TCC Welcomes Students Back on August 22

Tallahassee, Fla. (August 19, 2016) — Tallahassee Community College’s fall classes begin on Monday, August 22, and TCC’s faculty and staff are ready to welcome students with a week full of events to help them get acquainted with the campus and with college life.

On Monday and Tuesday, August 22 and 23, TCC will host Eagles Welcome information tables to help students find their way around campus and get answers to other questions. The Campus and Civic Engagement office will staff the tables at the flagpole in the center of campus near the Student Union from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will also be information tables at the north and south ends of campus.

On Wednesday, August 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Eagles Welcome tables will be at the Ghazvini Center for Healthcare Education, located at 1528 Surgeons Drive. Meanwhile, on the main campus, the TCC Police Department will present Safety and Wellness Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union lobby. Community partners will be on hand to provide information about crime prevention, victim advocacy, food safety, mental health, fire safety, the law and the community, and more.

Participating partners include the Tallahassee Fire Department, National Weather Service, Florida Department of Agriculture, Local Emergency Planning Committee, City of Tallahassee Emergency Management, Crime Stoppers, Tallahassee Police Department’s Victim Advocate Unit, Leon County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Unit, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, State Department of Emergency Management, and Refuge House, which serves people affected by domestic violence and sexual assault.

On Thursday, August 25, the Student Leadership, Involvement and Civic Engagement office will host an open house in its office and the student lounge on the first floor of the Student Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event will offer food, music and fun while promoting TCC’s student organizations.

On Friday, August 26, students are invited to the Fall Service Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union ballroom. Representatives of community organizations will be there to provide students with information about the many opportunities to get involved off campus.

Finally, on Saturday, August 27, students from TCC, Florida State University, and Florida A & M University are invited to the Experience Tallahassee Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. in Cascades Park downtown. Local organizations and vendors will provide entertainment, food and novelties.

For information, contact Campus and Civic Engagement at (850) 201-8420 or