Tarrant County Junior College founded
On this day in 1965, Tarrant County Junior College was founded. The South Campus opened in 1967, a Northeast Campus at Hurst in 1968, a Northwest Campus on the north edge of Marine Creek Lake in 1975, and a fourth campus in Arlington in 1996. The institution is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Universities and approved by the Texas Education Agency. It operates under the Supervision of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.