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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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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.