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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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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Jeremy Strickland named TJC director of bands

Mar 30, 2015

Jeremy Strickland, currently assistant director of bands at Texas Christian University, will be the next director of bands for Tyler Junior College. Strickland will begin his duties at TJC on June 1. He will lead the TJC band program, which consists of: Apache Band (marching band), three concert bands, two jazz ensembles, jazz combo, two […]

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Apache Belles visit State Capitol, perform in inaugural parade of Gov. Greg Abbott

Mar 30, 2015

The Tyler Junior College Apache Belles traveled to Austin on Tuesday, Jan. 20, for the inaugural ceremony and parade for Greg Abbott, the 48th governor of Texas. “This was a momentous day in the history of Texas,” Apache Belles Director Jasilyn Schaefer said, “and the Apache Belles were honored to take part.” Following the inauguration […]

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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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