TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

Governor visits TCC for workforce listening tour

Gov. Ralph Northam’s visit to Tidewater Community College on Sept. 17 marked another stop on his workforce development listening tour. The hour-session...

Ken Magee

TCC alum earns first technical studies degree and a new position

Ken Magee always planned on getting his degree, but life got in the way until now. The 53-year-old father of two is the first to earn TCC’s new technical...

TCC alumna brings hope and help to homeless, others in Hampton Roads

When Rickkita Taylor was at Tidewater Community College, she earned more than an associate degree. She learned how to support people in need through...

TCC annual award winners to be honored on Aug. 23

Tidewater Community College will recognize five faculty and staff members from across the college with annual special awards on Aug. 23. Selected by...

TCC expands its online options so you can earn your degree without coming to campus

If you think you don’t have time to come to campus for college, consider pursuing one of Tidewater Community College’s online degrees or certificates....

Emeakama Favour in the Chesapeake Academic Building

TCC scholarships help international student stay in school

Nigerian Emeakama Favour came to Tidewater Community College to study cyber security and get a head start on her future. Two scholarships from the college...

TCC Perry Glass Wheel Arts Center’s grand opening set for Sept. 20

The TCC Perry Glass Wheel Arts Center  is featuring two new exhibitions, “The TCC Revolving Art Faculty Exhibition” and “Barbara Kobylinska:...

Find one-on-one help applying for financial aid on campus

Tidewater Community College is making it easier for students to complete the FAFSA by partnering with the Educational Opportunity Center to offer in-person...

Nigel Tierney

From TCC to Hollywood and the American dream

Once upon a time, Nigel Tierney sat in a classroom at Tidewater Community College where he learned computer basics along with graphic design. Today,...

Technical Studies degree now offered 100% online with no textbook cost

A year after Tidewater Community College launched an associate degree designed specifically for skilled workers who need formal education to advance...

Percy Dean on Norfolk Campus.

Great Expectations program helps foster kids go anywhere, too

Achieving a college education can be a daunting prospect if you’re a foster kid like Percy Dean. While many teens view college as the natural next...

Brett Wellington in the TCC kitchens.

From TCC to Sous-Chef at one of the best chop houses in Chesapeake

Many of Tidewater Community College’s certificate programs and associate degrees lead to immediate employment or, in some cases, employment while...

Women's Leadership Breakfast with Jeanne Natali, MaryAnne Dukas, Tiffany Warren, President DeCinque and Bonita Billingsley Harris.

TCC Women’s Center celebrates 25 years with a “25 for 25” matching gift challenge

Tidewater Community College’s Women’s Center marked its 25th anniversary by sponsoring a matching gift challenge to support programs and students...

There’s still time to apply to TCC Accelerated Degree Program

While most of us think of it taking at least two years to receive an associate degree, Tidewater Community College offers an accelerated option that...

Some of the cast from "A Midsummer Night's Dream.

One week until the greatest show on earth comes to Chesapeake

We’re one week away from opening night for Shakespeare in the Grove, featuring “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Called a community treasure, Shakespeare...

Learn about everything TCC offers at open house on all campuses, June 22

Bet you didn’t know Tidewater Community College offers 150-plus programs ranging from engineering to the visual and culinary arts to cybersecurity...

Conference works toward a sea of change in maritime education

“Everything around here, one way or another, runs on the water,” said Jennifer Palestrant of Tidewater Community College and the Southeast Maritime...

Cast from "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Enjoy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the stars at TCC’s Shakespeare in the Grove

A big-top circus design is the backdrop for the classic tale “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on stage at Tidewater Community College’s 23nd...

Women's Leadership Breakfast features Corynne Arnett with Dominion Energy

Women’s Leadership Breakfast a celebration of 25 years for TCC’s Women’s Center

Tidewater Community College’s 17th annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast marks the 25th year of the college’s Women’s Center. The breakfast will...

Courtney Pierce at Samaritan House

From Cavalier Manor to TCC to leader with human trafficking task force

Growing up in Portsmouth’s Cavalier Manor, Courtney Pierce dreamed of working for a Fortune 500 company. Instead, after earning an Associate of Science...

Cory Blume

From here, go to work as a mechatronics technician

Many of Tidewater Community College’s certificate programs and associate degrees lead to immediate employment or, in some cases, employment while...

TCC students

TCC to freeze tuition and mandatory fees

Thanks to a unanimous decision by the State Board for Community Colleges to maintain current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2019-2020 academic...

Charleston Yancey

From here, student speaker planning to aim high for next stop, Virginia Wesleyan

Charleston Yancey fell in love with Virginia Wesleyan University the first time he toured the campus. After graduating from Tidewater Community College...

Accelerated Degree helps mom-to-be earn degree in less than a year

Nargis Martin completed Tidewater Community College’s fastest track to earning an associate degree. The Virginia Beach resident came to TCC in the...

Victoria Grissom

Bookworm evolved into leader with a creative flair thanks to TCC

Tori Grissom spent her first semester at Tidewater Community College with her nose in a book. When she wasn’t in class, the home-schooled Chesapeake...

Chesapeake Public School students career-ready thanks to partnership with TCC

What started with an idea and talks between leaders at Tidewater Community College and Chesapeake Public School six years ago will culminate on May...

Horace Linton

From here, go to work as an automotive technician and business owner

Horace Linton used to tinker on cars. After graduating from Tidewater Community College, he turned the hobby into a career. “I was actually able to...

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State Board for Community Colleges to Set 2019-20 Tuition and Fees at May Meeting

In accordance with Section 23.1-307 (D) of the Code of Virginia, the State Board for Community Colleges provides notice that it will consider tuition...

Nine from TCC earn recognition from All-Virginia Academic Team

Nine Tidewater Community College students have been nominated to the Phi Theta Kappa 2019 All-Virginia Academic Team. They are Dakota Bernacki and Katelyn...

Literary Festival to be a celebration of written and spoken words

Tidewater Community College’s 18th annual Literary Festival reflects the theme “A Celebration of Written and Spoken Words” with keynote speaker...