Griffith Helping Teachers Become Literacy Leaders

By Shelley Hulme for 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. Dr. Robin Griffith has taken the same approach to literacy and is working with teachers in Eagle Mountain-Saginaw […]

Morse ’71 Helps Cambodians Remove Landmines

By Robyn Ross for 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 Ra?” Morse asked. “Who, not what,” Morse’s colleague said. “Aki Ra is a Cambodian man who’s clearing landmines in his country with […]

Block Encourages Scholars to Lead On

Cathy Collins Block, Ph.D. met with six of her former and current scholarship recipients to encourage them to share experiences and give back to TCU. She started the Cathy Collins Block Endowed Scholarship in 2010 after retiring as a professor in the College of Education. “I have been supported all my life by my family […]

Yoga Benefits Littlest Horned Frogs

October is Down syndrome awareness month. Fittingly, an article on the benefits of yoga for children with Down syndrome, written by KinderFrogs Adapted Physical Education teacher Amanda Young, TCU College of Education professor Lindy Crawford and Texas Women’s University (TWU) Kinesiology professor Lisa Silliman-French has been published in the journal Palaestra. Read the article The […]

Jim Chadwell is taking the lead on creating tomorrow’s leaders

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 […]

Straight from the Heart

Therapeutic art programs help people transform their lives. (This article by Lisa Martin originally appeared in the 2017 issue of “Endeavors” magazine.) As a first-year elementary school art teacher in Shreveport, La., Amanda Allison struggled to connect with her students who had disabilities. But that ongoing challenge shaped her professional journey. Amanda Allison works with […]

Reeder-Hunt Talks Orangutans

The College of Education and the Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education invited Rebecca Reeder-Hunt ’73 to speak with students, faculty and community members about her experiences as an educator and citizen scientist. Reeder-Hunt earned her bachelor’s degree in education and taught and worked in the airline industry. She began volunteering with Orangutan Foundation […]

TCU and Botanical Research Institute of Texas sign educational and research agreement

Provost Nowell Donovan announced today that TCU and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas have formalized an educational and research agreement that should lead to further interactions between the two institutions. Students in both the College of Science & Engineering and the College of Education will have the opportunity to work with BRIT’s botanists and […]

Musoma on Ellen Show

TCU alumnus Dr. Henry Musoma made a difference in the life of one of his students when he allowed her to bring her 10-month-old son to class when she couldn’t find a babysitter. Musoma and his student were guests of The Ellen Show Sept. 21 and the story has spread internationally through media and social media, even […]

Thomas Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Professor of Counseling and Counselor Education Dr. Frank Thomas received a prestigious Erskine Fellowship and will teach at the University of Canterbury (UC) on New Zealand’s South Island. “This exciting fellowship is a testament to Dr. Thomas’ international recognition as a scholar in counseling,” College of Education Dean Mary M. Patton said. Thomas will take […]


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