Thank you for helping choose the TCL mascot name!

With nearly 800 votes from students, alumni, employees and community members, the response was incredible and the competition was close. Which name won?!?

The winner is … the TCL Tides!

See why we love the TCL Tides!

What’s next?

  • Celebrations and merchandise will be coming soon this fall! Let us know what sort of merchandise you’d like to see for sale by emailing
  • The mascot character and costume will come to life in 2024 …stay tuned!

For questions or more information, please contact:

Leigh Copeland

Assistant Vice President for Marketing & Public Relations


Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 2, Rm. 102