Archive for March, 2015

Goodbye, Mr. Mensch: After more than a decade, TJC band director passes the baton

Mar 26, 2015

After 11 years at Tyler Junior College, Tom Mensch has relinquished his baton as TJC director of bands. Mensch accepted a new position as minister of instrumental music at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler and began his duties in December. Jeremy Strickland, assistant director of bands at Texas Christian University, will take over as […]

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Miles of Smiles: Dental hygiene students and faculty volunteer in community outreach program

Mar 26, 2015

Making a difference in the community often comes down to small things, like giving someone a healthy smile, which is exactly what Tyler Junior College dental hygiene students did during a five-day medical and dental outreach program at Van High School last summer. From June 2-6, TJC partnered with Texas A&M University Baylor College of […]

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On With the Show: Travel-study tour takes students to Broadway

Mar 26, 2015

All the world might be a stage, but the one that really matters to theater students and fans alike is the Broadway stage. At the close of each spring semester, TJC theater professor and tour guide extraordinaire Dr. David Crawford hosts a travel-study tour to New York and its famed theater district. It’s a jam-packed, […]

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Marked Improvement: Science Resource Center breeds success for TJC biology students

Mar 26, 2015

Planned growth in the TJC’s nursing and health sciences fields will require more qualified students who have successfully completed prerequisite courses, such as Anatomy and Physiology I and II and Microbiology. These students will make application to the growing associate-degree nursing program and other new and expanding programs meeting in the new Robert M. Rogers […]

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