Fort Worth Mayor Participates in Fellows Panel

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Dr. Linda Joy Gates Black of the Tarrant County Community College System, and Dr. Mary Martin Patton, dean of TCU’s College of Education, participated in a panel discussion on Women in Leadership Nov. 2 as part of an educational leadership program.

Faculty and Students Making a Difference On and Off Campus

Members of the TCU College of Education are participating in community initiatives that support education. Additionally, a senior early childhood education major is now a published author.

Education Majors Give Glimpse of College to International Students

TCU education majors led groups of students from the International Newcomer Academy on campus tours. TCU students took the students to Amon G. Carter Stadium, the Mary Couts Burnett Library, the Bailey Building and the Brown-Lupton University Union.

Student Publishes Children’s Book, “The Howard Gardner Zoo”

She arranged brightly colored paper animals on the table in front of her. Looking at the giraffe, lion and monkeys, she talked through the process of creating them and watching class assignment become a published book.

TCU College Adviser Wins National Award

On Oct. 13 the College Advising Corps National Board of Directors named Cory Wegner the inaugural winner of the Peter T. Grauer True North Award for his service as a college adviser. Wegner, a college adviser for TCU’s CAC, was nominated by his director, Matt Burckhalter, for his “dedication to the program” and his work […]

America’s School System Topic of 2015 Fogelson Honors Forum

Successful nations with top-performing school systems have a handful of things in common. They do not have charter schools or offer vouchers. Schools are funded equitably. Teachers are treated with respect. Districts recruit motivated people and see teachers as career professionals. And they ensure kids are healthy and ready to learn.

Water Lessons at Citizen Scientist Camp

In the middle of summer camp, elementary school students scrutinize dirt-specked water as it seeps out of rain gardens in plastic containers. Holding up a tube containing fuchsia water to show her instructor, 11-year-old Aimee Ebeling wears a solemn expression, conveying the presence of both pollution and a problem.

KinderFrogs School Graduates Largest Class in School History

Graduation may be over for TCU’s class of 2015, but some of TCU’s littlest Horned Frogs are just getting ready to walk across the graduation stage. On June 19, KinderFrogs School at TCU graduated thirteen students, its largest class since the school opened in 2000.

Dr. Molly Weinburgh Named a 2015 Piper Professor

Dr. Molly Hand Weinburgh, professor of science education in the TCU College of Education, has been selected as a Piper Professor for 2015. The honor was announced today by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation of San Antonio which, each year since 1958, honors 10 Texas professors for their superior teaching.

Education Professor Faggella-Luby Selected as a “Professor Who Inspires”

Michael Faggella-Luby, associate professor of special education in the TCU College of Education, was selected in NerdScholar’s second annual list of “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire.” Faggella-Luby and his fellow honorees were chosen for their ability to captivate and engage students in their classroom, their involvement on campus and in the community, and their […]