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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.


2014 Fall Career & Networking Fair

Thursday, November 20

11:00 am – 3:00pm

Harris Administration Building

We’re excited to kick off the Fall 2014 Career and Networking Fair hosted by the Alumni Relations office.  We need your help to make it a success!  If you are currently looking for a chiropractor to join your team or would just like to meet our students and network with your future colleagues, please consider joining us.

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TCC Board of Regents 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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Outstanding Facilities

TCC CampusPreparation is at the heart of everything we do at Texas Chiropractic College. Nothing reflects this commitment to our students more than the outstanding facilities they find on the TCC campus.

Throughout the learning experience here, students master their skills on the same kinds of equipment, technologies, and resources they will encounter in the professional world. As a result, they are ready to succeed as Doctors of Chiropractic on day one.

Moody Health Center

Moody Health Center offers an array of services and is where students complete most of their clinical internship experiences and have the ability to treat real patients with real health care needs.

  • Adjusting rooms
  • Blood lab
  • Complete X-ray suite
  • Attending DC offices
  • Rehabilitation services

Yasunori Iwama Education Center

The newly-built, 35,000-square-foot Yasunori Iwama Education Center has been heralded as one of the finest facilities in chiropractic education in the country.

  • Eight simulated treatment rooms
  • 4,000-square-foot Assessment Center
  • State-of-the-art classrooms
  • Wet lab for biology, physics, and general and organic chemistry
  • 750-seat Dr. Shelby & Connie Elliott Auditorium

James M. Russell Education Building

The James M. Russell Education Building serves as both a place to learn, as well as a social hub for students on campus.

  • Modern classrooms
  • Research lab
  • Cafeteria
  • Indoor basketball court/gym
  • Exercise equipment
  • Student lounge

Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center is where students find an abundance of learning resources and academic support services.

  • Three theatre-style classrooms
  • Flex-purpose classroom
  • Adjusting lab
  • Microbiology and physiology lab
  • Bookstore
  • Student government offices

Guy & Ester Ligon Laboratory Building

The Guy & Ester Ligon Laboratory Building offers students excellent laboratory facilities.

  • Campus Health Center
  • Two adjusting labs
  • Histology lab
  • Neurology lab

Mae Hilty Memorial Library

The Mae Hilty Memorial Library supports the scholarship of TCC students and faculty, and provides a wealth of services and resources.

  • Audio/video department
  • Computer lab
  • Study rooms
  • More than 10,000 volumes of books
  • More than 1,000 audiovisual titles
  • More than 170 periodical subscriptions

Smith Radiology Building

Completed in 1996, the Smith Building offers modern facilities and resources.

  • X-ray positioning lab
  • Radiology department
  • Research department

William M. Harris Administration Building

The William M. Harris Administration Building offers students a single location in which to find all of their admission and administrative needs.

  • Admissions office
  • Financial aid office
  • Registrar’s office
  • Provost’s office
  • Student services
  • President’s office
  • Institutional advancement
  • Business offices
  • Postgraduate and continuing studies