The Week Articles

November 2019 Board of Regents Meeting Summary

November 26, 2019
The TCC Board of Regents held its Nov. 2019 meeting on the TCC Southeast Campus last Thursday. The meeting featured updates on TCC student successes, changes to academic programs, construction timetables, and the presentation of the 2019 TCC holiday card that features the art of TCC student Caleh...

Wellness: Tackling Holiday Stress

November 12, 2019
The holiday season may bring cheer and tidings of joy, but that is not all they bring! Studies show that up to 69% of people are stressed around the holidays due to a lack of time and money. In addition, 51% are stressed about the pressure to give or get gifts. Add to that the guilt we may feel at...
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Getting to Know Michael Poindexter

November 5, 2019
Though he’s been at the College for nearly two months, many still haven’t had the opportunity meet Michael Poindexter, TCC’s new interim vice president for student affairs. Mr. Poindexter comes to us from Sacramento, California and brings a wealth of knowledge along with him. With...

October 2019 TCC Board Meeting 

October 29, 2019
The TCC Board of Regents meeting took place last Thursday at the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum where Board members and attendees had the opportunity to attend the TCC50 exhibit, which celebrates 50 years of TCC history. The Board also met in special session earlier in the day to hear a...

TCC Common Book: Author Phil Klay Visits This Week

October 22, 2019
Phil Klay, author of Redeployment, TCC’s first Common Book, will speak Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6 - 8:30 p.m., at the Tulsa Community College McKeon Center for Creativity. Redeployment is the 2019 TCC Common Book Public-Good Reads selection; it has won numerous awards including the 2014...
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Mission Forward: The Strategic Plan

October 15, 2019
Work has begun to update the College’s Strategic Plan. Much like last year’s Mission, Vision, Beliefs and Values process, planning and feedback-gathering will take place this fall, with writing and vetting in the spring 2020. “Now that we have an updated mission statement, we want...

2019 OACC Conference Award Winners & Presenters

October 15, 2019
Several TCC employees received awards and presented at the 2019 Oklahoma Association of Community College’s annual conference on Oct. 4 at Oklahoma City Community College. Tracy Jackson, TCC assistant professor of mathematics, received a GIFT award for her submission, “Non-intrusively...

Transfer Center Opens at Southeast Student Success Center

October 1, 2019
Housed in the new Student Success and Career Center is one of the College’s new initiatives to reduce barriers to student success: the Transfer Center. The Transfer Center Center serves as a central point of contact for partner institution representatives. The center also features...

Open Enrollment Benefits Meetings

October 1, 2019
As seen in the September edition of the HR newsletter, the 2020 Benefits Open Enrollment period runs Oct. 14-25. All full-time employees in the College will need to complete their elections by Oct. 25 in MyTCC or the current benefit elections or their equivalent will remain active. This year the...

September 2019 Board Meeting Highlights

September 24, 2019
The September meeting of the TCC Board of Regents featured a presentation of the Bridging the Gap Scholarship program, new aviation certificate options, a Metro campus construction update, and approval of the first comprehensive revision of the TCC Board policy manual in years. The student success...