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Be Our Guest

By Katie Kassler “Have you ever seen Oprah’s Legends Ball?” I hadn’t, but after watching a few YouTube videos, I understood exactly what one guest of True Worth Place was talking about. In 2005, Oprah invited 25 outstanding women, like Tina Turner, Maya Angelou, and Coretta Scott King, to her home in California to celebrate… Read more »

Helping Teachers Become Literacy Leaders

(This story originally appeared in TCU This Week.) Chances are you’ve heard the term “train the trainer”—a type of education model that allows the participants to learn a subject and simultaneously learn how to teach it to others. Robin Griffith, associate professor in TCU’s College of Education, has taken the same approach to literacy and… Read more »

Student-run Food Recovery Network delivers

Up to 1,000 pounds of leftovers are delivered to the Union Gospel Mission each Monday following a home Horned Frogs football game, enough to provide meals for a week at the homeless shelter. The Food Recovery Network, a student organization advised by Gina Hill, associate professor of Nutritional Sciences, was established to eliminate food waste… Read more »

Endowment 101: TCU’s approach to supporting people, programs and progress

At Texas Christian University, the endowment refers to the long-term investment assets of the University. These assets are invested in perpetuity. Funds enter the endowment from two primary sources: gifts from donors and additions to long-term savings that are set aside each year by the Board of Trustees. TCU’s endowment, established in 1910 with an… Read more »

Bilingual Speech Therapy for Stroke Survivors

A monthly bilingual support group at Miller Speech & Hearing Clinic offers hope for people working to regain the ability to speak. (This article by Lisa Martin previously appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.”) Two days after Gaby Garcia’s father had open-heart surgery in 2009, he had a stroke and lost the… Read more »

Jonathan Oliver Takes the Lead On Sports Injury Prevention, Recovery

As TCU launches Lead On, a tangible representation of our brand identity—what we do, how we do it and why it matters—we are highlighting Horned Frogs who demonstrate the TCU culture: that sense of spirited belonging that fuels us to be better, achieve more and have an impact for the greater good. Strong brands don’t… Read more »

Board of Trustees Meeting Report from Chancellor Boschini

Earlier today, at the conclusion of the regularly scheduled fall Board of Trustees meeting, Chancellor Boschini shared the following synopsis of board action: Dear Campus Community, The Texas Christian University Board of Trustees held its regularly scheduled fall meeting starting Wednesday of this week and ending today. The Board approved many important resolutions and policies… Read more »

Update to TCU Community

This morning, Nov. 7, 2017, at approximately 6:55 a.m., an argument occurred between two RoadRunner Shuttle drivers near the corner of Cantey and Highview. During this incident, one of the drivers shot at, and missed, the other driver. He then struck the other driver with his shuttle before driving off campus. To ensure safety, TCU… Read more »

TCU alert: armed person on campus: UPDATED 8:04 a.m.

UPDATE 8:04 A.M. The lockdown on the TCU campus has been lifted. The RoadRunner shuttle bus has been located. Resume normal activities.   UPDATE: Incident on TCU campus: TCU is still on lockdown. TCU Police are looking for a suspected shooter: black male, white shirt, black pants, driving RoadRunner shuttle #24171. If you see this… Read more »