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  • Please Touch the Art breaks the rules of traditional art exhibits and makes art accessible, especially for visitors who are visually impaired. Guests are encouraged to touch the art and explore the exhibit using a variety of senses. Please Touch the Art is June 3-July 30 in the Tulsa Community College Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity on the TCC Metro Campus.Interactive exhibit features sound, scent, sculpture and installation 12 Oklahoma artists, including two who are blind, have created...
    05/19/2016
  • Andrea Haddox, a Tulsa Community College student, has been named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. She is one of 218 student leaders recognized from colleges nationwide for finding solutions and taking action to affect long-term social changes.Haddox is President of the Alpha Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. She is passionate about the social issue of food deserts in the Tulsa community and used PTK’s Honors in Action project as a platform for addressing the issue. Haddox used...
    05/02/2016
  • Former Oklahoma Attorney General and political pundit Michael C. Turpen will deliver the keynote address at the 46th annual Tulsa Community College Commencement Ceremony. Turpen is an Oklahoma State Regent for Higher Education and has served since his appointment by Governor Brad Henry in May 2009.Turpen grew up in Tulsa, graduated from McLain High School and graduated from The University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Science degree in History and a Juris Doctor degree.“Mike Turpen uses his wit...
    04/27/2016
  • The new Tulsa Community College Riverside Community Campus and Aviation Center is designed to fuel the growth of Tulsa’s aeronautical industry. Tulsa Community College and the Jenks community celebrated the grand opening of the new facility at the Richard L. Jones, Jr. Airport.The facility houses the Aviation Sciences academic programs including Professional Pilot, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Management, and Aviation Logistics as well as concurrent enrollment and university-transfer general...
    04/25/2016
  • A Marine Corps veteran herself, Tulsa Community College student Megan Lowry, wanted to do something to stop the number of veteran suicides by bringing awareness to the problem in our community. She lost her father, Wayne Lowry, to suicide in April 2014 and with an estimated 22 veterans committing suicide a day, she took on this fight to educate the community about the issue and save lives.“My father and too many of the men and women I served with feel they have no other option with no hope or...
    04/21/2016
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