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UT Tyler Announces Longview University Center Open House 

TYLER (February 28, 2023) – The University of Texas at Tyler announced that the UT Tyler  Longview University Center will hold an open house event on Saturday, March 4. The event will highlight the three UT Tyler units that serve Longview and Gregg County.  

“Open House: Discover UT Tyler in Longview” will be 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the LUC, located at 3201  North Eastman Road in Longview. 

Participants will learn about: 

  • Longview University Center – Currently offering nursing and industrial technology degree  completion courses and will offer education and business management courses in fall 2023,  with plans to add more programs. 
  • University Academy-Longview – UT Tyler’s K-12 public charter school offering STEM  curriculum in a hands-on learning environment. UA is expanding over the next three years  to double its current capacity by fall 2025. 
  • UT Tyler-Longview Small Business Development Center – Provides no-cost consulting and  advising services to budding entrepreneurs and small businesses. 
  • Kilgore College Partnership – Provides a seamless pathway for Longview area students to  earn a bachelor’s degree close to home, with Kilgore College offering the first two years of  coursework at the LUC and transitioning into upper-level UT Tyler courses. 

Food, games and giveaways will also be provided. For more information, contact Dr. Rodney Ellis,  UT Tyler LUC director, at or visit  

With a mission to improve educational and health care outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT  Tyler offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs to 10,000 students. UT Tyler  recently merged with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (now known as UT  Tyler Health Science Center). Through its alignment with UT Tyler Health Science Center (HSC) and  UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has unified these entities to serve Texas with quality education,  cutting-edge research and excellent patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research  institution and by U.S. News & World Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in  Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston. 

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