Alla Topp

She went to a Women’s Center STEM presentation and found her future

Alla Topp is a STEM Promise Program success story even though she opted not to complete her associate degree at Tidewater Community College. “I would...

Coby Dillard poses for a photo on the Norfolk Campus.

Navy veteran paying it forward

Coby Dillard stumbled into college one sunny afternoon while walking down Granby Street in Norfolk. The Navy veteran had just completed work with Gov....

Alejandra Diaz-Rangel

Want to FastForward your career? Talk with career coach Alejandra Diaz-Rangel

Alejandra Diaz-Rangel planned to be a Spanish teacher but after attending community college discovered something she enjoyed even more: helping others...

TCC extending hours, offering special enrollment days

Looking for help with your financial aid? Need an academic advisor to help you select your classes? TCC is making it even easier for you to take your...

Valerie Sharer Rodriguez in the Chesapeake Campus Student Center.

Meet Valerie Sharer Rodriguez

Valerie Sharer Rodriguez joined Tidewater Community College in January 2018 as the program head for American Sign Language (ASL) and the college’s...

Bridge Plus program students in the welding lab on the Portsmouth Campus.

Find out about TCC program that allows youth 16-24 to earn GED, workforce credential

If you didn’t graduate from high school and have yet to earn a GED, Tidewater Community College can help with the transition into college. The college’s...

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TCC scholarship honors former President Kolovani

The Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation announced that an endowed scholarship has been established in the name of President Edna V. Baehre-Kolovani,...

Chad Oxton

“TCC got me where I wanted to be”

On Dec. 15, 2005, Chad Oxton was not qualified for an engineering technician opening with the City of Suffolk. That changed on Dec. 16, 2005, the day...

Ramon Veal poses with the STEM Club robot.

ASHRAE’s hot scholarship helps HVAC/R students land a cool degree

Over the last 30 years, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships...

Patricia & Douglas Perry TCC Center for Visual & Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management rendering

Norfolk City Council approves purchase agreement with TCC for Greyhound property

The City of Norfolk took another step Tuesday toward establishing the NEON District as a premier destination when City Council approved Tidewater Community...

Christy Carroll-Hendricks at the Virginia Beach Community Garden.

TCC alumna’s green thumb feeds a community

Christy Carroll-Hendricks was in fifth grade at Indian Lakes Elementary when she planted her first vegetable garden. Today, she is the team horticulturist...

"Bo" Buchanan during his time as UVA NROTC Battalion Commanding Officer.

Ernest T. “Bo” Buchanan Scholarship awards money to deserving students

Ernest Trezevant “Bo” Buchanan IV was just two months shy of graduating from the University of Virginia (UVA) when he died in a car accident. Bo’s...

Pictured, from left: Kayla Alesna with her husband and son; Chris Garrett.

Parents establish $10,000 endowed scholarship in memory of their son

Christopher Garrett’s parents established a scholarship to help a Tidewater Community College student like him fulfill his dreams. Chris was just...

Daniel Destefano - TCC EMS alumnus and instructor

Alumnus flying high thanks to EMS degree

From here, Daniel DeStefano has soared. The Smithfield native earned Tidewater Community College’s Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical...

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Who said logistics can’t be fun?

Pictured, from left: Renee Felts, vice president for institutional advancement and workforce development at PDCCC; Scott Flanders, import redistribution...

Detail of "Desert Chicory" and "Vessel"

VAC exhibit features photo collection from Florida artist

Tidewater Community College’s Visual Arts Center will host the solo exhibition “Kally Malcom: Staged Presence” from July 7 through Aug. 29. In...

Professors Judy Gill and Eric Beaver

Flying high this summer

Remember watching “The Jetsons” and seeing the kids “delivered” to school via spaceship? Well, flash forward to 2018 and we have the technology...

Pictured, from left: Stephanie Gorham, TCC development officer, Patricia Barner and Robert Randolph.

An Enduring Love: Donors embrace love and honor the past after loss

When Doug and Pat Barner finished raising their blended family, they followed their hearts to Chic’s Beach in Virginia Beach. They built a house...

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Go anywhere but first come to TCC’s open house on June 23

Find your future at Tidewater Community College. Learn about the gamut of TCC’s programs, including cybersecurity, culinary arts, health sciences,...

Grace Richardson: Graphic Design/Multimedia alumna

Salem High grad has a designer future in mind after completing TCC program

At Salem High, Grace Richardson was the PowerPoint queen. But she didn’t consider a career in interactive design until sitting in a class at Tidewater...