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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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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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Chiropractic Ranked High in 2013 Best Jobs Study

PASADENA, Texas – Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) is proud to share a recent Wall Street Journal article on “The Best and Worst Jobs of 2013.” The article was released by the Journal from CareerCast.com which ranked 200 jobs from best to worst based on five criteria: physical demands, work environment, income, stress and hiring outlook.

Chiropractic was ranked as the 11th best occupation in 2013, up from number 19 in 2012. Earning high marks for work environment, stress level and hiring outlook; this comes as no surprise to TCC president Dr. Richard G. Brassard.

“This study just proves what we in chiropractic have known for years, what a wonderful and rewarding career it is to be a chiropractor. With the opportunities for financial success and the ability to share the healing art of chiropractic with your patients, I can’t think of a more fulfilling career,” said Dr. Brassard.

This article echoes the fall 2012 release of a MyPlan.com study that ranked chiropractors as having one of the highest job satisfactions among working professionals.

With so many accolades and its unique approach in drug-free, hands on health care, chiropractic looks to be a booming occupation.

Texas Chiropractic College is located at in Pasadena, Texas just outside Houston. For more information about chiropractic, please contact the TCC Office of Admission at www.txchiro.edu/GoTCC, admissions@txchiro.edu or 800.468.6839.