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Why I Give

Feb 15, 2017 by

“I grew up in a small, rural town in East Texas; and funding college was not an option for my family. Fortunately, I received a scholarship while attending TJC which put me on the path to realize my educational goals. I believe that the gift from Four Seasons Women’s Health will open that same door […]

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TJC Promise: Providing a Path to Higher Education

Feb 14, 2017 by

A bold, new scholarship initiative has been launched in honor of TJC’s 90th anniversary: The TJC Promise. Recognizing the need to build a college-going culture that will strengthen the workforce of the future, communities nationwide are creating opportunities for students who might not otherwise be able to attend college. The pioneer of the “promise scholarship” […]

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Hard work takes Stratton Hibbs from TJC to Oxford University

Feb 14, 2017 by

Tyler Junior College can help you get where you want to go – even if where you want to go is Oxford University. In addition to his work as a standout student at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Stratton Hibbs took dual-credit classes at TJC, simultaneously earning college credits while in high school. […]

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Tyler couple creates opportunities for TJC nursing students to succeed

Feb 07, 2017

The facilities and programs of Tyler Junior College reflect the legacy of the many benefactors who have contributed to the institution since its founding. Inside the new Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center, a skills lab has been named in remembrance of community pillar Michael D. Gollob. The naming plate reads, “Generously gifted […]

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Community medical groups support Rogers center fundraising efforts

Aug 06, 2015

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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Dental hygiene graduates honor former professor, issue $10,000 challenge for others to contribute

Aug 06, 2015

Students know the challenges of paying for schooling, and graduates of the dental hygiene class of 2015 are giving back to help future students. They contributed $1,000 toward the establishment of an endowed scholarship in honor of retiring professor Nancy Stewart and have challenged others to help raise the rest of the required $10,000 for […]

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A Truly Community Project: Contributors give generously to new Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center

Aug 06, 2015

Tyler Junior College’s new Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center isn’t just an enormous, new, state-of-the-art healthcare training facility. It’s a tribute to what happens when a community truly believes in and throws its considerable support behind the college’s mission. The center is the most ambitious capital project in TJC’s 88-year history, and […]

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TJC VOLUNTEERS AT ‘DAY OF CARING’ • MAY 13 • TYLER

Jul 23, 2014
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Jenkins’ legendary reign led to building name, statue

Jan 06, 2014

Standing just over 5 feet tall, Dr. Harry E. Jenkins was obviously not a giant of a man. But to Tyler Junior College, he was as big as Texas – a visionary with the ability to make the extraordinary happen to the benefit of the institution. Under his reign, TJC grew from a tiny college […]

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

Jan 06, 2014

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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