The Week Articles

Vickie Robison, Hutch Hutchinson-Lytle, José Dela Cruz, Jenn Ivie

TCC Graduates from HLC’s Persistence and Completion Academy

June 12, 2018
Ensuring students are placed in the right courses is a vital component of increasing student success. Back in 2014, TCC joined the Higher Learning Commission’s Persistence and Completion Academy with the goal of helping students advance to college-level coursework quicker by fine-tuning the...
Starbucks "On The Go" kiosk

Campus Cafes and Kiosks to Feature Starbucks

June 5, 2018
Soon TCC students and staff will be able to get their favorite Starbucks beverages and food without ever having to leave their campus. Though timelines have yet to be solidified, plans are underway. Northeast and Southeast campuses will get café concepts, not unlike what you’d find in Barnes...
Pete Selden

New VP of Workforce Development Sees Tulsa Potential

May 22, 2018
Pete Selden, TCC’s new vice president of workforce development, has only been on the job for a week, but already has designs on ensuring TCC continues to be a national leader in workforce and economic development. “On the national level when people talk about who’s doing good...

New President's Leadership Institute Class Announced

May 15, 2018
Last week, the new cohort for the 2018-19 President's Leadership Institute was announced. The new class includes: Amber Chase, Dan White, Dewayne Dickens, Gloria Kirkpatrick, Julie Basden, Keidron Dotson, Keilah Deatherage, Laura Cowan, Leigh Gulley, Lindsay Fields, Lindsey Barbour, Lisa Gerow...

Course Cancellations Down, Enrollment Up

May 15, 2018
Changes to how TCC creates its class schedule have resulted in fewer courses being cancelled, more courses being offered, and increased enrollment. Between Spring 2017 and Spring 2018, the total number of classes offered increased by 2.3 percent, and the cancellation of classes rate decreased by 3...

TCC's Councils Have Successful First Year

May 8, 2018
TCC’s new councils had a successful first year, with each one contributing and evaluating new processes and procedures that affect the entire college, and doing a better job of disseminating that information. “As we enter the second year of our College’s council and committee...
Joseph Mason recieves Food Pantry award

TCC Student Recognized for Work with Campus Food Pantry

May 1, 2018
Joseph Mason uses his voice to be a public problem solver by leading the discussion about food security issues facing his fellow classmates at Tulsa Community College. Mason helped establish a campus food pantry at the TCC Metro Campus and participated in a community Sustainability Conference in an...
HLC Accreditation Assurance

TCC's HLC Assurance Argument Posted for Review

April 24, 2018
Last week, two consultants who also work as peer reviewers for the Higher Learning Commission, paid TCC a mock visit in advance of the real visit in September. By all accounts, the visit was a success. “We had tremendous turnout for the open hearings, which impressed the mock reviewers,...

Making Prioritization a Priority

April 24, 2018
There’s been a great deal of discussion around the College about the recent work being completed to prioritize our college-wide projects. It has been the topic of an article in The Week as well as TCC President and CEO Leigh B. Goodson’s Open Lines forums. “We recognize it would...

TCC Pursues Million Dollar National Science Foundation Grant

April 17, 2018
Recently, TCC submitted a proposal to the National Science Foundation to fund a five-year project aimed at bolstering the success of students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; S-STEM). The submission was the end-result of six months of collaboration between TCC faculty,...

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