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Tidewater Community College
Appoints Chief Communications Officer
NORFOLK, VA -
(Sept. 8, 2003) - Tidewater Community College (TCC), the
second largest community college in Virginia, has appointed Laurie
as Chief Communications Officer, effective October 1, 2003.
will work with media outlets to cover news and expertise from
TCC's four campuses - Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia
- which enroll more than 34,000 students in career-preparation
baccalaureate-transfer programs. She is currently the executive
of University News Services at the Rochester Institute of Technology
(RIT) and serves as managing editor of RIT's University Magazine. "
We are pleased to have Laurie join our team," said TCC President
Deborah M. DiCroce. "Her 15-year news and public-relations
Rochester Institute of Technology will enrich our efforts to
awareness of TCC's importance and success in both the region
In her current position at RIT, Maynard manages a team of writers,
photographers, web-designers and support staff. She and her team
peer awards for the university's publications, as well as for
in 2001 and 2002.
Tidewater Community College (TCC) is the second largest of the
community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling
34,000 students annually. It is the 37th largest in the nation's
community college network and among the 50 fastest growing large
community colleges. Founded in 1958 as a part of the Virginia
College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region
campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, the TCC Jeanne and
Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown
Norfolk, and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia
Forty-three percent of the region's residents attending a college
university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more
information, visit www.tcc.edu .