Author: Gabrielle Farringer

Kendall Whittier Community Day Festivities

April 9th, Kendall Whittier Community Day was a great way for the community to get involved. Sydney Alison, Community Engagement Coordinator with Kendall Whittier Main Street explained, “We started planning KW Community Day at the end of January of this year.” Alison said they had several organizations in the area reach out to them for […]

Students attended Higher Education Day at the State Capitol

Student leaders and staff from Tulsa Community College gathered to represent the college at Higher Education Day at the State Capitol on Feb. 15, 2022. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education describes the importance of the day is “To demonstrate the value and importance of our state system of higher education to Oklahoma’s current […]

Gathering Place relaunches Discovery Lab

For those who have visited Gathering Place recently, there is a new addition. It is called The Discovery Lab. The lab is a children’s museum specifically for children, located at the Gathering Place. Alexandra Waetjen, executive assistant of Discovery Lab, said the Discovery Lab has been in the works since 2008. “The original site opened […]

Student Life coordinates fall activities

Fall semester at Tulsa Community College (TCC) is in full swing! Student Life is preparing for some fun and innovative fall events. “We started planning in mid-July,” Troy Dunbar, Student Life Program coordinator, said. “I have started programming in a more college-wide mode instead of individual campus programming.” Dunbar said each month Student Life begins planning for the next month’s events. “Our […]

College Park gears up for first class

The Tulsa Community College (TCC) Foundation is offering financial assistance to upcoming students attending College Park, the partnership between TCC and Oklahoma State University-Tulsa (OSU-Tulsa).   University Transfer Specialist at TCC, Zachary Grant said College Park was launched in April and is a partnership between TCC and OSU-Tulsa. The experience will create a public four-year university which will utilize both TCC’s and OSU-Tulsa’s backgrounds in quality education. The result will […]

Eureka Springs shop keeps business hopping

In Eureka Springs, Ark. there is a shop nestled in the downtown district called, “East By West.” This shop sells “Eureka Springs Working Bunnies” working bunnies t-shirts, cookware, stainless steel jewelry. The items are local to the area. The draw and appeal are not the merchandise, it is the staff. What makes East By West […]

TCC Connection alum makes an impact

Joe Tomlinson, former assistant managing editor for the TCC Connection feels grateful for his experiences at Tulsa Community College (TCC.) Tomlinson is a student at the University of Oklahoma and was selected for an internship at Gaylord News in Washington, D.C. which will last until May.   “I first heard of the Gaylord News to D.C. program from a professor of mine, who was on the interview panel. He enjoyed […]

Tulsa Community College offers students’ health insurance

      Tulsa Community College (TCC) is offering student health insurance for eligible students.       The various options include Teledoc, PL Providers, United Health Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Vision Services Provider (VSP), and Delta Dental.       According to TCC’s Student Health Insurance website, health care navigation can be challenging. TCC is working with Robbins Harvatin […]

TCC teams up with United Way for annual fundraiser

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with changes made for overall clarity and greater comprehension. The annual Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) campaign kicked off with fun activities for Tulsa Community College students. Cat Rockholt, human resources engagement coordinator, said the United Way campaign is a TCC tradition that goes back 50 years. Rockholt […]

How to plan travel during a pandemic

Editor’s note: Ms. Gabrielle Farringer, business manager for the Connection, recently traveled with her family. From her experience, she shares helpful hints for the would-be traveler during the pandemic. With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging on, it might be safe to assume that this would be the time to stay close to home. Travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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