The Week Articles

Dr. David, President Goodson, Regent Paul Cornell Bellwether award

The Bellwether Awards: Q&A with President Goodson

February 6, 2018
Last week in Orlando, Florida, TCC was honored as one of 10 finalists for a 2018 Bellwether Award at the 2018 Community College Futures Assembly. The Bellwether Awards annually recognize outstanding and innovative programs and practices that are successfully leading community colleges into the...
HLC Accreditation Assurance

The Path to Accreditation

January 30, 2018
TCC has undergone massive change since 2014, including gaining a new president and implementing a new strategic plan. What hasn’t changed is the march toward re-accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission. TCC has been preparing for the September visit from the HLC peer review team for...
Professional Development Day

Professional Development Day

January 30, 2018
This year's professional development day, "We Are All Still Learning," takes place Feb. 16 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow . "I am glad we can take a day for our own learning, from learning experts in our field, to build upon the great...
Lip Sync Battle

Campus Lip Sync Battle Lines Drawn

January 23, 2018
Time is running out to represent your campus at the Believe in TCC Lip Sync Battle. You’ve seen it on Jimmy Fallon and now is your time to shine. “We wanted to engage in friendly competition between campuses,” says Tia Hall, assistant director of development for the TCC Foundation...
Skillsoft snapshot

New Instructor Led Classes Available for TCC Employees

January 23, 2018
Instructor Led Training courses are a relatively new addition to SkillSoft, a resource for learning opportunities available to TCC faculty and staff. Employees can find the link to SkillSoft in the Quicklinks section on the MyTCC home page. SkillSoft houses online courses, books, and resources for...
TCC Joins the JED Campus Program

TCC Joins the JED Campus Program

January 16, 2018
TCC has joined the JED Campus program in support of student well-being and mental health. The program is designed to identify opportunities to enhance emotional health and substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts on campus in order to ensure schools have the strongest possible mental health...

Spring 2018 Enrollment Numbers on the Rise

January 16, 2018
Spring enrollment numbers are looking up, and it is at least in part to changes made to the semester schedule and enrollment procedures. “Our indicators look positive for Spring enrollment,” says Eileen Kenney, TCC’s Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management. “We won...

From Immigrants to Oklahomans

January 9, 2018
"From Praha to Prague" follows the immigrants as they settled east-central Oklahoma as a clannish group of farmers and their subsequent struggle to both assimilate with their adopted country but also maintain their cultural heritage. “I chose Prague, Oklahoma, because it was first...

Improving Assessments

January 9, 2018
The new system, which replaces Weave, will roll out in phases during the spring semester, and be fully integrated in the fall. Improve addresses many of the criticisms users had with Weave, and should lead to more meaningful and robust Learning Outcomes assessment. “The point of assessment is...

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