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Students prepare for Texas’ oldest and most prestigious oratorical contest

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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 »

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Bob Schieffer’s “Overload” is published this fall

“Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News,” the new book by our college namesake and legendary journalist Bob Schieffer, is being published Oct. 1. The book is based on interviews of more than 40 leading journalists and news executives conducted by Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz, chief communications officer at the Center for Strategic… Read more »

Schieffer College Ribbon Cutting, Open House and New Student Recognition

  More than 300 Bob Schieffer College of Communication students, parents, alumni, donors, Board of Visitors members and TCU stakeholders gathered Friday afternoon, Sept. 15, 2017, to celebrate the newly remodeled home of the Schieffer College. A team composed of 19 student ambassadors, TCU Chancellor Victor Boschini, and donors Roy (’59) and Jeannine (’60) Eaton,… Read more »

How They Got There – Carson Rahrig

By Lauren Reyes, Communication Studies ‘17 Name: Carson Rahrig Major: Communication Studies Graduation Year: December 2016 Hometown: Mansfield, Texas Current City: Fort Worth, Texas What do you do? Internal Communications Specialist at AZZ ·      Responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of internal communications content delivered within the organization, including reminders, memos, sponsorships, contests and… Read more »