The College of Education and Dean Frank Hernandez at Texas Christian University has named three faculty members to hold seats of endowed chairs. Endowed faculty positions are essential in creating new knowledge and shaping a vibrant future through exemplary research and teaching and are among the most prestigious and enduring investments a donor can make.
This summer, Dean Frank Hernandez of the Texas Christian University College of Education was elected to the executive committee of the Council of Academic Deans from Research Education Institutions (CADREI). CADREI is a nonprofit organization assembling deans of education from research and land grant institutions throughout North America.
Another graduating class of Horned Frogs is ready to change the world for the greater good. Finishing strong amid a pandemic, members of the class of 2021 have proved their resilience and grit, skills valued by potential employers. The TCU Center for Career & Professional Development shines the spotlight on a sampling of TCU’s amazing spring class of 2021, who share about their time on campus and what’s next for their careers.
Damian Patton was named the next director and Jean W. Roach Chair of Laboratory Schools in the TCU College of Education.
When TCU classes went virtual in March, associate professor Hayat Hokayem and doctoral students Savannah Graham and Alex Tolar needed a way to motivate their undergraduate students to learn scientific concepts in an online environment. Without the use of their typically hands-on learning activities in a classroom, they developed a lesson plan on a subject top of mind for most: COVID-19.
The College of Education congratulates all students who are graduating this semester. While we’re unable to gather in person for commencement, hooding and pinning ceremonies in December due to the pandemic, we celebrate the accomplishments of students like Stacy Vasquez, who earned his Ph.D. in Science Education and works as a Professor of Biology at Dallas College. He's passionate about teaching science in a way that addresses students' lived experiences and societal issues.
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