Mayra Olivares-Urueta shares passion for removing barriers for minoritized students
One of the College of Education’s newest professors of professional practice, Mayra Olivares-Urueta, comes to TCU after a career in student affairs and a passion for how community colleges fit into conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion. We asked Olivares-Urueta a few questions about what brought her to TCU, her research interests and more.
Visiting scholar embraces TCU's collaborative spirit
TCU strives to prepare global citizens, an endeavor that extends beyond the students on campus. Nayeli Aréchiga, a doctoral student at University of Guadalajara, spent two months at TCU as part of her coursework.
Student Spotlight: Gigi McBride
Students at TCU come from many different walks of life, and early childhood education major Gigi McBride is no exception. She grew up in Washington, D.C., where her mom served as the Chief of Staff for First Lady Laura Bush from 2004-2009. It was during this time with the George W. Bush administration where Gigi’s love of learning began, and was cultivated by Mrs. Bush herself.
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