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  • Even though he has graduated, E.J. Wilson continues to be active in a Tulsa Community College student organization that he helped start. He makes sure that students enjoy a free, delicious meal every Wednesday courtesy of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on TCC’s West Campus. But for Wilson, it’s more than just an opportunity to share free meals. “The main goal is to get students to live out their faith,” he said. “It’s important to stay in the faith and help...
    11/11/2011
  • City officials, businesses, entrepreneurs and Tulsa Community College are readying for Global Entrepreneurship Week which is Nov. 14-18. One of the most anticipated events is the announcement of the 2011 SpiritBank/Tulsa Community College Entrepreneurial Spirit Award winner on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Center for Creativity. Other events include: Monday: 2011 Tulsa Global Entrepreneurship Week Kick-off with StartUp Weekend Tulsa Presents Battle of the StartUps; Tuesday: Tulsa Metro Chamber...
    11/09/2011
  • Geographic Information Systems may sound complex, but you can learn how to use this technology in a fun scavenger hunt at GIS Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Student Commons on Tulsa Community College’s Metro Campus.  GIS Day is a free event that invites the community and students to learn about TCC’s GIS Certificate program, to network within the geospatial community and to discover GIS career options. The day includes a scavenger hunt in which participants...
    11/09/2011
  • A Tulsa Community College student who has graduated from an Oklahoma high school and has demonstrated exceptional academic achievement, leadership qualities and community/campus involvement can be the next recipient of a $1,000 George and Donna Nigh Public Service Scholarship. The scholarship will become effective after TCC’s winning student completes the 15th Annual George and Donna Nigh Leadership Scholarship Academy in Oklahoma City, to be held March 2-6. At this event, TCC’s...
    10/31/2011
  • Many of Oklahoma's public colleges and universities have seen increases, some dramatic, in Hispanic enrollment in recent years. In a five-year period, Hispanic enrollment at Oklahoma public institutions increased from 3.4 percent of all students in 2005 to 4.1 percent in 2009, according to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Nationally, Hispanic enrollment rose 24 percent in 2010, an increase of almost 350,000 students, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. The increase was...
    10/18/2011
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