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chance to dance 2023
Communication Sciences & Disorders / Diversity-Equity-Inclusion / Community Outreach

'Chance to Dance' Celebrates 10 Years

Posted on Feb. 01, 2024, by Liliana Green

Texas Christian University is hosting its 10th Annual Chance to Dance, a free prom-like event for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2024, in the Brown-Lupton University Union on TCU’s campus.

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Meghan Ruelas ’07 MS, CCC-SLP and Kenneth Ruelas ’07 (’22 MBA) pose in front of their pediatric rehabilitation clinic, Anchor Pediatric Therapy, established in 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo provided by Meghan Ruelas.
Communication Sciences & Disorders / Frogpreneur

Frogpreneur: Kenneth & Meghan Ruelas

Posted on Jan. 29, 2024, by Liliana Green

This story follows the journey of Meghan Ruelas ’07 MS, CCC-SLP, and Kenneth Ruelas ’07 (’22 MBA), a dynamic couple who discovered their passion for speech-language pathology at TCU who aim to make the therapy experience less transactional and more relational.

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Nursing / Communication Sciences & Disorders / Harris College / Social Work / Kinesiology / Diversity-Equity-Inclusion / Nurse Anesthesia

Celebrating Our First-Gen Students

Posted on Nov. 06, 2023, by Liliana Green

TCU has been supporting first-generation college students through its TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) since 1997. Some of Harris College’s First-Gen students share encouragement and advice to others navigating their First-Gen journey.

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Ahmed Rivera Campos
Diversity-Equity-Inclusion / Harris College / Communication Sciences & Disorders

Harris United: An Equity-Based Grading Approach

Posted on Nov. 03, 2023, by Liliana Green

Ahmed Rivera Campos, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders spoke about “ungrading,” a form of “grading for growth” and explains the difference between an antiquated teaching approach versus an equity-based teaching approach.

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Eduardo Salas, Ph.D., presents a lecture to a room full of students
Nursing / Social Work / Kinesiology / Nurse Anesthesia / Harris College / Communication Sciences & Disorders

Effective Teams Lead to Improved Health Care Outcomes

Posted on Oct. 19, 2023, by Liliana Green

During the 2023 Premier Green Honors Chair lecture, Eduardo Salas, Ph.D. expresses that effective teams require defined goals and purpose; role clarity, timely and efficient communication; and a supportive leader set the foundation for effective teamwork.

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Jean Rivera Pérez investigates the use of technology in helping children learn a second language and expand their native tongue.
Diversity-Equity-Inclusion / Communication Sciences & Disorders

Harris United: What Inclusive Instructors Do in Harris College

Posted on Oct. 09, 2023, by Liliana Green

Harris United is hosting a Lunch & Learn series this academic year focusing on what inclusive instructors do in Harris College.

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Kristie Knickerbocker, owner of a tempo Voice Center
Communication Sciences & Disorders / Frogpreneur

Frogpreneur: Kristie Knickerbocker

Posted on Oct. 04, 2023, by Liliana Green

Kristie is the owner of a tempo Voice Center, a private practice based in Fort Worth. Her primary focus is assessing and treating people with voice disorders, especially singers.

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 graduate speech-language pathology students in Australia holding a TCU flag
Harris College / Communication Sciences & Disorders

Studying Global Perspectives on Health in Australia

Posted on Jul. 05, 2023, by Liliana Green

Graduate speech-language pathology students in the Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders recently visited Sydney, Australia as part of their summer study abroad course, “Evidence-Based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology: Developing a Global Perspective Through Australian Study.” Learn how their exploration of evidence-based practice, cultural diversity, and issues of health advocacy in the land down under enhanced their learning and growth at Harris College in their own words.

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TCU SAGE program students
Nursing / Communication Sciences & Disorders / Harris College / Social Work

SAGE Advice: Students Collaborate and Learn in Interprofessional Program

Posted on Mar. 30, 2023, by Liliana Green

SAGE is part of TCU’s Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice Initiative, IPREP. This is a unique opportunity for collaboration between students from various backgrounds and disciplines to create solutions for healthier communities and safer health care systems.

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