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TCC Board of Regence name Dr. Richard Brassard President Emeritus

Pasadena, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) is pleased to announce Dr. Richard G. Brassard, DC, FICC, as President Emeritus. The Board of Regents met on July 19, 2014 during the TCC Annual Convention in Galveston Texas where they voted unanimously to grant President Emeritus status to Dr. Brassard.  

Dr. Brassard began his relationship with TCC in July of 1985 when he was first appointed to the TCC Board of Regents.  He held this initial appointment until 1991 and then was reappointed in July 1995.  In 1997, Dr. Brassard was elected to the position of Vice Chairman and then elected as Chairman in 1999.  On January 1, 2002, the board appointed him as president-elect of TCC and he took the mantel of president on January 1, 2004, a position he held for 10 years before retiring.

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TCC Names Dr. Brad McKechnie as New Interim President

PASADENA, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) announced Dr. Brad McKechnie, D.C., DACAN as the College’s Interim President effective Monday, April 14, 2014.

Dr. McKechnie’s appointment comes on the heels of an announcement by Dr. R. Fred Zuker, Ph.D. that he would step down as the College’s interim president for health reasons, a position he held for seven months.

As Interim President, Dr. McKechnie will oversee the day-to-day operations of the College. After graduating from TCC in 1985, he served as a faculty member from 1986 to 1996 including various administrative roles as the Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Dean of External Affairs.

“I am excited to be a part of TCC’s future,” said Dr. McKechnie. “Texas Chiropractic College has some of the best students, staff and faculty in chiropractic education and I look forward to working with them every day.”

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Texas Chiropractic College renews academic partnership with Lee College

PASADENA, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) renewed an articulation agreement with Lee College Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 to ensure students can continue to easily enroll in the TCC Doctor of Chiropractic program. Presidents from both institutions met at the Lee College campus to re-sign the agreement, which was initially endorsed in fall 2010.  The arrangement allows Lee students who earn 90 undergraduate credit hours, maintain a minimum grade point average in specific science prerequisites and meet TCC requirements to automatically qualify for admission.

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Campus Map & Directions

campusmap houstonmapTexas Chiropractic College is located at 5912 Spencer Highway in Pasadena, Texas, just east of Beltway 8.

From I-10 West or Downtown Houston

1. Take I-45 (the Gulf Freeway) southbound, toward Galveston.

2. Proceed to the Sam Houston Tollway (also Beltway 8); stay in the right two lanes and prepare to exit just past the Fuqua/Beltway 8 Exit. Follow the signs for Sam Houston Tollway East.

3. Once on the tollway, you can opt to take the marked free exit (Genoa Red Bluff) and proceed northbound via the access road (Beltway 8) approximately four miles to Spencer Highway; or remain on the Sam Houston Tollway and pay a toll.

4. Proceed to the Spencer Highway Exit and turn right at the traffic light. Proceed approximately 1/4 mile, and look for the large Texas Chiropractic College sign on the right.

5. Turn right on Dedman Street onto campus then left into the visitors’ parking area next to the Harris Building (the Admissions Office is located the ground floor).

From Highway 290 (College Station & Austin)

1. Arriving to the Houston area from Austin and the northwest on U.S. Highway 290, proceed to North Loop 610 and follow the signs to go east.

2. Travel east on 610 to I-45 South and toward downtown.

3. Take I-45 (the Gulf Freeway) southbound, toward Galveston.

4. Proceed to the Sam Houston Tollway (also Beltway 8); stay in the right two lanes and prepare to exit just past the Fuqua/Beltway 8 Exit. Follow the signs for Sam Houston Tollway East.

5. Once on the tollway, you can opt to take the marked free exit (Genoa Red Bluff) and proceed northbound via the access road (Beltway 8) approximately four miles to Spencer Highway; or remain on the Sam Houston Tollway and pay a toll.

6. Proceed to the Spencer Highway Exit and turn right at the traffic light. Proceed approximately 1/4 mile, and look for the large Texas Chiropractic College sign on the right.

7. Turn right on Dedman Street onto campus then left into the visitors’ parking area next to the Harris Building (the Admissions Office is located the ground floor).

From IH-10 East (Beaumont & Louisiana)

1. Arriving to the Houston area from Beaumont and Louisiana on Interstate Highway 10, proceed to the East Sam Houston Tollway (also Beltway 8) and take the southbound exit. (Note: this route requires paying tolls).

2. Proceed south for approximately seven miles to the Spencer Highway Exit.

3. Turn left at the traffic light. Proceed approximately 1/4 mile, and look for the large Texas Chiropractic College sign on the right.

4. Turn right on Dedman Street onto campus then left into the visitors’ parking area next to the Harris Building (the Admissions Office is located the ground floor).