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Roxo Designs “Forte Awards” for Fort Worth Chamber

A photo of the signage at the 2019 Forte Awards.

  By Desaray Hickombottom, Communication Studies major, Class of 2020 The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce partnered with Roxo, TCU’s student-run advertising and public relations agency, to develop details for a small business awards presentation this past spring. Roxo’s faculty advisor, Sarah Angle, shared how students had the opportunity to develop the logo, name, design,… Read more »

20 students graduate from the Certified Public Communicator® Program at TCU

A group photo of the CPC cohort 6.

Twenty professionals from across Texas and the nation graduated this summer from the Certified Public Communicator® Program at TCU. About 30 other professionals are currently enrolled in the CPC program and will graduate later this year or in summer 2020. The CPC program has been working for more than seven years with communicators from cities,… Read more »

Student Places Second in National Poster Contest

A poster of a young man crying with the words, "Brothers don't harm brothers" in the upper lefthand corner.

Jessica Spencer, a senior strategic communication major, placed second in the 2019 national poster competition for and its annual anti-hazing week program for the 2019-2020 academic year. Jessica received recognition for her poster, titled “Brothers Don’t Harm Brothers,” and a $100 cash award. “I chose the brothers theme for the poster because that’s what fraternities… Read more »

Schieffer Student-Author Invited to Read Books at Drake University

Student Liv Shin visits with a member of the Schieffer College Board of Visitors member.

Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, has invited Liv Shin, a junior Strategic Communication major and children’s author from Lake Oswego, Oregon, to read her books at the university’s library on July 24. Shin has authored two children’s books, “Kendall: A Story of a Young Boy With Autism,” and “Naomi: A Story of a Young Girl… Read more »

TCU Team Places Third at NSAC Competition

a group photo of the TCU NSAC team

By Christina Ligi, News and Media Studies major, Class of 2019 A team of 20 students from TCU’s Strategic Communication department received three awards after competing in the 2019 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) in Shreveport, Louisiana. They were one of 14 teams participating in the competition, which is sponsored by The American Advertising Federation (AAF)… Read more »

Alumna Paints Tribute to TCU’s First African-American Faculty Member

photo of Melissa Perkins '18 standing next to the portrait

  By Christina Ligi, News and Media Studies major, Class of 2019 Melissa Perkins, a 2018 graduate of the Strategic Communication program, paints tribute to the late Professor Allene Jones. Perkins initially expressed her talent for digital painting to Dr. Jacqueline Lambiase, professor of Strategic Communication. During her time as a member of ROXO, TCU’s student-run… Read more »

Registration Open for 2020 Certified Public Communicator™ Program Cohort

Registration is now open for the 2020 cohort of the TCU Certified Public Communicator™ program. This unique, post-baccalaureate, graduate-level residential program takes place over two summers (one week each in 2020 and 2021), plus a two-day winter session with strategic communication faculty from TCU’s Department of Strategic Communication. During the program, professional communicators working for city,… Read more »

AAF recognizes Lizzy Levine with “Most Promising Multicultural Student” Award in NYC

  By Christina Ligi, News and Media Studies major, Class of 2019 Lizzy Levine, a senior strategic communication major from Oahu, Hawaii, will be recognized as one of the “Most Promising Multicultural Students” for 2019 by the American Advertising Federation. The AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Program connects the advertising industry with the nation’s top multicultural… Read more »

STCO Professors Win Top Paper Awards at International PR Conference

The International Public Relations Research Conference which will take place March 8-12 in Orlando posted Top Paper awards late last week. Two professors in the Strategic Communication department have won awards for their submissions. “A Delphi Study to Identify Standards for Internal Communication,” Julie O’Neil | Texas Christian University, Michele Ewing | Kent State University, Stacey Smith |… Read more »

STCO hosts students from South Korea at TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 10, 2017 – As part of a developing exchange program, 21 students from two South Korean universities spent a week in the Texas Christian University (TCU) Department of Strategic Communication. Students from Sookmyung Women’s University (SMU) and Keimyung University (KMU) audited various strategic communication courses, conducted field research on consumer behaviors… Read more »