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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 »

Celebration Planned For New Graduates and Their Families

An invitation with the details for the May 2019 reception celebrating new graduates and their families.

On Friday, May 11, 2019 at 5 p.m., the Bob Schieffer College of Communication will celebrate the new graduates in the atrium of Moudy. Families are welcome to attend. A keepsake will be handed out to graduates at 5:15 p.m.        

Schieffer College Celebrates Student Creativity and Research

A Schieffer College student visits with a Communication Studies professor.

  By Christina Ligi, News and Media Studies major, Class of 2019 Students in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication showcased their work at the Research and Creative Festival on April 12. This year’s updated approach accepted poster boards as the preferred format, allowing students to visually showcase their excellent projects and creative works completed within… Read more »

Schieffer College Relaunches its Social Media Channels

A graphic showing the Schieffer College's handles for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  Perhaps you’ve seen our posts on your newsfeed recently. But if you haven’t, we’re proud to report the Bob Schieffer College of Communication has relaunched its social media channels with renamed handles. You can find the Schieffer College on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as “TCUSchieffer.” Be the first to learn about our current students… Read more »

Scholarship Students “Thank-It-Forward”

student writing a thank-you note to her scholarship donor

By Christina Ligi, News and Media Studies major, Class of 2019 Dean Kristie Bunton hosted the second annual Bob Schieffer College of Communication’s “Thank-It-Forward” event this past week. This event recognized Schieffer College students who received one or more of the college’s 38 named endowed scholarships this year. More than $250,000 in endowed scholarship funds were… Read more »

Students prepare for Texas’ oldest and most prestigious oratorical contest

photo of Michael Brown

By Christina Ligi, News and Media Studies major, Class of 2019 Since 2013, Communication Studies Instructor Carrie Moore has developed success in San Antonio’s Annual Battle of Flowers Oratorical Contest. She has been a consistent mentor and guide for these students in preparation fro this competition. According to the event’s website, this contest is one of… Read more »

Professor to Speak on Media’s Role in Human Trafficking Prevention

The annual Jim Wright Symposium this year will promote cross-disciplinary solutions to human trafficking and a member of the Bob Schieffer College of Communication faculty is among the speakers. From 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on February 7, 2019, all TCU students and faculty across departments are encouraged to participate in as many sessions as interested…. Read more »

Schieffer Series Brings Together Experts in Nation’s Capital

Our College’s namesake, Bob Schieffer, moderates monthly panel discussions with senior officials, lawmakers, journalists, and policy experts about global challenges and critical issues of national security and foreign policy. Now in its 11th consecutive year, the Schieffer Series is produced by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization in Washington,… Read more »

Communication Studies Professor Wins Early Career Award

Dr. Qinghua “Candy” Yang, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies, received the 2018 Association of Chinese Communication Studies Early Career Award at the National Communication Association’s convention this month. This award honors a scholar who is at the early stage of his or her career and has already played an important role in… Read more »