Archive for July, 2012

13th, 14th & 15th Apache Belle lines plan 50th reunion for Homecoming 2012

Jul 20, 2012

This year the 1960-62 Apache Belles will celebrate their 50th reunion during Homecoming 2012 on October 13. Reunion coordinator Sara Turner Miller invites the 13th, 14th and 15th lines to join them during Homecoming 2012 to reunite, share memories and celebrate old friendships. “We were the Junior Rose Bowl group, our freshman year! We also […]

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Five honored at 2011 Alumni Awards Dinner during TJC Homecoming Weekend

Jul 20, 2012

As always, TJC alumni celebrated 2011 Homecoming Weekend in grand fashion. On Friday, Oct. 28, the TJC Alumni Association honored five outstanding individuals for their contributions to society, lives’ work and/or education at the 2011 Alumni Awards Dinner. Mitch Andrews served as master of ceremonies, the TJC Jazz Band provided entertainment, and Dr. Cheryl Rogers […]

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‘U-Tip’ allows sources to remain anonymous

Jul 20, 2012

Have a tip about suspicious activity on a Tyler Junior College campus or satellite facility but want to remain anonymous? The College has launched a new system that will accept your information without naming you as the source. As a result of its contract with e2Campus, TJC now offers “U-Tip,” a communication service that can […]

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TJC releases mobile app for iPhone, Android users

Jul 20, 2012

Need to know the tip-off time for the next TJC Apaches basketball game or find the library? There’s an app for that and much more. Tyler Junior College has joined the mobile application universe and released a free downloadable app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android users. The app currently features quick-reference information for: […]

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New TJC Fire Academy up and running

Jul 20, 2012

The Tyler Junior College Fire Academy has graduated its first two classes of cadets. Graduation was held Dec. 20, 2011, for the academy’s first class of cadets, which included: Boot Brantley, Eustace; Cody Eastep, Crandall; Ryan Gaar, Canton; Phillip Johnson, Tyler; Nathan Ledkins, Hawkins; Adam Pruitt, Athens; William Reneau, Henderson; and Alex Seeton, Golden. The […]

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College adds high-tech bike to campus safety fleet

Jul 20, 2012

The Tyler Junior College campus safety office has added another high-tech bicycle to its fleet, decreasing the department’s carbon footprint while giving officers the ability to patrol virtually anywhere, any time. The new Electro Glide 500 from Hebb E-Bikes operates by standard pedaling power, but supplements human strength with a lithium polymer battery-powered, planetary-geared hub […]

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Schaefer named director of TJC Apache Belles

Jul 20, 2012

For the first time in almost three decades, the Tyler Junior College Apache Belles have a new leader. Jasilyn Schaefer, who was an Apache Belle from 1996-98, succeeds her mentor Ruth Flynn, who served as Apache Belles director from 1984 until her retirement in 2011. On Feb. 8, TJC President Dr. Mike Metke and TJC […]

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For Mercy’s sake – Hospital ship brings student out of Africa to TJC

Jul 20, 2012

Until a year ago, Stephen Tetteh had scarcely heard of Tyler Junior College, much less considered going to school here. Tetteh, a 24-year-old native of Asesewa Ghana, West Africa, spent three years on the Mercy Ships vessel Africa Mercy, pitching in wherever he was needed – working in the kitchen, serving as a drummer on […]

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A welcome gift

Jul 20, 2012

First impressions matter. A generous gift to name the LaVerne and Michael Gollob Welcome Center helped fund construction of the new Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College and build an endowment to support programming. The Gollob Welcome Center comprises the science center’s lobby, reception and ticketing area. Their gift comes […]

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Herb and Melvina Buie create endowment for nursing students

Jul 20, 2012

Tyler residents Herb and Melvina Buie have established a scholarship endowment that will benefit TJC nursing students for years to come. The Herb C. and Melvina R. Buie Scholarship Endowment will provide one scholarship each year for a full-time nursing major. Their investment will help fund tuition, fees and books for a full-time student pursuing […]

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