Stories

Chief Jeremy Moore, M.P.A.

Chief Jeremy Moore's Story
A 23-year fire veteran, Jeremy started his public safety career as an Emergency Medical Technician for Skiatook EMS. In 1996, he joined the Tulsa Fire Department as a firefighter, where he worked his...

Sharon Bishop-Baldwin

Sharon Bishop-Baldwin's Story
Exploring possible careers and then eventually narrowing in on Journalism, Sharon attended Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College, straight out of high school and earned two associate...

Tiffani Bruton

Tiffani Bruton's Story
Coming from a financially challenged family, Tiffani said, “We did not have the resources to support my educational endeavors. Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College, provided me...

Linda Siegmann, M.B.A.

Linda Siegmann's Story
Life’s circumstances and financial need may have forced Linda to delay college after high school, but she would overcome those challenges and become a standout student, earning not one, but two...

Anna America

Anna America's Story
Starting college at the age of 15 in Chicago, Anna and her family moved to Tulsa when she was 16. With a 4.0 at the time, she was able to attend Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College,...

Dallas Elleman

Dallas Elleman's Story
After playing in a rock band, working construction and installing cable TV, Dallas enrolled in college at the age of 30. He earned an internship with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory that...

Glenna Cooper, M.A.

Glenna Cooper's Story
In 1982, Glenna was one of the first Deaf people to attend Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College. She was also among the initial group to take advantage of support services provided by...

James E. Jones, Pharm.D.

James E. Jones's Story
It’s common for students to graduate with several degrees at one time. However, James graduated with five associate degrees with honors within a 22-month period from Tulsa Community College...

Jackie Kouri

Jackie Kouri's Story
Jackie had a lengthy career in Information Technology. She credits Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College, with providing a strong foundation for that work. “TJC’s Computer...

Moises Echeverria, M.H.R.

Moises Echeverria's Story
Moving from Monterrey, Mexico at the age of 13, Moises spoke no English and knew no one outside of his immediate family. As the first in his family to attend college and complete an associate degree...

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