Welcome to the Technical College of the Lowcountry!

I am thrilled to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to all our new and returning students. As the president of the Technical College of the Lowcountry, I am honored to lead this exceptional institution dedicated to providing top-quality technical education and preparing our students for successful careers in their chosen fields.

Here at TCL, we believe in the transformative power of technical education and the opportunities provided through our university transfer pathways. We are passionate about equipping our students with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in a rapidly evolving world. With a wide range of programs designed to meet the demands of today’s job market, we take pride in our comprehensive curriculum that blends theory with hands-on experience, empowering you to excel in your chosen profession.

As president, my vision for the Technical College of the Lowcountry is to build upon our strong foundation and drive innovation, excellence and inclusivity across all aspects of our institution. Together, we will create an environment that fosters academic success, personal growth and professional development.

To all our new and returning students, I extend a warm welcome to an exciting and transformative educational journey. Your decision to pursue technical education at the Technical College of the Lowcountry reflects your commitment to acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career. Our dedicated faculty and staff are here to guide and support you every step of the way. I encourage you to seize the numerous opportunities available, engage in meaningful learning experiences and actively participate in our vibrant community.

As a united community of learners and educators, we will continue to build upon TCL’s rich legacy. Our focus is on equipping you with the skills that our region’s industries and businesses demand, fostering a culture of lifelong learning and promoting a strong sense of social responsibility.

I invite you to explore our website and discover the array of programs, resources and opportunities that await you at TCL. Should you have any questions or inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to support you and ensure that your time at our institution is genuinely transformative.

Once again, I extend a warm welcome to all students. Together, let us embark on a and successful journey.


Dr. Richard J. Gough
TCL President