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Student Research Covers Topics From Here to Peru

The 2017 College of Education Research & Pedagogy Festival put 60 students’ work on display on Wednesday, April 19. Thirty-five posters took festival guests from Fort Worth to Peru to Denmark and back again, covering common themes of technology, effective instruction for all learners and math and science education. Six winning posters were selected from […]

Jones Wins 2017 Excellence in Education Award

Congratulations to Millicent “Fluffy” Jones ’66 ‘72, recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Education Award. Jones was presented with the honor at a College of Education award ceremony and alumni event on Tuesday, April 25. For the first time this year, the award ceremony focused solely on alumni, drawing former education students from the class […]

Reid Recognized for Support of Principal Prep

Dr. Randy Reid was awarded the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Excellence in Educational Leadership Award for his exemplary contributions to the TCU Principal Leadership Fellows Program. Dr. Marla McGhee, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, presented Reid with the award at the Keller ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, June 8 surrounded by […]

Davis Wins Leadership Award

Congratulations to Early Childhood Education junior Allison Davis, who won a TCU Pillar of University Leadership award for outstanding campus and community leadership. Davis was one of 15 students selected from 100 nominations. She was honored with fellow award winners at the Celebration of University Leadership banquet on Tuesday, April 25. “The Pillar of University […]

Wedel First Counseling Ph.D. Graduate

Olivia Wedel, TCU’s first Counseling and Counselor Education doctoral graduate, is used to firsts. The southwest Virginia native attended Old Dominion University as a first-generation college student and moved to Fort Worth to complete her Master of Education in Counseling at TCU. She graduated with her master’s in 2007 and was one of the first […]

Grantham Receives Salmon Apprenticeship

Education junior Madison Grantham has received the Martha Hackley Salmon Teacher Scholar Apprenticeship, a paid award for a deserving junior or senior education major that enhances their learning experience outside of the classroom. Grantham is working with Special Education professor Dr. Michael Faggella-Luby, helping collect and analyze research articles that relate to a new book […]

Szymke District Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Courtney (McPherson) Szymke ’04 ‘05, who was chosen to represent her school district, Liberty Public Schools as 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. She will compete for the title of Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year, which will be announced later this fall. Szymke earned a BS in Early Childhood Education in 2004 and […]

Young Receives Smithsonian Internship

Congratulations to Art Education junior Lillian Young, who was accepted for an internship with the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C. this summer. Young will be working in the Renwick Gallery, which houses contemporary American craft and decorative art. She will help implement a new educational craft program. Young previously completed an internship at the […]

Paschal Connection Counts

The connection between TCU and Paschal is as close as the two campuses, especially in the Paschal Mathematics Department. Student teaching supervisor Dick Allie has worked in education for nearly 50 years, yet he noticed that he has never seen something like eight TCU alumni working in a Paschal math department of 21 faculty. Department […]

Alumnus, Student Named Fulbright Finalists

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Music education graduate Philip Antinone, Nicholas Barnette and Early Childhood Education senior Kally Nord join approximately 1,900 other U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research and provide expertise abroad. […]

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Silva Named a Piper Professor

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