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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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Dr. John Demartini To Speak at TCC

TCC Alumnus, Founder of Demartini Institute Will Speak At Texas Chiropractic College during Chiropractic Health Month

Dr. John Demartini photoPASADENA, Texas –Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) is proud to welcome home Dr. John Demartini, Class of 1982, for a free lecture open to the public on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Russell Auditorium on the TCC campus.

“We are delighted to welcome one of our own back to our Pasadena campus,” noted Dr. Fred Zuker, Interim President of TCC. “This is a great opportunity for our students to hear from a man who has positively impacted so many lives around world, and was once a student like they are today.”

Dr. Demartini is a chiropractor, human behavioral specialist, educator and international authority on maximizing human awareness and potential. His lecture on October 8 is on "Overcoming Obstacles and Conquering Challenges." His studies have spanned numerous disciplines and his teachings provide answers and solutions to many of life’s questions and challenges. He has written over 40 published books and 160 manuscripts and has produced over 50 CD and DVD educational products. As an educator, he constantly travels the globe teaching students from all backgrounds and disciplines the workings of human behavior, how to understand and transform social dynamics, and how to activate potential by understanding human nature.

The month of October is also Chiropractic Health Month, which is a yearly event sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association. The theme for this year is Discover Chiropractic…Get Vertical. As part of this nationwide awareness campaign, TCC is also hosting the Honorable Sam Zakhem, former U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, on October 2 who will speak about his chiropractic experience as a patient; and holding Community Day on October 19. Community Day will provide an opportunity for members of the TCC community to connect with each other and the public in a variety of ways including a 5K run, volunteer opportunities and campus service projects.

For more information about these events, please contact Luis Rivas, Director, Development and Community Engagement at 281-998-6060 or via email at