TCL names Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry has named Louise Mathews as its Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Advancement, which includes administrative oversight of the TCL Foundation.   Mathews most recently served as the Vice President for College Advancement at Carteret Community College and Executive Director of Carteret Community College Foundation in Morehead City, N.C.   “Louise brings enthusiasm … Continue reading


TCL to offer veterinary assistant course

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry Division of Continuing Education will offer a veterinary assistant course at the New River Campus in Bluffton. The 36-hour certification course will be held from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays, July 17 through October 2. Cost is $619.   As the number of veterinarians grows to meet the demand for veterinary care, so will the number … Continue reading


Whale Branch senior earns TCL recognition while additional students honored for completed courses

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Whale Branch Early College High School senior Ariana Davis added to her list of honors today when she was named the 2012 Young Achiever by the Technical College of the Lowcountry.   Davis and classmate Tanasia Hamilton will be the first two Whale Branch seniors to graduate with both high school diplomas and Associate’s Degrees from TCL.  Whale Branch’s partnership … Continue reading


TCL to present inaugural Presidential Medallion award at Commencement

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry Commencement will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, May 11 at the All Weather Training Facility on Parris Island. This year’s event will honor more than 300 graduates and will also mark the first year the College will present its prestigious Presidential Medallion award.   Former Lt. Governor W. Brantley Harvey, Jr., of Beaufort, … Continue reading


Public invited to offshore wind energy forum at TCL

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry and the Coastal Conservation League will host an offshore wind energy forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 in the MacLean Hall auditorium at the TCL Beaufort campus, 921 Ribaut Road. The event is free and open to the public.   Chris Carnevale, the Coastal Climate and Energy Coordinator with the Southern Alliance for … Continue reading


TCL announces 2012 Commencement speaker

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry is pleased to announce that Clifton Taulbert, entrepreneurial leader and Pulitzer-nominated author, will deliver the 2012 Commencement address.   “Taulbert’s powerful and encouraging message will surely inspire the Class of 2012 to continue to achieve and excel as they enter their professions,” TCL President Dr. Tom Leitzel said. “Taulbert’s story will resonate with our … Continue reading


TCL to hold service club chartering ceremony tomorrow

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry will officially charter its Rotaract Club at a special ceremony tomorrow, May 2, at 6 p.m. at the New River Campus in Bluffton. TCL’s Rotaract Club is being sponsored by both the Hilton Head Island Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Bluffton.   Rotaract is an international service club uniting with 180,000 young … Continue reading


TCL to offer rug hooking class

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry Division of Continuing Education will offer a three-session rug hooking class from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, May 5 through 19 and again on Saturdays, June 23 through July 7 at the TCL New River Campus in Bluffton. This hands-on, introductory class will allow participants to complete a small piece over the three sessions. … Continue reading