TCU: COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
TCU and the DFW Metroplex
- TCU and its hometown have enjoyed a century of partnership since the University moved to Fort Worth from its Waco campus in 1910.
- A new urban village is blossoming in the neighborhood south of campus. TCU is a key partner in the Berry Street Initiative, which is fostering this change.
- TCU has helped to make college a reality for more than 6,000 first-generation/low-income students across the Metroplex through College Access programs, which include TCU Community Scholars.
- With events like the Trinity Shakespeare Festival, the PianoTexas International Academy & Festival and the Schieffer Symposium in Journalism, TCU is an anchor in the cultural life of North Texas.
- In the summer, the University opens the campus to 60,000 participants in TCU-sponsored camps, conferences and other community events.
- TCU is developing innovative solutions to critical health care needs with initiatives such as the Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research, the nurse anesthesia program and a doctorate in nursing practice.
- The Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education, which works with hundreds of K-12 teachers and students, is helping create a national model for teaching of science and mathematics.
Point of pride:
The DFW Metroplex is one of the top areas in the country for finding internships and jobs after graduation. TCU Career Services, the Alumni Association’s National Networking Nights and career-related webinars help to hone Horned Frogs’ interviewing and networking skills.
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