TCC WOMEN’S CENTER SPONSORS 2005 TRANSITIONS
CONFERENCE FOR WOMEN
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (Jan 31, 2005) –Tidewater Community
College will host Transitions, a free conference for women in
Virginia Beach on Friday, Feb. 25, and in Chesapeake on Thursday,
March 3. The conference focuses on women who are considering a
return to school for further education, to improve job-related
skills or change careers.
Both programs include a variety of motivational speakers, a career
workshop and representatives from TCC to discuss enrollment, financial
aid, placement testing and academic counseling for questions and
Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their concerns
about balancing family, work and school and find out more about
financial aid and testing. Transitions is co-sponsored by The
Women’s Center and Student Activities on the Virginia Beach
and Chesapeake campuses.
Interested women are encouraged to register for the conference
that best fits their schedule.
The Virginia Beach Transitions Conference will be held on Feb.
25 at the Pungo Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Refreshments
will be provided by Student Activities. Reservations should be
made by Feb. 18 by calling 822-7363.
The Chesapeake Transitions Conference will be held on March 3
from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. in room 2057. Refreshments will be provided
by Student Activities. Reservations should be made by Feb. 24
by calling 822-5133.
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,