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NEW DEAN OF STUDENT SERVICES AT TCC VIRGINIA BEACH CAMPUS
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (Aug. 11, 2010) – Marilyn Hodge joins Tidewater Community College as dean of student services at the Virginia Beach Campus. Hodge resides in the city of Virginia Beach.
Hodge comes to TCC with a considerable amount of experience and expertise. She began her career in higher education as a guidance counselor at Medgar Evers College, a senior institution in the City University of New York (CUNY) system in 1974. Since then, not only has she worked at four community colleges in New York, she has been a small business owner and entrepreneur. With her collective two decades of experience working in higher education, she has held positions as dean of student services, director of counseling and advisement, director of a college discovery program and assistant director of an educational opportunity program.
Hodge holds a bachelor of arts in sociology from Brooklyn College, a master of arts in counseling and advising from New York University, a master of arts in higher and adult education-student personnel administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a doctorate in higher and adult education-student personnel administration, also from Columbia University.
Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and workforce development services in Hampton Roads - topped 45,000 students in 2009-10. The 16th highest associate-degree producer in the nation, TCC offers more than 150 programs including business administration, culinary arts, general studies, modeling & simulation, network security, nursing, and automotive technology. Among the fastest-growing two-year institutions in the United States, TCC was 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 Norfolk’s theater district, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth, the Regional Automotive Center in Chesapeake, and the 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.