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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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Texas Chiropractic College renews academic partnership with Lee College

lee-tcc signingPASADENA, 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.

"One of our goals at TCC is to build academic partnerships that are mutually beneficial to the institutions in our community,” said Dr. Fred Zuker, TCC Interim President. “We are thrilled to re-establish and strengthen this agreement with our friends at Lee College.”

Located in Pasadena, TCC is the fourth oldest chiropractic college in the United States and is today recognized as a leader in chiropractic education.  The college’s Moody Health Center provides health services to the public, and is a model integrative healthcare facility featuring traditional chiropractic are, family practice by medical doctors, acupuncture and massage.

Lee students who enroll in the Doctor of Chiropractic program at TCC are also able to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in human biology while working toward their doctorate.

“Lee College is committed to providing students every opportunity to be successful in their chosen careers,” said President Dr. Dennis Brown.  “We are very excited to re-affirm this partnership and look forward to having those of our students who are interested in chiropractic studies become a part of the TCC family.”

TCC now maintains 14 academic partnerships with both four year universities and two year community colleges, including two dual-degree programs with the University of Houston-Clear Lake. For more information about the TCC Doctor of Chiropractic Program, call 1.800.468.6839 or email admissions@txchiro.edu.

About Lee College
Lee College offers more than 50 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare its diverse student body for advanced higher education, successful entry into the workforce and a variety of sought-after careers.  With the main campus and McNair Center located in Baytown, Texas, and a satellite office in nearby Liberty, the college serves a geographic area of more than 220,000 residents that includes 11 independent school districts.  To learn more, visit www.lee.edu.

PHOTO: Texas Chiropractic College renewed an articulation agreement with Lee College Wednesday, February 5, 2014 to help Lee students easily enroll in the TCC Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) Program. In attendance for the signing were, shown (l-r), Lee Canales, TCC Director of Admission; Dr. Fred Zuker, TCC Interim President; Dr. Donnetta Suchon, Lee College Vice President of Student Affairs; Dawnelle Prince, TCC Assistant Director of Recruitment & Outreach and Dr. Dennis Brown, Lee College President.