Category: 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 […]

TCC using federal funds to forgive outstanding balances – Clears path for thousands to continue with college

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following press release was provided by the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Media Relations department on Aug. 3, 2021. The release was edited for clarification. For more information about the forgiving outstanding tuition balance program, contact and include the student’s name and college ID number. Knowing individuals continue to struggle with the impact of […]

Connection Conversations: Hospitality with Andrew Leonard

Connection Conversations: Hospitality with Andrew Leonard Overview: Host Anna Fuhrmeister interviews Andrew “Andy” Leonard over the affects and changes in the hospitality industry due to COVID-19 the past year and for upcoming travel seasons. Running time: 7:02 minutes Editor’s Note: The following transcript has been edited for clarity. Transcript from Interview: Anna Fuhrmeister: Welcome to […]

Opportunities available for Tulsans following vaccine rollout

The following press release was provided by the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Media Relations department on March 16, 2021. For clarifications or more information, we advise visiting with Tulsa Community College at, through External Affairs (Marketing and Communications), or Nicole Burgin, APR, at 918-951-4122. The release reads as follows: With Vaccine Rollout, Tulsans Looking for Options As […]

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.

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