Growing up in a multicultural family in a small Texas town, Ebony Rose wasn’t sure where she fit in. Today, she’s found her place at TCU. In her former role in student affairs and her new role as senior learning & development consultant in human resources, Ebony helps Horned Frogs speak confidently about themselves and… Read more »
Month: September 2018
Leading behind the scenes: How Sassan Sahba makes TCU game day happen
The thrill of college football and other Big 12 sports makes TCU’s athletic experience unforgettable, but it takes a lot of work to make sure game day goes off without a hitch. Meet Sassan Sahba, the man who makes it all look easy.
How can you get involved and make the most of your college experience? Abbey Widick shares
Abbey Widick loves being involved. Since coming to TCU, she’s been part of Frog Camp, study abroad, her sorority and the Chancellor’s Leadership Program. Abbey is dedicated to championing social issues and representing the voices of her fellow students through her leadership role in Student Government.
Not your typical undergrad: How Hector Perez balances work, school and family
Hector Perez may be the same age as his classmates, but he brings a very different perspective to his college experience. In addition to being a full-time student, Hector works two jobs and is also a father of two. He’s a nontraditional student with an inspirational story of dedication.
Leadership lessons from Catelyn Hawkins: How to be a leader and part of a group
For Catelyn Hawkins, leadership takes many forms. She is a dedicated member of the Horned Frog marching band, a giving member of the local community and a devoted sister. She’s also an individual who marches to the beat of her own saxophone.
Discover how music can help unite us: Germán Gutiérrez explains
Germán Gutiérrez believes in the power of music. TCU’s director of orchestras says music is a way for people to work together and put aside political differences.
Can fish oil alleviate the effects of head trauma? Jonathan Oliver explores
Assistant professor Jonathan Oliver and TCU researchers work with the football program to investigate the neurological protections of omega-3 fatty acids.
How a Texas professor may have a solution to the West’s water woes
How much water does a head of cattle need? Depending on how hot it is outside, it can be up to 20 gallons a day, a whole lot more than the eight glasses of water you’re supposed to be drinking. Coupled with huge population growth throughout the West, agriculture and ranching are huge users of… Read more »
5 lessons we can all learn from dumpster diving
For as long as he can remember, Jeff Ferrell has had a hunter-gatherer approach to life, exploring the path not taken to see what he could find. Riding around on a scrounged mountain bicycle, Ferrell investigates people’s trash, finding an endless array of discarded items, from scrap metal and new clothes to unopened presents. “I grew… Read more »
Learn why this professor encourages more play for better learners
If you ask American kids what their favorite subject in school is, their excited reply is often “recess!” And that isn’t a bad thing — physical activity boosts brain function, improving development, academic performance and creativity in the classroom. So why do students in this country get so little playtime? Debbie Rhea, associate dean of… Read more »