Category: Education

Tulsa Community College partners with Norman Public Schools to graduate students with associate degrees

Tulsa Community College is collaborating with Norman Public Schools to give an opportunity to high school students to earn an associate degree. The cost for this is $5,500, which is close to half the cost of an Associate degree by the time a student finishes high school. But how would you be able to get […]

TCC Hosting Three-Part Series with International Scholars 

The Tulsa Community College Foundation is sponsoring a three-part series, featuring three international scholars in public lectures at the Center for Creativity. The scholars will interact with the students in their classrooms. The guest lecturers will target their remarks to their areas of specialty and curriculum.   “It’s a very simple kind of bifurcated model. One is […]

News Analysis: People’s Mental Health: A Talk

Chase Goza, editor at the TCC Connection, sat down with Madison Green, a counselor at Grand Lake Medical Health Center in Cleveland, Okla., for a discussion on mental health. Green’s specialty is counseling children, so an enlightening conversation on the state of mental health in modern times took place. Leading topics in health care, including […]

Review: Keating’s ‘Lost Dream of Route 66’ exhibit highlights the unseen stories of the storied highway

The University of Tulsa recently sponsored an exhibit “Lost Dream of Route 66” by Edward Keating. The photographs were of the early and famed Route 66 from 1977 to 2003. The photo display shown was not only a piece of the history of Route 66, but it was also a part of Edward Keating’s life […]

Storytelling is celebrated at OK SO Storyslam 

Annina Collier, dean of the McKeon Center for Creativity, during a storytelling workshop, noted that creating a story is a collaborative experience. With platforms such as The Moth, interest in storytelling has grown in popularity. Accordingly, the need for workshops is being addressed at TCC recently. The theme for this month’s OK SO Tulsa Storyslam held […]

Review: ‘Shared Legacies’ Recognizes Black-Jewish Unity for Civil Rights 

With the week leading into Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many events were planned and scheduled to commemorate the local observance of the 45th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Parade.   On Jan. 11, I was able to attend one of these events by watching the documentary “Shared Legacies: The African American-Jewish Civil Rights […]

Pawnee Bill Ranch: Touring Oklahoma’s Deep Past 

In the rural, unassuming town of Pawnee, Okla., a piece of history is presented to visitors. Pawnee Bill Ranch symbolizes the pioneering spirit of the late 1800s and early 1900s. The ranch is a preserved and revered part of Oklahoma’s past.  Gordon Lillie, who later took on the moniker Pawnee Bill while living and working with […]

‘Shared Legacies’ film explores Black and Jewish storied relationship 

Documentary examines the natural and notable alliance  History is a record of triumphs and tragedies. History is a documentary of victors and victims. And history is a collection of the people of the past and present and their relationships.    “Shared Legacies: The African American-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance” is a film that captures the history and […]

TCC faculty and staff present at statewide conference 

Tulsa Community College faculty and staff presented research at a statewide higher education conference in November. The topic was “Living Proof: African American Women and Leadership Lessons in the Academy.”  Ramona Curtis, director for Workforce Programs; Kayla Harding, Ed.D., faculty department chair and associate professor for English; and Corinice Wilson, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology, […]

Review: ‘Godzilla Minus One’ reveals a tragic past through fact and fiction

“Godzilla Minus One” unexpectedly presents itself as a piece of Japan’s history retold. The story follows a man named Kōichi Shikishima (played by Ryunosuke Kamiki), an ex-kamikaze pilot, as he navigates life in post-World War II Japan. After having survived an attack by Godzilla on Odo Island, which took the lives of many of his […]

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