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Nov 30

Shoot for the stars

The AT&T Foundation presents a $25,000 gift to the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College, to be used for educational  programming and headline shows to the center. From left: Dr. Mike Metke, TJC president; Candice Gast, AT&T director of external affairs for Northeast Texas; Barbara Bass, mayor of Tyler; Dr. Tom Hooten, director of the science center; Dr. Kim Russell, TJC vice president for advancement and external affairs;  and Dr. Randy Reid, Tyler ISD superintendent.  Photo courtesy of Allen Arrick/Tyler Junior College

Students from all over East Texas will be reaching for (and maybe even visiting) the stars, following a grant from the AT&T Foundation to the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College.  The $25,000 will fund educational programming and headline shows at the center, newly reopened in September following extensive renovation …

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Nov 16

AT&T supports educational programming

East Texas students will be able to reach for the stars and some may even visit them someday, thanks to a grant from the AT&T Foundation to the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. The $25,000 gift supports educational programming and headline shows at the center, which reopened in September …

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Sep 21

AT&T opens new store

AT&T recently opened a new  4,000-square-foot retail store in Broadway Square Mall, at 4757 S. Broadway Avenue in Tyler to address the growing demand for advanced wireless and wired products and services. The retail store features a state-of-the-art, hands-on design to engage shoppers and provide a “try before you buy” service experience. Trained consultants provide …

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Jun 21

Governor Perry signs Tyler’s SB 349

On June 17 Governor Rick Perry signed into law SB 349, which will add two percent to Tyler’s Hotel Motel Occupancy Tax rate, to be used for the expansion or construction of conference or event facilities for the community.  The bill was introduced during the regular session by Senator Kevin Eltife and Representative Chuck Hopson …

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Jun 15

Students earn acclaim

Thirty-four high school juniors from across East Texas will help make up the first student body to accept the benefits of a new scholarship program created by a partnership between Tyler Junior College (TJC) and AT&T.  Students attending high schools where TJC is offering dual-credit classes can earn no-cost college credit providing they meet financial …

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