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Author: Laura J. Sanford

TCC Norfolk Campus

Join TCC for Open House on all campuses, May 15

Recent high school grad? Transitioning military? Looking for a promotion? Discover all that community college offers. Tidewater Community College is...

Sign with words saying 72nd Commencement Exercises.

TCC graduates celebrated during virtual ceremony

With “Pomp and Circumstance” playing and shout-outs from faculty and staff, Tidewater Community College celebrated its Spring Semester graduates...

Dasha Chaney

TCC grad has cyber security career within her reach

Dasha Chaney is well on her way to a career in cyber security.
And this May, she is achieving a major milestone by graduating with an Associate...

Emmanuel Abuah at TCC's Norfolk Campus.

TCC grad hopes to one day explore space

Emmanuel Abuah emigrated from Nigeria to the United States with his family about a year before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He set his...

From home care worker to federal lobbyist and now college grad

Athena Jones will share a message of hope and encouragement as a student speaker during Tidewater Community College’s Virtual Commencement to be held...

TCC recognizes inaugural Academic Excellence and Service Award winners

Tidewater Community College launched the Academic Excellence and Service Awards to recognize exemplary students. A total of 18 students were honored...

TCC graduate Debbie Gilbert on Norfolk Campus

TCC grad achieves lifetime goal of a college education

Debbi Gilbert has worked as a bookkeeper for 25 years. She came to TCC to train for a new career and this May earns her associate degree.

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President Biden and First Lady visit TCC’s Portsmouth Campus

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Tidewater Community College’s Portsmouth Campus today to talk about the American Family Plan,...

Jane Gray at work as a assistant vet technician in Chesapeake

“I love working with all of the clients and animals. It really is the best job”

Jane Gray has had plenty of jobs from managing a Wendy’s to working as a dog groomer.
Today, thanks to Tidewater Community College’s Veterinary...

TCC and the Foodbank announce the opening of the Portsmouth Campus Community Feed at TCC

TCC and the Foodbank unveiled the Portsmouth Campus Community Feed at TCC during a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Portsmouth Campus...

50th Annual Student Art & Design Exhibition goes virtual for a second year

Tidewater Community College Visual Arts Center students are showcasing their work during the 50th Annual Student Art & Design Exhibition that has...

From TCC to head chef at Aldo’s in Virginia Beach

Steven Dunbar remembers a time when he was playing a pick-up game of basketball near ODU. Between shots, the guys he was with were talking about their...

Swashbuckling adventure on tap for TCC Theatre radio show

Tidewater Community College presents Quarantine Radio Theatre: “A Princess of Mars” on April 16 for two shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The performance...

TCC to provide tuition-free education through Gov. Northam’s “G3” program

Tidewater Community College will offer tuition-free education to low- and middle-income students through Gov. Ralph Northam’s “Get Skilled, Get...

TCC's Norfolk Campus.

TCC selected as Best Value School for Human Services ...

TCC Norfolk Campus in the spring.

TCC ranked a top school for three programs by Intelligent.com ...

Representatives from the new Community College Workforce Collaborative

TCC part of new Community College Workforce Cooperative

Tidewater Community College is part of a new collaboration among three community colleges in Hampton Roads designed to meet the large-scale job training...

Marguerite Bates-Frier and Nadia Frier

Mother and daughter both got their start at TCC

Marguerite Bates-Frier got her start at TCC when she was a stay-at-home mom with her infant daughter Nadia. Today mother and daughter are both TCC alumni,...

TCC to hold its 72nd Commencement Exercises virtually

Tidewater Community College will hold its 72nd Commencement Exercises virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TCC welcomes more students back to its campuses this summer

TCC will scale up face-to-face instruction and staff availability on all campuses with the start of Summer Session in May. A total of 25% of courses...

Women's History Month graphic image

TCC celebrates Women’s History Month with two expert panel discussions, an expo and a keynote address

Tidewater Community College celebrates Women’s History Month 2021 with two events that highlight women in the workplace. The events are live via Zoom...

TCC alumna Kathryn Hart at work

TCC alumna building a life she loves

“I started at TCC because I knew I’d get a good education and save money,” Hart said. “But the real benefit was finding my way into a career...

From TCC to working around the world

A day at the office is never the same for Austin Burrow. He travels around the world working for the State Department. The Navy veteran is an electrical...

TCC student on campus

New leadership degree prepares students for careers in management

TCC introduces a new associate degree in leadership this spring. The 61-credit Associate of Science in Business Administration with a specialization...

Student in school setting

Interested in fall scholarships at TCC? It’s time to apply.

Don’t miss out on free money to further your academic goals. Applications for Tidewater Community College’s 2021 fall scholarship cycle are being...

The Community Feed at TCC

TCC receives donation from UnitedHealthcare to support students in need

Tidewater Community College is the recipient of a $3,500 donation from UnitedHealthcare, which will help students facing food insecurity and other basic...

Jena Essary and Deven Singleton outdoors togehter.

TCC alums become friends and valentines

It took more than two years for Cupid’s arrow to hit Deven Singleton and Jena Essary. But this year the two Tidewater Community College alums are...

LaTosha Brown teaching in the classroom.

National speaker LaTosha Brown to speak virtually at TCC

TCC celebrates Black History Month 2021 with a keynote address by LaTosha Brown, a national speaker, professional moderator and owner of TruthSpeaks...

my thoughts. my voice. my art themed artwork.

TCC invites the community to be part of unique music, visual arts, theatre and humanities programming

Arts, theatre and humanities faculty and staff at Tidewater Community College, along with local and regional artists and professionals, will connect...

Tomilade Aigbokhan at her home.

MLK scholar on the front lines of community service

Tomilade Aigbokhan was born and raised in Nigeria. She came to the United States in 2012 to join her husband, Vitalese, who is a logistics specialist...