Archive for On Campus

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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Mejia named TJC provost and vice president for academic and student affairs

Mar 30, 2015

Dr. Juan E. Mejia, who joined Tyler Junior College as vice president for student affairs in October 2013, has been appointed to serve as TJC provost and vice president for academic and student affairs. Mejia served as a founding member for South Texas College in McAllen, where he had served as chief academic officer since […]

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Baylor, TJC join for new ‘Baylor Bound’ transfer program

Jul 23, 2014

Baylor University and Tyler Junior College officials have created a formal Baylor Bound program that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas. TJC President Mike Metke and Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr signed the partnership agreement during a ceremony […]

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TJC students sign national ‘Commit to Complete’ pledge

Jul 23, 2014

Statistics show the surest way for anyone to land a job in their chosen field is to finish college and earn a degree or certificate. That’s exactly what students at Tyler Junior College promised to do when they signed a mass pledge to complete a certificate or an associate degree before leaving TJC to transfer […]

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