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TCC NAMES NEW DEAN TO BEACH CAMPUS
Michelle Woodhouse of Chesapeake joins TCC
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – (July 18, 2006) – Tidewater Community College has named Michelle W. Woodhouse dean for social sciences and public services at the Virginia Beach Campus. Woodhouse, a Chesapeake resident, brings to the post nearly two decades of experience as a teacher and administrator in both secondary and post-secondary schools.
In her previous position she served as director of continuing education and professional studies and director of Norfolk State University at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center. She oversaw eight academic programs, working closely with faculty and staff to develop and implement credit and non-credit programs responsive to community workforce needs. She also established partnerships with businesses, school systems and other community agencies.
Woodhouse holds a bachelor of science from Virginia Commonwealth University, a master’s in urban education from Norfolk State University, and a doctor of education in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
Tidewater Community College
is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth
of Virginia, enrolling more than 37,000 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,