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TCC News & Events

Texas Chiropractic College Launches Annual Fundraising;
Distinguished Japanese Guests to be Honored

Pasadena, TX -- Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) will host a diverse contingent of dignitaries from the Japan Chiropractic Association at its annual fundraising gala on April 25, 2015. Now in its 24th year, the gala is the signature fundraising event of TCC and premier social and networking occasion.  Gala returns to the TCC campus in Pasadena, Texas, where guests will be able to enjoy the newly renovated Student Center, formerly known as the Russell Building.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the “Cruising Into Summer” themed festivities begin at 7 p.m. “Passengers” will be able to game in the casino, play shuffle board and mini golf, and enjoy the endless buffet complete with chocolate fountain. Additional entertainment on this year’s “cruise” includes music, dancing, and more. Fundraising activities feature a silent auction and a wine pull.

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TCC Names Dr. Brad McKechnie President

PASADENA, Texas – The Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) Board of Regents has named Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN as the institution’s 14th president, after serving as the interim president since April 2014.

An honor graduate of TCC in 1985, Dr. McKechnie returned to his alma mater as an assistant professor in the department of clinical sciences. He also twice served as a dean during his tenure, managing postgraduate education and later overseeing external affairs for the college. In 2009, Dr. McKechnie was named to the TCC Board of Regents and he served on the Board’s Academic Affairs Committee, Postgraduate Committee, and the Finance Committee.

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TCC Expands Principles Curriculum to First Seven Trimesters

PASADENA, Texas – This past September, Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) embarked on a groundbreaking curriculum expansion in its mission to promote excellence in the education of practice-ready doctors of chiropractic. The revised Chiropractic Principles curriculum establishes a solid foundation for the chiropractic profession by helping TCC students grow into expert practitioners of chiropractic science.

President Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN challenged the faculty to develop a unique chiropractic principles course for each of the first seven trimesters of a student’s academic career at TCC.

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TCC Names Dr. Stephen A. Foster As Provost

PASADENA, Texas – Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN, president of Texas Chiropractic College (TCC), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen A. Foster, DC, FICC to the position of provost, effective December 8, 2014.

According to Dr. McKechnie, “Dr. Foster’s responsibilities as provost include coordinating TCC’s academic programming, infrastructure and budgetary matters with the president’s office. Dr. Foster will work methodically to administer the resources, training and services that students, faculty and staff need to promote excellence in the education of doctors of chiropractic.”

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TCC Board of Regents

Chairman: Monte Blue, Ed.D.
Pasadena, Texas

Vice Chairman: Larry C. Johnson, BS
Deer Park, Texas

Secretary: L. Bert Williams, D.C.
Houston, Texas

Treasurer: Ken Cauthorn
Houston, Texas

At Large: Armando Baños-Alvarez, M.D., D.C.
Mexico City, Mexico

Lambert E. Collins, D.C.
Houston, Texas

William Theodore “Ted” Cummings, Ph.D.
Houston, Texas

Mark J. Davis, D.C.
Houston, Texas

John Felker, III, D.C.
Stafford, Texas

Jack Fulkman, III, D.C.
League City, Texas

Rick Gesing
Round Rock, Texas

Barbara Hanson, Ed.D.
Monroe, La.

Stephen A. Harris, D.C.
Sugar Land, Texas

Brian Hawkins, D.C.
Houston, Texas

Matthew Higgs, M.D., D.C.
Houston, Texas

M. Shaun Holt, M.D.
Houston, Texas

Kurt Juergens, D.C.
Houston, Texas

Judge Tom Lawrence
Humble, Texas

Shaun McCrae, D.C.
The Woodlands, Texas

Paul Raymond, D.C.
Houston, Texas

Cheryl Dawn Schwab, D.C.
The Woodlands, Texas

Van A. Wigginton, J.D.
Pasadena, Texas

Ken White, D.C.
Austin, Texas

Peter J. Yeh, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Bellaire, Texas

as of July 30, 2014