announced Clearing the Pathway: The Campaign for Completion at the recent Vision in Education Leadership Award Dinner. One of the goals of the campaign removes navigational barriers by funding 22 new academic advisor positions and 10 answer center advisors for five years. While just went public with the campaign, those 22 new academic advisors have already been hired and will be a critical piece this fall as students enroll for next semester.
Tulsa Community College announced a series of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of and mark its role in developing northeastern Oklahoma’s workforce. Since opening in 1970 as Tulsa Junior College, the college has been a critical piece in training generations of workers and providing higher education to the greater Tulsa area. Nearly 450,000 students have walked through the doors as has grown into one of the leading higher education institutions in the country and the third largest institution in Oklahoma.
Tulsa Tech is the oldest and largest technology center in Oklahoma’s nationally-acclaimed CareerTech system. We provide affordable, industry-standard technical training in an engaging, innovative learning environment where students benefit from instructors with years of valuable industry experience.
Alicia Sacramone-Quinn and Trevor Knight will be the guests of honor at Aim High Academy’s Gold Medal Night. The renowned athletes will help celebrate the annual fundraising event’s 11th birthday on Oct. 11.
President and Leigh B. Goodson, Ph.D. welcomed students at each campus as the fall semester which began Aug. 20. An estimated 16,000 students are enrolled in courses from Accounting to Veterinary Technology for this semester. has four main campuses – Metro, Northeast, Southeast, and West as well as the Riverside Community Campus and Aviation Center at the Richard Lloyd Jones Jr. Airport and the Owasso Community Campus.
The Tulsa Community College Foundation has named David Page as the 2018 Vision in Education Leadership Award recipient. He is being honored for his enduring commitment to excellence in education and leadership of key initiatives and organizations that have impacted economic development, quality of life and social services for Tulsa.
The Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors hosted the 13th annual Backpacks for Kids Party, providing backpacks for 516 kids on Aug. 2 at the office in Tulsa.
Tulsa Tech offers career and technical training to a growing number of students throughout the metro area at several partner school district sites. Enrollment has grown to nearly 1,000 students in schools throughout Tulsa County in programs such as pre-Engineering, web design, manufacturing and more.
Tulsa Community College seeks comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.
In addition to providing exciting courses for high school students and award-winning business and industry training opportunities, Tulsa Tech also offers hundreds of part-time classes that allow students to pursue their individual career goals or simply explore a variety of interests. A wide assortment of class subjects includes everything from sewing and quilting to machining.
A year-long research and community service project culminated with the recent dedication of a new Monarch Waystation at the Southeast Campus. students, faculty and community members part and planted milkweed.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation recently announced the recipients of its 2018 Bright Futures Scholarships. In Jenks, where Kimberly-Clark has a tissue manufacturing facility, a college scholarships was awarded to: Andrew Draheim, a recent graduate of Holland Hall School in Tulsa and the son of Erin and Leslie Draheim. Andrew plans to attend St. John’s University.
Tulsa Community College has announced two strategic administrative position advancements. Lindsay White has been named as senior strategy advisor to President and Leigh B. Goodson, Ph.D., and Peter “Pete” Selden has been named the new vice president of workforce development.
Oral Roberts University is excited to announce it will break ground on the University’s first new housing in 42 years. The apartment-style housing will be built where the Braxton Residence Hall used to sit, between Christ’s Chapel and Howard Auditorium.
The Oral Roberts University Board of Trustees announced a historic agreement that retains Dr. William M. Wilson as president of for the next 10 years. This long-term agreement for the college located in the Jenks District boundary gains the commitment of strong and able leadership for the future of the university as the board and the university planning council work in conjunction with the president to address the challenges and opportunities of higher education both now and in the year 2030.