TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

Breakfast and lunch now served at TCC

Are you hungry for something new this semester? Check out the fresh food options available at TCC’s Campus Cafés and Campus Cups. The college’s...

New TCC security phone number and mobile app to launch Jan. 13

Beginning Jan. 13, 2020, Tidewater Community College is using one single phone number for TCC security at all TCC locations. Simply dial 757-822-7777...

Navy vet trains for solar energy career in just five weeks

Weston Craig found a new career after one phone call to Tidewater Community College. After being laid off from Norfolk Naval Shipyard two years ago,...

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

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

His “somewhere” was TCC. Now this first-generation grad can go anywhere

Lack of finances cost South Norfolk’s Taariq Brown his first shot at a college degree and left him depressed. Today, he’s a first-generation college...

TCC provides a second chance for Navy veteran

Navy veteran George Porzig never thought he’d be a college graduate. Now he’s determined to earn a doctorate. “For someone like me who barely...

Enjoy the season with TCC at the NEON Holiday Market

If you’re looking for a last-minute gift, stop by the TCC Perry Glass Wheel Arts Center on Saturday, Dec. 14. Student-crafted glasswork will be on...

It is that time of year again for beautiful holiday flowers

Tidewater Community College horticulture students will hold their annual poinsettia sale Dec. 10 – 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the Chesapeake...

Holiday-themed play “The Seafarer” to be presented by TCC Theatre in December

Set on Christmas Eve, “The Seafarer” comes to life on stage at Tidewater Community College for two weekends in December. All performances will be...

TCC is closing at noon on Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

Tidewater Community College will close on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at noon through Sunday, Dec. 1 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The college will reopen on...

Patricia & Douglas Perry TCC Center for Visual & Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management rendering

TCC Perry Center honored with design award by commercial real estate group

Tidewater Community College’s culinary and visual arts center, planned for Norfolk’s NEON District, was recognized with an Excellence in Developmental...

TCC opens new robotics lab on Chesapeake Campus

Tidewater Community College’s Chesapeake Campus celebrated the opening of its new robotics lab on Nov. 18 at a community event that included the city’s...

TCC at the Murray Center

Larry Raybon-Hall refused to be deterred by obstacles that interfered with his education. That’s a message he wants others in Norfolk’s public housing...

From TCC to cyber crime fighter

At 10 years old, Jena Essary taught herself coding. No surprise then that at 19, she’s one of Tidewater Community College’s STEM Promise scholars....

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)...

Cyber specialist on top of hacker threats thanks to classes from TCC

In the fast-paced, nonstop grind of television news, Keith O’Malley is charged with keeping all networks and computer systems operational and safe...

TCC Theatre brings “Animal Farm” to the stage for two weekends in November

Tidewater Community College Theatre will present “Animal Farm” for two weekends in November. All performances will be held in the Black Box Theater...

There’s still time to apply for scholarships and get money for school

TCC offers a variety of program-specific scholarship opportunities, including unique awards geared towards students studying fields like automotive...

Marcia Conston announced as next president of Tidewater Community College

Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, announced Tuesday that Marcia Conston, currently of Charlotte, North Carolina, will become...

TCC partners with the Foodbank to help students in need

Tidewater Community College and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore are new partners in a five-year initiative to eliminate...

From here, go to work in advanced manufacturing

If you look at the fronts of McDonalds or Starbucks or even the student centers on Tidewater Community College’s campuses, you’ll see Alpolic®,...

It’s time to apply for your spring scholarship to TCC

Applications for TCC scholarships are being accepted now through Nov. 15. Whether you’re a recent high school graduate or a military-related student...

Governor visits TCC for workforce listening tour

Gov. Ralph Northam’s visit to Tidewater Community College on Sept. 17 marked another stop on his workforce development listening tour. The hour-session...

Ken Magee

TCC alum earns first technical studies degree and a new position

Ken Magee always planned on getting his degree, but life got in the way until now. The 53-year-old father of two is the first to earn TCC’s new technical...

TCC alumna brings hope and help to homeless, others in Hampton Roads

When Rickkita Taylor was at Tidewater Community College, she earned more than an associate degree. She learned how to support people in need through...

TCC annual award winners to be honored on Aug. 23

Tidewater Community College will recognize five faculty and staff members from across the college with annual special awards on Aug. 23. Selected by...

TCC expands its online options so you can earn your degree without coming to campus

If you think you don’t have time to come to campus for college, consider pursuing one of Tidewater Community College’s online degrees or certificates....

Emeakama Favour in the Chesapeake Academic Building

TCC scholarships help international student stay in school

Nigerian Emeakama Favour came to Tidewater Community College to study cyber security and get a head start on her future. Two scholarships from the college...

TCC Perry Glass Wheel Arts Center’s grand opening set for Sept. 20

The TCC Perry Glass Wheel Arts Center  is featuring two new exhibitions, “The TCC Revolving Art Faculty Exhibition” and “Barbara Kobylinska:...

Find one-on-one help applying for financial aid on campus

Tidewater Community College is making it easier for students to complete the FAFSA by partnering with the Educational Opportunity Center to offer in-person...