Category Archives: October 2015

Shopping on a dime

By Misty Jones and Taiylor Jordan TC News Reporters Are you interested in saving money on clothes?  For college students, saving money is crucial.  Thrift store shopping is a great way to save money and in some cases, even help out your community. There are many thrift stores in and around the Texarkana area, such

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Several services offered in library

By Victoria Marshall TC News Reporter Tonja Mackey, Library Director, said, “We’ve changed our name to academic learning commons because all of the services that students need are in one place.” The Palmer Memorial Library has expanded to include more than books and computers. The Testing Center was moved from the BCT building to the

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Modern look, fresh start

By Victoria Marshall TC News Reporter The Stilwell Humanities Building experienced an exciting renovation over the summer. Mary Ellen Young, Dean of the Liberal and Performing Arts Division, said the facelift included new ceiling tiles in hallways and common areas, new flooring and paint in all classrooms and hallways. “It also received new furniture in

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Class preps students for life

By Victoria Marshall TC News Reporter This semester was the first to introduce a new class called, Learning Frameworks. It was designed to help students coming into the school prepare for college. The course is a branch of the College Success initiative that began six years ago.  The original College Success class was not accredited

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Child-care assistance program offered

By Breana Starks TC News Reporter Texarkana College has partnered with Northeast Texas Workforce Solutions to help students further their education by offering child-care assistance to enrolled students. To qualify for the child-care program, a one-parent household student must attend college at least 25 hours per week and must qualify with a certain financial income.

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TC’s refund policy changed

By DeAunna Lester TC News Reporter Texarkana College’s refund policy has changed. Now payments will be disbursed in two payments. Students received their refunds from the first half of their loan beginning in October, and the second half will be disbursed November 4. The policy changed because the federal government is requiring that all single-semester

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