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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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 Alumni Association honors alumni award recipients

Mar 30, 2015

The Tyler Junior College Alumni Association honored the 2014 alumni award recipients during the annual TJC Alumni Awards Dinner on Oct. 24. This year’s TJC Alumni Awards honorees were: Ben Sutton ’48, Distinguished Alumni Award; Dick Johns ’48, Special Recognition Award; and Literacy Council of Tyler, Apache Spirit. Ben Sutton ’48 Distinguished Alumni Award The […]

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Brick campaign helps Pave the Way to the future

Mar 30, 2015

An engraved brick is a wonderful way to honor TJC graduates, alumni, faculty members, friends or loved ones, and helps Pave the Way for future students. In January 2015, TJC opened the Robert  M. Rogers Nursing and Health Sciences Center, the most ambitious project in TJC’s 89-year history. For a donation to the TJC Foundation […]

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Apache Belles conducting Save-Our-Plate campaign

Mar 30, 2015

Along with more than 50 other specialty license plates across the state, the Apache Belles plate could be facing extinction. Specialty plates that do not meet the minimum of 200 plates actively in use over a given year are at risk of being permanently removed from the program, according to a My Plates news release […]

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Message From the TJC Alumni Association

Mar 30, 2015

Dear Fellow Apaches, It is definitely a privilege to serve as your president of the Tyler Junior College Alumni Association. I made my best friends and some of my best memories at Tyler Junior College. This awesome educational opportunity allowed me to pursue my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business leading to a highly successful […]

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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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