The first-ever TEDx talk at TCU explores the oft-heard phrase of the university mission statement. Students and faculty describe what they think it means.
Invest in joy. Use your skills and talents to do what you truly love and in the process, make the world a more beautiful place.
The negotiation of responsible citizenship should focus on strategies that help us parse through our differences.
Integrating all the pieces into the whole
A responsible citizen is one for whom takes into perspective and active pursuit what effects and/or causes harm to all those around her and subsequently takes appropriate action.
In its most basic form, responsible citizenship is being ethical: Always applying the Golden Rule and doing the right thing, even when the right thing is tough.
Without awareness and empathy, great leaders like Lincoln, MLK and Gandhi would never have been driven to act.
The key to understanding responsible citizenship is self-sacrifice, authenticity, and a willingness to act in obscurity.
Social responsibility is pursuing what serves you, which in turn serves your community.
Responsible citizens put society above their own gain, which contradicts so much of the American paradigm.
People must devise strategies to maximize their individual and collective impact to change the way society operates.
When motivations behind personal actions align with those of society, both benefit
To simply remain idle or neglect to partake in harmful and detrimental actions is not enough.
Choices that benefit others are at the heart of responsible citizenship
The path you pave towards positive change will be impacted by your past, your passions, and your skill-set.
Responsible citizenship is getting people to care enough about something to cause a change in the way we see our community, society, and world.
Sometimes what a person needs most is someone to acknowledge their dignity.
A responsible citizen contributes self-less acts hoping society improves collectively.
Almost everyone inevitably gets caught up in the daily grind of college and loses their sense of responsibility as a citizen.
We do not have a single citizenship but many; We have organic needs and talents to employ in the societies of which we are a part.
Responsible citizenship in humanitarianism is repercussion-minded action.
Empowering citizen-consumers to end commercial sexual exploitation
Added up, people are nothing more than the sum of their memories and experiences
As citizens, it is our responsibility to travel through time by pushing aside intolerance today.
Foul and abusive language erodes our ability to talk with each other about anything truly meaningful.
For 100 years, TCU’s Pre-Health Professions Program has prepared students for post-graduate schools through rigorous coursework, access to high-quality clinical experiences and personalized academic advising from faculty mentors.
Ravaged by renal failure and dialysis, John Medrano ’90 was worn out and resigned to death. As he neared the inevitable, he found a donor from an unlikely source — classmate Hazel Rhodes Thomas ’90.
A dangerous, new game imported from back East eventually helped a tiny university grow. But it almost never caught on.
More than a century ago, Horned Frogs studied to become doctors at the university's own medical school.
TCU Pre-Health Professions students studied for the rigors of chemistry, anatomy, biology and more. But they also knew when to let their hair down.
TCU School of Music's Chief Piano Technician James Williams keeps the school's fleet of 115 Steinways pitch perfect.