Stories

TCC Fiftieth Notable Alumni Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson's Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Tim Jackson: Tim’s journey to Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College, came after his service with the U.S. Army which he enlisted straight out...
TCC Notable Alumn Jean Thornbrugh Ph.D.

Jean Thornbrugh, Ph.D.

Jean Thornbrugh, Ph.D. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Jean Thornbrugh, Ph.D.: Raised in a family with two siblings and a single mom, Jean never thought she would be able to attend college. However, she enrolled in...
TCC Fiftieth Notable Alumni Pamela Ballard

Pamela Ballard, M.H.R.

Pamela Ballard, M.H.R. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Pamela Ballard, M.H.R.: Attending college had always been a dream for Pamela. However, with a job and three children, her dream had taken a back seat. Then,...
TCC Notable Alumni Elli Johannsson

Elli Johannsson

Elli Johannsson's Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Elli Johannsson: From starting his own company to giving back through his company, Elli is coming full circle. As an immigrate from Iceland, he moved to the U...
TCC Notable Alumni Emeka Nnaka

Emeka Nnaka, M.H.R.

Emeka Nnaka, M.H.R. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Emeka Nnaka, M.H.R.: Emeka is very involved in the community, speaks to corporate and civic groups, and advocates for others through his work with the Tulsa...
TCC Notable Alumn Trudy Ridney

Trudy Rigney

Trudy Rigney Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Trudy Rigney: *Awarded Posthumously – Before coming to Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College, Trudy had a bicycle accident that left her with...

Gayle VanTrease, M.A.

Gayle VanTrease, M.A. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Gayle VanTrease, M.A: Education has been a part of Gayle’s life since she was born and going to college was always part of her future. After all, her...

Ernie Jones, M.Ed.

Ernie Jones, M.Ed. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Ernie Jones, M.Ed.: Married and with a young child, Ernie decided to return to college several years after graduating from high school, which meant he would...

Lisa Riley

Lisa Riley Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Lisa Riley: Born and raised in the Tulsa area, Lisa said her time at Tulsa Community College helped her transition from high school to college academically...

Chris Sutterfield, M.D.

Chris Sutterfield, M.D. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Chris Sutterfield, M.D.: Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College, was pivotal in helping Chris acclimate to a college schedule in an environment...

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