Promises Promises: Rusk TJC Citizens Promise class features two sets of twins

Feb 29, 2016

The newest class of Rusk TJC Citizens Promise scholars has TJC professors seeing double – twice. Two sets of twins who graduated in May 2015 from Rusk High School recently completed their first semester at TJC, and they feel doubly blessed for being able to attend college without paying tuition. Sisters Amanda and Allison Potter […]

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TJC forms educational collaboration with Korean university

Feb 29, 2016

A four-member delegation from Gyeongju University in South Korea visited Tyler Junior College in January to tour the campus and discuss an educational exchange between the two institutions. Gyeongju President Soonja Lee and professors Larry Chong, Chang su Park and JaiKwan Park toured the new Robert M. Rogers Nursing & Health Sciences Center, which features […]

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Ingersoll Rand donates training equipment to TJC Energy Center

Feb 29, 2016

Ingersoll Rand’s residential HVAC business, manufacturers of Trane and American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning equipment, donated 16 residential split systems to TJC’s Energy Center, located on the TJC West Campus. The equipment was added to a new HVAC lab for technical training in TJC’s state-of-the-art facility. The systems are in the 3-ton range and […]

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TJC named one of top 150 community colleges in the nation

Feb 29, 2016

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named Tyler Junior College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds, as well as Siemens […]

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Family Learning Center of Tyler receives national accreditation

Feb 29, 2016

The Family Learning Center of Tyler, the laboratory school for Tyler Junior College’s child development/early childhood programs, has received accreditation by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs. An official announcement event was held in August at the center, located at 1508 N. Haynie in Tyler. “We are thrilled about this designation, […]

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Grand opening held for TJC’s new, 248-bed Crossroads Hall

Feb 29, 2016

Just in time for the fall 2015 semester, Tyler Junior College officials held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening for Crossroads Hall, a new, 248-bed residential facility on the west side of the main campus. The $20-million, 63,000-square-foot residence hall brings TJC’s on-campus population to about 1,300 students. TJC’s total enrollment is approximately 11,000. Located on […]

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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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