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Tyler Executive Women’s Network establishes annual scholarship for business majors

Jan 06, 2014 by

The Tyler Executive Women’s Network has established an annual scholarship at Tyler Junior College, to further the organization’s mission of helping East Texas women become successful in business. The Tyler Executive Women’s Network Annual Scholarship supports women living in Smith County who plan to major in business or a business-related field. The 2013-14 recipient is […]

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Alumni couple establishes the Rick and Bonnie Rayford Scholarship Endowment

Jul 17, 2013 by

Giving back to their alma mater, Tyler Junior College alumni Rick and Bonnie Rayford, of Tyler, have established an endowed scholarship to help TJC students follow their dreams and expand their God-given talents. “The reason I wanted to establish a scholarship at TJC was so that I could give back to the institution that influenced […]

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TJC Dental Hygiene Department establishes scholarship in honor of Dr. Glen Dyer

Dec 14, 2012 by

The Tyler Junior College Department of Dental Hygiene faculty and staff were inspired by Dr. Glen C. Dyer’s passion for teaching students and serving the dental community. Upon hearing about Dr. Dyer’s intentions to retire, the dental hygiene faculty and staff gave to establish the Dr. Glen Dyer Endowed Scholarship for Dental Hygiene in honor […]

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Coach Peterson surprised with tennis endowment established in his name

Dec 14, 2012

After learning about Coach John E. Peterson’s retirement, the TJC tennis teams, his former students, colleagues, friends, family and the Tyler tennis community came together to surprise him with the establishment of an endowed scholarship during a dinner in his honor in September. The tennis coaches and former players set a fundraising goal of $10,000 […]

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Endowment celebrates J.W. Johnson’s passion for music, life and learning

Dec 14, 2012

Alumni of TJC’s Harmony & Understanding and friends of the College gave generously to establish the Harmony and Understanding Heritage Endowment, which provides ongoing funding for Harmony & Understanding to continue to entertain local, statewide, national and international audiences. When the Harmony alumni group held their 40th anniversary reunion last year, they accepted a challenge […]

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Powells establish new endowment for scholarships

Dec 14, 2012

Dr. Paul W. and Cathy A. Powell, longtime pastor and wife, established a scholarship endowment that benefits deserving Tyler Junior College students for years to come. The Paul W. and Cathy A. Powell Endowed Scholarship will provide one scholarship each year to a full-time student pursing an associate’s degree. The recipient can use the scholarship […]

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