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.
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.”
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.
Mr. Larry C. Johnson is serving as the honorary chair of the event and Dr. Monte Blue will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. The event will feature live music from Radio London, casino tables from Monte Carlo Plus, a silent auction, raffles, and great food and drinks.
This year’s gala marks the launch of a $1.5 million capital campaign, to renovate the Russell Education Building, one of the oldest buildings on campus. The renovation will transform the building into one the hubs of campus life and will include classroom space, conference and research areas, and the creation of a campus fitness center.
Standard Process, a whole food supplements leader since 1929, has given a gracious leadership gift of $400,000 to launch this exciting endeavor.
“We are always happy to welcome the community to our campus, but we’re especially excited about the opportunity to publically launch this new campaign in the building that it will benefit,” said Dr. Richard G. Brassard, TCC President. “The gala is a tremendous opportunity for our friends and leaders in the community and healthcare to gather for a night of support and celebration. I want to again thank Standard Process for their unswerving support of both this college and the chiropractic profession.”
Table sponsorship opportunities, which include 10 tickets and other goodies, begin at $2000, while individual tickets begin at $200 each. All proceeds from the evening’s event will benefit the capital campaign. For more information about purchasing tickets, sponsorship opportunities and donating items for the auction, please visit TCC online at www.txchiro.edu/gala or contact Luis Rivas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-998-6060.