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  • Tulsa Community College President Tom McKeon is named one of the Oklahomans of the Year for 2012.  Oklahoma Magazine selected McKeon and four others for their work in building a stronger community and a better Oklahoma. In recognizing McKeon, he was called ‘The Cultivator’ because his business is growing success one student at a time.  He’s been associated with TCC for more than 30 years and has been president since 2004.  Under his leadership, TCC started the...
    01/14/2013
  • Launch: Your Entrepreneurial Journey is accepting applications for Flight V.  The Launch program, powered by Tulsa Community College, takes aspiring entrepreneurs through the critical steps of starting a business.  This classroom-free approach shows entrepreneurs how to take their startup concept to operating business in 16 weeks.  Businesses that have been in operation less than one year can also benefit from Launch. The program utilizes local business leaders and entrepreneurs...
    01/08/2013
  • Tyler Nitsche was always curious.  He remembers taking things apart and rebuilding them as a kid and now he is paying it forward.  The TCC student volunteered to be a mentor for the first ever Tinkering School at Tulsa’s Fab Lab, sponsored by Tulsa Alliance for Engineering, where middle and high school students deconstructed machines and reconstructed kinetic sculptures.  Nitsche said he enjoyed his time working with the young students and helping them build the sculptures...
    01/07/2013
  • Tulsa Community College made the holiday season a little brighter and warmer for area families this year with events that collected canned food and coats and blankets.  TCC was also a partner in a toy run that collected toys and raised money for scholarships. TCC Student Government Association hosted a coat and blanket drive on all campuses.  The students collected blankets, clothes and more than 75 coats.  In addition, Blanket America donated 400 blankets to the student effort....
    12/19/2012
  • The George Kaiser Family Foundation continues its support of TCC’s Bridging the Gap program at Tulsa Community College’s West Campus with a $325,000 donation to help fund scholarships for students who are majoring in child development. (Photo:  Ken Levit, Executive Director of the George Kaiser Family Foundation with TCC President Tom McKeon) “Right now, we have a total of 76 students on scholarships.  We definitely wouldn’t exist and the students wouldn...
    12/19/2012
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