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Mayra Olivares-Urueta
Faculty / COE News

Mayra Olivares-Urueta shares passion for removing barriers for minoritized students

Posted on Dec. 15, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

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.

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Nayeli Arechiga
Students / COE News

Visiting scholar embraces TCU's collaborative spirit

Posted on Dec. 09, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

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.

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Gigi McBride holding her book.
COE News / Students

Student Spotlight: Gigi McBride

Posted on Dec. 01, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

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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Kayle Davis, Miss DFW
COE News / Students

Student Spotlight: Kayle Davis

Posted on Nov. 09, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

Kayle Davis believes that the best things in life are placed on the other side of fear. She took a chance on her first Miss America preliminary competition, Miss Austin Peay/Miss Queen City, after seeing a poster at her university in 2017.

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Screenshot of Frank Hernandez on a segment of Fox 4 News
COE News / Faculty

Frank Hernandez Provides Insight into Childcare Challenges

Posted on Nov. 04, 2021

TCU College of Education dean joins panel on how early childhood educators impact the community.

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Headshots of Naomi Alanis (top left), Jessie Farris (top right), and Nicole Masole (bottom left)
Students / COE News

Q&A with Three Scholars Appointed to National Program

Posted on Nov. 03, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

The College of Education at TCU named three new students in the Holmes Scholars program: Naomi Alanis, science education doctoral student, Jessie Farris, science education doctoral student, and Nicole Masole, higher educational leadership doctoral student.

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Screenshot of Taryn Ozuna Allen speaking on MSNBC's Cross Connection
COE News

Taryn Ozuna Allen speaks to MSNBC on education equity for Latino students

Posted on Oct. 18, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

TCU College of Education professor discusses funding and retention rates in Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) on MSNBC's "Cross Connection"

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Chancellor Boschini, Paul Andrews, and a woman in lab coats utilizing math/science curriculum
Featured / COE News

Andrews Institute of Mathematics and Science Education Provides Innovation and Change to Benefit Community

Posted on Oct. 12, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

The institute has grown and changed lives through math and science education thanks to the generous support of Paul and Judy Andrews – including a new $10 million gift for endowed scholarships.

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Latino student presenting
Featured / COE News

New Maestro Program Aims to Diversify Teaching Force in Texas and Beyond

Posted on Sep. 20, 2021, by Teresa Monaco Burnett

TCU’s Maestro program is a new initiative to increase the number of highly qualified Latinx teachers in K-12 classrooms by supporting the efforts of young Latinx men to earn their bachelor’s degree and teaching credentials

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