The Week Articles

Waitlists for Classes Go Live

April 3, 2018
Beginning with priority enrollment for Summer and Fall 2018, students will be able to utilize the new Waitlist function in Banner if a class they want is full. “We believe students are going to love it,” says Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management Eileen Kenney. “Even...

Easing Enrollment: Expanding the Payment Window

April 3, 2018
Efforts to help students secure their class enrollments have resulted in an expanded payment window – from 24 hours to one week. It’s another example of removing barriers to student success. An examination of the policy revealed that in the fall 17 and spring 18 semesters, 1,649...

What's Up with the President's Update?

March 27, 2018
In less than two years, with our Strategic Plan and Pathways guiding us, TCC has experienced remarkable student success milestones, from increased fall-to-fall retention, to student-to-advisor ratio changes, to a greater focus on professional development, all while continuing to do our most...

Answer Center Specialists Coming to TCC

March 13, 2018
When construction is finished on the Southeast Campus’s new Student Success and Career Center in a year, it will house not just new facilities, such as The Answer Center, but new services aimed at removing barriers to student persistence. The Answer Center will serve as a first point of...
Dan Musgrave

TCC Adjunct Profile: Dan Musgrave

March 6, 2018
TCC adjunct professor Dan Musgrave tried not to become a writer. “I didn’t want to be, you know? I really kind of avoided it,” he says. “I only took one class during undergrad, and chose to go into science instead.” He conducted cognitive research with apes for seven...
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Retention Specialists Keep Students On Track

February 20, 2018
Sometimes, students need a little extra help to achieve success in college. Regardless of a student’s socioeconomic status, creed, disability, marital status, race, gender identity, religion, or sexual orientation, at some point in a student’s academic career they might need assistance...
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Adjunct Faculty Appreciation Feb. 27 & 28

February 20, 2018
Adjunct Faculty are vital to the mission and operation of TCC. Nearly 700 adjunct professors teach at least one course per semester, and each plays a significant role in TCC’s mission to enable student success. “Adjunct faculty bring a wealth of teaching and professional experience to...
Students and faculty can expect more textbook and merchandise options as soon as April as Follett is set to take over management of campus bookstores.

Changes Coming to TCC Campus Stores

February 13, 2018
TCC has contracted with Follett to manage all TCC campus stores beginning in April. Last fall the College explored the possibility of outsourcing management of the TCC Campus Stores. After studying the data and taking into account a recommendation from a 10-member task force, the College chose to...