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Brittany Jarret

Tallahassee Community College has received $1 million from the National Science Foundation to launch a STEM scholars program for students studying science, technology, engineering or math.

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During their Tuesday meeting, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet recognized a local women’s basketball team for receiving a national championship title earlier this year.

"Skip Day" characters (l. to r.) Jamelia Burrows and Na'Kerria Nelson
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Two Tallahassee college students are heading to France's Cannes Film Festival May 14. They're going because of their roles in a documentary on high school life in South Florida that will be screened during the world-famous cinematic celebration.


The Presidents of Florida’s 28 state colleges have unified in support of a Constitution Revision Commission proposal that recognizes the college system in the constitution. College system stakeholders feel the move is long overdue.

TCC Offers Scholarships To Gadsden County Students

Jun 8, 2017
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Tallahassee Community College is hoping to form a relationship with Gadsden County students and families through a new scholarship program. 

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Tallahassee residents can take a trip back in time this weekend during The Capital Chordsmen’s annual harmony concert. Marketing Vice President Bruce Bickley says the acapella group will pay homage to the Beatles and the tradition of Barbershop music. 

TCC President Jim Murdaugh, Heather Mitchell (right), Karen Moore (center left) and TCC Foundation President Pam Butler.
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Tallahassee Community College has raised more than $13 million, exceeding its fundraising goal. College representatives say the dollars will go toward scholarships, classroom renovations.

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Tallahassee Community College is expanding its entrepreneurship program, with a $300,000 investment from the First Commerce Credit Union. The funds will allow the college to hire a fulltime coordinator for its Spark program.


A Florida State University program is one of several recognized for its continued advancement of independence for blind and visually impaired Floridians.

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The faculty of Tallahassee Community College have voted to unionize. The vote comes after months of contention between the faculty and the school’s administrators.

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A dispute over instruction requirements at Tallahassee Community College is prompting friction between faculty and the administration.  

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Tallahassee Community College has received approval to start its first bachelor’s degree program. The state education board signed off on a bachelor's degree-level nursing program at TCC Wednesday.


Update: 12:52 p.m.: TCC's Public Safety Institute has been given the all clear after officials evacuated one of the campus buildings due to a bomb threat.

Officials say the evacuation was just a precaution. No bombs were found.


The subject of drones attracted a lot of attention during this year’s Florida Legislative Session.  The devices are also the subject of a new Tallahassee Community College program that sees the technology as a huge jobs creator.

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Tallahassee Regional Airport will soon be offering direct flights to South Florida as well as some additional flights to another top destination in the state.

Silver Airways is one of the three major airlines flying out of Tallahassee Regional Airport. And, in a TLH terminal Wednesday, the carrier’s spokeswoman Misty Pinson announced the new services.


United Way of the Big Bend President & CEO Heather Mitchell is stepping down to take a new job--at Tallahassee Community College.

Mitchell became the youngest president & CEO and the first woman to head the agency when she was appointed to the post two years ago. She replaced Ken Armstrong, who was head of the United Way of the Big Bend for 16 years prior to Mitchell's appointment.


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Tallahassee Community College is facing a potential lawsuit over its new oyster program at the Wakulla Environmental Institute. In a statement announcing the intent to sue, former WEI student John Taylor of Sopchoppy says TCC has not upheld its end of the program.

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Friday marks National Manufacturing Day, and local business leaders are hosting a roundtable focused on getting a younger crowd involved.

The Economic Development Council of Tallahassee-Leon County focuses on seven industry sectors—one of which is manufacturing. EDC Spokesman James Miller says his group’s partnering with Tallahassee Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, or the AMTC, to hold a “half day celebration of manufacturing” to mark its importance on the community.

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Tallahassee’s Making Awesome shared workspace is on the hunt for a new, more affordable home. The volunteer-led makers’ space that’s helped launched startup companies can’t afford to keep renting its warehouse from Tallahassee Community College.

Brad Harris is a Making Awesome co-founder. He’s walking around the group’s 4,000-square-foot warehouse Thursday, past large woodworking machines, tiny computers and a 3D printer that’s about a foot wide and a foot tall. Harris says it, or rather, she, was the group’s first.


In about a month, Leon County and Tallahassee officials will offer a free internet-based workshop to help residents be better prepared in a “workplace active shooter incident.” It’s timely, given the recent gun incidents around the nation and on area college campuses.

Some of the questions the series of online videos hope to answer include if an active shooter showed up at your workplace, do you have plan? Are there safe areas employees can get to?

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Tallahassee Community College still plans to pursue a new four-year nursing program despite the legislature placing a year-long moratorium on state college baccalaureate degrees.  TCC Provost Barbara Sloan says if the moratorium is lifted, the school will prepare to move forward with the proposal as soon as possible.

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When it comes to softball, Tallahassee’s higher education institutions are on a roll. Florida A&M, Florida State and Tallahassee Community College’s women’s teams are all heading to playoffs, giving the Capital City something to cheer about.

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Tallahassee Community College officials hoping to start up the school's first baccalaureate program will have to wait a while longer.

The Florida legislature has approved a moratorium on the creation of new baccalaureate programs at community colleges after several lawmakers expressed concern that many existing programs were duplicative or didn't adhere to local workforce needs.

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A group of navigators  held an enrollment fair at Tallahassee Community College Monday—the perfect place to pick up the one group that’s least likely to purchase health insurance.

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Tallahassee Memorial Hospital has a problem:

“Our BSN nurses that come to us from FAMU and FSU typically don’t stay more than two years. They’re not local people," says TMH's head of nursing, Barbara Alford.

The hospital faces a shortage of undergraduate degree holding nurses, because the ones it does receive from the universities tend to move on quickly.