Shakespeare in the Grove sign and a blue sky.

Calling all actors

Tidewater Community College and the Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission are presenting Shakespeare’s “Tartuffe” and open auditions are available for...

Rachel Roszko on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

STEM scholar overcomes many obstacles to earn degree

Rachel Roszko never thought she’d go to college. But when she took her son to tour Old Dominion University, she was inspired to pursue higher education...

Lauren Blackwood is the author of a bestselling book.

Literary Festival returns to TCC

Tidewater Community College’s Literary Festival returns after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic. This April, the college brings the 19th annual...

Student on Portsmouth Campus.

Recent high school graduates can LEAP into college with free tuition, books and a new laptop

Recent high school graduates can get a head start on college with Tidewater Community College’s LEAP (Learn. Explore. Accelerate. Persevere.) program....

Winsome Sears in front of the American and Virginia flags

From TCC to the State Capitol

By now, most people know that Winsome Earle-Sears is the first woman, and the first woman of color, to serve as Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor. But...

VP Karen Campbell on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

A lifetime of service to students and leaders

When Karen Campbell, Ph.D., was working on her bachelor’s at the University of Richmond, a mentor there suggested she look at higher education as...

Andrea Palmisano at the Virginia Beach Campus.

Making a difference for students at home and in the nation

Psychology Professor Andrea Palmisano has been teaching at TCC since 2010. When she is not in the classroom, Palmisano serves as a general and family...

TCC celebrates Women’s History Month 2023

Tidewater Community College celebrates Women’s History Month in March with activities on every campus. This year’s events include panel discussions,...

TCC alum expands successful business

For the past four years, TCC alumna Robin Simmons has been warmly greeting customers and neighbors at her business, 17 Hands Coffee.
The coffee...

Paige Russell in the interior design sample room.

“I’m very grateful to be earning my degree debt free.” – Paige Russell

Paige Russell discovered her passion for interior design while a student at Tidewater Community College.
“TCC gave me the chance to explore...

Career Fair graphic

Find a great job at TCC’s college-wide Career Fair, Feb. 28

More than 50 area employers will be represented at Tidewater Community College’s Career Fair on Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student center...

Leaders of TCC and the Hampton Roads Workforce Council and the City of Portsmouth.

HRWC’s $75,000 donation will increase program offerings at the Skilled Trades Academy

It was a celebration at Tidewater Community College’s Skilled Trades Academy with community leaders, workforce partners and friends gathering to recognize...

The Black Box Theatre is located in the Academic Building on Chesapeake Campus.

TCC to hold open auditions for “Steel Magnolias” on Feb 22 and 23

Tidewater Community College’s Theatre Department will hold open auditions for “Steel Magnolias,” this year’s spring production.
Auditions...

Khadijah Peak-Brown on Norfolk Campus

TCC staffer shines at national conference

Tidewater Community College Coordinator Khadijah Peak-Brown is part of the Emerging Leaders for NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.

Jaden Fowlkes earns business award.

TCC biz whiz captures second place in global competition

Tidewater Community College Funeral Services student Jaden Fowlkes took second place in an entrepreneur competition held at the Virginia Beach Campus...

Graphic arts of Black History Month themes.

TCC celebrates Black History Month 2023

Tidewater Community College celebrates Black History Month 2023 with a keynote event featuring Tidewater African Cultural Alliance presenting Afro Mania...

Need a ride to campus? Try HRT’s GoSemester Pass

Did you know that as a Tidewater Community College student you can ride Hampton Roads Transit for just $25 a semester and only $15 for Summer Session?...

MLK Scholar Hakeem Akinleye

MLK scholar plans a career in nursing

Hakeem Folahan Akinleye was inspired by the work of Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr. while growing up in Nigeria. He relocated to the United States with his...

Thomas awarded college’s MLK service award

Chuck Thomas has a gift for inspiring students. He is the fitness, recreation and special events coordinator at the Portsmouth Campus Student Center....

Martin Luther King award winners.

TCC announces 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards

Tidewater Community College honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by presenting annual awards to those who embody his teachings and...