Category Archives: Announcements

Career Academy students

Embracing Fear: How Moving Can Help

We are moving. It is a phrase that can bring instant stress to even the tranquil people. Moving is part of life, however it does not mean it is anyone’s favorite thing. Students at Tulsa Tech’s Career Academy embrace the … more >
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EMT caring for patient

Training More Than the Hard Skills

Training to be at your best when someone else is at their worst. That is what it means to be a Paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). These trained professionals work in life and death situations on a daily basis, … more >
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Career Academy success plan

Creating an Individualized Success Plan

Step into a classroom and you will see a lot of items designed to make students feel comfortable. Studies show that learning environment is critical to student success. In some cases, and for various individual reasons or circumstances, creating traditional … more >
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StellarXplorers students

STEM Students Launch into New Opportunity

A new group of students is taking flight inside Tulsa Tech’s STEM Academy. This group of six students are competing on a first-of-its-kind team, in the StellarXplorers competition. The program designed by the United States Air Force puts students to … more >
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Instructor last day cookie tradition

Instructor Tradition Brings Smiles to Students

Prom, graduation and other important spring events in the life of high school students were all canceled in 2020 by the pandemic, but not all traditions went away. Tulsa Tech Pharmacy Technician Instructor Kari Gibson found a way to keep … more >
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Photography student

Finding Her Focus, Developing Her Passion

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” It is a quote we all have heard, but is that truly the case? For some Tulsa Tech Photography students, the answer is simple – Yes! Within the two-year program, high school students … more >
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Powersports Student on four wheeler

Kick Your Powersports Career Into Overdrive

The roar of the engine, for some it is the sweetest sound on earth. For others, it can be the call toward a career. Step onto Tulsa Tech’s Broken Arrow Campus and you will hear a lot of engines. The … more >
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Medical Assisting students donate homemade cloth masks

Teaching Skills Beyond the Classroom

We see the images of medical workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, but what you do not see is the caring that goes on behind the chaos. Tulsa Tech students in the medical programs learn the skills to … more >
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Instructors finding new ways to connect with students

Tulsa Tech Instructors Find News Ways to Connect With Students

Working from home, distance learning and non-essential businesses closed. Now, more than ever, people need to make a connection. With face-to-face meetings no longer a possibility, Tulsa Tech instructors are getting creative to help students. Instructors like Taylor Deatherage are … more >
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Tulsa Tech Instructor Earns Second Place in National Competition

The desire to do our best in activities is instilled in us from a young age. Our parents tell us to do the best we can in school, and as we progress through our careers, employers ask us to be … more >
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Instructor Elaine Clark wins Tex Richardson award

Tulsa Tech Instructor Honored With Engineering Award

Teachers make the difference. It is a saying that rings true each and every day at Tulsa Tech. Our instructors tirelessly work to find new and creative ways to engage students. Creativity is one of the reasons Elaine Clark, an … more >
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Barber Instructor Chuck Jones

Shaping a Dream One Trim at a Time

The world we live in is full of signs. For centuries, they have been used to identify everything from doctors and hospitals to blacksmiths and barbers. Walk into the Tulsa Tech Barbering and Cosmetology lab on the Peoria Campus any … more >
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Tarell Nunley

Training Leads to Out of This World Career

Dreaming big and helping students gain the skills needed to get there is at the heart of Tulsa Tech’s mission. Each school year we see new faces walking through our doors, ready to learn a skill to set them up … more >
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computer networking

Tulsa Tech Named Cisco Hall of Fame School

Tulsa Tech is again leading the way in training the next generation. Cisco is a worldwide leader in IT, networking and cybersecurity functions. Founded in 1984, the technology company provides materials and support to Academy Support Centers (ASC) worldwide, teaching … more >
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Amanda Lee profile

Making Her Own Home Run Career Path

Trading in the classroom for the training room, Amanda Lee is making her own path. The Tulsa Tech sports medicine program graduate, is now making history. Lee is the first female athletic trainer for the Seattle Mariners organization. “When I … more >
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Chef Sarah Leavell

Teaching the Sweetest Holiday Gifts

The smell of pumpkin spice, a turkey baking in the oven, friends and family gathering around the table, all signs the holidays are near. It also means that it is time to put together your shopping lists. For many, the … more >
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New Partnership Leads to New Opportunities

Everyone wants a good paying job, but do you have the competitive advantage to make it happen? A new partnership between Tulsa Tech and NORDAM helps students achieve more sooner, setting them up for a rewarding career with the Tulsa-based … more >
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Tulsa Tech Students Showcase Ways To Stay Safe Online

It is one of the scariest headlines you can see in the news, “Data Breach”, and over the past few years, it’s become a constant fear for Americans. An article in Forbes earlier this summer showed 2019 was the worst … more >
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A Great Place to Work & Make an Impact

As we travel to visit other locations throughout the great state of Oklahoma, we reaffirm that Tulsa Tech is a great place to work. We shout it at our back-to-school events, during our first day back from summer break, at … more >
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Employees hold CDA Gold Award

Tulsa Tech Earns National CDA Gold Standard Certification

In recent years, researchers have learned that the human brain develops the vast majority of its neurons, and is at its most receptive to learning, between birth and three years of age. The last four decades have produced many new … more >
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