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TCC celebrates 50 years

TCC celebrates 50 years

By Jamil Oakford/editor-in-chief Whether it’s a person or an institution turning 50, the celebration is not just inevitable, but special. As TCC enters its Golden Jubilee, The Collegian wanted to mark it with a special section. Within this section, readers can learn about two former chancellors and the current chancellor’s vision for the future. Readers […]

1965 – Pop culture rewind

1965 – Pop culture rewind

By Tabitha Redder/managing editor • Billboard top 100 song for most of July: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – Rolling Stones. 

First board sets tone, direction for district

First board sets tone, direction for district

By Hope Sandusky/nw news editor TCC’s 50th anniversary celebration is not for a campus opening but for the election that brought TCC into existence.

Chancellor reflects on 47 years at TCC

Chancellor reflects on 47 years at TCC

By Jamil Oakford/editor-in-chief Hadley goes from NE instructor to the top

South professor was student on day one

South professor was student on day one

By Adam Dodson/reporter On the day Tarrant County Junior College opened the doors of its first campus in 1967, if someone would have told first-year student David Clinkscale that nearly 50 years later he’d retire after almost 40 of those years spent teaching government and history right there at that same campus, he would’ve stopped […]

Rain never staved off South’s potential

Rain never staved off South’s potential

By Martin Paredes/south news editor South Campus, at what was then Tarrant County Junior College, opened its doors in the fall of 1967 after a hectic two-year process of finding a chancellor, hiring a staff, finding a location, planning on top of more planning and finally completing construction.

Bell key in forming TCC district

Bell key in forming TCC district

By Matt Koper/ne news editor A man who has been with the college since its formation and was instrumental in forming the district has his name inscribed in bold letters across the library on NE Campus — Dr. James Ardis Bell.

NE reaps benefits of time, patience

NE reaps benefits of time, patience

By Brendon James/reporter Being second sometimes has its perks

Bicentennial year sees NW opening

Bicentennial year sees NW opening

By Lariza Moreno/reporter NW Campus would be the third one to come along, but unlike NE and South, NW took quite a long time to build.

Second chancellor credits TCC’s staff

Second chancellor credits TCC’s staff

By Devin Simkins/reporter Many important people made TCC what it is today. C.A. Roberson was one of them.

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