James Presley, a Texarkana College alumni, is a notable author. He has written the book The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror. Presley also wrote A Saga of Wealth: The Rise of the Texas Oilmen. Continue Reading Author James Presley Recalls Experiences at TC in the Late 1940s
The Texarkana College Foundation was incorporated in 1959 as a separate 501 (c) (3) support organization for Texarkana College.
Its mission is to enhance the overall reputation of Texarkana College, to provide external resources to fund College priorities, and to create opportunities for the college to build partnerships with alumni, friends, donors, corporations and foundations.
Our goal is to provide our students with affordable and accessible opportunities in higher education. Your gift makes a difference in the life of a student.
Meet the director
Katie Andrus began working for the TC Foundation in August 2013. From Sept. 13-Aug. 2014, TC and the TC Foundation have received outright donations of $1.6 million from private donors. Katie studied finance and business at the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin and graduated in May 2005. Prior to her employment with the Foundation, Katie spent eight years with JPMorgan Private Bank as an analyst and business finance manager.
Today Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez presented a check for a Skills Development Fund grant in the amount of $109,581 to Texarkana College to fund critical technical training needs for the restart of production at Alcoa’s Texarkana plant. Continue Reading TC Receives Grants from Texas Workforce Commission and Alcoa Foundation for Industrial Maintenance Training
“I keep coming back to Texarkana College.” During her career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s Barry Telford Unit in New Boston, 2014 TC grad Lynette Jackson had a… Continue Reading Alumni Spotlight: Lynette Jackson
Texarkana College Board of Trustees recognized the Texas Pioneer Foundation today at their regular meeting for their commitment of $393,750 over the next three years to help fund a college… Continue Reading Mentoring Program Established at TC through Support from Texas Pioneer Foundation
Fred Markham is the Executive Director of Texas Pioneer Foundation and a great supporter of Texarkana College. He began his relationship with TC as a student in 1962-1963. Markham said when… Continue Reading Fred Markham: From TC grad to lifelong supporter