Chancellor’s Accolades 2012-13

September 2012

  • September 5, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber Commerce (FWMBCC) 20th Annual Women’s Business Conference and Eagle Awards Luncheon, Colonial Country Club
  • September 5, Mayor Betsy Price and Tobi Jackson, City Hall
  • September 7, Grambling State University Breakfast—President Frank Pogue, Sheraton Hotel and Spa
  • September 7, -Speaker-Allen Saxe Garden Dedication, Southeast Campus
  • September 10, Streams and Valleys Board Meeting, Botanic Garden Center
  • September 10, Meeting with Joint Consultation Committee (JCC) May Owen Center
  • September 11, Sheryl Neal, Fritz Schanz/Cengage Learning, Joe McIntosh, Omni
  • September 11, Commissioner Roy Brooks, Shannon Fletcher, May Owen Center
  • September 12, Lunch with President’s, Dr. Gates Black and Dr. Wells, Northwest Campus
  • September 12, -Speaker-Student Success Conference, Northwest Campus
  • September 12, Northwest Tarrant County Elected Officials Appreciation Reception & Dinner, Joe T. Garcia
  • September 13, Roy Brooks Jazz Luncheon, Ashton Depot
  • September 13, Steer FW Report to the Community Mayor Betsy Price, Sheraton Hotel
  • September 14, -Speaker-North Texas Community College Consortium (NTCCC) Fall Leadership Convocation, Colin County College
  • September 15, Intergenerational Community Conversation, South Campus
  • September 18, Achieving the Dream, Trinity River Campus
  • September 19, -Speaker-Northwest Tarrant Chamber, Spring Creek BBQ, Lake Worth
  • September 19, Mayor’s Texas Star Program, Trinity River Campus
  • September 20, North Texas Commission (NTC) Board Meeting and Annual Luncheon, Irving
  • September 20, Emerging Leaders Kickoff, Trinity River Campus
  • September 21, South Campus Enrollment Services Visit
  • September 21, Distance Learning Faculty Advisory Council Meeting, Trinity River East Campus
  • September 24, Legislative Appropriations Hearing, Austin, TX
  • September 26, TCC Foundation Reception/Board Meeting, Trinity River Campus
  • September 27, 1st Annual Texas Black Educators Summit, Austin, TX
  • September 28, Trinity River Campus Enrollment Services Visit
  • September 28, -Speaker-Men of Color Mentoring Kick-off Luncheon, Trinity River Campus

October 2012

  • October 1, Streams and Valleys Board Meeting
  • October 1, Allan Saxe Dedication Ceremony, Trinity River Campus
  • October 2, -Speaker-Rotary Club of Fort Worth-South
  • October 3, -Speaker-United Way Northeast Community Luncheon, Hurst Conference Center
  • October 4-5, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Leadership Conference, Austin, TX
  • October 9, -Speaker-Latinos Unidos Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
  • October 9, Norman R. Augustine Reception and Dinner, Circle T Ranch
  • October 10-13, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2012 Annual Leadership Congress, Boston, MA
  • October 17, Collin College Higher Education Center Tour, McKinney, TX
  • October 19, Testimony before the House of Representatives Higher Education Committee, Austin, TX
  • October 24, Texas Association Community Colleges (TACC) Meeting, Austin, TX
  • October 25, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Meeting, Austin, TX
  • October 26-28, American Association of Community Colleges President’s Round Table, Phoenix, AZ
  • October 29, -Mistress of Ceremony-Community Food Bank Event, Trinity River Campus
  • October 30, Achieving the Dream, Trinity River Campus
  • October 31, Business/Education Luncheon Forum hosted by The Committee for Economic Development (Washington DC), City Club of Fort Worth
  • October 31, Achieving the Dream, Trinity River Campus

November 2012

  • November 1, Friends of DFW Luncheon and State of the Airport Address, Hyatt Regency, DFW
  • November 1, -Speaker-University of North Texas Regional Symposium on College Completion, Trinity River Campus
  • November 2, -Speaker-Student Success Retreat, Trinity River Campus
  • November 5, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
  • November 6, Emerging Leaders Lunch, Joe T Garcia’s
  • November 7, Weir SPM $282,116 Check Signing to Provide Technical Training for Weir Employees, Tarrant County Opportunity Center
  • November 7, 2nd Annual State of the County Address with County Judge Glen Whitley, Worthington Renaissance Hotel
  • November 7, Acceptance Ceremony of Lear Jet donation from Air Center Helicopters, Inc., TCC Aviation Building, Meacham
  • November 8, Tarrant County College Legislative Reception, Trinity River Campus
  • November 9, Northeast Campus Enrollment Services Visit
  • November 9, 7th Annual Ariel Hunter Chriss African American Professionals Conference, South Campus
  • November 12, Representative Diane Patrick’s 6th Annual Educational Policy Summit, The University of Texas at Arlington
  • November 14,Host Reporters from the Chronicle of Higher Education
  • November 14, DFW Education Committee Meeting, Fort Worth
  • November 14, Achieving the Dream meeting, Northeast Campus
  • November 15,-Speaker-3rd Annual Brighter Outlook Gospel Breakfast, Brighter Outlook Community Center
  • November 15, Gateway to College Drop Out Recovery Model meeting with Dr. Walter Dansby, Dr. Joy Gates Black and Dr. David Wells, Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD)
  • November 15,-Speaker-Mary I Gourley Scholarship Luncheon, Southeast Campus
  • November 18,-Speaker-First United Methodist Church Loyalty Sunday School Program
  • November 19, Moncrief Cancer Institute Building Dedication, West Magnolia, Fort Worth
  • November 20, Palo Alto College Site Visit, San Antonio, Texas
  • November 26, Leaders in Government Luncheon with Congresswoman Kay Granger, Sheraton Hotel
  • November 27-December 1, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Board of Directors Fall Meeting, Washington, DC

December 2012

  • December 3, Meeting with Representative Bill Zedler, May Owen Center
  • December 3, Trinity River East Campus Tour and Lunch with Representative Stephanie Klick
  • December 4, South Campus Visit  and Trinity River Campus Boot Camp Program visit with Pete Geren, Sid Richardson Foundation
  • December 4,-Speaker- Tarrant County Independent School Districts meeting with Representative Diane Patrick, Northeast Campus
  • December 5,-Speaker-Women’s Leadership Institute, Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida
  • December 6,-Speaker-Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Program, Trinity River Campus
  • December 7, South Campus Holiday Luncheon
  • December 9-11, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas
  • December 11, Northeast Campus Holiday Luncheon
  • December 13, Northwest Campus Holiday Breakfast
  • December 13, Trinity River Campus Holiday Reception
  • December 14, Southeast Campus Holiday Breakfast, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA)
  • December 14, Meeting with Arlington Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Cavazos and Dr. Bill Coppola, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA)

January 2013

  • January 4, American Airlines Dallas Black Dance Luncheon, Hilton Anatole, Dallas
  • January 7, -Speaker-Crowley South Campus Center Dedication, Bill R. Johnson Career & Technology Center, Crowley, Texas
  • January 8, -Speaker-District Connections Day, Hurst Conference Center
  • January 10, Stacey Jandrucko, Walsh Ranch Project Luncheon , Colonial Country Club
  • January 10-12, Fort Worth ISD Strategic Planning Task Force, Worthington Hotel
  • January 14, The Potter’s House Fort Worth Ribbon Cutting, Potter’s House
  • January 15, -Speaker- City of Grapevine Council Meeting, Grapevine City Hall
  • January 16, MHMR Tarrant County Reception Honoring Susan Garnett, Colonial Country Club
  • January 17, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting, Fort Worth Club
  • January 18, Leadership Fort Worth Leading Edge “Mystery Leader Lunch”, Mercury Chophouse
  • January 24, -Speaker-Senate Finance Hearing, Austin, TX
  • January 24, Texas Higher Coordinating Board Quarterly Board Meeting, Austin, TX
  • January 25, Executive Steering Committee, Trinity River Campus
  • January 26, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Retreat, Northwest Campus
  • January 28, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team (CELT) Retreat, Omni Hotel
  • January 29, State of the State Address, Austin, TX
  • January 31, Chancellor’s Executive Leadership Team (CELT) Retreat, Omni Hotel
  • January 31, Emerging Leaders Community Panel

February 2013

  • February 1, Walmart Grand Opening, Renaissance Square
  • February 1,-Panelist-Kids Vision Fest 2013, Trinity River Campus
  • February 1, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Luncheon, Omni Hotel
  • February 1, Achieving the Dream Core Team Meeting, South Campus
  • February 1, Flowers to Go Dedication, Sundance Square
  • February 4, Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Winter Meeting and Luncheon, Austin, TX
  • February 4, Community College Association of Texas Trustees (CCATT) and Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Legislative Conference, Austin, TX
  • February 5-8, Achieving the Dream Annual Meeting, Anaheim, Florida
  • February 11-14, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2013 National Legislative Summit, Washington, D. C.
  • February 14-Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) Annual Conference, Austin, TX
  • February 15,-Panelist-Community Colleges House Appropriations Committee Hearing, Austin, TX
  • February 19,-Speaker-2013 Tarrant County College Leadership Program, Trinity River East Campus
  • February 20, Charter School Meeting with Texas State Board of Education, May Owen Center
  • February 21, North Texas Commission Board of Directors Meeting, Las Colinas
  • February 21, Fort Worth Chamber Membership Luncheon/Hillwood’s Mike Berry presenting, DFW Marriott Hotel
  • February 22,-Presidential Panelist-Seventh Annual Black, Brown & College Bound Conference, Tampa, Florida
  • February 23,-Speaker-Northwest Tarrant County Chamber Annual Dinner, Ridglea Country Club
  • February 27,-Speaker- 1st Annual African American Heritage Conference, Trinity River Campus
  • February 28, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group Meeting, City Club
  • February 28, UNT Health Science Center Focus Group, UNT Health Science Building
  • February 28, Fort Worth Independent School District Strategic Planning Task Force Meeting, McClung Middle School

March 2013

  • March 4, Streams & Valleys Board Meeting, Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center
  • March 5, Mayor’s State of the City Address Luncheon, Fort Worth Convention Center
  • March 5, Achieving the Dream Executive Steering Committee, Trinity River Campus
  • March 5, Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Dinner, Gloria’s
  • March 6, North Texas LEAD Board of Directors Meeting
  • March 8, Tarrant County Educational Facilities Board Meeting, Rivercrest Country Club
  • March 8, Immigration Reform Roundtable, Mountain View College, Dallas
  • March 9, Phi Theta Kappa Texas Regional Awards Banquet and Gala, Marriott DFW
  • March 19, Tarrant County College Foundation Resource Committee Meeting, MOC
  • March 21, Fort Worth Advisory Task Force, University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) Everett Education and Administration Building
  • March 27, GE Manufacturing Solutions Tour, Fort Worth
  • March 27, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Meeting, Trinity River Campus
  • March 28-30, Board of Trustees Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico

April 2013

  • April 1, Streams & Valleys Board Meeting, Botanic Garden Center
  • April 3, Meeting with Asusena Resendiz, President -Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber
  • April 4, Welcome Reception for Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber President, Asusena Resendiz, Omni Hotel
  • April 8, North Texas LEAD Networking Reception, BNSF Technology Office
  • April 13, -Speaker-Northeast Campus Adjunct Mini Conference
  • April 16, Tarrant County College Leadership Graduation, Trinity River Campus
  • April 16, Corporate Spelling Bee, Texas Christian University
  • April 17, Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Quarterly Meeting, Austin
  • April 15, Trinity River Campus Faculty Conversations
  • April 16, Northeast Campus Faculty Conversations
  • April 18 Northwest Campus Faculty Conversations
  • April 19-23, American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention, San Francisco, California – TCC Received Finalist Award for Student Success
  • April 24, Southeast Campus Faculty Conversations
  • April 26, South Campus Faculty Conversations
  • April 26, -Speaker-Jim Bolen Math Competition, Trinity River Campus
  • April 27, -Speaker-Family Empowerment Center Dedication & TCC and Me Open House, South Campus
  • April 27, South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club 50th V. Alyce Foster Trailblazer Award, Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas
  • April 29, Achieving the Dream, Coaches Dinner with Core Team, Trinity River Campus
  • April 30, Closing Dinner with Achieving the Dream, Coaches

May 2013

  • May 1, Board of Trustees Audit Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
  • May 2, -Speaker-East Fort Worth Business Association, Smokey’s Restaurant, Fort Worth
  • May 3, Paul Quinn College Board Meeting
  • May 4, Paul Quinn College Commencement
  • May 6, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
  • May 7, Achieving the Dream Executive Steering Committee, Trinity River Campus
  • May 7, Performing Arts Fort Worth  Annual Awards Luncheon, Bass Hall
  • May 8, Women’s Policy Forum, Colonial Country Club
  • May 9, LEAD Board of Directors Meeting
  • May 9, Recognition as past recipient of National Leadership Awardee at Leadership Fort Worth 40th  Anniversary Banquet, Worthington Hotel
  • May 10, University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) Advisory Committee Stakeholders Meeting
  • May 10, Tarrant County College Commencement, Fort Worth Convention Center
  • May 13, Texas Higher Education Community Board (THECB) Task Force Meeting, Trinity River Campus
  • May 14, Tarrant County College Foundation CEO Roundtable, Trinity River East Campus
  • May 16, NTC Board Meeting, Las Colinas, Irving
  • May 20, Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences High School (TABS) Tour
  • May 21, Sonic Foundary Webinar- Just Flip IT: From the Front Lines of the Flipped Classroom
  • May 22, Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Luncheon, Macaroni Grill
  • May 22, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Meeting, Trinity River Campus
  • May 22,-Speaker-Critical Thinking Discussion with Faculty Program, Trinity River Campus
  • May 23,-Speaker-3rd Annual Student Development & Success Institute, Trinity River Campus
  • May 23, Reception for Horatio Porter, Omni Hotel
  • May 29-30, Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) National Advisory Board, Austin

June 2013

  • June 2, VIP Reception and Makers Screening/KERA, Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas
  • June 3, Streams & Valleys Board Meeting, Botanic Garden Center
  • June 4,-Speaker-Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Graduation, Trinity River Campus
  • June 6, Trinity River Vision Authority (TRVA) Ground Breaking of future site of Major Ripley Arnold Monument, Trinity River Campus
  • June 10-12, UBTech Conference, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • June 13, Leadership Fort Worth Annual Meeting, Texas Christian University
  • June 14, Fort Worth Chamber Annual Meeting, Worthington Hotel
  • June 19, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Orientation Luncheon
  • June 24, Meeting with Dr. Licie Lapovsky/Gates Foundation Interview
  • June 25, The Women’s Center Luncheon, The Women’s Center
  • June 28, University of Texas at Arlington Institute Open House, Arlington, TX
  • June 28, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon, Hilton Hotel

July 2013

  • July 2, Meeting with Arlington ISD Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos
  • July 4, Trinity River Visual Authority 6th Annual Fourth Festival and Fireworks, Trinity River
  • July 8, Meeting with National Heritage Academies, City Club
  • July10-13,Texas Association of Community Colleges Summer Conference, Horseshoe Bay, TX
  • July 15, North Texas Commission Project North Texas, Irving, TX
  • July 25, Thursday Morning Breakfast Group, City Club
  • July 25, -Honoree- National Forum for Black Public Administrators 10th Annual Leadership    Awards, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

August 2013

  • August 1, Friends of DFW Luncheon Honoring Jeff Fegan and the State of the Airport Address, Hyatt Regency DFW
  • August 5, Chancellor’s Quarterly Excellence Awards, Trinity River Campus
  • August 5, Achieving the Dream Executive Steering Committee, Trinity River Campus
  • August 5, Fort Worth Executive Roundtable, City Club
  • August 6-9, American Association of Community Colleges Board Retreat, Washington, DC
  • August 15, Firing Range Opening Ceremony, Northwest Campus
  • August 16 –Speaker- Math Academy Closing Ceremony, South Campus
  • August 16, Chancellor’s Welcome Luncheon for New Faculty, Trinity River Campus
  • August 20, -Speaker-Chancellor’s Employee Appreciation Breakfast, Arlington Convention Center
  • August 21, Meeting with Todd Ritterbusch, CEO-Chase Bank and Doug Charles, Fort Worth Club
  • August 22, Alliance/TCC Celebratory Reception, Grace Restaurant
  • August 26, Meeting with Grant Coates, President-Miles Foundation, May Owen Center
  • August 28, -Welcome and Opening Remarks-Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council Mayor’s Educational Committee, Trinity River Campus
  • August 28, Meeting with Zack Anderson, President-BNSF Foundation and Joe Faust, May Owen Center

September 2013

  • September 4 -Greetings-, Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Women’s Business Conference & Eagle Awards Luncheon, Colonial Country Club
  • September 5, LEAD Board of Directors Meeting
  • September 5, Roy Brooks Jazz Luncheon, Ashton Depot
  • September 6, Achieving the Dream Executive Steering Committee, Trinity River Campus
  • September 7, -Speaker-Seamless Pathway to Success Orientation Meeting, Southeast Campus
  • September 10, Safe Haven Lunch and Tour, Fort Worth Shelter
  • September 10, Conference Call with Isha Vij/Education Advisory Board
  • September 11,-Panelist-Women’s Policy Forum, Ridglea Country Club
  • September 12, Meeting with Randall Canedy, Tim Carter and Audrey Boda-Davis/The Hill School, May Owen Center
  • September 13, North Texas Commission Board of Directors Meeting, North Texas Commission
  • September 13, North Texas Commission 42nd Annual Members Luncheon, Irving Convention Center
  • September 13, Quality Enhancement Plan Event, Trinity River Campus
  • September 16, Alamo Colleges Visit and Tour, May Owen Center
  • September 17, Community and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting, Austin
  • September 18, -Speaker- John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute, El Centro College, Dallas
  • September 18-20, American Association of Community Colleges 21st Century Implementation, Grand Hyatt, Washington DC
  • September 19, White House Affordable Care Act Stakeholder Briefing, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington DC
  • September 19, -Panelist- Congressional Black Caucus, Washington Convention Center, Washington DC
  • September 23, Emerging Leaders Liaison Lunch, May Owen Center
  • September 24, -Welcome and Remarks- An Evening with Bill Cosby/Tarrant County College Foundation Event, Bass Hall
  • September 25, Meeting with Commissioner Roy Brooks/Hope Laptop Program, May Owen Center
  • September 25, Lunch with Mike Guyton and Oncor Representatives, Fort Worth Club
  • September 26, Northwest Campus Bookstore Grand Opening, Northwest Campus Student Center
  • September 26,  Meeting and Luncheon with Dr. Antonio Flores, President-Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), May Owen Center
  • September 26, -Welcome and Remarks- Men of Color Mentoring Program Kick-Off, Trinity River Campus
  • September 26, Dinner with Dr. Lucie Lapovsky-Gates Foundation, Grace Restaurant
  • September 27, Meeting with Marriott Hotels Representatives

October 2013

  • October 1, Meeting and Luncheon with Dr. Raymund Paredes, May Own Center/Trinity River Campus
  • October 1, Chancellor’s Emerging Leaders Kick-Off, Trinity River Campus
  • October 2, American Cancer Society Champion Kick-Off Press Conference, Trinity River Campus
  • October 2, SafeHaven Reception, Moritz Dealership, Arlington
  • October 3, SafeHaven 21st Annual Legacy of Women Awards Luncheon, Fort Worth Convention Center
  • October 3-5, Association of Community College Trustees 44th Annual Leadership Congress, Seattle, Washington
  • October 7, Texas Association of Community Colleges Executive Committee Meeting, Austin
  • October 8, Table Top Exercise, Trinity River Campus-Emergency Operations Center
  • October 8, Institutional Planning Committee Meeting, May Owen Center
  • October 9, Women’s Policy Forum Luncheon, Colonial Country Club
  • October 11, Trinity River Campus Rededication, Trinity River Campus
  • October 15, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)– Community and Technical Formula Advisory Committee Meeting, Austin
  • October 18, Salzburg Revisited Luncheon with Chuck Hopkins, TCC Opportunity Center
  • October 19, Save the Children Walkathon, South Campus
  • October 21, Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation Board of Directors Meeting, City Club
  • October 21, State Representative Diane Patrick’s 7th  Annual Educational Policy Summit, University of Texas at Arlington
  • October 23, Texas Association of Community Colleges Quarterly Meeting, Austin
  • October 23, Texas Association of Community Colleges and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Dinner, Austin
  • October 24, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Quarterly Meeting, Austin
  • October 28,-Welcome-Dual Credit at TCC: Perspectives on the Future Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
  • October 29, -Speaker- HEB Rotary, First Baptist Church, Hurst
  • October 29 Dedication Ceremony Sundance Square Radio Shack Store
  • October 29, -Welcome- North Tarrant Infrastructure Kick-off, Trinity River Campus
  • October 31, Mayor’s International Luncheon, Omni Hotel

November 2013

  • November 1 –Speaker- Scholastic Summit, South Campus
  • November 1, Heart of North Texas Business Conference Luncheon, Northeast Campus
  • November 2, -Welcome/Awards Presentation- TORO Dash, Trinity River Park
  • November 4, -Presenter- The Kresge Foundation Student Success Institute, San Antonio
  • November 5, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Community and Technical College Formula Advisory Committee Meeting, Austin
  • November 5 –Speaker- Council of Mayors Exemplary Partnerships with Workforce Development Boards, Washington, DC
  • November 6-8, American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors/Communications Council-Chair, Washington, DC
  • November 6, -Panelist- American Association of Community Colleges Panel on 21st Century Initiatives, Washington, DC
  • November 11, Partner Meeting with Arlington ISD Superintendent, Dr. Marcelo Cavasos
  • November 12, Mary I. Gourley (MIG)Scholarship Luncheon, Trinity River Campus
  • November 14, Meeting with Dr. Robin Ryan, Superintendent, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD
  • November 14, Meeting with Dr. Brian May, President,  Angelo State University
  • November 14, General Motors Skills Development Fund Award Check Signing Ceremony, TCC Opportunity Center
  • November 14, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. Quarterly Meeting, Sundance Square
  • November 15, Campus Tours with TCC Board of Trustees
  • November 16, Achieving the Dream LINKS Mentor/Mentee Afternoon Tea, Trinity River Campus
  • November 18-21, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Reaffirmation Visit
  • November 20, Tarrant County College Foundation Board Meeting, Trinity River East Campus
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