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A Tribute to Our Namesake, Bob Schieffer

A photo of TCU alumnus Bob Schieffer standing with his arms crossed in front of the building on TCU's campus which bears his name.

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

A headshot of Elizabeth Jenswold, Schieffer College alumna and recently announced chair of the Board of Visitors.

  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

A headshot of Schieffer College alumnus Sam Tippetts.

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

A Zoom session screenshot featuring members of the Roxo agency from the Spring 2020 semester.

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

A graphic promoting the new Health Communication and Media minor in the Schieffer College.

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 »

Schieffer College Faculty Approved for Tenure and Promotion

At their spring 2020 meeting, the members of the TCU Board of Trustees approved tenure and promotion recommendations for the following Bob Schieffer College of Communication faculty: Dr. Josh Bentley has been tenured and promoted to associate professor of Strategic Communication. Dr. Amiso George has been promoted to professor of Strategic Communication. Dr. Tricia Jenkins has… Read more »

2020 Research and Creative Festival Moved Online

Updated Information Regarding the 2020 Schieffer College Research and Creative Festival March 30, 2020 2020 Research and Creative Festival Canceled However, we welcome the opportunity to showcase students’ outstanding research and creative projects on the research page of our Schieffer College website.  Examples of projects include: Research projects (i.e. class research projects, graduate projects, theses,… Read more »

Dean’s Message to Schieffer Students and Faculty

Schieffer students and faculty: Dean Kris Bunton has a message for you. As you transition to online learning and virtual instruction, we want to see photos of your new normal. Share your photos online with the hashtag #SchiefferCares. Be well!

Schieffer College to Host Research & Creative Festival

A graphic advertising the Student Research and Creative Festival the Bob Schieffer College of Communication is hosting on April 21, 2020.

***Out of an abundance of caution, this event has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns.*** The Schieffer College will host its annual Research & Creative Festival from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 on the first floor of Moudy South. Guests are invited to come visit with undergraduate and graduate students to learn about… Read more »

Schieffer College Donors Make a Difference on TCU Gives Day

In November, we celebrated another successful TCU Gives Day. A total of 177 donors contributed more than $35,000 to our college in a 24-hour period. Corrie Brock ’06, a Communication Studies alumna and current member of the Schieffer College Board of Visitors, kicked off TCU Gives Day by making a generous $5,000 gift to the… Read more »