TCC recognized as First Purple Heart Capital College in the U.S.

August 26, 2021

TCC President Murdaugh at  First Purple Heart Capital College in the Country designationTallahassee Community College District Board of Trustees (DBOT) recognized the College as the first Purple Heart Capital College in the nation. The DBOT issued the proclamation acknowledging this honor during their August meeting.


The College, which includes the highly regarded Richard W. & Karen B. Moore Veterans Success Center, is recognized as one of the top military-friendly colleges in the nation.


TCC appreciates the sacrifices Purple Heart recipients have made to defend the freedom of Americans and believes it is important to acknowledge these individuals for their courage and exhibit the honor and support these Veterans earned.


The Purple Heart is a military medal awarded to service members wounded or killed in combat or as a prisoner of war.  


TCC is also ranked among the Top 10 community colleges in the nation by the prestigious Aspen Institute.


Photo Caption: President Jim Murdaugh displays a plaque honoring TCC as the nation’s first Purple Heart Capital College. With the president, from left, are Col U.S. Army (Retired) Washington Sanchez, Lt Col USMC (Retired) Charles “Rick” Stanford and TCC’s Veterans Success Center Coordinator Danny James.