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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

TCC Campaign for United Way

TCC Campaign for United Way

Dear TCC Community, I am proud to announce the launch of this year’s TCC Campaign for United Way of the Big Bend. UWBB, an important partner with the College, provides critical access to basic necessities, financial resources, and skills training for our community. With over 9,000 households living in poverty in 32304 alone, it’s never been more important to support the United Way. Click the image below to watch a video to learn more. Considering the many challenges we have…

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A Note of Thanks

A Note of Thanks

Dear TCC Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators and Community Partners, We have completed our final interview of the virtual site visit with the Aspen Prize selection committee, and I just want to take a moment to share my heartfelt gratitude for all the time and effort everyone has put in to prepare for and participate in the interviews this week. The committee shared how impressive and helpful they found our team, and commended us for helping “progress the field of higher…

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Fall Semester Update

Fall Semester Update

Dear TCC Community, These past five months have certainly presented Tallahassee Community College and our students with tremendous challenges. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College made the decision in March to quickly pivot to remote work and learning. Ever since then, our team has been working around the clock to prepare our campus for the eventual return of students. This upcoming academic year will no doubt be unlike any other we have experienced. However, what has not changed is…

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Message from the President

Message from the President

As we witness the recurring cycle of racial injustice across the country, our hearts are heavy. Racial discrimination, targeted violence and injustice are consistent threats to our students and the anxiety, fear and pain they experience is real. We stand against hate, racism and prejudice – things that do not have a place on our campus or in our society. Everyone, no matter your race, gender or identity, deserves to be treated with respect. Inclusion, equity and benevolence are at…

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Class of 2020

Class of 2020

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 as a…

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