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New Vice President for Communications Named

New Vice President for Communications Named

I wish to share with you that at Monday’s District Board of Trustees meeting, we announced that Al Moran is retiring June 30 as Vice President for Communications and Marketing. I am incredibly grateful to Al for his eight years of service to the College. He has contributed tremendously to the success of TCC in that time, and I hope you will all join with me in wishing him a very happy retirement. Having known Al’s retirement was on the…

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Recognition

Recognition

What a great time for Tallahassee Community College! This month, we presented to our District Board of Trustees a Strategic Plan Year Three update. We have a lot to celebrate, and there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t receive an email, a phone call or text, or am pulled aside by a member of the community so that they can express their support and pride in our College. Just in the past few months: TCC was once…

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In Honor of Dr. James H. Hinson, Jr.

In Honor of Dr. James H. Hinson, Jr.

The entire Tallahassee Community College family was saddened this past month to hear of the passing of Dr. Hinson, our third president, who served this college with distinction from 1983 to 1995. Dr. Hinson is remembered as a loving husband, father, great-grandfather, and friend; an accomplished professional educator; and a great leader who served his country and his community with integrity. A decorated World War II veteran, Dr. Hinson received the Bronze Star Medal for Bravery for shooting down a…

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Charter School Announcement

Charter School Announcement

Dear Colleagues, This morning, Governor Ron DeSantis announced TCC was named as one of only five colleges in the state selected to create a charter school because of our track record of preparing our community’s workforce. I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to create a charter school at our College. There are many details still left to be resolved, and we will be engaging our campus community to help inform our decisions. In the coming days, Provost Stringer will…

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Thanksgiving 2021

Thanksgiving 2021

It’s Thanksgiving week and I just wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for our faculty, staff, administrators and students. I am thankful for our faculty and staff who serve our students with passion and dedication each and every day, who choose to work and teach here at TCC because they believe in what we do, and have even dedicated their careers to ensuring everyone who walks through our doors has the opportunity to a great education and…

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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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