Smart Market Arrives at TCC

Tarrant County College students now have a chance to get healthy snacks and drinks at all times, thanks to the new Smart Market systems installed at multiple campuses.

This new self-checkout micro-market features five vending machines and a coffee station that offers freshly brewed coffee, according to Ray Allison, one of the leads on the project. From tasty deli sandwiches and salads, to healthy snacks and drinks, TCC has made grabbing a quick bite easier than ever.

Before using the new system, simply create an account at Smart Market’s website (  or at the

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TABPHE President Shares Tips for Being a Great Leader with Young Professionals

Members of the Tarrant County Chapter of the Texas Association of Black Professionals in Higher Education (TABPHE) welcomed educator Curtis Hill, Ed.D., to TCC Trinity River May 17 as the first speaker in the TABPHE Talks series.

Hill is a lecturer at Eastfield College and current state president of TABPHE, a professional organization that provides a statewide vehicle for a diverse, multicultural workforce to learn, share, direct and influence our educational system.

During his two-hour presentation entitled “Leadership or Leadershape,” Hill noted that leadership is all about

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TCC Trustee Bill Greenhill Elected Chair of CCATT

Tarrant County College Trustee Bill Greenhill has been named chair of the Community College Association of Texas Trustees (CCATT) for the next two calendar years. He was officially installed as CCATT’s new chair during the organization’s annual conference held over the weekend in Fort Worth.

Greenhill was elected to the CCATT board in 2012 and has held several leadership positions. Organized in 2007, CCATT provides information and professional development to elected trustees of the 50 community college districts in Texas.

One of the vital roles of community college trustees is to

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TCC Celebrates Juneteenth with Events to Inspire, Educate

In keeping with Tarrant County College’s commitment to serving the community, the College invites the public to celebrate Juneteenth through special events at its campuses and online. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865—the date Union troops arrived in Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and that slaves were free.

The TCC South library (5301 Campus Drive, Fort Worth) will host the “12 Freedoms Gained” juried art exhibit June 12-19. A reception is scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13. The exhibit focuses on freedoms afforded to African-Americans following

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The Science of Success

Kathryn Wilbanks, physics major at TCC Trinity River, truly enjoys helping others. When she’s not studying chemistry or calculus, Wilbanks serves as a supplemental instruction leader, helping students understand academic concepts and develop study habits for success. She says her mission is to be an accessible resource for students looking to reach their academic dreams. This summer, Kathryn will achieve one of her own personal dreams: working alongside respected faculty to conduct research related to chemistry or physics. That’s because she’s been selected to attend a 10-week, paid

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TCC Board of Trustees Governance Committee Meeting June 14

Take notice that the Governance Committee Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Tarrant County College District will be held at the District Offices, 1500 Houston Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102, commencing at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018, to consider and act on the following Agenda:


Call to Order
Review proposed agenda for the June 21, 2018, meeting of the Board of Trustees
Discuss Recommendations
Board Work Session
Closed Session

Deliberation Real Property, Section 551.072, Texas Government Code. The Real Property discussion will address the

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FOX 4: Mother and Children Graduate Together

An Arlington family has a lot to celebrate.

Carolyn Wade says she was terrified of returning to school after so many years, and with the help of two of her children, she cast aside her fear and forged ahead. Saturday, she reached a milestone, graduating right alongside her son and daughter.

Watch the FOX 4 story about this determined family.

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TCC Showcases Student Work at National Human Anatomy and Physiology Society Conference

Paul Luyster, associate professor of biology, and nine TCC South students, Brian Cisneros, Daniel Duran, Stephanie Galaviz-Webster, Jocelyn Gonzalez, Karely Leon, Mitchell McDowell, Auston McIntosh, Lisabel Ruiz-Steblein and Jami Williams, presented a workshop titled, “Using Case Studies and Concept Mapping Assignments to Enhance Student Engagement and Learning in A&P” at the 32nd annual Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) Conference at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, May 26-30, 2018.

Luyster teaches Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) and other biology courses at TCC

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Three TCC Campuses Graduate First ECHS Students

Tarrant County College for the first time will graduate students from all of its early college high schools during its 50th Annual Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 12. Of the 7,093 students scheduled to graduate, 294 are receiving their associate degree before earning their high school diplomas.

TCC will host two ceremonies held at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston Street. Students from Northeast, Southeast and TCC Connect campuses will participate in the morning graduation ceremony. During the afternoon, students from Northwest, South and Trinity

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TCC Southeast Campus Certified “Bee Campus USA” Affiliate

Tarrant County College Southeast has been named the 44th educational institution in the nation to be certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators.

“Imperiled pollinators are responsible for the reproduction of 90 percent of the world’s wild plant and tree species. Tarrant County College Southeast is a stellar example of the influence educational institutions can have on their students and the broader community,” said Bee Campus USA Director Phyllis Stiles. “Their talented faculty,

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