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TCC and First Commerce Credit Union Team Up to Pledge $300,000

TCC and First Commerce Credit Union Team Up to Pledge $300,000
Posted at 6:00 PM, Nov 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 01:40:35-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee Community College and First Commerce Credit Union have come together for a $300,000 pledge to further students' opportunities.

Tuesday, TCC faculty, and students and FCCU, gathered at the center for workforce development on TCC's campus.

The purpose of the investment is to promote TCC as an entrepreneurial college.

TCC's president and FCCU's chief executive officer both spoke at the event.

Cecilia Homison, CEO of First Commerce Credit Union said, "We're really thrilled this is a new opportunity to drive economic activity in the community that could really lead to job creation across this region its and exciting day as First Commerce Credit Union partners with TCC and Spark."

"Our country was built on small businesses," said Kim Moore, TCC's vice president for workforce development. "It's our commitment to create and environment for our student entrepreneurs that provides the tools they need to harness their talent, energy and creativity to spur economic vitality and create jobs in our community.

Students say that this will help them further their careers after TCC.