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Schieffer College Celebrates Student Research and Creativity at Annual Festival

A Zoom screenshot of student Melissa Hernandez presenting on her team's documentary titled, "Let the People Come Inside."

More than a dozen students, both undergraduate and graduate, presented their research and creative projects at the Schieffer College’s annual Research and Creative Festival last month. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the festival was held virtually on Zoom. The students had five minutes to deliver their presentations, which varied by topic. Faculty from the college’s… Read more »

Schieffer College to Host Research and Creative Festival on April 20

A photo from the 2019 Schieffer College Research and Creative Festival, which was held in-person in the lobby of Moudy South.

You are invited to join us virtually for the 2021 Schieffer College Research and Creative Festival on April 20, 2021. The festival will be held on Zoom from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and attendees will learn about some of our undergraduate and graduate students’ outstanding projects and research completed over the last year. The undergrad… Read more »

Schieffer Honors Students Participate in Research Competition

A photo of Schieffer College student Nicole Adams delivering her Honors presentation.

Four Schieffer College students presented their Honors projects to a group of Schieffer faculty last month, demonstrating how hard they’ve worked this year. The student presenters and the name of their presentations are as follows: Nicole Adams, Communication Studies and Strategic Communication double major: “MissCommunication: How Social Communication Tools are Delivering Contradictory Messages to Young… Read more »

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 »