Archive for On Campus

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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TJC, UT Tyler developing Patriot Pathway to ease transfer between institutions

Mar 30, 2015

Tyler Junior College and The University of Texas at Tyler, focused on an authentic collective impact, announce the strengthening of their collaboration and partnership through a program currently being developed as the Patriot Pathway. Together, the TJC and UT Tyler academic leadership teams will create a plan leading to the seamless transfer of students between […]

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Holocaust survivor shares story of her childhood spent in a Nazi concentration camp

Mar 30, 2015

Of the 15,000 children imprisoned in Terezin concentration camp between 1941 and 1945, Inge Auerbacher was among the 1 percent who survived. Auerbacher, a Holocaust survivor, research chemist and author, shared her story during a visit to TJC in November. The event was sponsored by TJC’s Alpha Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. […]

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Two TJC students chosen as 2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Mar 30, 2015

Tyler Junior College students and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members Mikenna Denton and Destiny Eaton have been chosen as 2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars. Mikenna Denton is an occupational therapy major from Gilmer. Destiny Eaton is a psychology major from Weatherford. In all, 207 Phi Theta Kappa members have been awarded a total […]

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The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC offers ‘A Year of Destruction’

Mar 30, 2015

It’s been a shaky year at the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. “A Year of Destruction,” a yearlong exhibition featuring earthquakes, volcanoes and other natural disasters, is well under way and will last through September 2015. The program offers a series of disaster-related shows and exhibits, including “When the […]

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TJC marketing staff earns awards for excellence

Mar 30, 2015

The Tyler Junior College marketing staff brought home five Medallion Awards from the annual National Council for Marketing & Public Relations District 4 conference in October in Oklahoma City. In District 4’s annual Medallion Awards competition, TJC earned the following awards: • Gold awards in the college annual report and website categories; and • Silver […]

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TJC, ETMC collaborate on emergency medical services professions program

Mar 30, 2015

In August, TJC and East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System announced a partnership agreement designed to strengthen the TJC’s emergency medical services professions (EMSP) program, which provides certificates and associate’s degrees to graduates. The program also provides improved professional development opportunities for ETMC. “We are very excited to partner with a respected East Texas […]

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Drain, Johnson appointed to assistant vice president positions

Mar 30, 2015

Dr. Tom Johnson and Dr. Tim Drain have assumed new responsibilities at Tyler Junior College. Johnson has been named assistant vice president for student services. Drain has been named assistant vice president for student engagement. In this new role, Johnson will work with key leaders from the institution, including the dean for enrollment management and […]

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