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TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

Poster about TCC's Harvest Fest on Oct. 29.

TCC invites the community to Harvest Fest at Chesapeake Campus, Oct. 29

Tidewater Community College invites the community to Harvest Fest on Oct. 29 from 6-9 p.m. at the Chesapeake Campus, 1428 Cedar Road. All activities...

Professor Antonio Passaro on TCC's Norfolk Campus

Criminal Justice program changes coming soon

How do you influence needed change? One person at a time.
That’s what inspired Tidewater Community College Professor Antonio Passaro to suggest...

Student on TCC's Virginia Beach Campus

TCC to hold mini-mester session after Thanksgiving

Tidewater Community College will hold a mini-mester session or a “miniature semester” that will allow students to earn college credits at an accelerated...

TCC graduate Alexander Williams at Norfolk Campus.

TCC grad trained for construction career in just a few weeks

Alexander Williams has a hard hat that he’s quite proud of. He has a full-time construction job with benefits, and great hours thanks to training...

New “reverse transfer” agreement gives TCC students a new path to an associate degree

A new agreement between Tidewater Community College and Old Dominion University provides students with a new path to an associate degree. TCC students...

TCC has a fleet of trucks to train drivers.

TCC secures seventh consecutive grant aimed to help veterans transition to careers in trucking

TCC received a seventh federal grant to help train military veterans and their spouses for careers in trucking. “So far we’ve helped more than 200...

TCC welcomes students and the community for second year of “My Thoughts. My Voice. My Art.”

Tidewater Community College welcomes students and the community to participate in programming for “My Thoughts. My Voice. My Art.” MTMVMA is a series...

James Tom Riffe at TCC's Truck Driver training program site in Suffolk.

Remembering trucking instructor James Tom Riffe

Remembering trucking instructor James Tom Riffe.

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Hampton Roads Maritime Training program bridge simulator.

Train for a job that puts you in command at sea

The Hampton Roads Maritime Training program, offered through TCC’’s Center for Workforce Solutions, can prepare you to be the captain of a vessel...

Elwin Hines at a Tyson plant in Junction City, Iowa.

“It’s my calling to keep supplies moving nationwide – whether it’s the pandemic or a natural disaster.” – Elwin Hines, TCC Truck Driving alum

Elwin Hines has been on the road since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. He has logged an average of 3,000 miles a week, bringing food...

Tyler Bray at Norfolk Truck Center

TCC grad proud to do his part to keep truckers on the road

Tyler Bray found his passion while working on his Chevy Silverado.
“I was trying to figure out career options when my dad encouraged me to work...

TCC truck at the Workforce Solutions site in Suffolk.

Ten things to know about TCC’s Truck Driving program

Why sit behind a desk when you can sit behind the wheel? A trucking career allows you the opportunity for financial reward and professional growth thanks...

Marine vet finds new career on the road thanks to TCC trucking grant

TCC honors truck drivers across the nation for keeping commerce going during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. And during National Truck Driver Appreciation...

United States of America flag at sunset.

Veteran student giving back as SVA president ...

Rosa Alicia Clemente

TCC welcomes scholar-activists for Hispanic Heritage Month

Tidewater Community College celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month under the national theme, “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope.”

TCC annual award winners on campuses.

TCC annual award winners go the extra mile during COVID-19 pandemic

Tidewater Community College recognizes five faculty and staff members from across the college with annual special awards on Aug. 19. Selected by their...

James Read at Norfolk Campus

“I had an advantage coming to TCC with a degree, but the classes I took there built skills I didn’t have.” – James Read

James Read came to TCC as an adult learner with a computer science degree from James Madison University. “I came to TCC looking for a career transition...

TCC student on the Porstmouth Campus.

TCC Career Services staff provide resume help and connections to jobs ...

TCC is here to help you connect from home

Fall Semester is quickly approaching, and Tidewater Community College has resources to help students be successful when learning online. The college...

2017 STEM Promise Scholars.

TCC STEM Promise Program receives fifth annual gift from Elizabeth River Crossings

Elizabeth River Crossing continues to invest in STEM education by supporting Tidewater Community College’s STEM Promise Scholarship Program. The college...

Dr. Megan Taliaferro at TCC's Virginia Beach Campus.

Veterinary Technology program head receives Batten fellowship for technology and leadership

Tidewater Community College Professor Megan Taliaferro, DVM, is the recipient of the 2021-2023 Batten Fellowship for Technological Innovation and Leadership....

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 are 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...