TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

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....

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...

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...

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...

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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,...

Jadon Jenkins as Othello and Sydney Powell as Desdemona.

Enjoy “Othello” under the stars at TCC’s Shakespeare in the Grove

Mistrust, violence and intrigue highlight the classic tale of “Othello,” on stage at Tidewater Community College’s 22nd Shakespeare in the Grove....

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TCC, VCU sign off on new transfer agreement in music

A new agreement between Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University offers students a streamlined transfer process to obtain their...

In her own words

Melissa Strong, 28, came to Tidewater Community College to train for a career. Two years later, she is a systems and network engineer with General Dynamics...

Student winners Paul Cage, Jillian Batson and Marisa Dankwa. Not pictured, Sarah Richmond.

Commercial design students put a new twist on old design in downtown Norfolk

Designing a historic landmark is a gem project for any interior designer. For students in Tidewater Community College’s Designing Commercial Interiors...

Emma Tracy - First TCC student to earn an Associate of Fine Arts in Music.

First AFA graduate on her way to VCU to study vocal performance

Emma Tracy started taking voice lessons at age 12. Today she is a college graduate who has parlayed her love of singing into a college degree. Tracy,...

Newport News Shipbuilding's Mary Cullen, Shorntail Goodrich, President Kolovani and Bonita Billingsley Harris.

2018 Women’s Leadership Breakfast highlights student leaders

Shorntail Goodrich never thought of herself as a leader. Now the Tidewater Community College graduate works with Hearts Full of Grace, a nonprofit organization...

Honda PACT student’s memory lives on with completed project car and scholarship fund

Jordan McNair is fondly remembered as the “little brother” by his classmates in the Honda Professional Automotive Career Training (PACT) program...

Tony Sawyer was active in Phi Theta Kappa, serving as vice president of service.

Student speaker dedicated to leading a purpose-driven life

Tony Sawyer credits Tidewater Community College with his successful transition from high school dropout to college graduate. The student speaker for...

Shorntail Goodrich

TCC graduate found her passion to serve while in college

Shorntail Goodrich came to Tidewater Community College to retrain for a new career. She spent her 20s and 30s working as an apartment complex manager...

Jay Sellers

TCC’s Norfolk Campus awards its first Governor’s Medallion

Jay Sellers is the first Tidewater Community College student to earn his associate degree from the Norfolk Campus while still in high school. The homeschooled...

Mary Cullen, vice president for nuclear propulsion for Newport News Shipbuilding

16th annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast to feature Newport News Shipbuilder Mary Cullen

Mary Cullen of Newport News Shipbuilding will be the keynote speaker for Tidewater Community College’s 16th annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast...

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High school students sizzling to start new career

Thanks to a new dual enrollment program offered by Tidewater Community College and Chesapeake Public Schools, students are getting a jump start on college...

Tidewater Community College From here, go anywhere

State Board for Community Colleges to set 2018-19 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...

TCC students prepare for the future with the general studies degree.

Generally speaking, you can’t beat this transfer degree

And the most popular associate degree at Tidewater Community College is . . .? If you answered general studies, well done! TCC’s Associate of Science...

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Explore your options during TCC’s College Preview Day, April 14

Discover why Tidewater Community College is the best place to earn your degree at College Preview Day on April 14. Students and their families will...

Shakespeare in the Grove

TCC Theatre to hold open auditions for “Othello” on April 21

Tidewater Community College’s Theatre Department will hold open auditions for “Othello,” this summer’s Shakespeare in the Grove production....

Christine Damrose-Malhmann, 2018 YWCA Woman of Distinction

One of TCC’s own named YWCA Woman of Distinction

Christine Damrose-Mahlmann has been named a 2018 YWCA South Hampton Roads Woman of Distinction. Tidewater Community College’s associate vice president...

“The Red Lamp” cast members include Amanda Berube as Alice Deering (far left); Cody Marlock as Archie Clarke (left); Torrie Molmer as Annie O’Shane (left window); Hack Gallota as Bill Worth (right window); Jasmine Hopkins as Matilda Deering (seated); and Robert Smart as Harold Deering (far right).

TCC presents “An Evening of Lit Art,” April 4-7

If you love a zany story told on stage, then Tidewater Community College’s “An Evening of Lit Art” is for you! The presentation is a collaboration...

Mechatronics Camp at the Chesapeake Campus

Make your child’s summer count with TCC’s fun and educational camps

Are you looking for summer fun with a purpose for your kids? Check out Tidewater Community College’s summer camps with offerings for budding scientists,...

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Discover your inner scientist as TCC celebrates Women’s History Month

Tidewater Community College celebrates Women’s History Month with a keynote speech by a nationally recognized scientist, a women’s empowerment symposium...

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From TCC to Antarctica

Tidewater Community College’s Zach Steinmiller is taking distance learning to a whole new level. As a diesel mechanic working toward his Associate...

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See and hear the sounds of TCC’s Literary Festival from April 2-5

Celebrated performer Charlotte Blake Alston, internationally renowned for her oral storytelling ability that enhances traditional and contemporary stories...

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Accelerated Degree puts your education in high gear

Interested in fast-tracking your education? Tidewater Community College’s Accelerated Degree may be for you. TCC is accepting applications for students...