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  • Michael Baker is still trying to take it all in. He and his Tulsa Street Soccer teammates returned to Tulsa Monday after winning the Washington, D.C. Legacy Cup Trophy in New York City. And, he just finished up two classes during the summer semester at TCC earning a 3.9 GPA. “You never know what you’re capable of until you try it,” he said. “If you really want to improve your life, you have to take a risk and try something you don’t think you can do.” All of...
    08/01/2012
  • The Tulsa Alliance for Engineering hosted a SeaPerch workshop for 40 educators from across northeastern Oklahoma on July 30. Faculty members of the United States Naval Academy taught instructors how to build a SeaPerch, an underwater robot. The University of Tulsa hosted the workshop in its new J. Newton Rayzor Hall. The goal of the workshop is for teachers to instruct their students how to build the underwater remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs, when they return to school in a few weeks. From...
    07/31/2012
  • Tulsa Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapters recently competed at the Future Business Leaders of America PBL National Leadership Conference in San Antonio in June. The TCC Metro Campus chapter received the following awards and recognitions under the leadership of faculty adviser Mitchell Ober: First place – Largest Local Chapter Membership (200 Members) – Mountain Plains Region First place – Largest Local Chapter Professional Division Membership (15...
    07/18/2012
  • Marion Jones, who became the first woman ever to win five medals at one Olympics, is hoping to help incarcerated offenders get a second chance by appearing at a fundraiser and speaking to graduates of Tulsa Community College’s Corrections Education Program. Jones, who lost her medals in 2007 because of her admission to using performance-enhancing drugs, will emcee the Second Chance Scholarship Dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at DoubleTree Warren Place, 6110 S. Yale Ave, Tulsa. She...
    07/17/2012
  • The top 12 entrepreneurs and their business ideas have moved on to the semi-finals of the TCC StartUp Cup powered by Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. Their business models will be competing for a top prize of $30,000 in startup money. “After an exciting round of hearing the Top 25 business idea pitches, we are proud to send these 12 entrepreneurs to the next level,” said Elizabeth Frame Ellison, executive director of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation and main organizer of the...
    07/11/2012
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