Removing Barriers

What If Just $200 Stood Between You and a College Degree?

January 31, 2019
With Black History Month just around the corner, we are reminded that equality in education has come a long way... but there is still much work to be done! Students of many different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds often face unique barriers to completing their college education. Many...
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TCC Announces Campaign for Completion

October 2, 2018
Focus on Scholarships, Academic Advisors, and Student Success Centers “This multi-year Campaign is about removing financial, navigational and physical barriers, with every element guiding a student to a college degree, from endowed student scholarship funds to Student Success Centers on each...

A Personal Thank You for Investing in TCC Students

July 23, 2018
This spring, Eddie Faulkner graduated from Tulsa Community College thanks to financial assistance from the TCC Foundation. Watch this brief video to hear his personal account of how scholarship paved the way.


Proud to Pay it Forward

July 23, 2018
Like many supporters of the TCC Foundation, Lane and Maureen Wilson were personally affected by the power of scholarship in their own educational careers. Today, after intentional consideration, they believe that investing in The Campaign for Completion is the best way to “pay it forward...


Clearing the Pathway to Inclusion

July 1, 2018
Prior to her involvement with Tulsa Community College, TCC Board of Trustees Regent Robin Ballenger thought of a university education the same way a lot of people do: “that it was a prize to be won, and you judged a college by how exclusive it was.” Today, Ballenger is a Campaign for...


Learning Labs: Behind the Scenes with Greg Stone

May 17, 2018
We recently took a tour of TCC's Metro Campus chemistry and biology labs with Provost Dr. Greg Stone. Dr. Stone is not only a long-time faculty member but a Pathways Campaign donor who is personally investing in the future of TCC student success. It's easy to see his passion for TCC and why...


Physical Barriers: Student Success Center Update

April 17, 2018
Removing physical barriers is the third sub-goal of the TCC Foundation’s Clearing the Pathway: The Campaign for Completion . Removing physical barriers is closely tied to the navigational barrier sub-goal, which represents academic advisors, the human element behind guiding students through a...


Financial Barriers: More Than Dollars and Cents

February 20, 2018
It should come as no surprise that student scholarships are first priority in TCC Foundation's Campaign for Completion . Financial challenges make some of the most daunting barriers to student success. At first glance, the need seems straight forward enough, but we've come to realize that...