Tag: COVID-19

REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Traveling during the pandemic is complicated, or how to book a flight

(Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a series.) To find the best deal on a flight, someone should search multiple booking websites and compare the prices. For example, I was searching a round-trip flight from Tulsa, Okla., to Kazakhstan (the republic of the former Soviet Union) in July 2021. The cheapest price was […]

Reporter’s notebook: International traveling during COVID-19 pandemic is complicated

(Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series.) During the COVID-19 pandemic, some countries began to request visas from American citizens. Visas had to be obtained at the embassies of foreign countries in Washington, D.C. and other cities. For example, Kazakhstan (a republic of the former Soviet Union) had a visa-free policy for […]

COVID Care Force – A Connection Conversation with Dr. Paul Fuhrmeister

Overview: Host Sam Levrault interviews Dr. Paul Fuhrmeister over his experience volunteering with the COVID Care Force and the Navajo Nation. Length: 18:12 minutes The interview may also be viewed on our youtube channel. The following interview was conducted recorded on Dec. 15, 2020 and has been edited for clarity. Sam Levrault: Welcome to the […]

Northeast Campus reopens enrollment, advising and other services face-to-face

On July 20, Tulsa Community College (TCC) Northeast Campus (NEC) reopened its doors for multiple face-to-face services after being closed due to COVID-19. Students are able now to walk into the campus and obtain in-person consultations at enrollment, advisement, financial aid and the Bursar offices. However, some things are not the same as earlier. These […]

SNAPS: The Equality Center provides care amidst COVID-19

The Oklahomans for Equality (OKEQ) has existed for 14 years and was previously known as the Tulsa Oklahomans for Human Rights (TOHR). The Equality Center was named after Dennis R. Neill, who founded TOHR. The building was purchased in October 2005 and opened in February 2007 after extensive renovations.

TCC Professor makes face masks to aid healthcare workers in pandemic

During this time of uncertainty, people are looking for ways to help. Emily Westerfield, assistant professor of theater teaches theatre design, costume construction, and makeup at the Southeast Campus. For Westerfield, the decision to make masks to aid healthcare workers was a personal one.  “My mother is an ER nurse in Boulder, Colo. and my […]

Coping with COVID-19: How School Administrators are Adjusting to Online Learning

An Interview with Glenpool Assistant Principal Gaylen Urie In the United States, as of March 29, 2020, there are 122,653 cases of COVID-19 and 2,112 deaths at the hands of this looming virus. Students across the nation, and even the world, are finding it increasingly difficult to focus or pour effort into anything, including schoolwork, […]

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