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TCC NAMES ASSOCIATE VP OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Mary Greer Landon
Mary Greer Landon
SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (Aug. 14, 2006) – Tidewater Community College has appointed Mary Greer Landon, Virginia Beach resident, as associate vice president for workforce development.
Landon, most recently TCC’s interim associate vice president for workforce development, has more than 28 years of experience as a manager in industry and extensive work in educational training and consulting. She holds a master’s degree in business and industry training from Old Dominion University, a bachelor’s in aviation management from Southern Illinois University and an associate degree from the Community College of Allegheny County.
In addition to serving workforce development in academe, Landon has been a consultant in workforce training for MGL Communications. Prior to this, Landon was a training specialist/customer service representative and manager for US Airways for 20 years.
Deeply involved in her community, Landon is a member of the American Society of Training and Development and of the Rotary Club of Hampton Roads. She has garnered numerous awards and grants and has made many presentations on the topics of training and development and community college leadership. Enrolled in the Community College Leadership Ph.D. program at ODU, she received the Exemplary Service to the ODU Doctoral Students in Community College Leadership Program award this past June.
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,