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TCC CAMPUSES HOLD MEMORIAL SERVICES
Thursday, April 19
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (April 19, 2007) – In honor of the victims at Virginia Tech, their families and friends, and the many people affected by the tragedy, Tidewater Community College held memorial services simultaneously at each of its four campuses on Thursday, April 19, at 12:30 p.m.
TCC’s Student Government Association coordinated the public memorial services with TCC staff and faculty.
TCC also offers its students and communities a way to send e-mail expressing condolences and thoughts of support for colleagues and fellow students at Virginia Tech: ThoughtsForVirginiaTech@tcc.edu.
For more information, call TCC’s Information Center at 822-1122 or visit TCC’s homepage, http://www.tcc.edu.
Tidewater Community College
is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth
of Virginia, enrolling more than 37,000 students annually. The 37th
largest in the nation’s 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-four
percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university
in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information,