The apprentice mindset

Tidewater Community College is proud to recognize four apprentices on track to becoming certified journeymen in their trades. A journeyman is a worker...

Professor Peter Shaw on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

A $10K gift that keeps giving

Professor Peter Shaw established a scholarship for TCC students just before he retired. The Business Pathway Scholarship was launched in 2021 with a...

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?...

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An evening of dance highlights TCC Hispanic Heritage Month lineup

The college’s keynote event honors Hispanic culture through dance. Come and enjoy an evening of exceptional performances as we learn about “La History...

TCC volunteers at Rosetta Man's home.

Students and faculty provide hands-on help for Portsmouth senior

During a Therapy on the Move session, TCC faculty member Melanie Basinger met Rosetta Man. The pair formed a bond and later Basinger and her students...

TCC alum Tanya Mills at Regent University Law School.

From TCC to Regent Law School

Tanya Mills remembers how her mom struggled when she emigrated to the United States from Cuba. Mills was 10 years old then. Now at 44, she is a Tidewater...

TCC truck on the road.

From service to semis: TCC receives grant that aims to train more vets as truckers

Tidewater Community College received an eighth federal grant to specifically help train military veterans and their spouses for careers in trucking....

TCC 2022 annual award winners

TCC annual award winners shine inside the classroom and out

Tidewater Community College recognizes five faculty and staff members from across the college with annual special awards on Aug. 18. Selected by their...

Brian Marshall on Norfolk Campus.

TCC helps student build a new life

Brian Marshall lost his business and his home. He came to TCC to build a new life. He is now earning a degree and has a new apartment. He is excited...

Talesha Smith and Melvilyn Scott welcome students to the SREC.

TCC has resources that actually help students thrive

Fall Semester is almost here, with classes starting on August 22. Now is the time to get ready for your next steps in school. The college offers free...

Auto industry leaders at the RAC with donated Nissan vehicles.

Nissan vehicle donation to enhance student training

Tidewater Community College’s Automotive Technology program got a boost this week thanks to Nissan North America. Nissan donated 10 late-model vehicles...

TCC graduate at commencement.

TCC to freeze tuition and fees for fifth year in a row

Tidewater Community College will freeze tuition and fees for the 2022-2023 academic year thanks to a unanimous decision announced on July 21 by the...

Computers for Student Success – a win-win for students

Tidewater Community College student Daniele Sparks is ready for classes to start next month. This week, she visited Computers for Student Success and...

TCC alum Jamie Farris on Norfolk Campus.

“I was a student in the worst of circumstances. But I had people who believed in me.” — Jamie Farris, TCC alum

TCC is proud of all of its alumni. But for Norfolk Campus staff alum Jamie Farris holds a special place in their hearts.  Jamie had a challenging...

Accelerated degree fast tracks your education

TCC can take you from here to anywhere. But did you know that you can get there even faster with the college’s Accelerated Degree Program (ADP). The...

Juanica and Gianni Walker on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

“I tell everyone looking to go to college to start at TCC” — Juanica Walker

Juanica Walker came to Tidewater Community College to train for a new career. Her goal was to be able to provide a stable life for her special needs...

Student engineers test their robot on the track in TCC's lab.

TCC team takes third place in national robotic competition

Engineering students at Tidewater Community College took third place in the 2022 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Model Design Competition....

RockOn! student at work.

Student engineers RockOn with NASA

The excitement is building for Tidewater Community College Engineering students who are now legitimate rocket scientists. As participants in the NASA...

Behind the scenes at Shakespeare in the Grove

It’s been 25 years since the first Shakespeare in the Grove production took center stage on Tidewater Community College’s Chesapeake Campus. What...

TCC summer programs help recent high school grads prepare for college and careers

Tidewater Community College has been awarded a Title III grant to provide summer programs for recent high school graduates of Norfolk and Portsmouth...