From dream to reality: a house to call home

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TCL graduate’s hard work, education lead to professional, personal success   Photo: Nancy Brink and her daughters Candace (left) and Katlyn (right) cut the ribbon to their new Lady’s Island home in front of family, friends and community officials.   On Thursday, June 24, Technical College of the Lowcountry graduate Nancy Brink cut a large red ribbon to the house … Continue reading


TCL honors 37 health sciences students at its July pinning ceremony

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On Thursday, July 24, hundreds of proud friends and family members packed the Technical College of the Lowcountry auditorium to recognize 37 graduates of TCL’s  Massage Therapy, Surgical Technology, Practical Nursing and Radiologic Technology programs.   The pinning and award ceremony allows students to receive the respective pins for their professions while being recognized by faculty, staff, friends, and family. … Continue reading


Swinging with the Superintendent a success!

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Inaugural golf tournament raises $135,000 to support new college scholarship program Photo: From left, TCL President Richard Gough, Board of Education Chairman Bill Evans and Superintendent Jeff Moss.   The Beaufort County School District’s inaugural Swinging with the Superintendent golf tournament today raised more than $135,000 to support a new scholarship program that will pay two years of college tuition to qualified … Continue reading


TCL offering three new high-tech industrial programs

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Photo: TCL industrial technology instructors Rick Eckstrom (left) and Tim Newsome (right) work together on a 3,000 watt inverter and solar panel that will be used in TCL’s new solar technology programs.   The Technical College of the Lowcountry will now offer programs in solar photovoltaic technology, solar thermal technology and avionics to prepare students for high-tech careers that are … Continue reading


Criminal Justice student excels at TCL, The Citadel

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Photo: TCL President Richard Gough presents the 2014 Trooper Smalls Award to criminal justice graduate Chelsie (Looker) Heathcoat.   Technical College of the Lowcountry graduate Chelsie (Looker) Heathcoat was recently recognized for her excellence in putting her passion for justice to work in her studies in the criminal justice program.   Recently, Heathcoat was honored as TCL’s recipient of the … Continue reading


TCL Area Commission meeting to be held 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 8, Beaufort Campus

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Technical College of the Lowcountry Area Commission Meeting 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 8, 2014 MacLean Hall Boardroom TCL Beaufort Campus 921 Ribaut Road Beaufort, SC 29902   AGENDA   Call to Order                                                                                         Consent Agenda                                                                                  TCL Foundation Report                                                                     President’s Report                                 Chairman’s Report                                                Executive Session                                                                                Adjournment                                                                  The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for … Continue reading


Wind turbine generates power to pump water through Beaufort campus lagoon

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Photo: Civil Engineering Instructor Rick Eckstrom helps students build the campus wind turbine in 2010.   With the combined forces from TCL students, faculty and staff, a 4-year-old wind turbine is now generating electricity to bring a once algae-infested lagoon back to life.   In 2010, TCL received a $100,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to rebuild and refocus sustainability … Continue reading