Trinity Valley Community College

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Trinity Valley Community College
TypeCommunity college
Established1946
PresidentDr. Jerry King
Undergraduates7,743
Location
Athens (main campus)
, ,
United States

32°11′41″N 95°51′28″W / 32.194814°N 95.857774°W / 32.194814; -95.857774Coordinates: 32°11′41″N 95°51′28″W / 32.194814°N 95.857774°W / 32.194814; -95.857774
CampusRural
ColorsRed and white    
MascotCardinals
Websitewww.tvcc.edu
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Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC) is a public community college based in Athens, Texas. It has four campuses serving five counties across the southeast and eastern parts of the state.

About[edit]

TVCC operates four campuses serving the Texas counties of Anderson, Henderson, Van Zandt, Rains, and Kaufman, southeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex:

As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of TVCC is the following:[1]

History[edit]

TVCC was founded in 1946 as Henderson County Junior College in Athens, the county seat. The current name, adopted in September 1986, was taken from the Trinity River, which bisects the region. By that time it had expanded to serve residents of more than one county.

TVCC began its expansion to a multi-site campus in 1969 when it began to offer courses at a nearby Texas Department of Criminal Justice unit.

  • In 1972, courses in Palestine were held for the first time and in 1975 TVCC opened a separate campus facility three miles north of Palestine (the Anderson County seat).
  • In 1973 TVCC started offering courses in Terrell (its first expansion into neighboring Kaufman County) and opened a separate campus facility there in 1986.
  • In 1983 TVCC opened its first specialized campus, the TVCC Health Science Center in Kaufman (the Kaufman County seat). As of 2020, the site no longer holds Health Science courses.
  • Starting in 2020, TVCC moved the Health Science Center to the former Renaissance Hospital site in Terrell. One of the buildings at the campus holds High School dual credit courses for Health Science in partnership with Terrell ISD.
Entrance to Cardinal Grill.

Notable alumni and persons affiliated with TVCC[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Education Code, Section 130.205, "Trinity Valley Community College District Service Area".
  2. ^ "Margene Adkins". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on June 6, 2013. Retrieved June 29, 2013.
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  15. ^ "James Scott". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 15, 2012. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
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