Stories

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, TCC 50th Notable Alumni

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, TCC 50th Notable Alumni

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, TCC 50th Notable Alumni

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 TCC 50th Notable Alumni

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...
TCC Fiftieth Notable Alumni Paula Marshall, Ph.D.

Paula Marshall, Ph.D.

Paula Marshall, Ph.D. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Paula Marshall, Ph.D.: As Bama’s Board Chair and CEO, Paula helps provide strategic leadership and direction to the entire organization. Her vision...
TCC 50th Notable Alumni Tim Bart, M.Ed.

Tim Bart, M.Ed.

Tim Bart, M.Ed. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Tim Bart, M.Ed.: In 1985 Tim Bart left the Oklahoma oil fields and enrolled at what was then Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College. He said,...
TCC Fiftieth Notable Alumni Rose Lynch

Rose Lynch

Rose Lynch's Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Rose Lynch: After growing up in humble circumstances, Rose was interested in working with struggling teens and women, and the homeless. She served as a...
TCC Fiftieth Notable Alumni John Bobb-Semple

John Bobb-Semple

John Bobb-Semple's Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature John Bobb-Semple: Growing up in a family of seven, John worked three part-time jobs to put himself through college. Between work and studies, he still found...

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