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Schieffer College Welcomes Guests for TCU Nonprofit Communicators Conference

The TCU Nonprofit Communicators Conference returns in person Friday for the first time since 2019. This year’s conference – which offers two morning workshops, a luncheon keynote and a networking session – will focus on “Listening: A Strategy, A Value, and A Tool for Transformation.” The annual event is open to any nonprofit communicators “looking… Read more »

Amiso George Heads to Kyrgyzstan for Fulbright Fellowship

A photo of Amiso George, strategic communication professor at TCU.

Strategic Communication professor Amiso George will travel to Kyrgyzstan this month on a Fulbright Global Scholar Fellowship. She was awarded the fellowship in 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic postponed her travels. She will complete an abbreviated fellowship from May to August at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, where she will teach a… Read more »

Class of 2022: Kynnedi Rone

Name: Kynnedi Rone Degree: Strategic Communication (minors in psychology and honors) Why I chose to attend TCU: The energy was infectious! It felt like a place where I was bound to find endless amounts of new opportunities. Involvement at TCU: Founding the women’s club basketball team here at TCU has provided me with so many… Read more »

Roxo Agency Celebrates a Decade of Difference in the Community

Members of the Roxo agency pose with their clients from the MHMR Foundation.

Our Roxo agency this spring is celebrating 10 years of history and client work with strategic communication students and its client community. The agency has grown from employing a dozen students to nearly 30 each semester. The unique, student-driven, full-service advertising and public relations agency has taught, employed and prepared approximately 400 students in the… Read more »

Roxo Agency Recognizes a Decade of Difference With Special Event

A graphic advertising Roxo's "Decade of Difference" celebration event on March 16, 2022.

Roxo is celebrating 10 years of history and client work with past Roxstars and its client community at a special event this month. The “Decade of Difference” celebration for students, alumni, staff, clients and friends will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 at the Hyatt Place Hotel Lot 12 Rooftop Patio. The agency… Read more »

Roxo Scores Earned Media for Cook Children’s Health Care System

Roxo Agency team members created and distributed a press release increasing awareness around National Prescription Drug Take Back Day for client Cook Children’s Health Care System. Cook Children’s JOY Campaign is a suicide prevention initiative aiming to foster resilience, provide resources to struggling families, and encourage children that there is “hope today for joy tomorrow.”… Read more »

Senior Outlines How Roxo Agency Prepared Her for the Real World

A young white woman with long curly blonde hair wearing a red jacket smiles at the camera.

In an article for PR Daily, “6 ways the student-run agency prepares future PR pros,” Mackenzi Abbott outlines how instrumental TCU’s Roxo Agency has been in preparing her for the real world. Earning real experience in an agency as a student is an irreplaceable experience. Her stance is shared by many other student leaders in… Read more »

Schieffer Senior Spotlight: Ella Canfield ’21

A headshot of TCU strategic communication major Ella Canfield.

Ella Canfield, senior strategic communication major from Mason, Texas, is set to walk the stage at graduation in December 2021. In addition to that big achievement, the seventh-generation Masonite is on a special mission to benefit her hometown through her internship with the Mason County Historical Commission. In early February 2021, an arsonist set off… Read more »

Event Honoring the Late Doug Newsom Scheduled For Nov. 11

A photo of Doug Newsom standing in her office in Moudy South in 2009.

The Strategic Communication department has planned a tribute event honoring the late Douglas Ann Newsom from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. (CST) Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, in the Robert Carr Chapel at TCU. Newsom, professor emerita, taught at TCU for more than 40 years, leaving a lasting impact on all who knew her. You can read more… Read more »

Strategic Communication’s Social Media Class Prepares Students for Managing Online Reputations Effectively

A Schieffer College-themed Instagram post shared by TCU student Lucy Long.

This semester, strategic communication students in associate professor Guy Golan’s special topics course on social media are exploring emerging digital media and their influence on public relations and advertising practices and research, and gaining the analytical skills necessary to create, evaluate and execute social media campaigns. Along the way, students are learning how to build… Read more »