Why I Give

Feb 15, 2017 by

“I grew up in a small, rural town in East Texas; and funding college was not an option for my family. Fortunately, I received a scholarship while attending TJC which put me on the path to realize my educational goals. I believe that the gift from Four Seasons Women’s Health will open that same door […]

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TJC Promise: Providing a Path to Higher Education

Feb 14, 2017 by

A bold, new scholarship initiative has been launched in honor of TJC’s 90th anniversary: The TJC Promise. Recognizing the need to build a college-going culture that will strengthen the workforce of the future, communities nationwide are creating opportunities for students who might not otherwise be able to attend college. The pioneer of the “promise scholarship” […]

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The way it ‘Ott’ to be

Feb 14, 2017 by

For TJC biology professor Betsy Ott, nothing is more rewarding than to see the light bulb go off in a student. “When you share a field you love with someone who may or may not share your passion, and you see him or her go, ‘I get it,’ it’s very rewarding,” says Dr. Ott, who […]

On Campus, Winter 2017 Read more

Hard work takes Stratton Hibbs from TJC to Oxford University

Feb 14, 2017

Tyler Junior College can help you get where you want to go – even if where you want to go is Oxford University. In addition to his work as a standout student at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Stratton Hibbs took dual-credit classes at TJC, simultaneously earning college credits while in high school. […]

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Apache Magazine Winter 2017

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Tyler couple creates opportunities for TJC nursing students to succeed

Feb 07, 2017

The facilities and programs of Tyler Junior College reflect the legacy of the many benefactors who have contributed to the institution since its founding. Inside the new Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center, a skills lab has been named in remembrance of community pillar Michael D. Gollob. The naming plate reads, “Generously gifted […]

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

Feb 29, 2016

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

Feb 29, 2016

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

Feb 29, 2016

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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