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TCL Holiday Luncheons are coming up!
- Beaufort Campus, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3 in Building 23
- Hampton, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.,Wednesday, Dec. 3
- New River Campus, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4 in the Boardroom
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Art a business tool for TCL students
Artist Steve Johnson and business students at the Technical College of the Lowcountry are generating ideas for the long term. Specifically, the students’ long-term entrepreneurial success.
“In our class, we have a project to raise money for the Entrepreneurial Club, for a seed fund,” said student Melissa Wuttke. “Each spring, students will pitch a start-up business, and one will be funded.”
The club is hoping for a matching grant. For their first product, the members chose to make notecards from two original paintings by Johnson, who is a student support services counselor at TCL. I like notecards and I like Johnson’s work, in particular the “Angelica” painting the students chose to reprint, which is a simple abstractification of a pair of strappy sandals. Continue reading →
Beaufort County students job hunt at first district career fair
One Beaufort County senior woke up Friday morning unsure what he would do after high school, other than he probably wouldn’t seek a four-year college degree. But an exhibitor at the school district’s first Career Expo believes he might have found his calling — or at least, something to think about. Diane Ross, who operated the booth for the Wisconsin-based Realityworks Inc., said the student gained some confidence after trying the welding simulator at her company’s booth. “That one student said, ‘Hey, I can actually do this. I’ve never really been good at anything before, but this is something I could really do,’ ” she said. “It’s really exciting to see students discover real career options, especially for those students who might not do well in the traditional college environment.” Continue reading →
TCL works as your community’s college
The Beaufort Gazette and The Island Packet online recently published an opinion piece by John Crisp that perfectly defines how community colleges are strategically positioned to address two concerning national trends: the exploding costs of going to college and America’s widening income gap. We at the Technical College of the Lowcountry, your local community college, could not agree more. … Continue reading →
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