Archive for On Campus

Lessner, Andrews promoted to TJC leadership positions

Feb 29, 2016

Tyler Junior College President Dr. Mike Metke has announced two promotions within the college’s leadership, effective Jan. 1. Kimberly Lessner, director of the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC, has been named interim executive director of marketing, media and communications. Mitch Andrews, TJC executive director of advancement and alumni affairs, has been […]

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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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TJC wins national awards for excellence in educational marketing and advertising

Aug 06, 2015

Tyler Junior College received grand gold and silver awards in marketing and advertising categories in the 2014 Circle of Excellence program of The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, an international association of educational institutions, headquartered in Washington, D.C. TJC’s Fall 2014 TV commercial, “You’re Ready for This,” was named the grand gold award-winner […]

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VME Process partners with TJC for $135,990 grant from Texas Workforce Commission

Aug 06, 2015

VME Process has partnered with Tyler Junior College to provide job training using a $135,990 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions East Texas area. The grant will be used to custom train 82 new and incumbent workers to increase technical skill levels in […]

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Lessner named director of the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC

Aug 06, 2015

Kim Lessner has been named director of the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. She oversees the science center’s growth and development, with primary responsibility for overall leadership, management, planning and fundraising activities. “I am excited to be part of an organization that has such a deep heritage in bringing […]

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TJC science center hosts star (and vehicle) of new ‘Tornado Alley’ film

Aug 06, 2015

To kick off its summer schedule, the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College played host to special guests on June 13, in conjunction with the premiere of the film “Tornado Alley,” now playing in the 40-foot domed theatre. Sean Casey, star of Discovery Channel’s popular “Storm Chasers” series, brought his […]

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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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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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Four TJC professors named 2015 endowed teaching chairs

Aug 06, 2015

Four Tyler Junior College professors have distinguished themselves as endowed teaching chairs for 2015. The TJC Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence program enables professors to nominate and reward their peers who demonstrate excellence as educators. This year’s endowed chair recipients are: • Gigi Delk, computer information systems/game and simulation development professor, The Mable Williams Endowed […]

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TJC communications students win 39 awards, sweep top honors at state conference

Aug 06, 2015

Tyler Junior College communications and media students swept the competition at their annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference held this spring in San Antonio. TJC brought home 39 awards in all and took top honors in their division for the student newspaper, The Apache Pow Wow. The students won Best of Show for Division 3, […]

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