Category Archive: Education

Jan 03 2015

Basketball’s One-and-Done Dilemma

Forcing high school prospects to go to college for a single year doesn’t do them any good.   By Joel Kendrick It’s been nine years since the last high schooler was selected in the NBA draft. That’s because back in 2005, the NBA raised the minimum age for eligibility to 19. With this rule in …

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Dec 24 2014

Frances B. Ross Honorary Scholarship Established

The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center is proud to announce the establishment of the Frances B. Ross Honorary Scholarship. The fund was established to provide financial assistance to students enrolled at the Longview campus. Preference will be given to applicants who have resided in Panola County, Texas for no less than five years, …

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Dec 18 2014

Tyler ISD Employees Surprised with A Team Award

Tyler Independent School District bus driver Paul Robinson made his way into the break room of the district’s transportation office with dozens of other drivers who had been told to gather for a staff meeting. He leaned against the wall and listened intently as a group of visitors carrying balloons, a framed certificate and a …

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Dec 16 2014

Student Loan Debt, Rising

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report today examining the growth of college tuition costs and its impact on student loan debt. In Footing the Bill: Rising College Costs, Deepening Debt, the Comptroller’s office details impacts of student loan debt; factors driving increases in tuition costs contributing to this debt; reasons students have remained willing …

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Dec 13 2014

Kilgore College 2001 Football Team Named

The 2001 Kilgore College football team has been named to this year’s NJCAA Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Under the leadership of head coach Jimmy Rieves, KC finished the 2001 season with a perfect 12-0 record – the most wins for a Rangers team in the program’s history. “It was a special time with …

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Dec 10 2014

PTISD Art Students Awarded

Pine Tree High School brought home four awards in the Adopt A School Partnership of Longview Art of Character Contest.  This year’s event received over 30 entries with 13 being named finalists. Pine Tree students were recognized in the following ​categories: Graphic Art – 1st place, Ravyn Teel Graphic Art – 2nd place, Michael Newman …

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Dec 08 2014

JT Library Book Returned 39 Years Later

John Tyler High School librarian Laura Russell received a special package in the mail recently. Opening the package, she removed the contents that were carefully wrapped in tissue paper. Inside were two things; a copy of Upton Sinclair’s famous novel The Jungle and a handwritten note that read: Dear John Tyler Librarian, I’ve had this …

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Dec 05 2014

Alpha Chi Honor Society Inductees Announced

Sixty-four students at The University of Texas at Tyler were inducted into the Alpha Chi Honor Society Texas Alpha Xi Chapter for the 2014-15 academic year. Outstanding faculty awards, which recognize teaching excellence and compassion for students, also were presented to the following: Dr. Marco Castaneda, College of Arts and Sciences, liberal arts; Suzanne Pundt, …

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