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Deborah Barnes – Associate of Science, General Studies (Dec. 2023)

Deborah Barnes’ graduation from Tidewater Community College has been 14 years in the making. Barnes started taking classes at TCC back in 2009 as...

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TCC Automotive Program Receives $50,000 Scholarship Donation From The Hall Charitable Foundation

Students, faculty, and instructors at Tidewater Community College’s Regional Automotive Center (RAC) gathered with members of the Kenneth A. &...

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Virginia Beach City Public Schools announces 67 new scholarship recipients in partnership with Sun Tribe and Tidewater Community College

A special scholarship fund created through a solar power partnership is helping area high school students access advanced courses through a dual-enrollment...

Chef Heather Tripple at work in Virginia Beach.

TCC alum lands top chef spot at local eatery

Heather Tripple is a proud Tidewater Community College alumna. She got her start in the TCC kitchens under the tutelage of Chef Deanna “Dee” Freridge....

TCC Theatre actors in "The Red Lamp."

Calling all actors

Tidewater Community College Theatre will hold open auditions for the fall production of “Inherit the Wind.”  When:  Sept. 6 from...

Hannah and children.

From TCC to the mission field in Romania

Hannah Căldăraru found her “anywhere” at Tidewater Community College. She got her start on TCC’s Chesapeake Campus in 2014 and earned a social...

Penny Chase on Norfolk Campus.

“I enjoy working on this team, as everyone works together to get the job done.” — Penny Chase

Penny Chase is TCC’s Wage Employee of the Year. As a trade technician on the Virginia Beach Campus, Chase is known for going the extra mile in her...

Thomas Armstrong, Classified Employee of the Year.

“One thing I always try to do is treat people fairly and work hard.” — Tommy Armstrong

Thomas “Tommy” Armstrong was recognized by the college’s Classified Association for his innovative leadership as facilities manager for Trades...

Alison Napier, Outstanding Adjunct Faculty.

“I love showing students that art is all around us.” — Alison Napier

Alison Napier is the recipient of the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award. She is an art historian recognized for her significant contributions to course...

Judy Gill, Faculty Special Achievement.

“It’s wonderful to see students grow in their knowledge of this emerging field.” — Judy Gill

Judy Gill, director of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations and associate professor of mathematics, was honored by the Faculty Senate with the...

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