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Schieffer Honors Students Participate in Research Competition

Four Schieffer College students presented their Honors projects to a group of Schieffer faculty last month, demonstrating how hard they’ve worked this year. The student presenters and the name of their presentations are as follows: Nicole Adams, Communication Studies and Strategic Communication double major: “MissCommunication: How Social Communication Tools are Delivering Contradictory Messages to Young… Read more »

A Tribute to Our Namesake, Bob Schieffer

Two students will represent TCU in this year’s Battle of Flowers Oratorical Contest — Vivian Noyd, a senior strategic communication major, and Cage Sawyers, a senior interdisciplinary inquiry major. Billed as the oldest university and college-level competition in Texas, the contest will take place over Zoom on February 26. The theme is “EXTRA! EXTRA! Texas… Read more »

Schieffer College Names New Board of Visitors Chair

  TCU’s Bob Schieffer College of Communication has named Elizabeth Jenswold ’89 chair of its Board of Visitors. Jenswold has served as a member of the Board since 2018. She succeeds Valerie K. Blackburn ’79, who served as Board chair from 2016 to 2020. “Elizabeth Jenswold’s significant professional accomplishments and international expertise will benefit us… Read more »

Alumnus Wins National Geographic Storytelling Contest

Schieffer College alumnus Sam Tippetts, who graduated in 2018 with degrees in Film, Television and Digital Media and Strategic Communication, was chosen as the winner of Assignment: Inspiration, a photography-based competition sponsored by National Geographic and Mazda. The Assignment: Inspiration program was a contest shared through National Geographic’s Your Shot Instagram account, inviting emerging photographers to complete visual… Read more »

Experiential Learning Opportunities Go Digital This Fall

Some classes offering valuable experiential learning opportunities to Schieffer College students look a little different this fall. Faculty members have altered their typical lesson plans and are thinking creatively in order to provide students with the worthwhile learning experiences their classes are known for. Sarah Angle, a strategic communication instructor and the faculty advisor for… Read more »

Schieffer College Launches New Health Communication Minor

The Schieffer College has launched the new Health Communication and Media minor, which blends science with creativity. This area of study is designed to help students from all majors examine social and media forces of health communication that impact diverse groups. Students will study key topics including health promotion campaigns, media health edutainment, media advocacy and outreach, and… Read more »