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The Success of the Schieffer College

“I felt like I was learning and working on material that I would use for my future job. The course really made me feel accomplished and I could see my growth as a writer over the semester,” Lisa Darquea says with a smile. At age 20, most undergraduate students don’t feel prepared for their future… Read more »

Deciding the Right Major for You – Katey Reiff

Annie Bradford Graduation Date: May 2019 Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska Major: Strategic Communication Minor: General Business Why did you change your major to Strategic Communication? I established a business major when I started at TCU. The classes I enrolled in I felt limited my ability to be creative. I applied to switch my major to Strategic… Read more »

Why did you choose your major?

Madison Marsh ‘17 Strategic Communication major Hometown: New Braunfels, Texas My sophomore year, my sorority Big Sister was a strategic communication major and I was asking her advice on which major I should declare, since I was running out of time. I told her that I wanted to work with people in a fast-paced setting,… Read more »

Deciding the Right Major for You – Addie Hall

Addie Hall Graduation Date: May 2019 Hometown: Denver, Colo. Major: Strategic Communication Minor: Design Studies Why did you change your major to strategic communication? I did not want to have a degree in something that confined me to one specific job and I really wanted to branch out in my creativity. How did TCU help… Read more »

A Schieffer College Student Profile

Lauren Cole Strategic Communication, May 2017 Previously attended Dallas Baptist University From Maypearl, Texas What led you to transfer to TCU?  I could tell that my previous school wasn’t where I was supposed to be, and the difference between the two is virtually incomparable! Why did you choose your major? After trying out three other… Read more »

Why You Should Study Abroad

Where did you study abroad? Did you travel to any other places? I studied abroad in Seville, Spain, which is now my favorite city in the entire world. Although I also got to travel to many other places, Spain was my favorite country. What is the best memory from your experience? One of my most… Read more »

Friends Beyond the Classroom

Vien Phan Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Graduation Date: May 2018 Major: Strategic Communication Hayley Zablotsky Hometown: Sacramento, California Graduation Date: May 2018 Major: Writing I met Hayley Zablotsky during my first year in an English Honors class. We were put into the same group for a project where we found out we were… Read more »

Students of Moudy South

Name: Ali Fedder Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Year: Junior, May 2018 Major: Strategic Communication What is your most memorable experience working within your major? My Creative Strategy group executed a campaign for Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth, a local nonprofit that provides jobs and rehabilitation services to the unemployed blind community in the… Read more »

How the Bob Schieffer College of Communication Makes Dream Jobs A Reality

Name: Chris Dorr ’18 Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Major: Strategic Communication Minor: Film, Television and Digital Media How did you decide on your major? I always knew I wanted to do something fun and creative for a living, so when my older sister told me about Strategic Communication and possibly doing advertising or running social… Read more »

What’s in your pack?

A drumstick may not be a usual item in most students’ backpacks, but for David Brennan ’17 the stick is a focal point in his bag. “My roommate surprised me with tickets to a Bastille concert in Colorado for my birthday,” Brennan said. “We got front row tickets, and Bastille threw this drumstick to me.”… Read more »