Author Archives: Zack

Tulsa joins national network to increase post-high school degree attainment

Tulsa is one of 20 cities joining Lumina Foundation’s nationwide Community Partnership for Attainment, which seeks to create and strengthen collaborative partnerships to increase postsecondary degree and certification attainment, the organization announced Thursday. As part of the 75-city partnership, Tulsa … Continue reading

Attention college students: You may have earned a degree without knowing it

If you’re cash-strapped, here’s a well-trodden path toward a bachelor’s degree: Start at community college, which is cheaper and more flexible; get a bunch of credits there; then transfer to a four-year college to finish. It’s estimated that about a quarter of community … Continue reading

‘Tulsa’s radical idea’: Tulsa Achieves scholarship program featured on NPR

Tulsa Community College’s groundbreaking Tulsa Achieves scholarship  program is gaining national attention yet again. The program, which offers free tuition to any Tulsa County student who graduates high school with a 2.0 GPA, was featured in an NPR story this week entitled “College For Free: … Continue reading

Chamber offers numerous education, workforce resources

By Brian Paschal, SVP, Education & Workforce division Growing, attracting and retaining skilled workers in northeastern Oklahoma is a key goal of the Tulsa Regional Chamber — so much so that the Chamber dedicates an entire division to the endeavor. … Continue reading

The Power of the Prize

By Noël Harmon, director, National Talent Dividend I’ve been traveling for a few days and came into the office early to catch up on work; however, before I got to the meat of my day, I received an e-mail from … Continue reading