Nursing Student Reunites with Navy Family

Navy veteran and nursing student Israel “Izzy” Sanchez was excited when he learned Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle would be speaking to his nursing class during TCU’s Navy week. Sanchez joined the Navy in 2003 as a designated airman before going to Naval Hospital Great Lakes in 2005, where his first command started. He served under McCormick-Boyle when she was… 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 »

Making Better Nurses

By Katie Kassler Just two years ago, there wasn’t much elbow room in the Harris College Learning Center. The simulation lab had only four beds, a small isolation room, and a control center about the size of a closet. The inadequate space and outdated technology limited nursing students in their hands-on learning experiences. “Some of… Read more »

Alumnus Bill Morse Helps Cambodians Remove Landmines

After decades of war, alumnus works to clear the field and build schools. This article by Robyn Ross previously appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of “TCU Magazine.” In 2003, William “Bill” Morse ’71 was working as a business consultant when a colleague asked him for a $100 donation for Aki Ra. “What’s an Aki… Read more »

Richard Gipson to Receive Lifetime Achievement in Education Award

This month Richard Gipson will receive the Percussive Arts Society’s highest honor awarded to an educator—the Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement in Education Award. The award, established in 2002, recognizes the contributions of the most highly regarded leaders in percussion education. Recipients of the award have demonstrated the highest ideals and professional integrity in percussion… Read more »

PepsiCo Awards $15,000 to Winning MBA Students at TCU Neeley Case Competition

MBA students from across the country came to TCU Oct. 27-28 with crisp, smooth, refreshing ideas for PepsiCo in the third annual MBA business case competition. PepsiCo executives poured on the heat, and MBA students from 14 universities took the challenge. In the 2017 PepsiCo MBA Invitational Business Case Competition at the TCU Neeley School… Read more »

Commentary: Confederate Monuments Debate Suggests Unfinished Business With The Past

(This commentary by Jodi Campbell, TCU professor and chair of history, first aired on KERA 90.1 FM.) As Dallas considers changes to monuments, streets and schools named for Confederate leaders, the city of Austin has joined a growing movement to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People Day. TCU history professor Jodi Campbell finds the debates… Read more »

‘Think Global’ Discussion Addresses Personal Responsibilities Regarding Climate and Sustainability

Discovering Global Citizenship and the Bob Schieffer College of Communication are pleased to announce the Fall 2017 topic in our Think Global series, a program of recurring events aimed at addressing urgent global issues. The topic for this fall’s event is “Think Global: Weathering Climate Conversations.” Nov. 1, 2017 at 6 p.m. Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom [map] This event is… Read more »