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Student Spotlight: Francisco Vega-Maldonado
January 28, 2020
Meet Francisco Vega-Maldonado: Currently in his fifth trimester at TCC, he is an ambassador of the college, the president of the International Fellowship of TCC and the vice president of his class. Francisco came to TCC from his hometown of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, where hopes to open his own chiropractic practice after graduation.
TCC Receives Accreditation Reaffirmation from CCE
January 22, 2020
The Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) has reaffirmed the Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) doctor of chiropractic degree program. This reaffirmation marks the beginning of the next eight year accreditation cycle for TCC.
TCC Receives Accreditation Reaffirmation from SACSCOC
December 17, 2019
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmed accreditation for Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) for ten years on Dec. 10.
Pasadena Mayor Announces October as National Chiropractic Health Month
October 10, 2019
Pasadena Mayor Jeff Wagner signed a proclamation announcing October as National Chiropractic Health Month. The proclamation was presented in Moody Health Center at Texas Chiropractic College on Oct. 10.
Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Virgilio Paniagua
September 25, 2019
Dr. Virgilio Paniagua was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and grew up in Boston, Mass. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass., followed by his Pre-Med degree from Quincy College. He then graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in 2006. From 2006 to 2007, he worked at Allied Medical Center in Houston. Shortly after he moved to Puerto Rico and worked as an associate doctor for various chiropractors on the island while obtaining his CCSP and ICCSP.
Dr. Kent Gray Hired as MHC Chief of Staff
September 3, 2019
Kent D. Gray, D.C. assumed the role of Clinic Chief of Staff at Moody Health Center on Sept. 3.
Dr. Jeffrey Weiss Recognized as Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year
August 15, 2019
Dr. Jeffrey Weiss was named Texas Chiropractic College Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year at Deer Park Chamber of Commerce’s annual Salute to Education, an annual event to recognize the hard work and achievements of local instructors. Along with his recognition, Dr. Weiss also received a congressional certificate from Congressman Brian Babin of District 36.
Student Spotlight: Chris Thomas
June 6, 2019
Chris Thomas, who will graduate with his Doctor of Chiropractic in August, has balanced owning many companies while completing his coursework at TCC. As an experienced licensed massage therapist who has owned his business for ten years, Chris was chosen to serve as an LMT for Team USA for the second time later this year.
Student Spotlight: Holly Tharp
January 31, 2019
Holly Tharp graduated from Louisiana State University Shreveport in December 2013 with her B.S. in Health Promotion with concentrations in Kinesiology and Epidemiology. Throughout college she wanted to be a physical therapist, but she was inspired to become a chiropractor after she watched her father’s chronic pain gain relief through chiropractic and her sister enrolled at TCC.
TCC Students Participate in IPE Session at UTHSC
January 30, 2019
Ten students represented Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) at an Interprofessional Education (IPE) session at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Houston on January 17.
TCC Hosts Board of Regents Retreat
November 6, 2018
Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) hosted a retreat for its Board of Regents on Oct. 19. At their meeting, the Board honored a departing member, welcomed new members and announced a contract extension for TCC President Dr. Stephen Foster.
MHC Launches Service-Learning Requirement for Interns
September 19, 2018
Moody Health Center (MHC) will now require all interns in Trimesters 8-10 to complete 16 hours of community service over the course of their internships.
TCC Recognizes Greg Chubon, Bob Fairey with Harper Awards
August 14, 2018
The Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) Board of Regents honored Greg Chubon and Bob Fairey with William D. Harper Awards, the school’s highest accolade, on July 28 during the President’s Banquet at the 2018 Annual Convention.
Texas Chiropractic College Attending Clinician Elected as Sports Medicine Staff for Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team
January 17, 2018
Texas Chiropractic College Attending Clinician, Dr. Todd Riddle, has been selected as a member of the Sports Medicine Staff for the Women’s Nigerian Bobsled team.
Texas Chiropractic College To Implement New Force Sensing Table Technology
December 19, 2017
Texas Chiropractic College has announced the implementation of new technology to aid students in perfecting their adjusting skills.
Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents Proposes Election for Officer Positions
November 21, 2017
The Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents announced the proposal for new officer elections at the fall board meeting.
Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents Announce Contract Extension for President Stephen Foster
October 25, 2017
The Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents announced this past week that it has agreed with Dr. Stephen Foster to extend the term of his employment through 2020.
Texas Chiropractic College Faculty Member's Work Published in American Journal of Physiology
September 25, 2017
Dr. Shari Wynd, associate professor and Department Chair of Foundational Sciences at Texas Chiropractic College, was recently recognized for her work on research that was published in the American Journal of Physiology. Wynd collaborated on this project with Dr. Aladin Boriek, preeminent researcher in respiratory mechanics and professor at Baylor College of Medicine.
Chiropractic Gains Ground During Texas Legislative Session
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law Senate Bill 304, continuing the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE) and upholding the right of licensed doctors of chiropractic in Texas to diagnose patients. It caps a historic legislative session for the chiropractic profession in Texas.
Texas Chiropractic College Names Dr. Lawrence H. Wyatt Jr. as Interim Associate Vice President for Clinics
May 22, 2017
Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) is pleased to announce that Lawrence H. Wyatt Jr. DC, DACBR, FICC will take over as the interim Associate Vice President for Clinics at Moody Health Center effective Monday, May 15, 2017. Dr. Wyatt will oversee all aspects of the clinical experience at TCC.
Texas Chiropractic College Faculty Members Excel at ACC Conference
March 15, 2017
Texas Chiropractic College faculty members were an integral part of the combined Association of Chiropractic Colleges (ACC) and World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC) Congress conference held in Washington DC.
TCC Alumnus Serves as Chiropractor for Atlanta Falcons
February 10, 2017
During last week's Superbowl festivities, one Texas Chiropractic College member was given the opportunity of a lifetime.
Dr. Stephen A. Foster Officially Installed as 15th President of Texas Chiropractic College
November 5, 2016
Dr. Stephen A. Foster was officially installed as the fifteenth president of Texas Chiropractic College at his Investiture Ceremony on Saturday, November 5th.
Plaque Dedicated for First Recipient of Massare Scholarship
October 25, 2016
Students, faculty and staff gathered this past Tuesday to unveil the new plaque for the recipients of the new founded Dr. John Massare Memorial Scholarship for Technique.
Texas Chiropractic College Students Take Home Silver Medal at 2016 Chiro Games
November 6, 2016
This past weekend over 60 Texas Chiropractic College students competed in the 2016 Chiro Games in Cocoa Beach, FL. The Chiropractic Games offer student athletes the chance to meet, compete, socialize and forge friendships that can last a lifetime. The students participated in events such as golf, basketball, running, tennis, ultimate frisbee and softball.
Texas Chiropractic College Student Receives $2,500 Standard Process Scholarship
November 3, 2016
Standard Process INC., a manufacturer of whole food nutrient solutions, supports future health care professionals in several ways. Through the Standard Process scholarship program, Kameron Bavender, a student from Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) was granted $2,500 to continue to pursue her chiropractic degree.
Texas Chiropractic College Student Excels in the Classroom and on the Olympic Stage
September 28, 2016
M. Seun Adigun is a Trimester 7 student at Texas Chiropractic College working towards her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. She encounters all the struggles graduate students do in daily life including learning, studying and trying to master the difficult material. However, in addition to these responsibilities, Adigun is also training to hopefully attend the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Texas Chiropractic College Student Named First Ever Recipient of ChiroHealthUSA's Foxworth Family Scholarship
September 9, 2016
"ChiroHealthUSA awarded $10,000 to Amber Horsley, a chiropractic student at Texas Chiropractic College, and made an additional $10,000 donation to the school. Ms. Horsley was unable to be present for the check presentation, but Dr. Stephen Foster, President of Texas Chiropractic College, was pleased to accept it on her behalf. 'It is no surprise to us at Texas Chiropractic College that Amber was awarded ChiroHealthUSA’s Foxworth Family Scholarship. She is such an incredible example of what makes chiropractic such a great profession,' Foster stated before accepting the award."
Texas Chiropractic College to Sponsor 300 hour two-year Diplomate Program in Clinical Nutrition
August 31, 2016
Texas Chiropractic College is proud to sponsor a 300 Hour two-year Diplomate program in Clinical Nutrition with a Functional Medicine component at the Texas Chiropractic College. This program has been sponsored by several Chiropractic Colleges since the 1990’s and has served to educate hundreds of doctors and other health care professionals allowing them to provide more effective nutritional protocols to scores of patients. This evidence-based approach now includes components of both functional and integrative medicine.
Texas Chiropractic College Student Receives Community Scholarship
August 18, 2016
The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Cultural Arts Committee met recently to award scholarships to two students from local colleges. The students had to be nominated by a faculty or staff member to win the $1000 scholarship.
Dr. Martha Friesen Awarded at Deer Park's annual Salute to Education
August 16, 2016
Friesen was awarded the 2016 -2017 Deer Park Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year award for the third time. She previously won this award in 2004 and 2011. Friesen was also awarded a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by Rep. Brian Babin of the 36th Congressional District.
TCC Offers 100-Hour Acupuncture Certification Program
December 9, 2015
The Division of Postgraduate Studies at Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) is offering a 100-hour acupuncture certification program which is scheduled to begin in January 2016.