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Mae Hilty Memorial Library: International Students
The International Fellowship of Texas Chiropractic College (IFTCC) is here for you!
All TCC students are invited to participate in the IFTCC. For more information or to learn about upcoming events, feel free toemail the club.
Our Mission: To serve International students by providing a network of American and International peers, as well as to serve the TCC campus, by encouraging the diversity of national cultures on the campus and in the profession of Chiropractic medicine.
To create a community on the TCC campus to support and guide International students to success at TCC.
To facilitate the adaptation process of International students to life in Houston and at TCC.
To provide information and host events to meet the needs of International students.
To instill an appreciation for a multicultural profession, as well as a multicultural patient base, among the students and faculty of TCC.
Our Scholarship Program: Officers of the IFTCC, in cooperation with the office of the TCC Vice President, shall be the official administrators of the scholarship program.
The library has medical dictionaries in other languages
Medical Dictionary in Six Languages
W 13 S756m 1995 REF Eng, Fren, Ger, Ital, Japn, Span
Merriam-Webster's Spanish-English Medical Dictionary
W 13 M568 2012 REF
Spanish-English Handbook for Medical Professionals
W 13 P438s 1989
Spanish-English Medical Dictionary
W 13 M478s 2005
Chinese-English Medical Dictionary
W 13 Z637 2003
The library has books to help you learn medical terminology
Building a Medical Vocabulary: With Spanish Translations
W 18.2 L5805b 2009
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Medical Terminology
W 15 H118c 2013
Medical Language: Immerse Yourself
W 18.2 T941m 2014
Medical Language Instant Translator
W 15 C427m 2013
Medical Terminology: A Living Language
W 15 F869m 2013
Medical Terminology: a Short Course
W 15 C427m 2014
Medical Terminology: A Word-Building Approach
W 15 R496m 2008
Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide
W 15 C678m 2017
Medical Terminology Made Easy
W 18 D399m 1993
Medical Terminology Systems
W 15 G997m 2017
Anatomy and Physiology for English Language Learners
QS 4 P412a 2006
Professional English in Use - Medicine
PE 1128 G558p 2007
Francisco Vega-Maldonado was born and raised in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Read more about him here.
Do you miss hearing music or news from your country? Go toWorld Radio Mapand select your country from the dropdown list. You may need to click to choose further selections, but the outcome should be online radio from your country!
English language courses
Houston is a very diverse city, and has a large international population. Courses in English as a Second Language are available for individuals or in groups. Here are some nearby options:
- The Pasadena Interactive College of Technology offers classes in writing, speaking, and reading English in Pasadena. These courses require tuition, but financial assistance is available.
- The Harris County Department of Education offers English as a Second Language classes at two locations in Pasadena. These classes are free. The new schedule will be available in January 2020.
- The Parker Williams Branch of the Harris County Public Library offers English conversation and tutoring sessions during the public school year. Call or stop by the library for details. Last updated: 31 Jan 2020
Assistance for Spanish-speaking students
If you are a native Spanish speaker and have questions about medical terminology in English, feel free to contact Dr. Villafañe or Dr. Zúñiga.