TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

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...

Nigel Tierney

From TCC to Hollywood and the American dream

Once upon a time, Nigel Tierney sat in a classroom at Tidewater Community College where he learned computer basics along with graphic design. Today,...

Technical Studies degree now offered 100% online with no textbook cost

A year after Tidewater Community College launched an associate degree designed specifically for skilled workers who need formal education to advance...

Percy Dean on Norfolk Campus.

Great Expectations program helps foster kids go anywhere, too

Achieving a college education can be a daunting prospect if you’re a foster kid like Percy Dean. While many teens view college as the natural next...

Brett Wellington in the TCC kitchens.

From TCC to Sous-Chef at one of the best chop houses in Chesapeake

Many of Tidewater Community College’s certificate programs and associate degrees lead to immediate employment or, in some cases, employment while...

Women's Leadership Breakfast with Jeanne Natali, MaryAnne Dukas, Tiffany Warren, President DeCinque and Bonita Billingsley Harris.

TCC Women’s Center celebrates 25 years with a “25 for 25” matching gift challenge

Tidewater Community College’s Women’s Center marked its 25th anniversary by sponsoring a matching gift challenge to support programs and students...

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

While most of us think of it taking at least two years to receive an associate degree, Tidewater Community College offers an accelerated option that...

Some of the cast from "A Midsummer Night's Dream.

One week until the greatest show on earth comes to Chesapeake

We’re one week away from opening night for Shakespeare in the Grove, featuring “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Called a community treasure, Shakespeare...

Learn about everything TCC offers at open house on all campuses, June 22

Bet you didn’t know Tidewater Community College offers 150-plus programs ranging from engineering to the visual and culinary arts to cybersecurity...

Conference works toward a sea of change in maritime education

“Everything around here, one way or another, runs on the water,” said Jennifer Palestrant of Tidewater Community College and the Southeast Maritime...

Cast from "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Enjoy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the stars at TCC’s Shakespeare in the Grove

A big-top circus design is the backdrop for the classic tale “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on stage at Tidewater Community College’s 23nd...

Women's Leadership Breakfast features Corynne Arnett with Dominion Energy

Women’s Leadership Breakfast a celebration of 25 years for TCC’s Women’s Center

Tidewater Community College’s 17th annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast marks the 25th year of the college’s Women’s Center. The breakfast will...

Courtney Pierce at Samaritan House

From Cavalier Manor to TCC to leader with human trafficking task force

Growing up in Portsmouth’s Cavalier Manor, Courtney Pierce dreamed of working for a Fortune 500 company. Instead, after earning an Associate of Science...