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Women of all ages invited to learn about non-traditional, well-paying careers

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (March 18, 2010) – Giving women the opportunity to explore non-traditional career options, Tidewater Community College hosts a Women Can! session on Friday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Forum, Building A, at the New Portsmouth Campus.

Attendees will learn about career possibilities with wages ranging from mid-$30,000s to upper $40,000s in areas like trucking, welding, auto technology, heating and air conditioning, computer networking and law enforcement.

The morning will feature videos showing women at work in real-life examples of successful careers.  Representatives will also be present to discuss these careers and answer questions.

TCC offers training opportunities that prepare women for these careers in two years or less. Women of all ages are invited to come and explore the possibilities. Space is limited. Call 822-7554 to reserve a seat.



Laurie White

Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and Workforce Solutions services in Hampton Roads - will serve a projected 47,000 students in 2009-10. The 15th 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