The Week Articles

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...

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...
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...

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...
Speak Up Against Sexual Harassment

Speak Up Campaign Launches Across the College

November 6, 2018
Speak Up, a new public awareness campaign from TCC’s Violence Prevention Team aims to educate the campus community about the prevalence of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. More than 1-in-3 women (35.6 percent) and more than 1-in-4 men (28.5 percent) in the...

Highlights from the October Board of Regents Meeting

October 30, 2018
Last week the TCC Board of Regents met for three sessions at Metro Campus. An early Special Session preceded the regularly scheduled October meeting, which was followed a meeting for the Tulsa Community College Technology Center School District. The Special Meeting addressed Enrollment Management...