Archive for October, 2010

Moore named vice president of student affairs

Oct 24, 2010

Dr. Johnny Moore was named TJC vice president for student affairs earlier this year, succeeding Dr. Austin Lane who was named president of Lone Star College-Montgomery. Moore oversees all aspects of the student experience at TJC, from orientation to graduation. The student affairs division encompasses the departments of admissions, advising, athletics, financial aid, registrar, student […]

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School named changed to reflect realignment

Oct 24, 2010

The College has recently changed the names of several of its schools of study. The name changes were determined by Provost Dr. Homer “Butch” Hayes after meetings with faculty. Hayes said the realignment will create more equitable supervisory responsibilities at the deans’ levels while reflecting the latest trends in higher education. The School of University […]

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TJC recognized for service to the community

Oct 24, 2010

TJC was recently recognized by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. The College is among approximately 700 colleges and universities to be recognized for service to its community. “Our nation’s students are a critical […]

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TJC joins ‘Achieving the Dream’ initiative

Oct 24, 2010

Signifying a commitment to student success and institutional improvement, Tyler Junior College has joined Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count. With support from the Greater Texas Foundation, TJC joins 25 other community colleges from around the country in becoming members of Achieving the Dream and identifying strategies to improve student success, close achievement gaps and […]

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TJC Rusk to open this fall

Oct 24, 2010

The Tyler Junior College Board of Trustees approved a new addition to the College’s services to East Texas with an agreement to provide vocational nurse education (VNE) graduates to the area. The partnership agreement between TJC, the Rusk Economic Development Corporation, the Rusk Industrial Foundation and Rusk State Hospital will allow the College to operate […]

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Ronda Shirley hired as TJC head volleyball coach

Oct 24, 2010

Ronda Shirley has been named the second head volleyball coach in Tyler Junior College history. She replaces Dana Hatch, who started the TJC volleyball program in 1996 and announced her retirement in May. Shirley assumed her duties on July 1.“We are thrilled to welcome Coach Shirley to our TJC family,” said Dr. Tim Drain, TJC […]

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