TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

Create a peaceful, productive study space

Learning at home can be fraught with distractions.  With remote learning in full swing, make sure your study space works for you. Jennifer Hopkins,...

TCC will extend remote learning through the spring semester

Tidewater Community College will continue remote learning for all students for the remainder of the spring semester. All campuses and buildings are...

Back to class with Canvas and Zoom

It’s almost time to get back to your studies, but are you ready for remote instruction? With classes resuming on Monday, March 23, now is the time...

TCC moving to remote learning to limit spread of COVID-19

Tidewater Community College students are being instructed not to return to campus after Spring Break, which concludes Saturday, March 14, in order to...

Women’s History Month 2020

Tidewater Community College celebrates Women’s History Month and the strength and perseverance of women alongside students and community members like...

New TCC cybersecurity certificate coming this summer

Tidewater Community College will launch a new cybersecurity certificate beginning with its summer session 2020. The Career Studies Certificate in Cyber...

Inside the RAC: Toyota T-TEN

Walk into Tidewater Community College’s Regional Automotive Center and you’ll see highly polished floors and new vehicles on display. But don’t...

“If not for my experience at TCC, I would not be where I am today”

Tania Golden Beldy has always been interested in criminal justice and the law. But after the news reported the new doll she bought for her daughter...

Award-winning “Doubt: A Parable” presented by TCC Theatre

TCC Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning play “Doubt: A Parable” for seven shows in late February and early March. All performances will be held...

From Fortnite to formulas, TCC summer camps offer something for everyone

Designing your own version of Fortnite? Channeling your inner entrepreneur? Learning to publish original content on YouTube? Tidewater Community College...

Interior Design student places in national carpet design competition

Tidewater Community College Interior Design student Colleen Garrettson recently placed in the top five in a student competition sponsored by Delos Custom...

Black History Month 2020

Tidewater Community College celebrates Black History Month 2020 with a keynote address by Vernon J. Hurte, associate vice president and dean of students...

From here to business owner in one semester

With just one semester at Tidewater Community College behind her, Nia Vargas, 21, is on her way to launching her very own business. Rollin Juices, a...

TCC faculty speaks his truth through poetry

Tidewater Community College English instructor Daniel “D.L.” Pearlman has a way with words. In the last two years, his poetry has received five...

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...