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Dr. Linda Gary named dean at TJC

Published on Friday, 20th May 2016

Dr. Linda Gary has been named dean of the Tyler Junior College School of Humanities, Communications and Fine Arts, TJC officials have announced. Her appointment is effective immediately.

Harmony & Understanding presents ‘Broadway Blast’

Published on Tuesday, 26th April 2016

TJC’s song-and-dance troupe Harmony & Understanding is warming up for its 5th annual Broadway Blast.

Theatre TJC closes season with Thornton Wilder’s ‘Theophilus North’

Published on Friday, 15th April 2016

Theatre TJC brings down the curtain on its 2015-16 season with “Theophilus North,” playwright Matthew Burnett’s adaptation of the semi-autobiographical, final novel by Thornton Wilder.

TJC speech and debate team wins at national tournament

Published on Thursday, 14th April 2016

The Tyler Junior College speech and debate team returned victorious – and national champions – from the Phi Rho Pi community college national competition held April 4-10 in Costa Mesa, California.

TJC’s DanceFest 2016 set Saturday and Sunday

Published on Tuesday, 12th April 2016

Cats and other mystical creatures will be center stage for DanceFest, the annual presentation by the Tyler Junior College Department of Dance and TJC Academy of Dance.

TJC literary magazine wins state honors

Published on Monday, 11th April 2016

“The Bell Tower Arts Journal,” created entirely by Tyler Junior College students brought home several awards from the recent Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Conference in Dallas.

TJC plans 2nd annual Arts Festival throughout April

Published on Thursday, 31st March 2016

Following the success of its first such event last year, Tyler Junior College has announced its 2nd annual Arts Festival, to be held throughout the month of April.

Jazz trombonist to be guest artist at TJC Jazz Festival

Published on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016

Jazz trombonist and session musician Bob McChesney has played on recordings by Barbra Streisand, Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Shakira, Michael Bublé and many others.

TJC announces scholarship audition dates for voice, piano and guitar

Published on Monday, 29th February 2016

The Tyler Junior College Department of Music announces scholarship audition dates for current and incoming students for the 2016-17 academic year.

TJC Academy of Dance dedicates Clara’s Studio, Margaret’s Wing

Published on Friday, 26th February 2016

The youngest members of the TJC Academy of Dance have a new space that’s just for them.

TJC, UT Tyler choral groups to perform March 4

Published on Friday, 26th February 2016

The TJC Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present a combined concert with the UT Tyler choirs at 6 p.m. Friday, March 4, at First Presbyterian Church, located at 230 W. Rusk St., in Tyler.

TJC small ensembles, jazz bands in concert Thursday

Published on Monday, 15th February 2016

Jazz and classical music will be on the program as TJC’s small ensembles and jazz bands share the stage for a combined concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Jean Browne Theatre, on the TJC main campus.

TJC announces Fall 2015 graduates

Published on Tuesday, 8th December 2015

Tyler Junior College will hold commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Wagstaff Gymnasium, recognizing 566 candidates for graduation for the Fall 2015 semester.

Pops Concert set Nov. 30 and Dec. 1

Published on Friday, 20th November 2015

“Rock This Town” is the theme of this year’s Pops Concert by Harmony & Understanding, Tyler Junior College’s song-and-dance troupe.

Two TJC students chosen as 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Published on Thursday, 19th November 2015

Tyler Junior College students and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members Kaitlin Lenoir and Sabrah Shipman have been chosen as 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars.

TJC presents 27th annual 'Nutcracker' ballet

Published on Wednesday, 18th November 2015

Tickets are on sale now for the Tyler Junior College Academy of Dance’s 27th annual presentation of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, “The Nutcracker.”

ETSO Jazz Spectacular features TJC groups, guest artist Eric Marienthal

Published on Tuesday, 17th November 2015

His name might not sound familiar, but saxophonist Eric Marienthal has performed and recorded with some of the biggest names in jazz and popular music, including Chick Corea, Elton John and more.

Tickets on sale Nov. 11 for Theatre TJC’s ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’

Published on Wednesday, 4th November 2015

What do you get when you take six kids, add a war of words and a bit of audience participation?

TJC speech and debate takes top honors in Bayou City tournaments

Published on Wednesday, 28th October 2015

The TJC speech and debate team brought home multiple awards from the Bayou City Swing tournaments hosted Oct. 23-25 at North Harris College and San Jacinto College.

Fall choral concert set Oct. 27

Published on Tuesday, 20th October 2015

The Tyler Junior College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir will present their annual fall choral concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Wise Auditorium on the TJC main campus. Admission is free.

TJC ‘Bandapalooza’ set Thursday, Oct. 22

Published on Thursday, 15th October 2015

The TJC Jazz Ensembles are gearing up for their annual, action-packed “Bandapalooza,” set 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in Wise Auditorium on the TJC main campus. Admission is free.

Harmony & Understanding to present ‘Broadway Blast’

Published on Tuesday, 21st April 2015

Tyler Junior College’s song-and-dance troupe Harmony & Understanding is warming up for its 4th annual Broadway Blast.

TJC alumnus wins 2015 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award

Published on Friday, 17th April 2015

Tyler Junior College has two connections to this year’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards:

Theatre TJC wraps season with comic romp

Published on Tuesday, 14th April 2015

Hilarity and romantic entanglements abound in Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies,” Theatre TJC’s final production of the season.

TJC literary magazine wins at state competition

Published on Monday, 13th April 2015

Tyler Junior College’s literary magazine, The Bell Tower Arts Journal 2014, won First Place – Overall Excellence at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Conference this weekend in San Antonio. 

TJC communication students take top honors at state conference

Published on Monday, 13th April 2015

Tyler Junior College communications and media students swept the competition at their annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference held this past weekend in San Antonio.

TJC plans first Festival of the Arts

Published on Thursday, 2nd April 2015

Tyler Junior College has announced its first-ever Festival of the Arts, set April 10-17.

TJC literary magazine earns multiple awards

Published on Tuesday, 9th April 2013

TJC’s student-led literary publication, The Bell Tower Arts Journal, received multiple awards in the Literary Magazine Division of the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association annual conference.

Communications students awarded at conference

Published on Tuesday, 16th October 2012

Communications students and staff members of The Apache Pow Wow, the award-winning student newspaper of Tyler Junior College win big at TCCJA.

Apache Pow Wow wins big at state conference

Published on Tuesday, 31st July 2012

Apache Pow Wow wins big at state conference

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ set Feb. 24-27 at TJC

Published on Wednesday, 18th July 2012

‘Singin’ in the Rain’ set Feb. 24-27 at TJC

TJC student one of 50 New Century Scholars

Published on Thursday, 26th April 2012

TJC student one of 50 New Century Scholars

Harmony & Understanding sets ‘Broadway Blast’

Published on Tuesday, 24th April 2012

Harmony & Understanding sets ‘Broadway Blast’

Tickets on sale for 'A Lie of the Mind'

Published on Wednesday, 18th April 2012

Tickets on sale for 'A Lie of the Mind'

TJC speech and debate team earns national honors

Published on Wednesday, 18th April 2012

TJC speech and debate team earns national honors

TJC speech and debate team excels at competitions

Published on Tuesday, 21st February 2012

TJC speech and debate team excels at competitions

Crawford to host travel/theater trip to NYC

Published on Wednesday, 17th February 2010

Crawford to host travel/theater trip to NYC

Crawford earns playwriting award for latest work

Published on Tuesday, 26th January 2010

Crawford earns playwriting award for latest work

Student wins award for logo design

Published on Friday, 22nd January 2010

Student wins award for logo design

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