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Beaufort News

Virtual reality welding helps TCL students learn basics

Sean Hendrickson, Vice President for Continuing Education and Workforce Development and Director of Military Affairs with the Technical College of the Lowcountry, explains why it is beneficial for students to learn basic welding skills using a virtual reality machine Nov. 30, 2016, during a demonstration of the machine at TCL's Beaufort campus.

Beaufort News

Why student veterans and military programs could drive TCL’s future

Since he became Technical College of the Lowcountry’s president almost three years ago, Richard Gough has made the recruitment of military veterans — and those on active duty — and services and programming for them an institutional priority. Why? In his words, a rising tide lifts all ships. Aside from being a worthy group to champion, student veterans offer a revenue stream for the college and comprise a strong workforce he thinks is vital to the Lowcountry’s future.

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Singers from local elementary, Maya Smith highlight Bluffton tree lighting

Singers from Michael C. Riley elementary school, and eight-year-old Maya Smith -- who gained widespread attention in 2016 for her many good deeds for local enforcement -- highlighted the Bluffton's Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 2, 2016.
Josh Mitelman The Island Packet & The Beaufort Gazette
Singers from local elementary, Maya Smith highlight Bluffton tree lighting 0:56

Singers from local elementary, Maya Smith highlight Bluffton tree lighting

Virtual reality welding helps TCL students learn basics 0:52

Virtual reality welding helps TCL students learn basics

'We have a problem': School discipline unequal for minorities 2:32

'We have a problem': School discipline unequal for minorities

Beaufort County superintendent criticized for proposing new hire to improve communication 2:38

Beaufort County superintendent criticized for proposing new hire to improve communication