Find your First to Finish Mentor

We understand that being first at anything can be both exciting and stressful. We want to help you overcome the obstacles you may experience becoming the first member of your family to earn a college degree. As fellow, first-generation graduates, our First-to-Finish volunteer mentors understand the challenges you may face when attending college. Feel free to reach out to one of our volunteers and find someone who can offer you guidance.

Kristopher Copeland

TCC First to Finish Mentor Kristopher Copeland

Associate Vice President
kristopher.copeland@tulsacc.edu

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts from Carl Albert State College
  • Bachelor of Education from Northeastern State University
  • Master of Art from the University of Arkansas
  • Doctorate from the University of Arkansas

Career Interest Areas

Education and Training


Heather Crain

TCC First to Finish Mentor Heather Crain

Career Development Specialist
heather.crain@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Rogers State University
  • Master of Science in Higher Education Leadership from Northeastern State University

Career Interest Areas

  • Arts, Entertainment, Sports, & Media
  • Community & Social Service
  • Education & Training

T. Don Crall

TCC First to Finish Mentor Kristopher Copeland

Assistant Professor, Advanced manufacturing and Business
don.crall@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts from Tulsa Community College
  • Bachelor of Science, Organizational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University
  • Master of Science, Master of Business Administration from Sothern Nazarene University
  • Graduate Certificate in College Teaching from Oklahoma State University

Career Interest Areas

  • Business & Financial
  • Community & Social Service
  • Education & Training
  • Installation, Maintenance, & Repair
  • Management
  • Production
  • Transportation & Material Moving

Brittany Greer

TCC First to Finish Mentor Kristopher Copeland

Career Development Specialist
brittany.greer1@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Marketing, Management from Oklahoma State University
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership with a focus in College Student Development from Oklahoma State University

Career Interest Areas

  • Business & Financial
  • Education & Training
  • Management

Zack Grant

TCC First to Finish Mentor Kristopher Copeland

University Transfer Specialist – CollegePark
zachary.grant@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Associate of General Studies from Tulsa Community College
  • Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Science in Higher Education Leadership

Career Interest Areas

  • Education & Training
  • Food Service
  • Management
  • Office & Administrative Support

Susan Hoggard

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Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
susan.hoggard@tulsacc

Schools Attended

  • Oklahoma State University
  • University of Arkansas

Degrees

  • Bachelor's: Management Science & Computer Systems with a Minor in Marketing
  • Bachelor's: Business Education/Computer Technology
  • Master's: Educational Technology

David H. Johnson, LPC, GCDF

TCC First to Finish Mentor Kristopher Copeland

Career Development Specialist
david.h.johnson@tulsacc.edu

Degrees

  • Associate of Science from Seminole State College
  • Bachelor of Human Services from East Central University
  • Master of Counseling & Student Personnel from Oklahoma State University

Career Interest Areas

  • Business & Financial
  • Education & Training
  • Management

Melissa Kash

TCC First to Finish Mentor Kristopher Copeland

Library Director, Metro Campus
melissa.kash@tulsacc.edu

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Science from OSU – Stillwater
  • Master of Library and Information Studies from OU – Tulsa

Career Interest Areas

  • Education & Training
  • Life, Physical, & Social Science
  • Management
  • Office & Administrative Support

Melissa Masse

TCC First to Finish Mentor Melissa Masse

Associate Professor of Biology
melissa.masse@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science Education from Oklahoma State University
  • Masters of Science in Zoology from Oklahoma State University

Career Interest Areas

  • Education & Training
  • Healthcare Practitioners & Technical
  • Healthcare Support
  • Life, Physical, & Social Science

Jon Nelson

TCC First to Finish Mentor Jon Nelson

Academic Advisor
jon.nelson@tulsacc

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Music from Thomas Edison State University

Career Interest Areas

  • Arts, Entertainment, Sports, & Media
  • Education and Training
  • Military and Veterans

Kristi O’Donnell

TCC First to Finish Mentor Kristi O’Donnell

Senior Academic Advisor
kristi.odonnell@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Associate in Enterprise Development from Tulsa Community College
  • Bachelor of Science in Humanities from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Master of Human Relations from The University of Oklahoma

Career Interest Areas

  • Business & Financial
  • Community & Social Service
  • Computer & Mathematical
  • Education & Training
  • Management
  • Office & Administrative Support
  • Sales & Related

Julie M. Porterfield

TCC First to Finish Mentor Julie M. Porterfield

Dean of Science and Aeronautics
julie.porterfield@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Associate in Science from Northern Oklahoma College
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology with minor in Psychology from University of Oklahoma
  • Master of Education in Adult Education and Administration from Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Career Interest Areas

  • Education & Training
  • Life, Physical, & Social Science,
  • Management

Jeff Stuckey

TCC First to Finish Mentor Jeff Stuckey

Associate Professor
jeff.stuckey@tulsacc

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Art in History from the University of Central Oklahoma
  • Master of Art in English from the University of Central Oklahoma

Career Interest Areas

  • Film Exhibition
  • Broadcasting
  • Communications
  • Advertising
  • Media