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In honor of TCC’s upcoming May 11graduation of nearly 1,000 students

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (March 13, 2007) – Tidewater Community College’s new Barnes & Noble bookstores have begun operation on all four campuses, in plenty of time for May 11 commencement needs.

Celebrating the first commencement in partnership with TCC, Barnes & Noble will offer a “Commencement Fair” with graduation caps and gowns, diploma frames (discounted during the fair), class rings and other items at special dates and times on each campus.

Tuesday, April 10
Norfolk Campus -- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m; temporary location, 300 Granby St.,
6th floor, until the new superstore opens in MacArthur Mall this summer
Virginia Beach Campus -- 3 to 6 p.m.; Kempsville Building, room D123

Wednesday, April 11
Portsmouth Campus -- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Beazley Building, Bay 5, room 523
Chesapeake Campus -- 3 to 6 p.m.; Pass Building, room 118

For information, contact TCC’s Information Center, 822-1122. For campus maps and driving directions, click Campus Maps.





Laurie White
Media Relations

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, visit