Honors Student Spotlight – Hannah Thornton

March 2020

Though she came to college with no prior experience in table tennis, Honors student Hannah Thornton became the first female member of the TCU Table Tennis team by the end of her first semester in 2017. At that time, the club lacked a practice schedule and did not compete outside of TCU. Since then, thanks […]

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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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TCU Gives Day Honors Challenge

November 2019

TCU Honors alumnus Greg Beauchamp is offering a special bonus gift of $5,000 if the John V. Roach Honors College can reach 200 individual gifts on TCU Gives Day. Can you help us reach our goal? Greg Beauchamp grew up in El Paso, Texas and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Departmental Honors from the John […]

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