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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com or 281-998-6060.