Category Archives: Tarrant County College

Arlington Earns Another Award for Innovative Fire Academy Program

Arlington Fire Academy Award

Earlier this month at its annual conference and exhibition, the Texas Municipal League recognized Arlington for its groundbreaking Fire Academy program with a 2014 Municipal Excellence Award in Public Safety for cities with more than 25,000 residents. The honor distinguishes the City for its efforts, along with local partners, Tarrant Read more…

New Arlington Collegiate High School Set to Open in August

Arlington ISD and Tarrant County College District officials signed a memorandum of understanding Monday at the TCC Southeast Campus Ballroom creating a new school, the Arlington Collegiate High School at TCC Southeast Campus, which will open in the fall of 2014. Arlington Superintendent Marcelo Cavazos and TCC Chancellor, Erma Johnson Read more…

AISD Receives State Approval to Establish an Early College High School

The Texas Education Agency today announced the approval for Arlington ISD to open an early college high school in partnership with the Tarrant County College Southeast Campus. The school will open in August 2014 at TCC Southeast. The campus will allow 100 AISD students each year to earn a high Read more…

Top Arlington Educators Join Forces for First Day Tweet-Along

Wobbling through the doors weighted down by Spider-Man and Justin Bieber backpacks, some students at Adams Elementary were greeted in the halls Monday by an imposing figure they had never before met. Not Principal Lesley Rhodes, who certainly has a commanding presence. That other imposing figure: Arlington Independent School District Read more…

Arlington Public Library Launches GO Centers for College-Ready Students

Higher Education Servicing Corporation (“HESC”), in collaboration with the Arlington Public Library and with funding provided by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, will open its first of three library-based GO Centers at the East Arlington library located at 1624 New York Avenue on Thursday, February 7, 2013.  Two additional GO Centers Read more…

Streamlining a Path Toward Affordable, Accelerated College Degree

The University of Texas at Arlington announces renewed partnerships with the Arlington and Mansfield school districts and Tarrant County College to aid dedicated students on their path to earning a full bachelor’s degree. Through agreements signed July 23, 2012, the two school districts, TCC and UT Arlington pledge to provide Read more…

TCC Academic Building Receives Prestigious “Green” Honor

Sarah Justin has routinely passed the round plaque while walking to class in the Science and Academic Building on the TCC Southeast campus with no idea what it meant. Now she knows. And she’s markedly impressed. “I didn’t know it meant that this was a green building all throughout,” she Read more…

New President at TCC

Tarrant County College’s southeast campus, located in Arlington, has welcomed a new president. Dr. Bill Coppola replaces Dr. Judith J. Carrier, who retired after a 16-year stint as the school’s founding president. Prior to his appointment as the TCC southeast chief, Coppola was the executive director of academic partnerships and Read more…