2023 State of the College

Message from the President

Richard Gough

Dear Friends,

Excellence can be defined in many ways. From having “exceptional quality” to “superior merit,” excellence centers on being remarkably good at what you do. In 2023, I am proud to share some of the many ways that Technical College of the Lowcountry excels.

From our 60+ workforce and university transfer programs to our professional and supportive faculty and staff, TCL sets the bar high for quality teaching and hands-on learning. Student-centered instruction flourishes in-person, online and also out among our community-based clinical partners and internship hosts.

Institutional excellence fosters student excellence. College wouldn’t be college without grades and tests, but we know that building leadership skills and creating career networks are equally important to student success. This is why we include diverse opportunities for our students across our curriculum and majors. Excellent students turn into excellent graduates who become excellent workers and successful professionals.

Elevating our students and communities is our guiding strategic vision for today and tomorrow. Please explore our State of the College report (below or by PDF) to learn more about some of our recent accomplishments and what’s in store for 2023.

Excellence already abounds at TCL, but there is still work to do. Please join me as we continue raising the bar with our students and communities.

The best is yet to come.

Richard Gough, Ed.D.

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