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Students meet their supporters at TJC Foundation Scholarship Luncheon

Jan 06, 2014 by

The annual TJC Foundation Scholarship Luncheon brings scholarship supporters and recipients together to meet each other and see firsthand how scholarship gifts make a difference in the lives of TJC students. During the 2013 luncheon, the late Jack and Dorothy Faye White were remembered for playing an important role in shaping the culture of philanthropy […]

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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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Tyler Junior College employees increase annual giving for scholarships, United Way

Jan 06, 2014 by

The Tyler Junior College Foundation launched its annual giving campaign for TJC employees to help support the College and the community based non-profit, United Way of Smith County. The campaign began in early September and final results were announced in mid-October, with a total of $47,669 raised through this year’s campaign – an increase of […]

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Foundation hosts record-breaking scholarship golf tournament

Jan 06, 2014

It was the 26th anniversary of Tyler Junior College Foundation’s annual scholarship golf tournament, and TJC students got the gifts. The event was held Sept. 5 at Hollytree Country Club. Thanks to record-breaking community support of this year’s event, dozens of scholarships will change the lives and careers of dozens of TJC students. Azalea Orthopedics […]

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Theater professor’s new play featured in off-Broadway reading

Jul 17, 2013

“Prodigal,” a new play written by Dr. David W. Crawford, TJC theater professor, had its world premiere on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Jean Browne Theatre on the TJC campus. An off-Broadway reading of “Prodigal” was held Friday, May 30, at Theatre East in New York City, with former “Sopranos” actor Dominic Chianese in the leading […]

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Alpha Omicron ranked 5th Phi Theta Kappa chapter at international convention

Jul 17, 2013

Alpha Omicron, the TJC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, received an overall ranking of 5th in the world during the honor society’s recent 95th International Convention in San Jose, Calif. The chapter also received numerous other awards. Alpha Omicron was ranked fifth by virtue of its selection as fourth finalist for 2013 Most Distinguished Chapter. […]

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TJC speech and debate team earns state championship

Jul 17, 2013

The Tyler Junior College speech and debate team is officially the best in Texas. The team was named state champion at the Texas Community College Forensic Championship Tournament held Feb. 8-10 at Central Texas Community College in Killeen. The team earned first place in Overall Sweepstakes, first place in Individual Events Sweepstakes, and third place […]

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Professor earns award from clinical research organization

Jul 17, 2013

A Tyler Junior College nursing professor recently earned an award from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals at the organization’s global conference in Orlando, Fla. Debbie A. Waldrop, a professor in the TJC associate degree nursing program and part-time research consultant, received the Advancing Public Awareness in Clinical Research Award, which recognizes an individual who […]

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Scholarship fund created in memory of ‘forever Apache’ Kenneth Prater

Jul 17, 2013

As the husband of former activities director Emma Lou Prater, Kenneth Prater logged countless miles in TJC vans, transporting TJC cheerleading squads to games and competitions. When he wasn’t driving cheerleaders – and even in the years after Emma Lou retired – he was driving the family car so he and Emma Lou could watch […]

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TJC receives national award for educational fundraising

Jul 17, 2013

Tyler Junior College is one of four public, two-year institutions nationwide – and the only two-year institution in Texas – to be recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), for overall performance in educational fundraising. CASE has named 68 colleges and universities and 18 independent schools as recipients of its 2013 […]

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