Category Archives: Tarrant County College

City Coordinates Response Efforts To Storm Damage

Editor’s Note, added on April 4, 2017:Collection of debris from last week’s storm continues. Please remember that limbs and fence panels should be cut into 4 foot sections or smaller and stacked curbside in manageable piles. We are not requiring that limbs be bundled at this time. After April 10th,…

Allan Saxe: Professor & Philanthropist Continues to Help Arlington Dream Big

With major contributions to North Texas as an author, philanthropist, television/radio commentator and professor, Allan Saxe continues to wear many hats and his imprint on the City of Arlington is undeniable. Saxe’s mother left him $500,000 upon her death and he has used that money to give back to The American Dream…

Tarrant County College Board of Trustees Selects Diane Patrick to Fill Vacancy

The Tarrant County College Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Diane Patrick, Ph. D., to fill the District 3 seat recently vacated by Kristin Vandergriff. Patrick will take the oath of office at the Aug. 18 board meeting. District 3 covers north and central Arlington and part of Euless. Patrick’s…

Tarrant Co. College Celebrates African-American Heritage Month

Tarrant County College is observing African-American Heritage Month with events that explore the history and celebrate the future of the black community.  Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Northeast CampusMosier Valley: A Historical Photography Exhibit will be available for viewing during the entire month of…

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…

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 Hadley,…

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…