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HELENA KROHN WINS TCC PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
Over 3 decades of service to students, TCC and the community

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (June 30, 2004) – Tidewater Community College Faculty Senate has awarded Helena Krohn, history department chair, Norfolk Campus, its most celebrated recognition - Outstanding Professor of the Year.

Krohn’s indomitable spirit and love of teaching, her 33-years of TCC leadership and support for programs ranging from international education to American history teacher-scholars - those attributes, accomplishments and more earned her the Senate’s highest award, said Ruth Shumate, Faculty Senate chair, who presented the award during TCC’s annual College Awards and Recognition program this spring.

Krohn is a lifelong resident of Norfolk.

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Laurie White
Media Relations
757-822-1085

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 34,000 students annually. The 37th largest in the nationís 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-three percent of the regionís residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC.

 
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