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Brian Poulin

Brian Poulin

Brian Poulin
TCC student Brian Poulin is working on his second Associate’s degree as part of the Aviation Sciences Technology – Professional Pilot program. He works in a Facility Support position with...
Mohammad Zahid

Mohammad Zahid

Mohammad Zahid
Mohammad Zahid has plans. They involve accounting and a graduate degree. He wants to work in the oil industry. But first, he’s finishing an associate’s degree in Business Administration...
Rodolfo Baez Astacio

Rodolfo Baez Astacio

Rodolfo Baez Astacio
TCC aviation student Rodolfo Baez Astacio always wanted to fly. A native of the Dominican Republic, Rodolfo remembers going to the beach and seeing the huge passenger jets land on a nearby runway,...
Camille Hager

Camille Hager

Camille Hager
TCC student Camille Hager loves language. “Language shapes how you think, which determines how you act,” she says. “It’s a big part of culture. Understanding how language...
Pizza Ordorica

Pizza Ordorica

Pizza Ordorica
Pizza Ordorica didn’t think attending college was a possibility. “I hadn’t attended school for 10 years,” he said. “I didn’t think I could afford it.” After...
Vet Tech student Cairlin Lewis with a State Trooper and his dog Marko

Caitlin Lewis

Veterinary Technology
Caitlin Lewis knelt down on the grass to be on the same level with Marko. He is a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois who is also a highly trained K-9 Trooper with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Lewis and her...
Keondra Doyle Hampton addresses the crowd gathered at the Annual Vision Dinner

Keondra Doyle Hampton

Tulsa Achieves
Keondra Doyle Hampton has a lot to say about Tulsa Achieves. The pioneering program, which started in 2007, has become a nationally recognized model being replicated at other colleges across the...
TCC Interns to Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tiffany Verlander

2015 Graduate
Tiffany Verlander didn’t know that coming to TCC was going to give her skills that would extend out of this world and connect her to real rocket scientists. “Growing up I always loved...
Danny Aery

Danny Aery

Nursing
Danny Aery won’t let anyone think they’re too old for school or past the point of charting a new career path. That’s because the 52-year-old has just completed his third degree from...
Terry Brown and TCC President Leigh B. Goodson

Terry Brown

Terry Brown
Terry Brown’s route to Tulsa Community College was unconventional. After growing up and living in New Orleans, she became a Tulsa transplant in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. But even after...

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