The classical sonatas of Beethoven played by one of TCU's own can be heard on campus.Alumnus Adam Golka, pianist, is performing a free pulic concert Sunday in Ed Landreth Hall Auditorium.
Golka said it is a dream come true for him to be able to perform all 32 of Beethoven's sonatas at TCU.
"Beethoven has an important place in the lives of pianists, and it's really been a dream of mine to perform again at TCU," Golka said.
The president of the American Society for Training and Development for the Fort Worth/Mid-Cities Chapter said to about 40 students that joining ASTD will allow them to jump-start their careers.Shelah Mabeus, ASTD Fort Worth/Mid-Cities president, said the organization provides job opportunities for students after graduation.
"I think the primary advantage that students joining ASTD have is that they have the chance to network with professionals in their field," Mabeus said.
Students can get advice on what they can do with their degrees after college tonight in Moudy South, said an adviser of a recently renewed special interest group. The American Society for Training and Development, an organization geared toward students, faculty and staff who are interested in workplace learning and performance, will kick off its first meeting tonight with free Chipotle, said Debi Iba, the organization's faculty adviser.
"ASTD gives students a sneak peak into what professional life is like after graduation," Iba said.
Shirley Temple, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire and Grace Kelly are just a few of the classic Hollywood movie stars returning to campus as the radio-TV-film Thursday Night Film Series resumes this evening.This film series, which features movies from various eras between 1930 and 1985 each semester, is open to the public, said Joan McGettigan, associate professor of RTVF.
McGettigan said she began showing films in 1998 as a small series. Since then, the series has drawn crowds as large as 80 viewers.
"Mad About Sports," a sports talk show, will debut tonight on KTCU 88.7 FM The Choice. Russell Scott, KTCU's station manager, said the show will focus heavily on TCU sports but will also cover sports on a national and local level, including high school.
Scott said "Mad About Sports" will be an hour long and will run feature segments on the Mountain West Conference, sports news and interviews with players and coaches.
Some incoming freshmen are not sure what to expect in their first semester, but advice from upperclassmen and alumni might help freshmen make the most of their college experiences.One common concern expressed by freshmen is time management.
Douglas Lynn, '04 TCU alumnus who was having lunch on campus, suggested choosing studying over a social event.
"There will always be another party or athletic event, and chances are, it will be bigger and better than the one you missed," Lynn said.
TCU advertising and public relations students will soon have the opportunity to gain real world experience while contributing to Fort Worth's nonprofit organizations, said the director for the Schieffer School of Journalism.The journalism school's newest internship program, Real World Integrated Marketing Communications, was created with the goal of giving advertising/public relations students professional experience in a teaching environment, wrote Tommy Thomason, director of the Schieffer School of Journalism, in a overview of the program.