Tidewater Community College will host a community night on its Virginia Beach Campus on Nov. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Festivities will take place all over campus that evening, including planetarium shows starting every half hour in the Science Building.
Here’s a sampling of the offerings, which begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted:
- TCC Talks, a takeoff of “Ted Talks,” will feature topics that range from conflict resolution to marketing yourself to the art of persuasion. Talks will be held in the Pungo Building in rooms 125, 145 and 147. Art will be on display in the hallways and foyer.
- Ethnic food, courtesy of the Foreign Language program, will be available for sampling.
- The Virginia Beach Student Center will host a Middle Eastern dance performance in the cafeteria starting at 7 p.m.
- Representatives from the college will be on hand inside the student center to answer questions about all academic programs and TCC’s Accelerated Degree option. Enrollment information will be available and staff from Career Services, the Intercultural Learning Center and Computers for Student Success will be in attendance.
- The student center Room K-304 will host the film “Fail State,” which focuses on the for-profit college industry. A panel discussion led by business faculty will follow. Showings are at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.
- Barnes & Noble will be open and feature giveaways.
- The Maker Space will be open in the Advanced Technology Center. The space allows students and community members to bring their ideas to reality using electronics, 3D printers, laser cutters and power tools.
For additional information on the event, contact Professor Monica McFerrin at firstname.lastname@example.org.