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Sandy Terry named to Golf Coaches of America Hall of Fame

Feb 29, 2016

TJC head golf coach Sandy Terry was one of four coaches inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame in 2015. Terry joined Bruce Brockbank of Brigham Young University, J.T. Higgins of Texas A&M University and Jimmy Stobs of Barry University in the association’s hall of fame class of 2015. They were […]

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Men’s, women’s soccer teams advance to national tournaments

Feb 29, 2016

The TJC men’s and women’s soccer teams made it to the championship rounds of their respective tournaments, yet both came up short of claiming another national title. In Martinsville, Va., the men’s team failed to defend their national title of 2014, losing 1-0 in a double-overtime match with No. 1 ranked Louisburg (North Carolina). The […]

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TJC professor Jodi Seal earns designation as Certified Nurse Educator

Aug 06, 2015

Jodi Seal, an associate degree nursing professor at Tyler Junior College, has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator through a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League of Nursing. Seal has been a professor in the TJC Associate Degree Nursing program for five years. “The certification is a mark of professionalism and […]

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TJC testing center earns national certification

Aug 06, 2015

With millions of educational certification and licensure tests administered in the U.S. every year, the need for secure testing environments and trained testing staff has never been greater. One local testing center has set the bar high for other post-secondary test centers and achieved national status as a leader in excellent testing practices. The Tyler […]

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TJC among select group recognized for sustained excellence in educational fundraising

Aug 06, 2015

Tyler Junior College is one of 15 educational institutions to receive the 2015 Sustained Excellence in Educational Fundraising Award from The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, an international association of educational institutions headquartered in Washington, D.C. CASE named 90 colleges and universities and 16 independent schools as recipients of its 2015 Educational Fundraising […]

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TJC Student Nurses Association establishes annual scholarship

Aug 06, 2015

The TJC Student Nurses Association established an annual scholarship to benefit students in the associate degree nursing program. The scholarship was awarded for the first time in spring 2015. Inaugural recipients of the award were Anna Boyett and Darla Mullens. Funds to support the scholarship are raised through membership dues and fundraising activities throughout the […]

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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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Dentists raise more than $300,000 in support of new dental clinic

Aug 06, 2015

When the TJC dental hygiene program began in 1969, it was state of the art. While teeth haven’t changed in the last 46 years, the technology and techniques used in the modern dental office have seen radical changes. A few years ago, TJC leadership was advised during a review that the program was in danger […]

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Porsche club event raises funds for Ron Wakefield Scholarship in Automotive Technology

Mar 30, 2015

On Sept. 28, the Dallas-area Porsche Club came to Tyler for one of the most interesting and entertaining automobile events ever in Northeast Texas. The event was held in a French barn known as “Le Auto Grange,” owned by local car enthusiast Billy Hibbs. Hibbs’ garage features a factory Porsche 908 short-tail coupe, all eight […]

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TJC receives educational fundraising national award, district award for annual report

Mar 30, 2015

For the second year in a row, Tyler Junior College has received national recognition for overall performance in educational fundraising. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named 84 colleges and universities and 20 independent schools as recipients of its 2014 Educational Fundraising Awards, which recognize institutions for overall performance and improvement […]

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