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Putting TCU on the map … in Virginia

January 3, 2015

“What is TCU?”That’s a question Roger Spence ’73 (MBA) has heard for a while driving around his Richmond, Va., hometown.

“After years of being stopped in parking lots, at traffic lights, toll booths, etc., and asked that question, the rest of the country finally knows,” Spence wrote us. “Thank you, Gary Patterson, for putting TCU firmly on the map!”

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Serve the Lord, cheer for the Frogs!

December 31, 2014

Ryan Gosney ’95 received this framed message as a gift from the receptionist at his office.

“I think she made it! The Gosney
family is ready for the Frogs to rock the Peach Bowl!!” he wrote. “Hope you get to be at the game!!”
Ryan is the chief financial officer for Denver-based Dorado & Partners, LLC.

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Ho-Ho-Horned Frog Christmas

November 21, 2014

Cathy Martin Johnson ’77 has a Horned Frog Christmas theme in her office at Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest, where she is the director of Women and Infants Services.

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Scary-good pumpkins

November 6, 2014

Ryan ’95 and Ramsee Anderson Gosney ’95 got ready for Halloween and the West Virginia game with some TCU-themed jack-o-lanterns at their home in Denver. Their children and future Frogs Reeve (11), Raleigh (10) and Ridge (8) were thrilled with TCU’s comeback win over the Mountaineers and are excited for this weekend’s game against Kansas State.

When they aren’t carving pumpkins, Reeve is playing football, Raleigh is dancing and Ridge is playing soccer.

Ramsee is the chief operating officer of the Gosney household, while Ryan is the chief financial officer for Denver-based Dorado & Partners, LLC.

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Go Frogs for Oklahoma State game

October 27, 2014

Three-year-old Cora Miller shows her TCU spirit during Homecoming before the TCU-Oklahoma State game. Cora is the daughter of Josiah Miller ’03, computer hardware technician in TCU’s Information Technology Systems department, and Sarah Miller ’04, both of Arlington.

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Frog spirit at the Great Wall of China

October 21, 2014

Rorry Phillips ’91 and Kristi Willbanks ’95 visited China recently, while on vacation with an Irving Chamber of Commerce tour group. Although Rorry wasn’t able to watch the TCU vs. Baylor game, he did manage to find a Chinese woman at the Great Wall of China wearing a beautiful purple dress and taught her to give the Frogs sign.

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Jumping with the Golden Knights

August 20, 2014

Dr. Hilary Frey Miller ’92 jumped 13,100 feet over Ft. Knox with the Golden Knights this June 13, 2014.  Hilary was selectedfor the jump for her work in the area of veterans’ higher educational policy.  She was meet on the ground by her husband Lt. Col. Joel Miller.  Her brother, Marine Capt Chris Frey ’02 is currently serving overseas.

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Two Army Frogs serving in Poland

July 12, 2014

The “It’s a Small World Game – Horned Frog Edition” had two winners this week. Two TCU graduates who are in Poland in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve met again for the first time in almost 10 years.

Army chaplain Cpt. Luke Sprinkle ’06 (right) of the 1st Squadron, 91st Calvary Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, based out of Grafenwoehr, Germany, met Sgt. 1st Class Adam Stone ’04, 807th Medical Command, United States Army Reserve, just outside of Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland.

Sprinkle is the 1-91 Cavalry chaplain and Stone is on an army public affairs team assigned to cover the 173rd Airborne Brigade. Operation Atlantic Resolve involves approximately 600 paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.

Graduation Day makes history

May 20, 2014

Marissa Torres’11 (M.Ed. ’14) shared these photos from commencement this past weekend. With Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in the midst of a major overhaul, TCU graduation exercises returned to Amon G. Carter Stadium for the first time since 1961. More than 1,600 graduates walked the stage arranged in the south end zone to get their diplomas, including Torres who received her masters of education in professional counseling. Weather cooperated as the temperature was only 70 degrees when the ceremony started.

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