The Week Articles

Potential Property Sale to Food Home

January 15, 2019
The TCC Board of Regents will vote Thursday to allow the College to enter into negotiations on the sale of college-owned land between the Northeast Campus and Highway 11. Food Home, a non-profit led by Taylor Hanson, seeks to grow fruits and vegetables sustainably and make them available to members...
Bilingual Child Development Graduates Ready To Work

Bilingual Child Development Graduates Ready To Work

January 15, 2019
TCC graduated the first group of bilingual students with a Child Development Associate credential on Thursday, Dec. 13. The graduates are from a range of countries including Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela, and India. While one woman speaks three languages and another woman has a bachelor’s...

Surveys Are Coming

January 15, 2019
This spring, TCC will administer four surveys that have a big impact on the College, but the success of those surveys depends on participation. “I ask that everyone take a few moments to do their part to make these surveys a success,” says Leigh Goodson, TCC president and CEO. “...

Success! HLC Accreditation Reaffirmed!

January 8, 2019
TCC’s accreditation has been officially reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission. The College was notified just before the holiday break. The results of the vote by the HLC’s Institutional Action Council came almost two months earlier than expected. The reaffirmation is the result...

Changes Coming for Student Placement

December 11, 2018
The TCC Academic Affairs Council approved two proposals on Nov. 27 that should pave the way for more efficient, accurate and innovative student placement and increased student success. “I am so proud of the commitment and dedication of our faculty and staff in pursuing this change that is a...
Jan Dickinson with TCC President & CEO Leigh B. Goodson

Jan Dickinson Wins Goody Award

December 4, 2018
Jan Dickinson received a coveted Goody award last week. As is the standard operating procedure for Goody Awards, Dickinson was surprised in her office by TCC President Goodson, Dr. Cindy Hess, senior vice president and chief academic officer, and Mackenzie Wilfong, TCC general counsel. She was...

In Case You Missed It: New Date and Location for Commencement

December 4, 2018
TCC’s spring commencement will take place May 12, 2019, at the Pavilion at Expo Square. In addition to the new date, there will be two ceremonies, one at 5 p.m. and one at 7:30 p.m. Further, the College will hold its first ever fall commencement exercise December 2019. “While the Sunday...

Chat with The New Chief

November 27, 2018
Melvin Murdock, TCC’s new Chief of Police, kicked off his first week of work by doing a lot of listening and a lot of note-taking, which is fitting for an institute of higher learning. Murdock comes to TCC from Oklahoma State University-Tulsa and brings more than 32 years of experience to the...
TRIO student scholarship winners

Two TCC TRIO SSS Students Awarded ODSA Scholarships

November 13, 2018
The Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance awarded two TCC TRIO SSS students, Sharon Crawford and Bethany Niman, scholarships at the organization’s Fall Summit. Crawford was awarded $300, and Niman, $400. After 20 years in the healthcare field, Sharon became a displaced sleep study...