TCI in the News


10 Questions to Ask Before You Launch a Business Posted on: May 8, 2015

Being an entrepreneur sounds alluring and exciting to many. But in reality, it is both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. There are great benefits in starting a company: an opportunity to bring your idea into fruition and contribute to the economy by hiring others. But between achieving those things can be many obstacles; twists and turns that will challenge even the strongest person.  And while you cannot prepare for everything that will happen over the course of starting and growing your business, you can learn how to navigate each obstacle.

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Binta Niambi Brown Shares Why Resiliency and Grit are the Keys to Success Posted on: April 23, 2015

When life throws a harsh curveball, you have two choices: strike out or knock it out the park. Last week, TCI students learned about the benefits of doing the latter when TCI board member, Binta Brown, spoke with students about the importance of resilience during its Presidential Lecture Series. 

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Human Services Career Lessons from Dr. Keneca Boyce Posted on: April 7, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Dr. Keneca Boyce “I recognize that my role is to equip others with the essential tools so that they can navigate life independent of me. If I don’t model those healthy boundaries I cripple them.

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Groundbreaking “Bionic Eye” Implant Performed to Restore Woman’s Vision Posted on: April 3, 2015

Listen up TCI ophthalmic students: history has been made in your field!On March 24, Dr. Gregg Kokame, founder and president of Retina Consultants of Hawaii, along with and his team of doctors implanted the innovative device into a 72-year-old woman who suffered from retinitis pigmentosa—an inherited degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment.  

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Google and Johnson & Johnson Team Up To Make Surgical Robots Posted on: March 31, 2015

Robots assisting doctors in the operating room with various types of surgeries has been around since the 1980s. But this year, two industry giants, Google, and Johnson & Johnson, who reign in tech and healthcare, respectively, are on their way to introducing even greater innovations. The two powerhouse companies recently announced that they have teamed up to develop robots that can perform surgery.

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