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Author: Laura J. Sanford

Join TCC for Open House on all campuses and the RAC, Aug. 7

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

A veterans students and military dependent on TCC's Portsmouth Campus.

TCC is among the top ten schools in the nation that is Best for Vets

Tidewater Community College was named the top two-year school in the Commonwealth by Military Times in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2021 rankings. TCC...

Mechatronics alumnus Cory Bloom.

Students looking to train for careers in advanced manufacturing have two new options

Tidewater Community College’s new Career Studies Certificate in Mechatronics Trainee can be completed in just two semesters and includes the technical...

Karen Etulle on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

“I knew I had to reinvent myself to make a life for my family.” – Karen Etulle, TCC alumna

Karen Etulle came to the United States in 2014 seeking a better life.
The mother of four faced domestic violence and went into hiding for three...

TCC is hiring adjunct faculty

Tidewater Community College is currently hiring adjunct faculty to help prepare students for the future. TCC will host Adjunct Job Fairs July 13 and...

Students providing a free ultrasound to a mom to be.

Free 3-D ultrasounds offer rewarding experience to students, community

Tidewater Community College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program is once again offering ultrasounds to expectant mothers and their families....

Mekhi Moore at rest on a bench on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

Accelerated Degree student now has open door to VCU

Accelerated Degree student Mekhi Moore now has open door to VCU.
“If you are serious about school, I encourage you to sign up. I give TCC a...

Respiratory Therapy students at work.

TCC’s Respiratory Therapy program earns national recognition

Tidewater Community College’s Respiratory Therapy program is a recipient of the 2021 Registered Respiratory Therapy Distinguished Credentialing Success...

Funeral Services program student in training at TCC.

TCC to offer first funeral directing degree in Virginia

Tidewater Community College introduces a new funeral directing degree this fall. The 61-credit Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Directing prepares...

Shannon O'Hara Wiora

TCC alumna earns summer internship at the National Institutes of Health

Tidewater Community College alumna Shannon O’Hara Wiora is getting an insider’s look at working for the National Institutes of Health. As a summer...

Monica "Mo" Jones at her candle shop in Virginia Beach.

TCC alumna turns candle making hobby into a new business

Monica “Mo” Jones never planned on starting a business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today she is glad she did as everything is coming up smelling...

Artwork for Shakespeare in the Grove

Shakespeare in the Grove returns to Chesapeake Campus, June 23-27

Tidewater Community College’s Shakespeare in the Grove is back after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are thrilled to be back with this...

TCC STEM Promise scholar gets the surprise of a lifetime

It was just a month ago when Jaidan Williams welcomed President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden during their stop at Tidewater Community College’s Portsmouth...

TCC alums at work.

G3 Scholarships give students an opportunity to get ahead in a career/technical field

On the heels of Governor Northam’s 21-22 budget signing, G3 Scholarships at Tidewater Community College are now open and available to eligible students...

TCC Norfolk Campus

TCC Norfolk Campus welcomes the Visual Arts Center

Tidewater Community College is moving all of its visual arts programming to Norfolk Campus.

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TCC District Building

TCC to freeze tuition and fees for fourth year in a row

Tidewater Community College will freeze tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year thanks to a unanimous decision announced today by the State...

Maritime workers at the port.

TCC designated as Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education

Tidewater Community College was named a Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s...

TCC and JenCare Medical Center to offer COVID-19 vaccine at Portsmouth Campus

Tidewater Community College and JenCare Medical Center will offer a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the college’s Portsmouth Campus on...

Mel Scott at TCC's Norfolk Campus.

Veteran TCC staffer back on campus to help students thrive

The Student Resource and Empowerment Center includes a Single Stop site that connects students with a variety of free and comprehensive social services...

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...