Returning Adult Workshops Set

Starting college for the first time – or returning after a long absences – will be provided by Tyler Junior College Support Services during two free returning adult workshops. The workshops will be held from 8:30 a.m. to Noon Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thursday, Oct. 20 in Apache Rooms 1 and 2 of Rogers Student Center, located at the corner of Baxter Ave. and Lake St.

“give one for the team” Blood Drive

On Tuesday Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Apache Rooms, Carter Blood Care will be on campus to accept life saving donations of blood.

Everyone who gives will enter the “Give One for the Team” drawings for weekly chances to win a pair of tickets to a Dallas Mavericks or Dallas Stars game.

One grand prize winner will win a three game ticket pack to either Stars or Mavericks games. All donors will receive a T-shirt.

NEW HOME FOR A NEW ‘SCHOOL’

A newly-formed school is moving in to its new offices. The School for College Preparatory Studies has recently moved its offices from Support Services inside the Rogers Student Center to P-105 inside Potter Hall.

The one-time classroom has been going under an extreme makeover during the summer to transform it into functional offices.

Staff Technician Dana Vega said the move has been beneficial to the department.

“The majority of our faculty is housed in Potter,” said Vega. “It was [Dean Lisa Harper’s] decision to house us in a centralized location so that we are easily accessible to our faculty.”

So far, Vega said the relocation has been nothing but success for the new school of college preparatory studies.

“It has been great, [we’ve heard] nothing but good things [about the move]. It’s all been positive,” said Vega. “We are here to stay.”

FLU VACCINATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The Northeast Texas Public Health District will offer flu vaccinations.

The vaccination clinics will operate Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. at 815 N. Broadway Ave.

The cost for the vaccination is $20 and $25 for the flu mist. Medicaid and Medicare will be

accepted.

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