TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

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...

BIanca Wilson outside the Norfolk Campus Student Center

In crafting her own obit, alumna found her purpose

Bianca Wilson got stumped writing her own obituary. What sounds like an awkward college assignment turned into an enlightening moment for the woman...

Cast members from "That Sinking Feeling."

TCC Theatre presents the premiere of “That Sinking Feeling,” April 5

Tidewater Community College Theatre will present “That Sinking Feeling,” a play by Brant Powell, for two weekends in April. All performances will...

Students take a deep dive into learning thanks to TCC, Nauticus partnership

Tidewater Community College students taking Professor Debra Duffy’s classes in oceanography are making waves in learning thanks to an innovative partnership...

Photo of a hand holding a paper heart

Chesapeake Campus Mental Health Awareness Week to feature NAMI on campus

Feeling stressed? Struggling with anxiety or depression? Not sure where to turn? Tidewater Community College’s Chesapeake Campus will host Mental...

Trailblazing train conductor from NNSY is the headliner for TCC’s Women’s History Month celebration

Tidewater Community College will recognize Women’s History Month with a keynote speech by the first African-American female train conductor at Norfolk...

Vinnie Lanier tribute art

Remembering Vinnie Lanier, a TCC student for more than four decades

Vinnie Lanier started classes at Tidewater Community College in 1976. During her 40-plus years here, the Norfolk resident earned more than 128 credits,...

TCC Alum Alexis Knight

First generation alumna overcomes the odds to earn a second degree

A visit from a Tidewater Community College career coach resonated with Granby High student Alexis Knight. Growing up in low-income housing, Knight didn’t...

Erin Fitzpatrick in a chemistry lab.

TCC Women’s Center STEM Promise Program scholar snapshot

When Erin Fitzpatrick got accepted into Old Dominion University, she thought her college plan was set. Then she found out about Tidewater Community...

Best romantic film graphic

Enjoy the month of love with a flick or two

Looking for a romantic film to watch with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Check out the top picks from TCC film Professor James Silver, whose...

Young students working on computers.

TCC offering more than 100 summer camps for youth of all ages

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

Students at the Regional Automotive Center.

Priority Automotive sponsors the college’s first Jordan McNair Memorial scholars

Nate Parker and Omar Lezcano never met Jordan McNair, but they are grateful for his life and passion for Hondas. They are the inaugural recipients of...

Student in a chemistry lab.

Learn how to qualify for TCC’s full-ride STEM Promise Scholarship at Q&A Session

Join us on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 3 p.m. on the Tidewater Community College Facebook page for a Facebook Live to learn about TCC’s exciting full-ride...

Photo of Terrell Flowers in the student center.

From unemployed to employer

Terrell Flowers couldn’t find a job after high school. He filled out dozens of applications and never got a call back. So at the age of 20, he decided...

Photo of Funmilola Fagbamila.

Original member of Black Lives Matter movement to speak at TCC on Feb. 22

Scholar, activist and playwright Funmilola Fagbamila is the keynote speaker for Tidewater Community College’s 2019 Black History Month celebration....

President DeCinque (right) with Mayor Alexander, Evie and Hu Odom, and Noëlle Gabriel, chair of the Norfolk School Board.

TCC announces major gift for new center coming to the NEON District

Tidewater Community College is the recipient of a  seven-figure donation to support the building of the Patricia & Douglas Perry TCC Center for...

Paul Cage in the interior design lab at the Chesapeake Campus.

From around the world, across the states to TCC graduate

Veteran Paul Cage traveled the world during his 22-year Navy career and then transitioned to driving a tractor-trailer across all 50 states. Weary of...

Rom Imel on the Norfolk Campus.

Graduate has “High Hopes” for communication career

Ron Imel is one of the first Tidewater Community College graduates to earn an Associate of Science in General Studies with a Specialization in Professional...

Help available over the holidays if you want to enroll for spring classes at TCC

Tidewater Community College is open for the holidays to help students enroll in spring classes, explore career options and learn about financial aid...

TCC graduates at 2017 commencement.

TCC celebrating fall commencement on Dec. 17

Tidewater Community College alumnus Jared Cotton, superintendent of Chesapeake Public Schools (CPS), will be the keynote speaker for the college’s...

Tasha Roberts

Lifelong cook perfected her craft at TCC

Growing up while her cousins played in the back yard, Tasha Roberts cooked in the kitchen with her mother and grandmothers. Now she’s a professional...

oni Anderson studying in the Chesapeake Campus Student Center.

ADHD didn’t prevent this student from succeeding. Now she’s helping others overcome disabilities at TCC

Toni Anderson spent the better part of the last decade as a gas station attendant, scraping to get by. Today at Tidewater Community College, she is...

Kia Hardy

A conversation with Kia Hardy

Get to know Kia Hardy, dean of student services at the Norfolk Campus. What is your favorite thing about your job? I enjoy working with adult learners,...

New TCC certificate in restaurant management combines love of food and business

Whether you want to run your own restaurant or manage a popular chain, Tidewater Community College’s new certificate can prepare you for a thriving...

"Families" needed to work to make ends meet, but sometimes found barriers with child care.

Chesapeake Campus students, faculty and staff get a glimpse of poverty in action

Like playing a real-time game of “Life,” more than 50 students, faculty and staff experienced what it’s like to be poor and raise a family in...

The cast of “God of Carnage” (left-right) Brian Breshears as Michael, Michelle Jenkins as Veronica with Ed Palmer playing Alan and Kerry Kruk as Annette.

TCC Theatre presents “God of Carnage” beginning Nov. 2

Ruckus in the family room. Tidewater Community College Theatre will present “God of Carnage” for three weekends in November, beginning Nov. 2. All...

#NationalManufacturingWeek will celebrate partnership of TCC, CPS, City of Chesapeake and local manufacturing sector

Manufacturing finally has its own week in the City of Chesapeake in large part thanks to a partnership with Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake...

Kevin Hughes, director of economic development for the City of Suffolk with Matt Baumgarten, executive director of the TCC Real Estate Foundation, in giving an update to the Commercial Real Estate Women of Hampton Roads at its monthly meeting.

TCC’s Real Estate Foundation prepping College Point to be a dynamic, mixed-use development with open public access along the waterfront

Tidewater Community College’s Real Estate Foundation will develop what’s been deemed “the last and best large property available in Hampton Roads”...

Neon Festival

Join TCC at the 2018 NEON Festival, Oct. 19

Jammin’ jazz. Tasty tidbits. Glass demos. Join Tidewater Community College at the 2018 NEON Festival on Oct. 19 from 6 to 10 p.m. The two-night festival...