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Isaac Portillo

Members of TCU Spectrum

President of Spectrum, an undergraduate student organization that provides a supportive, safe social setting for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender persons and their friends and supporters, as well as any other interested parties recognizing sexual and gender diversity. Psychology major From Fort Worth, Texas “Being president of Spectrum has been an awesome experience.  Our members are looking… Read more »

Tram Nguyen ’21

Tram Nguyen

Sophomore Pre-Business major From Vietnam Tram is a very active member of the TCU community. She’s a Cultural Connector in her residence hall in the Tom Brown Pete Wright on-campus apartments, as well as a member of Frog Aides, the SGA Diversity Committee and Beyond Borders. “I wanted to be in something larger than myself…. Read more »

Trung Nguyen

Trung Nguyen's headshot

Assistant Dean, Student Development Services “It’s extremely important for young men to have positive role models who are men of color. We are always seeking more men on campus who are invested in their education and leadership development. As employees of the University, it’s important for us to take the lead on advocating for diversity… Read more »

Fernanda Reyes ’18

Fernanda Reyes

Transfer student from TCC Trinity River First-generation college student Class of ’18 (December) Psychology major From Fort Worth, Texas What does diversity and inclusion at TCU mean to you? “Making an effort to meet, understand and empower those around us — despite differences in backgrounds and beliefs — in order to create an environment where… Read more »

Frederick Gooding, Jr.

Professor Frederick Gooding, Jr.

Faculty — Assistant Professor of African American Studies Dr. Frederick Gooding, Jr. is the newest addition to the Honors faculty. He comes to TCU from Northern Arizona University, where he was a faculty member in Ethnic Studies. His research and teaching focus on African-American history, critical race theory and media, movies and mainstream sports. His… Read more »

Brandon Kitchin ’18

Brandon Kitchin

Class of ’18 (December) Journalism major From Arlington, TX  What does diversity and inclusion at TCU mean to you? “It’s important to be cognizant of everyone’s identity—not just race, but also all forms of diversity.  It’s also important to understanding that everyone should feel like they belong. Being involved in campus organizations allowed me to… Read more »

Tia Johnson ’18

Tia Johnson

Class of ’18 Psychology major From Arlington, Texas What do you like most about TCU? “The TCU experience has been great — everyone has been great.  I’ve been involved in Gospel Choir and I’m a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, as well as a Frog Camp facilitator, Frogs First facilitator, Resident Assistant and an… Read more »