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HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (June 10, 2011) – Chesapeake resident Cynthia Cadieux has
been named dean of languages, mathematics and sciences at the Chesapeake Campus
of Tidewater Community College.

With over 18 years of experience in higher education, Cadieux most recently served as interim dean at the Chesapeake Campus. Prior to joining TCC, Cadieux served as assistant professor of dietetics at James Madison University (JMU) where she taught graduate and undergraduate students.In this post, she conducted research, advised students and directed the dietetics internship program.

Genuinely interested in improving teaching and learning, Cadieux is a champion for student success. She has an extensive background in the use of technology and enjoys assisting faculty with new innovations in the classroom.

Cadieux has a bachelor's degree in dietetics and a master’s in health science with a concentration in nutrition, both from JMU. In addition, Cadieux holds a doctorate in urban services/urban education with a concentration in technology from Old Dominion University.


Laurie White

Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and Workforce Solutions services in Hampton Roads - topped 45,000 students in 2009-10. The 16th highest associate-degree producer in the nation, TCC offers more than 150 programs including business administration, culinary arts, general studies, modeling & simulation, network security, nursing, and automotive technology. Among the fastest-growing two-year institutions in the United States, TCC was 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 Norfolk’s theater district, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth, the Regional Automotive Center in Chesapeake, and the Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-five percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit