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Author: Laura J. Sanford

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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...

TCC scholarship recipeints

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...

Gabriela Toletti

“I can’t think of anything that means more to me” – Professor Gabriela Christie Toletti

Professor Gabriela Christie Toletti, Ph.D. was profoundly affected by the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a student of English and American culture...

The Community Feed at TCC

The Community Feed at TCC expands to serve all community members

It’s been six months since the opening of The Community Feed at TCC. So far, more than 20,295 meals have been distributed to TCC students facing food...

TCC alum Justin Jeffrey at UVA.

Accelerated degree launches alum into the entertainment industry

Justin Jeffrey earned an Associate of Science in General Studies in 2017, one year after graduating from high school. He transferred to University of...

TCC students in TCC's Diesel Technology program

Norfolk Truck Center donates equipment for TCC’s Diesel Technology Program

TCC Diesel Technology students are learning on state-of-the-art equipment thanks to a donation from Norfolk Truck Center. Through the Navistar International...

Lauren Harrell

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

While most of us think it takes at least two years to complete an associate degree, TCC offers an accelerated option that allows you to complete all...

Erin Fitzpatrick, Mechanical Engineering Technology graduate.

Apply now for TCC’s STEM Promise Program

High school seniors, adult learners and military-related students who want to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

TCC's District Building on Norfolk Campus.

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

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

Maya Johns and family

TCC grad passionate about helping teens in trouble

Maya Johns dreams of opening a youth center for troubled teens. And with her TCC degree, she is one step closer to making that dream come true. Johns,...

Gracey Motley

TCC grad has a message for women in STEM

“You have what it takes. You can do it. Start now.” Gracey Motley offers those encouraging words for women considering STEM. A Women’s Center...

Dual enrolled welding student at Portsmouth Campus.

Portsmouth dual enrollment students learn a trade that will last a lifetime

TCC’s Portsmouth Campus is home to the area’s largest welding lab. And on most weekday mornings, students from Portsmouth Public Schools are...

Caroline Mahoney at her home.

From high school student to college grad in one year

Caroline Mahoney skipped a grade during high school. Now she’s about to skip a year of college, too. The Virginia Beach native is a 2020 graduate...

TCC's Norfolk Campus

Re-Employing Virginians Special Enrollment Day

TCC is holding a special enrollment day on Dec. 5 to help those unemployed or underemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For community members who...

TCC's Norfolk Campus.

TCC to host virtual information session for homeschoolers and parents

Homeschool families in search of educational options are invited to take part in a special virtual information session hosted by Tidewater Community...

Smiling graduates

TCC to hold its 71st Commencement Exercises Virtually

On Dec. 21 at 6 p.m., TCC will recognize the achievements of its graduates with an online ceremony that will include remarks by President Marcia Conston,...

Stan Turbeville

TCC announces new Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Stan Turbeville has been named vice president of Institutional Advancement at Tidewater Community College. He brings 25 years of leadership experience...

TCC Geomatic Student

Live! Inside a Civil Engineering Technology surveying lab

Geomatics lab is conducted in the great outdoors with all of the equipment set up prior to class time. Students work in groups of two separated by a...

Rickkita Taylor on the "Ellen" show.

Ellen surprises TCC alumna dedicated to serving others

TCC alumna Rickkita Taylor says the three minutes she spent on “Ellen” were life changing. “Meeting Ellen and being in the room with all of that...

TCC REV Students

REV program a win-win-win for students, employers & the economy

One-time REV scholarships of $3,000 are available to those who qualify for a full-time workforce program and scholarships of $1,500 will help those...

Kendall Shook

What started with a single TCC class grew into a cyber-security career for Air Force veteran

Air Force veteran Kendall Shook spent her career serving her country and community. Today, she is a cyber security specialist with an industry credential...

Derrick Broadous

Live! Inside the TCC greenhouse and Horticulture lab

During the Greenhouse Crop Production lab, students learn to cultivate flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and floristry. They check soil levels,...