Archive for Academics

Promises kept – and more

Mar 23, 2011

For more than 80 years, Tyler Junior College has made promises to support its students, give back to the community it serves, and ensure a bright future for generations to come. The faculty, staff and donors are passionate about providing a quality education, vibrant student life and service to the community. When economic challenges arise, […]

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Mentoring Minds and making a difference

Mar 23, 2011

When Michael and Lisa Lujan set out to create their educational materials company Mentoring Minds, they sought the wise counsel of some mentoring minds with the know-how to turn their spark of an idea into a successful business. They received critical support from a variety of East Texas groups, including Tyler Junior College’s Small Business […]

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Forensics team brings home national titles

Oct 24, 2010

The effectiveness of U.N. sanctions on Iran? Debatable. The long-term probability of Sarah Jessica Parker’s influence on fashion and pop culture? Also somewhat debatable. What is not up for debate is that Tyler Junior College’s forensics team had a season for the record books. Not only did the six-member squad interpret, debate and persuade its […]

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Phi Theta Kappa Year Was Like a ‘Championship’

Oct 24, 2010

The biggest headlines associated with colleges and universities these days are usually devoted to sports accomplishments and athletic rivalries. And even though TJC did claim four national athletic titles during the year – that’s right, four in one year – those championships cannot match the feelings the year’s academic achievements brought to TJC, President Dr. […]

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