Category Archive: Education

Feb 22 2015

Taking School Serious

U.S. High School Graduation Rate Hits New Record High U.S. students are graduating from high school at a higher rate than ever before, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. The nation’s high school graduation rate hit 81 percent in 2012-13, the highest level since states adopted …

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Feb 20 2015

KC Ranger Preview Day is Saturday

Kilgore College will host its annual Ranger Preview Day Saturday, Feb. 21, to give potential students an opportunity to learn more about the educational opportunities KC offers. The day will begin with registration and check-in at 8 a.m. in Dodson Auditorium, followed by a welcome/overview and an academic and organizations fair. Instructors from the college’s …

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Feb 19 2015

Stop the Violence

By Joycelyne Fadojutimi It is only February, and it seems violence has engulfed Longview. The recent streaks of violence prompted a prayer rally for peace and unity. And on Monday, Branden Johnson, president of Longview NAACP called a press conference to unveil a new strategy for combating violence. This strategy it is hoped will usher …

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Feb 16 2015

KC Instructors Win Excellence Awards

Kilgore College president Dr. Bill Holda is pleased to announce that two KC instructors, Nancy Lamouroux and Coy Lothrop, are recipients of the annual NISOD Excellence Awards. They were nominated by students and selected by Phi Theta Kappa. Lamouroux is an instructor and clinical coordinator for the Radiologic Science Department. Lothrop is an Advertising and …

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Feb 14 2015

Aviation Show Deadline Nears

LeTourneau University’s School of Aeronautical Science is hosting its third annual aircraft-themed art show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, through Friday, Feb. 20, in the Abbott Aviation Center, located at 11450 FM 349 near the East Texas Regional Airport in Longview. The exhibition will be free and open to the public. …

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Feb 13 2015

Athletes Sign Letters Of Intent

TYLER- Fifteen senior athletes from John Tyler High School and three from Robert E. Lee High School have signed letters of intent to play their sport at the collegiate level. “We are so proud of these athletes,” Tyler ISD athletic director Greg Priest said. “They have each put in a lot of hard work and …

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Feb 10 2015

UT Tyler Celebrates Spring Enrollment Increase

The University of Texas at Tyler celebrated a preliminary nine percent enrollment increase for spring 2015, President Rodney H. Mabry, announced. With a preliminary headcount of 7,889, this marks the second consecutive year UT Tyler has seen this percentage increase during a spring semester. Last spring, the total headcount was 7,193. “We’re very excited to …

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Feb 09 2015

Faculty Recital Feature Anne McCrady

The University of Texas at Tyler Music Department will hold a faculty composition recital featuring local poet Anne McCrady, Dr. Michael Thrasher, UT Tyler School of Performing Arts director, announced. The public event will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 in the UT Tyler Braithwaite Recital Hall. The recital will feature an hour of original …

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