in Women’s Studies

  Award Presented by Dr. AnaLouise Keating



  Outstanding Master’s Student: Bryant Williams,  

  Master’s Student in Music Therapy

  Award Presented by Dr. Michael Zanders



  Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant: Jenise Anthony,

  MFA candidate in Dance

  Award Presented by Dr. Rosemary Candelario


  Outstanding Graduate Assistant: Patricia Levasseur,

  Doctoral Student in Sociology

  Award Presented by Dr. Celia Lo 


  Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant: Joanna Lara,

  Doctoral Student in Sociology

  Award Presented by Dr. Celia Lo 

Outstanding Staff Member Supporting Graduate Students: Wylijanna Cole, Department of English, Speech, and Foreign Languages 

Award Presented by students Maureen Johnson & Kiran Kanwar 

Outstanding Faculty Member Supporting Graduate Students: Dr. Jacob M. Blosser, Department of History and Government

Award Presented by students Amanda Roberts & Rene Garofalo

Outstanding Department Supporting Graduate Students: The Pioneer Center for Student Excellence, 

Award Presented by student Tawny LeBouef Tullia 

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On Friday, April 10th, 2015, the Graduate Student Council of Texas Woman’s University held its first annual Pioneering Spirit Awards Reception.

The ceremony was held in Hubbard Hall. TWU’s Provost, Dr. Robert Neely, served as our inaugural keynote speaker.

*An asynchronous celebration was also held on our Houston campus during Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week (April 6-11).

For additional information, please contact Jessica Murphy, our Pioneering Spirit Awards Committee Chairperson, at

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