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TCC VP APPOINTED TO 2 INITIATIVES
~ Selected to lead a session at Workforce Academy Program
~ Elected director of Region 14 of National Council for Workforce Education
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (May 18, 2007) – Tidewater Community College Vice President for Workforce Development Theresa Bryant has been selected for two key roles benefiting workforce education.
~ Bryant has been invited to take part in a Workforce Development Academy (WDA) program for the state of Vermont, May 22 and June 5. The WDA, http://www.workforcedevelopmentacademy.info, is a collaboration between the University of Virginia and the Virginia Community College System. Sponsors include CVS Pharmacy Inc., Capital One, Virginia Manufacturers Association, Virginia Economic Developers Association, Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, and Virginia Works.
The WDA provides training to practitioners who support the re-engineering and re-training of America’s workforce, a national priority imperative for economic stability and continued leadership in a changing global marketplace.
For the Vermont program, Bryant will present the seminar, Customer Focus: Consultative Sales, as part of the Workforce Development Professional Competencies five-day course.
~ In addition, Bryant has been elected director of Region 14 (District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia) of the National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE).
Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and workforce development 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 www.tcc.edu.