LAVONNE ELLIS AND STEPHAN WOODARD APPOINTED TO TCC COLLEGE BOARD
Va. – (March 18, 2005) – Tidewater Community College
announces two new College Board members representing the cities
of Chesapeake and Norfolk.
LaVonne Ellis, a 35-year Chesapeake resident and retired TCC faculty
member, is an AFLAC sales associate. She was appointed to TCC’s
College Board by the city of Chesapeake.
Stephan Woodard, a Norfolk resident and sales associate with Advantis
Real Estate Services Co., was appointed to TCC’s College
Board by the city of Norfolk.
TCC College Board members are appointed by the cities served by
TCC and can serve two four-year terms, in addition to time served
in someone’s stead.
Tidewater Community College
is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth
of Virginia, enrolling more than 35,000 students annually. The 37th
largest in the nation’s 1,600 community-college network, TCC
ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded
in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the
college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake,
Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne
and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district
in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth
and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-four
percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university
in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information,