2020 Senior Spotlight: Honors graduate starts educational non-profit aimed at combatting systemic oppression

May 2020

Honors graduate Ali Carter knows the power of education – he’s experienced it firsthand. He grew up in Oklahoma City, where he remembers watching athletes play football through the fence on the fields of an elite college preparatory school, Heritage Hall, until police shooed him away. Carter eventually attended Heritage Hall, where he was able […]

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The John V. Roach Honors College Hosts Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Fogelson Honors Forum

February 2020

He’s probably most well-known for being the all-time leading scorer in the NBA, a six-time champion, and the league’s only six-time MVP, but there is so much more than basketball to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He’s also a regular contributing columnist for international publications like The Guardian and The Hollywood Reporter, a best-selling author (both in fiction […]

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Honors Student Brings Improvisation Into Research

February 2020

Grant Lattanzi came to TCU with aspirations of an acting career. However, after his experience conducting an independent research project, his dream changed course. “My career trajectory has completely changed from career actor to aspiring professor,” he said. For his project, “Improvisation Training and Communication In and Out of the Natural Sciences: Developing a research-informed […]

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The Big Picture: Storytelling and Identity in an Honors Course

January 2020

TCU’s Coordinator of Special Projects, Dr. Whitnee Boyd, has taught Honors College Life and Identity for two semesters. Sharing identity through storytelling—in and outside of TCU—has been the core of her class. “There’s so much more depth and breadth of people and experiences out there in Fort Worth,” Boyd said. Boyd hopes to expose students […]

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Dr. Ron Pitcock Honored with Fort Worth Business Press Corporate Philanthropy Award for His Work with Honors Course, “Nature of Giving & Philanthropy”

October 2019

Each year, the Fort Worth Business Press presents its Corporate Philanthropy Awards, which honor community-minded companies and individuals who are philanthropic leaders in their organizations and communities. This year’s award recipients included a familiar face – Assistant Dean, J. Vaughn & Evelyne H. Wilson Honors Fellow, Director of Prestigious Scholarships, and Honors Professor Ron Pitcock. […]

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