Quick Facts

Bob Schieffer College of Communication

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  • The college is named for TCU alumnus and renowned journalist Bob Schieffer, who served as a CBS network reporter for 46 years and as anchor of Face the Nation for 24 years. 

  • In 2016, a team of Strategic Communication students earned second place in a national competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice. The “Project Unity” campaign built bridges between Fort Worth police officers and high school students from diverse backgrounds. 

  • Students from Roxo, the college’s advertising and public relations agency, spent 2016’s spring break in Panama developing business- to-business communication strategies for institutions that focus on balancing economic development and environmental considerations. 

  • Student Media launched, an online platform for students that teaches them practical digital media skills and serves as an outlet for their editorial pieces. 

  • The Forensics and Debate Team joined an elite list of U.S. colleges in 2016 when they were selected to host the Japanese national championship debate team for three days of on-campus debates. 

  • Students and Communication Studies faculty spent spring break in St. Petersburg, Russia, experiencing and studying intercultural aspects of communication, identity, social justice, urban studies and freedom of expression. 

Point of Pride

The Communication Studies faculty rank No. 1 nationally in research productivity for master’s degree-granting programs.