TCL offering new certificate in agriscience to support state’s largest industry

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Photo: TCL agriscience instructor Dr. Natavia Middleton reviews agriscience textbooks for program curriculum.   It’s more than green grass that unites farming, golf course management and landscaping. Agriscience is also a common bond.   Agriscience encompasses the application of science and technology to the plant and animal industries and includes a wide range of fields such as conventional and organic … Continue reading


SACSCOC reaffirms TCL accreditation

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The Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges voted June 19 to reaffirm Technical College of the Lowcountry’s accreditation to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.   “This important accomplishment is the culmination of years of hard work by a team of dedicated faculty, staff and administrators and exemplifies the cooperation and support … Continue reading


Tough on crime; gentle with students: TCL’s Criminal Justice Instructor named Employee of the Year

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    TCL criminal justice instructor Michael Ricks is serious about teaching students how to fight and solve crime.  In fact, he’s so good at his job that he recently was named the 2014 Beaufort Rotary Club Employee of the Year.     “His statue-like appearance yet gentle demeanor command respect from his students as well as his coworkers,” Dr. … Continue reading


TCL Area Commission meeting to be held 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 10, New River Campus

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Technical College of the Lowcountry Area Commission Meeting 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 10, 2014 TCL New River Campus Boardroom 100 Community College Drive Bluffton, S.C.   AGENDA Call to Order Consent Agenda TCL Foundation Report Student Services Report FY 15 Budget Presentation President’s Report Commissioners Association Report Chairman’s Report Adjournment                                                                               The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed … Continue reading


TCL works for student’s education, career

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Technical College of the Lowcountry’s motto “It’s working.” is true, according to the 2014 Commencement student speaker Yvonne Vicuna. In fact, even before she realized it, TCL was helping her make important business connections that would have lasting effects on her education and career.   In 2008, the Beaufort native was working as a construction coordinator in Bluffton when she … Continue reading


TCL’s student of the year turns a negative event into a positive future

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    Jonathan Bryant’s college success story is far from ordinary. It was a life-changing event that ultimately led to his pursuit of higher education at the Technical College of the Lowcountry.   Bryant, who was raised on Hilton Head Island,  dropped out of high school at age 17 to pursue his own entrepreneurship dreams. The ambitious teenager started a … Continue reading


TCL’s class of 2014 honored at Friday’s Commencement

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Photo: TCL Area Commission Chair Gen. Art Brown, Presidential Medallion Recipient Mr. Skeet Von Harten, Commencement Speaker Brigadier General Lori Reynolds, and Dr. Richard Gough at the Commencement Reception held Friday before the graduation ceremony. The Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Commencement Ceremony was held at 6 p.m., Friday, May 9 the Parris Island All Weather Training Facility. More than … Continue reading


TCL announces 2014 Commencement speaker

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry is pleased to announce Brigadier General Lori E. Reynolds, Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island and the Eastern Recruiting Region, will deliver the 2014 Commencement address.   Commencement will be held at 6 p.m., this Friday, May 9 at the All Weather Training Facility on Parris Island. TCL will honor nearly … Continue reading


TCL Area Commission meeting to be held Friday, May 2

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Technical College of the Lowcountry Area Commission Meeting 8:30 a.m., Friday, May 2, 2014 MacLean Hall Boardroom TCL Beaufort Campus 921 Ribaut Road Beaufort, SC 29902   AGENDA  1. Call to Order 2. TCL Foundation Report 3. Commissioners Association Report 4. President’s Report 5. Chairman’s Report 6. Adjournment   The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed to a policy … Continue reading


TCL announces May ceremonies

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Student Awards Ceremony (honoring outstanding 2014 graduates and exceptional alumni) 11 a.m., Friday, May 2 MacLean Hall Auditorium TCL Beaufort Campus   Health Sciences Pinning & Recognition Ceremony (honoring graduates of the associate degree nursing and physical therapist assistant programs) 1 p.m., Thursday, May 8 MacLean Hall Auditorium TCL Beaufort Campus   Commencement Ceremony (honoring more than 300 associate degree, … Continue reading