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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.

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TCC Expands Principles Curriculum to First Seven Trimesters

PASADENA, Texas – This past September, Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) embarked on a groundbreaking curriculum expansion in its mission to promote excellence in the education of practice-ready doctors of chiropractic. The revised Chiropractic Principles curriculum establishes a solid foundation for the chiropractic profession by helping TCC students grow into expert practitioners of chiropractic science.

President Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN challenged the faculty to develop a unique chiropractic principles course for each of the first seven trimesters of a student’s academic career at TCC.

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TCC Names Dr. Stephen A. Foster As Provost

PASADENA, Texas – Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN, president of Texas Chiropractic College (TCC), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen A. Foster, DC, FICC to the position of provost, effective December 8, 2014.

According to Dr. McKechnie, “Dr. Foster’s responsibilities as provost include coordinating TCC’s academic programming, infrastructure and budgetary matters with the president’s office. Dr. Foster will work methodically to administer the resources, training and services that students, faculty and staff need to promote excellence in the education of doctors of chiropractic.”

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Dr. Cassie Stinson Accepts Invitation as Attending Clinician at Moody Health Center

PASADENA, Texas – Cassie Stinson, DC, CCSP has accepted an invitation from Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) president, Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN to join the full-time faculty as an attending clinician at the Moody Health Center (MHC).

“We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Stinson,” Dr. McKechnie said. “Her clinical experience and business acumen are tremendous benefits for TCC interns preparing to graduate as practice-ready doctors of chiropractic.”

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TCC to Host Career Week

PASADENA, Texas - The Texas Chiropractic College Career Resource Center will be hosting its first Career & Networking Week, July 29 - August 2, 2013. This event is an extension of the career & networking fairs held once a trimester. A series of speakers will lead up to the career fair on Friday where students, staff, faculty and alumni will meet and network with doctors of chiropractic and chiropractic vendors. Interviews with TCC students will be held concurrently with area chiropractors.

If you’re interested learning more or getting involved, contact Luis Rivas at lrivas@txchiro.edu or 281.998.6060.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, July 29
12 - 1 p.m.
Dr. Jose Simon of Simon Spine in Sugar Land will speak about his experience starting into practice, from an associate to an independent doctor.

Tuesday, July 30
1 - 2 p.m.
Dr. Hamid Kantara of Cedars Chiropractic & Wellness Center in League City will speak about “How to Market Yourself as a Student Doctor.”

Wednesday, July 31
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Yvette Yarbrough, Executive Director; Scott Parker, Director of Enforcement and Jennifer Hertsenberg, Director of Licensure at Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners will give the campus an update on current licensing requirement and legislative issues. Lunch will be provided for the first 75 guests.

Thursday, August 1
12 - 1 p.m.
Airrosti will present “Starting a Sports Practice.”

Friday, August 2
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
TCC Career & Networking Fair
Meet and interact with Meet and interact with TCC students, colleagues, and exhibitors.

All events will take place in the Russell Auditorium on the Texas Chiropractic College campus, 5912 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, TX 77505.