Tag Archive: Mike Metke

Dec 30

Tyler to purchase animal care facility

The City of Tyler has announced its plan to move forward with the purchase of property at 4218 Chandler Highway for the purposes of opening a city-owned and operated animal care facility. On Nov. 15, the City entered into a sales contract for $550,000 for the 10 acres and existing buildings on the property to …

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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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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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