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Department chair changes students’ lives for more than 20 years with mathematics

By Sorayda Rivera Student Life Editor Photo by Sorayda Rivera On a shelf of a small corner office, a hand painted mug and a note from a...

Student Life director tackles event planning amid COVID-19

By Brianna Murphy Staff Writer Photo by Victoria Deal New and returning students may struggle to find a sense of community. Student life provides events and creates...

Unsung Hero: TRIO success coach keeps TJC students on track to reach goals

College can be a difficult time for most, and even more so without the help of a mentor. Behind almost every success story is...

50 years later: East Texas writer recounts federal legal battle against Tyler Junior College

In the age of self-expression, blue man-buns, purple locs, shaved heads and everything in between are allowed in the academic setting, but this wasn’t...

On-campus athlete thrives during COVID-19 semester

By Jessica King Staff Writer COVID-19 has forced students to adapt to a challenging new way of living, both on and off-campus. For Skylar Parker, a...

Chief information officer maintains smooth technological operations

Story and Photo By Andrea Valdez Broadcast News Director Over the summer, while most students were quarantining at home trying to make light of a difficult...

Facilities director builds solid future

By Mary Mone Online Editor Photos by Chris Swann Always fascinated by challenges, Mark Gartman has traveled all over the United States and into Monterrey, Mexico, in...

Q&A with Oluwafunmilayo “Funmi” Kehinde

Where are you from? "I am from Nigeria" Have you ever been to the United States before? "Yes, when I was eight and when...

Q&A with Martha Mutinda

Maya Gayler Managing Editor Why did you choose TJC? I had cousins that came here years before I did, and they recommended it to me. Did you...

Q&A with Jeannie Lafferty, biology professor

Anna Grace Drewett Staff Writer What is your name? Jeannie Lafferty What led to you begin teaching Environmental Biology? I majored in agriculture at college, but they needed someone to...

Q&A:David Pacheco

Maya Gayler Managing Editor Why did you choose TJC? A friend found it, and my parents decided that this was a very good...

Q&A with Professor of English and Humanities, Judi Bateman

 Adam Palacios Staff Writer  Q. How long have you been teaching at TJC?  A: This is my 27th year at TJC.  Q: What is one interesting fact about...

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