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Welcome to a New Academic Year 2021

Welcome to a New Academic Year 2021

Dear Students, Welcome, and thank you for choosing Tallahassee Community College! You have taken a significant step in your own personal journey by prioritizing your education despite the many challenges you may be facing. That’s incredibly important. Now more than ever before, the world needs people with grit and imagination, who are innovative and want to contribute to their communities. At TCC, we produce graduates who are critical thinkers and problem-solvers. We produce talent. We offer a high-quality education to…

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Update Regarding Campus Events

Update Regarding Campus Events

Dear Faculty and Staff, Like many others across the nation, our community is currently experiencing a significant spike in reported COVID-19 cases due to the highly contagious Delta variant. Based on information we’ve received from our local hospitals and healthcare experts, this is largely affecting the unvaccinated, and as of August 3, 2021, only 44% of Leon County residents were fully vaccinated. The good news is it is fairly well-established that these spikes in positivity rates are relatively short-lived, often…

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2021-22 Budget

2021-22 Budget

I am pleased to share that the College’s 2021-22 operating budget was presented and approved at Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Despite the many financial challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the College will be able to make some strategic investments in high-impact practices and special projects with long-term impact such as improvements to classrooms and campus air quality. We will continue to improve our learning spaces and technology for our students. We have begun planning an expansion of the Ghazvini…

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Class of 2021

Class of 2021

Dear Graduates, On behalf of the District Board of Trustees, administration, faculty and staff of Tallahassee Community College, I would like to congratulate you on your graduation. While we are unable to hold our annual commencement ceremony this year to celebrate with you and your family and friends in person, we are no less proud of what you have achieved to reach this important milestone in your life. I commend you for the time and effort you have put forth…

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TCC reImagine Update

TCC reImagine Update

Exactly one year ago this week we found ourselves coming back from spring break to a new way of life here at Tallahassee Community College and around the world. We made the decision only days before to move to a remote learning and working environment due to the growing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our IT and facilities staff worked through the break to pivot the College quickly and with minimal interruption. Many of our faculty, staff and administrators moved…

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New Year, New Semester

New Year, New Semester

Dear TCC Community, Welcome to spring 2021! I have to admit, like so many of you I was eager to start a new year. 2020 was one of the most challenging years in recent memory, though I recognize that the changing of a calendar does not mean adversity is behind us. We must remain vigilant in our efforts to protect the health of our students, faculty and staff against the spread of COVID-19. The safety of our campus community remains…

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Thank You For Your Perseverance

Thank You For Your Perseverance

Dear Students, Now that it is finals week, I would like to congratulate each of you for your perseverance this semester. You worked hard and made it to the end. Some of you are graduating and will be either transferring to a university or entering the workforce, while others are continuing here at TCC. I just want to say how proud I am of all those who chose to prioritize their education this year. You can’t imagine how important that…

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New Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs Named

New Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs Named

Dear Colleagues, With the transition of Madeline Pumariega into her new role as president of Miami Dade College at the end of this month we must identify a new leader to help us continue the momentum we have built in recent years. It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Calandra Stringer has agreed to serve the College in the role of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. She will assume this new position effective January 1. Calandra…

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TCC Provost Named Miami Dade College President

TCC Provost Named Miami Dade College President

Dear Faculty and Staff, It is my honor to announce that Executive Vice President and Provost Madeline Pumariega has been unanimously selected by the Board of Trustees at Miami Dade College as their next president. I am so incredibly proud of Madeline and all that she has accomplished in her career. Her selection to head MDC is just a reflection of what I have known about her for years – that she is an educational thought leader, a force for…

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Dear Faculty and Staff, As we approach Thanksgiving, I wanted to express my appreciation for all that we’ve accomplished despite the many challenges this past year has presented us. On behalf of the Executive Team, thank you for your hard work and perseverance! As a small token of our gratitude, we hope you will start your holiday a little early by watching this video: https://youtu.be/zn7w5RQLaPU