Archive for Spring 2011

Another TJC Incubator Graduate Wins Award

Oct 24, 2010

In September 2000, when Larry Edgerton put $10,000 into a home medical equipment business, he had a desk, a chair and a 136-square-foot office; and he was his only employee. In collaboration with TJC’s Tyler Area Business Incubator and its Small Business Development Center and Service Corps of Retired Executives, the incubator provided Edgerton with […]

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Promise Three is More Than Just Volunteering

Oct 24, 2010

Community service means different things to different people. When noted educational writer Arthur Cohen wrote his first edition of one of the premier books about America’s community colleges in 1982, he identified community service as cultural events, workshops and non-credit courses. To many TJC students, however, community service often means participating in a fund-raiser, helping […]

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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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