TJC Alumni Association honors alumni award recipients

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The Tyler Junior College Alumni Association honored the 2014 alumni award recipients during the annual TJC Alumni Awards Dinner on Oct. 24. This year’s TJC Alumni Awards honorees were: Ben Sutton ’48, Distinguished Alumni Award; Dick Johns ’48, Special Recognition Award; and Literacy Council of Tyler, Apache Spirit. Ben Sutton ’48 Distinguished Alumni Award The […]

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Brick campaign helps Pave the Way to the future

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An engraved brick is a wonderful way to honor TJC graduates, alumni, faculty members, friends or loved ones, and helps Pave the Way for future students. In January 2015, TJC opened the Robert  M. Rogers Nursing and Health Sciences Center, the most ambitious project in TJC’s 89-year history. For a donation to the TJC Foundation […]

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Apache Belles conducting Save-Our-Plate campaign

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Along with more than 50 other specialty license plates across the state, the Apache Belles plate could be facing extinction. Specialty plates that do not meet the minimum of 200 plates actively in use over a given year are at risk of being permanently removed from the program, according to a My Plates news release […]

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Mar 30, 2015

This is an exciting year for our TJC Alumni Association. In the spirit of our Apache Nation, it is our goal to promote lifelong relationships with our current and future alumni. We will enrich the TJC experience by providing networking opportunities, activities and services that celebrate our alumni and school. As I look around our […]

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TJC, UT Tyler developing Patriot Pathway to ease transfer between institutions

Mar 30, 2015

Tyler Junior College and The University of Texas at Tyler, focused on an authentic collective impact, announce the strengthening of their collaboration and partnership through a program currently being developed as the Patriot Pathway. Together, the TJC and UT Tyler academic leadership teams will create a plan leading to the seamless transfer of students between […]

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Holocaust survivor shares story of her childhood spent in a Nazi concentration camp

Mar 30, 2015

Of the 15,000 children imprisoned in Terezin concentration camp between 1941 and 1945, Inge Auerbacher was among the 1 percent who survived. Auerbacher, a Holocaust survivor, research chemist and author, shared her story during a visit to TJC in November. The event was sponsored by TJC’s Alpha Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. […]

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Two TJC students chosen as 2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Mar 30, 2015

Tyler Junior College students and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members Mikenna Denton and Destiny Eaton have been chosen as 2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars. Mikenna Denton is an occupational therapy major from Gilmer. Destiny Eaton is a psychology major from Weatherford. In all, 207 Phi Theta Kappa members have been awarded a total […]

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The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC offers ‘A Year of Destruction’

Mar 30, 2015

It’s been a shaky year at the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. “A Year of Destruction,” a yearlong exhibition featuring earthquakes, volcanoes and other natural disasters, is well under way and will last through September 2015. The program offers a series of disaster-related shows and exhibits, including “When the […]

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TJC marketing staff earns awards for excellence

Mar 30, 2015

The Tyler Junior College marketing staff brought home five Medallion Awards from the annual National Council for Marketing & Public Relations District 4 conference in October in Oklahoma City. In District 4’s annual Medallion Awards competition, TJC earned the following awards: • Gold awards in the college annual report and website categories; and • Silver […]

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Jeremy Strickland named TJC director of bands

Mar 30, 2015

Jeremy Strickland, currently assistant director of bands at Texas Christian University, will be the next director of bands for Tyler Junior College. Strickland will begin his duties at TJC on June 1. He will lead the TJC band program, which consists of: Apache Band (marching band), three concert bands, two jazz ensembles, jazz combo, two […]

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