Archive for Fall 2010

Power Up: Luminant invests in its workforce of tomorrow

Dec 14, 2012 by

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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Investing in the future – the fun way

Oct 24, 2010 by

Thirty-three students will receive $1,000 scholarships to Tyler Junior College because of the 22nd Annual TJC Foundation Scholarship Golf Tournament, held September 10, 2009, at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club. A record 68 sponsors contributed to the successful event, which also featured lunch with D.D. Lewis, former Dallas Cowboys linebacker. Lewis spoke about his career and […]

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Junior League of Tyler Women’s Scholarship

Oct 24, 2010 by

We expect gifts on our birthdays. But when the Junior League of Tyler celebrates an anniversary, the giving flows outward. In honor of its 60th anniversary, Junior League of Tyler has given $60,000 to establish a scholarship to benefit Smith County women returning to higher education at Tyler Junior College. “This scholarship is a perfect […]

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Putting their money where their hearts are

Oct 24, 2010

Tyler Junior College scholarships are often the result of passionate community members who want to see students succeed in an area that is meaningful to them. The new Social Science Department Scholarship of Excellence is the result of perhaps those most dedicated to student success at TJC– the faculty. Faculty from the College’s social sciences […]

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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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Maintenance funds make Wagstaff additions possible

Oct 24, 2010

The long-anticipated Phase II of the Wagstaff Gym renovation is under way and should be complete by Nov. 1. The gym is being expanded to provide new and additional locker rooms to better accommodate men’s and women’s athletics. “When the work is finished, Wagstaff Gym will be among the finest facilities anywhere in our region,” […]

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Anonymous gift brings turf to Hartley Field

Oct 24, 2010

One of two soccer fields at Pat Hartley Field will sport artificial turf after construction is complete this summer. The field to receive turf is the west field and it will be striped for both soccer and football. The Apache football team will utilize the turf field for practices while men’s and women’s soccer teams […]

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Donation makes Genecov rennovation possible

Oct 24, 2010

Thanks to an anonymous gift of $335,000, the College will begin renovation of biology and chemistry labs in the Aleck Genecov Science Building in Spring 2011. The gift will pay for upgrades to nine labs in the two-and-a-half-story structure, bringing them to state-of-the art capabilities. Maintenance funds will be paired with the donation so that […]

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Moore named vice president of student affairs

Oct 24, 2010

Dr. Johnny Moore was named TJC vice president for student affairs earlier this year, succeeding Dr. Austin Lane who was named president of Lone Star College-Montgomery. Moore oversees all aspects of the student experience at TJC, from orientation to graduation. The student affairs division encompasses the departments of admissions, advising, athletics, financial aid, registrar, student […]

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School named changed to reflect realignment

Oct 24, 2010

The College has recently changed the names of several of its schools of study. The name changes were determined by Provost Dr. Homer “Butch” Hayes after meetings with faculty. Hayes said the realignment will create more equitable supervisory responsibilities at the deans’ levels while reflecting the latest trends in higher education. The School of University […]

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