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In honor of TCC’s Dec. 19 graduation of nearly 1,000 students


HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (Oct. 18, 2007) – For convenience, Barnes & Noble at Tidewater Community College will bring everything eligible graduates will need to one place. The bookstore’s “Grad Fair 2007” will have on hand a full range of commencement items to prepare for the Dec. 19 commencement exercises.


In an effort to help graduates get ready for commencement, Barnes & Noble at TCC will offer graduation caps and gowns, diploma frames (discounted during the fair), class rings and other items. See the schedule below to choose a bookstore location.


Friday, Nov. 16

Barnes & Noble at TCC, Virginia Beach Campus – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 1700 College Crescent, Bldg. D (click for directions)


Saturday, Nov. 17

Barnes & Noble at TCC, MacArthur Center – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 3rd Level


For further information, contact Barnes & Noble at TCC, 625-3459.




Laurie White
Media Relations

Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and Workforce Solutions services in Hampton Roads - enrolls over 38,000 students annually, the second largest undergraduate student body in Virginia. The 35th largest community college in the nation, TCC is among the 20 fastest-growing large two-year institutions in the United States. 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-six percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit