Monthly Archives: February, 2010

Production “Our Town” moves into Braithwaite Theatre

ue to advance box office sales, Thornton Wilder's classic "Our Town," the third play of the Rogers Children's Theatre season, is being moved into the Braithwaite Theatre. Often referred to as Wilder's best-known work, it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1938. This particular production will be guest directed by Tyler resident Robin Root, who is making her directorial debut at Tyler Civic Theatre.

Plans for new nursing building in the works

TJC recently unveiled plans for a new building to help facilitate the growth of the allied health and nursing programs. "Typically, we have 120 students that apply each semester, but we are only able to accept 44 due to the lack of space," said Paul Monagan, Dean of Allied Health and Nursing.

Violence on campus

Fights, assaults and disturbances on Tyler Junior College's campus are becoming more common, raising some concerns about the attitude of students attending the college. "We have a legitimate concern about some of the students' behavior," said Fred M. Peters, director marketing and public information.

Lack of space problem at TJC

The lack of residential halls, classrooms and parking spaces is continuing to make some wonder if Tyler Junior College can accommodate all students. "Absolutely, classrooms, parking spots and dorms are important and we wish we had more space to accommodate more students," said Fred Peters, director of Marketing and Public Information.

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