Archive for August, 2015

Class Notes – Summer 2015

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1980 James “Wally” Brewster has attended Lindale High School, Tyler Junior College, and Texas A&M University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. In 2010, he started his own company: SB&K Global based in Chicago. Soon after, he was named as the National Co-Chair of the LBGT Leadership Council for the Democratic […]

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Community medical groups support Rogers center fundraising efforts

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One of the goals of the Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center project is to meet community healthcare needs by producing highly qualified and properly trained graduates to support Tyler’s growing medical industry. Community medical groups were quick to put their support behind the fundraising efforts, especially since the new facility will allow […]

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TJC wins national awards for excellence in educational marketing and advertising

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Tyler Junior College received grand gold and silver awards in marketing and advertising categories in the 2014 Circle of Excellence program of The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, an international association of educational institutions, headquartered in Washington, D.C. TJC’s Fall 2014 TV commercial, “You’re Ready for This,” was named the grand gold award-winner […]

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VME Process partners with TJC for $135,990 grant from Texas Workforce Commission

Aug 06, 2015

VME Process has partnered with Tyler Junior College to provide job training using a $135,990 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions East Texas area. The grant will be used to custom train 82 new and incumbent workers to increase technical skill levels in […]

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Lessner named director of the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC

Aug 06, 2015

Kim Lessner has been named director of the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. She oversees the science center’s growth and development, with primary responsibility for overall leadership, management, planning and fundraising activities. “I am excited to be part of an organization that has such a deep heritage in bringing […]

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TJC science center hosts star (and vehicle) of new ‘Tornado Alley’ film

Aug 06, 2015

To kick off its summer schedule, the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College played host to special guests on June 13, in conjunction with the premiere of the film “Tornado Alley,” now playing in the 40-foot domed theatre. Sean Casey, star of Discovery Channel’s popular “Storm Chasers” series, brought his […]

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TJC professor Jodi Seal earns designation as Certified Nurse Educator

Aug 06, 2015

Jodi Seal, an associate degree nursing professor at Tyler Junior College, has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator through a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League of Nursing. Seal has been a professor in the TJC Associate Degree Nursing program for five years. “The certification is a mark of professionalism and […]

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TJC testing center earns national certification

Aug 06, 2015

With millions of educational certification and licensure tests administered in the U.S. every year, the need for secure testing environments and trained testing staff has never been greater. One local testing center has set the bar high for other post-secondary test centers and achieved national status as a leader in excellent testing practices. The Tyler […]

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TJC among select group recognized for sustained excellence in educational fundraising

Aug 06, 2015

Tyler Junior College is one of 15 educational institutions to receive the 2015 Sustained Excellence in Educational Fundraising Award from The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, an international association of educational institutions headquartered in Washington, D.C. CASE named 90 colleges and universities and 16 independent schools as recipients of its 2015 Educational Fundraising […]

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TJC Student Nurses Association establishes annual scholarship

Aug 06, 2015

The TJC Student Nurses Association established an annual scholarship to benefit students in the associate degree nursing program. The scholarship was awarded for the first time in spring 2015. Inaugural recipients of the award were Anna Boyett and Darla Mullens. Funds to support the scholarship are raised through membership dues and fundraising activities throughout the […]

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