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#1 RD Milhollin

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 11:05 AM

Just found this in the recent "TCU Learner's Guide Fall 2012" that is mailed to my residence. The course is the last part of a 3-part course on Fort Worth history taught by Quentin McGown at the TCU Center for Texas Studies. Not sure where the class is held as the web link for the specific course is broken right now. Here is the link to the TCU Extended Education courses of which the McGown lectures is a part:

http://lifelongprd.i...course=12FCTS13

Something inside me says that the institute used to be housed in the old Swift Headquarters/Spaghetti Warehouse in the Stockyards, but that that building now houses some gas drilling company offices. The website has a lot of old info, and doesn't seem to have been really gone through lately, but my best guess is that the course will be on the new and improved TCU campus.

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 11:13 AM

I had a friend take this Course by Mr. McGown at TCU. She loved the class so much, that her and her husband moved to Fort Worth afterward. (they live in the Omni)

Mr. McGown's Mother votes in my polling place downtown. She is a total treat. Could talk to her for a week.

Side note. When I went to the top of the tower in the Courthouse a few years ago to watch the guy change the time on the clock, I dropped a lens shield up there. He found it and contacted me before I even knew it was missing. Great guy.
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Posted 11 August 2012 - 10:12 AM

Thanks for reminding me. I took one of Judge McGowan's courses a year or two ago and found it very interesting.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 05:57 PM

Just found this in the recent "TCU Learner's Guide Fall 2012" that is mailed to my residence. The course is the last part of a 3-part course on Fort Worth history taught by Quentin McGown at the TCU Center for Texas Studies. Not sure where the class is held as the web link for the specific course is broken right now. Here is the link to the TCU Extended Education courses of which the McGown lectures is a part:

http://lifelongprd.i...course=12FCTS13

Something inside me says that the institute used to be housed in the old Swift Headquarters/Spaghetti Warehouse in the Stockyards, but that that building now houses some gas drilling company offices. The website has a lot of old info, and doesn't seem to have been really gone through lately, but my best guess is that the course will be on the new and improved TCU campus.


ARGGGG... I so want to take this course but I cannot get your link to load... do you have anymore information on when and where the course it being held? Cost and such?
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 06:11 PM

ARGGGG... I so want to take this course but I cannot get your link to load... do you have anymore information on when and where the course it being held? Cost and such?

\No, wouldn't load for me either. Who ever is supposed to maintain their website is on a long vacation apparently. Here is the general link to the program the course was a part of:

https://lifelong.is.tcu.edu/

Here is the description of a course of interest for people who like Texas history:

https://lifelong.is....course=12FCTS15

Here is the contact info for TCU extended Education. They should know about these things:

3015 Merida Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817-257-7132
Fax : 817-257-7134
E-Mail: lifelong@tcu.edu

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 06:54 AM


ARGGGG... I so want to take this course but I cannot get your link to load... do you have anymore information on when and where the course it being held? Cost and such?

\No, wouldn't load for me either. Who ever is supposed to maintain their website is on a long vacation apparently. Here is the general link to the program the course was a part of:

https://lifelong.is.tcu.edu/

Here is the description of a course of interest for people who like Texas history:

https://lifelong.is....course=12FCTS15

Here is the contact info for TCU extended Education. They should know about these things:

3015 Merida Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817-257-7132
Fax : 817-257-7134
E-Mail: lifelong@tcu.edu


Thank you so much... I have emailed them hoping to find that course.. Your first link wouldn't load but the second one did...
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Posted 28 October 2012 - 10:34 AM

The home page for TCU's Extended Education program is http://www.lifelong.tcu.edu/.

Looking through the courses, though, I don't find Judge McGowan's. :(

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 07:47 PM

The Spring 2013 TCU Learner's Guide arrived a few days ago, and there is another course Quentin McGown is teaching:

 

Fort Worth at Mid-Century: A Survey of the City's Post-War Modern Architecture, 1945-01965

 

From the catalog: The class includes a two hour weeknight lecture and a six hour bus tour on Saturday exploring the leading architects and designers who led the post-war modern movement in Fort Worth and the buildings and neighborhoods they created. Tour includes lunch, tuition includes 35.00 supply fee.

 

13SCTS17  4/11/2013 - 4/13/2013 Th and Sa from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

fee: $125.00

 

This is again an offering from the Center for Texas Studies 817-257-6295 http://www.lifelong.tcu.edu






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