Archive for On Campus

Junior League of Tyler Women’s Scholarship

Oct 24, 2010

We expect gifts on our birthdays. But when the Junior League of Tyler celebrates an anniversary, the giving flows outward. In honor of its 60th anniversary, Junior League of Tyler has given $60,000 to establish a scholarship to benefit Smith County women returning to higher education at Tyler Junior College. “This scholarship is a perfect […]

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Putting their money where their hearts are

Oct 24, 2010

Tyler Junior College scholarships are often the result of passionate community members who want to see students succeed in an area that is meaningful to them. The new Social Science Department Scholarship of Excellence is the result of perhaps those most dedicated to student success at TJC– the faculty. Faculty from the College’s social sciences […]

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Maintenance funds make Wagstaff additions possible

Oct 24, 2010

The long-anticipated Phase II of the Wagstaff Gym renovation is under way and should be complete by Nov. 1. The gym is being expanded to provide new and additional locker rooms to better accommodate men’s and women’s athletics. “When the work is finished, Wagstaff Gym will be among the finest facilities anywhere in our region,” […]

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Anonymous gift brings turf to Hartley Field

Oct 24, 2010

One of two soccer fields at Pat Hartley Field will sport artificial turf after construction is complete this summer. The field to receive turf is the west field and it will be striped for both soccer and football. The Apache football team will utilize the turf field for practices while men’s and women’s soccer teams […]

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Donation makes Genecov rennovation possible

Oct 24, 2010

Thanks to an anonymous gift of $335,000, the College will begin renovation of biology and chemistry labs in the Aleck Genecov Science Building in Spring 2011. The gift will pay for upgrades to nine labs in the two-and-a-half-story structure, bringing them to state-of-the art capabilities. Maintenance funds will be paired with the donation so that […]

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Moore named vice president of student affairs

Oct 24, 2010

Dr. Johnny Moore was named TJC vice president for student affairs earlier this year, succeeding Dr. Austin Lane who was named president of Lone Star College-Montgomery. Moore oversees all aspects of the student experience at TJC, from orientation to graduation. The student affairs division encompasses the departments of admissions, advising, athletics, financial aid, registrar, student […]

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Ronda Shirley hired as TJC head volleyball coach

Oct 24, 2010

Ronda Shirley has been named the second head volleyball coach in Tyler Junior College history. She replaces Dana Hatch, who started the TJC volleyball program in 1996 and announced her retirement in May. Shirley assumed her duties on July 1.“We are thrilled to welcome Coach Shirley to our TJC family,” said Dr. Tim Drain, TJC […]

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