Doubletime: Alba-Golden senior to graduate high school and TJC simultaneously

Feb 29, 2016 by

There are highly motivated students, and then there’s Jaselyn Riley. The 17-year-old Alba-Golden senior isn’t just graduating from high school in May, she’s also receiving her associate’s degree from Tyler Junior College. What prompted this burst of achievement? Apparently, it runs in the family. “I always knew I wanted to take college courses in high […]

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TJC Alumni Awards Dinner honors five outstanding individuals

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TJC honored five outstanding individuals at the annual Alumni Awards Dinner held during 2015 Homecoming Week activities. The awards program recognizes outstanding alumni and friends of the college for achievements in their industry, profession, life’s work or service to TJC. The 2015 honorees were: Barbara Bass ’81, Distinguished Alumna Award; Gene Branum, retired TJC professor, […]

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TJC job-training grant project receives high marks from U.S. Department of Labor

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In October, officials from the U.S. Department of Labor conducted an on-site program and financial review of the ACT-On Retail Management Careers Project at Tyler Junior College, and TJC received high marks. The project is part of a $12 million Department of Labor grant won by TJC and three other community colleges in 2012. TJC […]

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Two TJC students chosen as 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Feb 29, 2016

Tyler Junior College students and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members Kaitlin Lenoir and Sabrah Shipman have been chosen as 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive $1,000 scholarships to further their education. Lenoir is a sophomore psychology major from Plano. Shipman is a sophomore advertising major from Big Sandy. She is […]

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Promises Promises: Rusk TJC Citizens Promise class features two sets of twins

Feb 29, 2016

The newest class of Rusk TJC Citizens Promise scholars has TJC professors seeing double – twice. Two sets of twins who graduated in May 2015 from Rusk High School recently completed their first semester at TJC, and they feel doubly blessed for being able to attend college without paying tuition. Sisters Amanda and Allison Potter […]

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TJC forms educational collaboration with Korean university

Feb 29, 2016

A four-member delegation from Gyeongju University in South Korea visited Tyler Junior College in January to tour the campus and discuss an educational exchange between the two institutions. Gyeongju President Soonja Lee and professors Larry Chong, Chang su Park and JaiKwan Park toured the new Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center, which features […]

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Ingersoll Rand donates training equipment to TJC Energy Center

Feb 29, 2016

Ingersoll Rand’s residential HVAC business, manufacturers of Trane and American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning equipment, donated 16 residential split systems to TJC’s Energy Center, located on the TJC West Campus. The equipment was added to a new HVAC lab for technical training in TJC’s state-of-the-art facility. The systems are in the 3-ton range and […]

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TJC named one of top 150 community colleges in the nation

Feb 29, 2016

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named Tyler Junior College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds, as well as Siemens […]

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Family Learning Center of Tyler receives national accreditation

Feb 29, 2016

The Family Learning Center of Tyler, the laboratory school for Tyler Junior College’s child development/early childhood programs, has received accreditation by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs. An official announcement event was held in August at the center, located at 1508 N. Haynie in Tyler. “We are thrilled about this designation, […]

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Grand opening held for TJC’s new, 248-bed Crossroads Hall

Feb 29, 2016

Just in time for the fall 2015 semester, Tyler Junior College officials held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening for Crossroads Hall, a new, 248-bed residential facility on the west side of the main campus. The $20-million, 63,000-square-foot residence hall brings TJC’s on-campus population to about 1,300 students. TJC’s total enrollment is approximately 11,000. Located on […]

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