Stories

Patti Tremonti

Patti Tremonti's Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Patti Tremonti: Although Patti started attending Tulsa Junior College, now Tulsa Community College, right after high school in 1985, she wouldn’t...

Anis Jauregui

Anis Jauregui's Story
Anis Jauregui completed her Associate in Science Pre-Nursing in May 2020 but admits while it may have been a slow start, she isn’t done with education. “It took a little more than eight...

Gary Lorenz, M.S.C.S.

Gary Lorenz, M.S.C.S. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Gary Lorenz, M.S.C.S.: Gary has become a distinguished expert in cyber security, technology security and risk management. Over the years, he has served as both...

Casey Yarbrough

Casey Yarbrough's Story
Casey Yarbrough juggled work and college while attending TCC. She graduated in May 2020 with an Associate in Science Enterprise Development. "TCC was the best option for me as a student who had...

Suzanne Reese, D.P.T.

Suzanne Reese, D.P.T. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Suzanne Reese, D.P.T.: Taking classes in 1990 and again in 2000, Tulsa Community College offered Suzanne the resources and flexibility for more learning...

Nate Waters

Nate Waters' Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Nate Waters: Awarded Posthumously – A high school dropout who moved to Tulsa with his mother as a teenager to escape the streets of Chicago, Nate...

Justin West

Justin West's Story
Even during a pandemic and transition to online courses, Justin West made sure he was available as a dedicated Peer tutor with the TRIO Student Support Services. With no high-speed internet access at...

Pat Bruner

Pat Bruner's Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Pat Bruner: Pat is an independent business entrepreneur and a pioneer in the Oklahoma wind energy industry. She’s also a book author, educator and...

Diana Easter

Diana Easter's Story
Diana Easter is graduating with two degrees after being encouraged to start college by a neighbor who was attending TCC. Five years later, after working full-time and changing majors, she’s...

Matthew Youngblood, M.S.C.E.

Matthew Youngblood, M.S.C.E. Story
50th Anniversary Notable Alumni Feature Matthew Youngblood, M.S.C.E.: While in high school, Matthew didn’t appreciate the value of education and the importance of developing a positive...

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