Archive for Spring 2012

2011 HGR General Contractors Scholarship Golf Tournament most successful to date

Jul 20, 2012

Q: What is 24 years old, has 264 legs and generated $41,000 in TJC scholarships? A: The 2011 Tyler Junior College Foundation Golf Tournament. The HGR General Contractors Scholarship Golf Tournament benefitting the TJC Foundation, held Sept. 8 at Hollytree Country Club, raised more sponsorship dollars than ever in the 24 history of the event. […]

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AT&T gift supports programming for science center

Jul 19, 2012

Students from all over East Texas will be able to reach for the stars and maybe even visit them someday, thanks to a grant from the AT&T Foundation to the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. The $25,000 gift supports educational programming and headline shows at the center, which reopened […]

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Russell named vice chair of national advisory committee on community colleges

Jul 19, 2012

Dr. Kim Russell, Tyler Junior College vice president for advancement and external affairs, has been appointed vice chair of the Center for Community College Advancement’s Advisory Committee, joining 12 other community college leaders from throughout the country to help identify learning opportunities and professional development needs for community college advancement professionals. The Center for Community […]

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Sound Beginnings – Apache Band program creates excellence, memories of a lifetime

Jul 19, 2012

For a tuba player like Clay Garrett, there are very few professional performance jobs available. There are even fewer jobs playing tuba for the president of the United States. The Tyler Junior College graduate spent part of his winter break driving to Washington, D.C., to audition for the United States Marine Band, also known as […]

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Vital Signs – TJC fills critical need for the health care community

Jul 19, 2012

Sixty years ago, Tyler Junior College was just celebrating its sixth year at the campus on East Fifth Street and enjoying tremendous growth, as the wave of post-war veterans continued to take advantage of the GI bill. TJC enrolled more veterans than any other junior college in Texas, and the addition of vocational programs was […]

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Apache Belles perform at Dallas Cowyboys game

Jul 19, 2012
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Universal appeal – Space science education center back in service after major upgrades

Jul 19, 2012

If you attended East Texas schools between 1963 and 2010, your first real exposure to space and science likely came during a field trip to TJC’s Hudnall Planetarium. Upon exiting the school bus with your classmates and walking in an orderly fashion down the sidewalk and into the building, you took a seat inside the […]

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