TCL instructor visits China: experiences history, culture, healthcare

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Technical College of the Lowcountry Radiologic Technology Program Director John Eichinger recently returned from a ten-day trip to the People’s Republic of China. And as one would expect, his experiences were full of cultural, historical, and scenic excursions. However, Eichinger’s trip came with a twist – it was specifically designed for those interested in healthcare and included visits to several … Continue reading


TCL offering new certificates in crime scene investigation, electronic health records

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Technical College of the Lowcountry | www.tcl.edu Beaufort | Hampton | New River | Colleton | Whale Branch PRESS RELEASE: July 18, 2013 Media Contact: Leigh Copeland | 843.525.8231 | lcopeland@tcl.edu   The Technical College of the Lowcountry will begin offering three new certificates this fall: Crime Scene Investigation, Database/Reports for Electronic Health Records, and Networking for Electronic Health Records. … Continue reading


Welcome Students

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This is that splendid time of year when we welcome our students to the College, both new and returning.  There is always a special feeling to the start of a new academic year – full of excitement in the air — and I feel it.  I hope it’s catching to everyone at all campus locations.   My message to students … Continue reading


Summer Reading.

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There’s something traditional about summer for me.  It’s my summer reading list.  Summer presents a good time to catch up on reading, something I truly enjoy doing.  Part of my ritual is stocking up on books that I take along on vacation.  This year I purchased three hard copy books, and began my reading before the official start of vacation.  … Continue reading


Accessing onling tutoring.

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Do you need help in your classes? Would you like to improve your writing skills, have an essay reviewed, or get help in biology, chemistry, physics, Spanish, accounting, or statistics? Through Smarthinking Tutoring, TCL students have access to online tutors and tutoring resources. The service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.   There are four main ways to connect … Continue reading


Education Pays

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Congratulations to the TCL Class of 2011. I’m very proud of our students who persist. They are the champions and it’s a joy to celebrate with them. As we begin the summer term, we feel the pressure of an institution that has grown remarkably fast – 65 percent in the last six years – while dealing with lingering budget cuts. … Continue reading


Keeping Promises.

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March madness has ended. Baseball is in full swing. Several sports, including hockey and pro basketball are entrenched in their playoffs. You ask, what does that have to do with keeping promises?   Well, in a bold move at the beginning of the season, Michael Jordan, the Chairman and CEO of the Charlotte Bobcats published a full page letter in … Continue reading


Community Service.

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There are many opportunities to participate in charitable causes.  I was asked to lend support to one – diabetes awareness and prevention through the American Diabetes Association.   How many of you know someone with diabetes?  I’m sure everyone who reads this blog knows someone who experiences some type of diabetes.   Diabetes is simply your body’s inability to store … Continue reading


Social Media Protocol.

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Is there anyone who does not have a mobile phone? I have a very good friend who uses the ringtone that speaks the word “RING” for an incoming call. The tone becomes more intense with each passing second until he answers the phone. It’s quite amusing. This is the same friend who was the first one I knew to purchase … Continue reading


Our Heritage.

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Many reflect on history and heritage during the month of February with themed events including Black History Month and President’s Day. February is also an important month in the life of TCL. Each February we celebrate our heritage with a day where we reflect on the importance of our founding. There are few community and technical colleges in our nation … Continue reading