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Form & Function: New Energy Center was built with learning and innovation in mind

Aug 06, 2015 by

In the lobby of the new TJC Energy Center is an abstract sculpture made with 48 two-by-four wood planks mounted to the wall in a seemingly bizarre, unwieldy pattern. The discussion piece is striking and looks out of place when you first see it. “That’s everybody’s first question: What is it?” Brandy Ziegler, project architect […]

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Back-to-back champs! Apaches capture 2nd consecutive World Series title

Aug 06, 2015 by

Apaches take 2nd consecutive NJCAA Division III World Series title The Apaches baseball team (41-8) defeated Joliet Junior College, 10-9, May 27 in Kinston, N.C., to become the 2015 NJCAA Division III National Champions, defending their 2014 title won in Tyler. The back-to-back national title run brought to 52 the number of athletic championships in […]

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

Mar 26, 2015 by

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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Mission of ‘Mercy’: Professor takes sonography expertise, spirit of service into African Congo

Jul 23, 2014

When sonography department chair Pamela Brower traveled to the African Congo with Mercy Ships last year, 15 Congolese physicians were invited to attend her lectures and demonstrations during her weeklong stay. On the first day, 35 doctors showed up. “They couldn’t get enough,” Brower said. “We had to walk away. They just absorbed everything that […]

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South Korea Multimedia

Jun 12, 2014
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The Next Level: TJC Honors Program raises the stakes on academic performance

Jan 08, 2014

With a beefed-up curriculum, scholarship incentives and a new director, the Tyler Junior College Honors Program is attracting more of the area’s best and brightest students. The task of creating the advanced learning environment fell into the hands of one of TJC’s newest professors, T.J. McLemore. “I literally signed my grad thesis and drove down […]

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Message from the 2012-13 Alumni President

Dec 14, 2012

I am honored and privileged to serve as the president of your Tyler Junior College Alumni Association. We have an outstanding board of directors who truly love and support Tyler Junior College. The TJC Alumni Association’s mission is to promote our College by supporting its many programs, provide scholarships and assist in the recruitment of […]

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Power Up: Luminant invests in its workforce of tomorrow

Dec 14, 2012

Look past the advanced degrees and Dr. Dirk Hughes could be the shop foreman for any industrial business in the country. His gruff demeanor and commanding height appear more physical than intellectual; but inside is a man who knows how important education is to the future of his employer as well as his students. As […]

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Day of Caring

Jul 24, 2012
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