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TCC Today

Author: Laura J. Sanford

Dual enrolled welding student at Portsmouth Campus.

Portsmouth dual enrollment students learn a trade that will last a lifetime

TCC’s Portsmouth Campus is home to the area’s largest welding lab. And on most weekday mornings, students from Portsmouth Public Schools are...

Caroline Mahoney at her home.

From high school student to college grad in one year

Caroline Mahoney skipped a grade during high school. Now she’s about to skip a year of college, too. The Virginia Beach native is a 2020 graduate...

TCC's Norfolk Campus

Re-Employing Virginians Special Enrollment Day

TCC is holding a special enrollment day on Dec. 5 to help those unemployed or underemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For community members who...

TCC's Norfolk Campus.

TCC to host virtual information session for homeschoolers and parents

Homeschool families in search of educational options are invited to take part in a special virtual information session hosted by Tidewater Community...

Smiling graduates

TCC to hold its 71st Commencement Exercises Virtually

On Dec. 21 at 6 p.m., TCC will recognize the achievements of its graduates with an online ceremony that will include remarks by President Marcia Conston,...

Stan Turbeville

TCC announces new Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Stan Turbeville has been named vice president of Institutional Advancement at Tidewater Community College. He brings 25 years of leadership experience...

TCC Geomatic Student

Live! Inside a Civil Engineering Technology surveying lab

Geomatics lab is conducted in the great outdoors with all of the equipment set up prior to class time. Students work in groups of two separated by a...

Rickkita Taylor on the "Ellen" show.

Ellen surprises TCC alumna dedicated to serving others

TCC alumna Rickkita Taylor says the three minutes she spent on “Ellen” were life changing. “Meeting Ellen and being in the room with all of that...

TCC REV Students

REV program a win-win-win for students, employers & the economy

One-time REV scholarships of $3,000 are available to those who qualify for a full-time workforce program and scholarships of $1,500 will help those...

Kendall Shook

What started with a single TCC class grew into a cyber-security career for Air Force veteran

Air Force veteran Kendall Shook spent her career serving her country and community. Today, she is a cyber security specialist with an industry credential...

Derrick Broadous

Live! Inside the TCC greenhouse and Horticulture lab

During the Greenhouse Crop Production lab, students learn to cultivate flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and floristry. They check soil levels,...

A Student

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...

Priority Technical Training Center

Priority partnership with TCC offers nonviolent offenders a second chance

Two years ago, TJ Sexton and Ahmad Bilal lived in jail. Today, both are employed full time making more than $50,000 annually. They are two of the inaugural...

a TCC Military Student

TCC military-related students to receive housing stipend while learning online

COVID-19 has disrupted all of our lives. But thanks to a new law, the pandemic doesn’t have to derail the educational plans of TCC’s military-related...

TCC scholarship recipients.

Interested in scholarships at TCC? There’s still time to apply.

Whether you’re studying STEM, a recent high school graduate or a military-related student returning to school, Tidewater Community College offers...

JD Evett. Machine Technolgy

Live! From inside a Machine Technology lab

In this series, we provide a closer look at hands-on learning during COVID-19. While COVID-19 means online learning for most Tidewater Community...

Dasha Chaney

“I’ve gone from nothing to something in three semesters.” — scholarship recipient Dasha Chaney

Dasha Chaney wasn’t ready for college the first time around. Now the 23-year-old is close to completing her Tidewater Community College cyber degree...

TCC Culinary Arts student

Live! Inside the TCC kitchens

In this series, we provide a closer look at hands-on learning during COVID-19. While COVID-19 means online learning for most Tidewater Community...

Teosha Taylor

“TCC fits into my schedule and is helping me build the life I always saw for myself”

Single mom Teosha Taylor is determined to make a difference. Taylor, 34, is studying Human Services at Tidewater Community College. After graduating...

Pro surfer Rachel Wilson, a TCC student.

Surf’s up for TCC student

Rachel Wilson is making waves. At 17, she’s a pro surfer, but she’s also a college student. Wilson is getting a head start on a degree with dual...

Jaiden Jenkins inside TCC's Regional Automotive Center.

Live! From inside the classroom – Automotive

In this series, we provide a closer look at hands-on learning during COVID-19. While COVID-19 means online learning for most Tidewater Community College...

Student Center are now offering a virtual

Get fit. Play a game. Join a club.

During these days of COVID-19, it’s easy to feel isolated, alone and disconnected. While the students centers on the campuses at Tidewater Community...

Inside the classroom

Live! From inside the classroom

In this series, we provide a closer look at hands-on learning during COVID-19. While COVID-19 means online learning for most Tidewater Community College...

a TCC Student

Yes, fall classes started but you can still register through Aug. 31

Yikes! Fall classes started at Tidewater Community College, and you forgot to register. Relax. There’s still time to enroll in 16-week classes that...

TCC student Brooke Marcia

“I hope I can encourage more women to enter the STEM fields.”

“Why pay so much more for your general education when TCC is right in your own backyard?” That was the question high achiever Brooke Marcia asked...

Linda Williams

“Don’t let a temporary situation derail your long-term plans”

Still on the fence about attending college during the COVID-19 pandemic? Fall classes start at Tidewater Community College on Aug. 24. There’s still...

Matt Zimmerman

Don’t let COVID-19 sidetrack your college plans

“Don’t put your education on hold! Consider community college.” That’s the message from Tidewater Community College alumnus Matt Zimmerman,...

TCC Norfolk Campus

TCC to host virtual info session for homeschoolers and parents of high schoolers

Homeschool families and parents of high school students in search of educational options this fall are invited to take part in a special virtual information...

TCC Norfolk Campus

TCC will offer remote and hybrid classes this fall

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (July 30, 2020) — Most of Tidewater Community College’s class schedule will be online this fall, with some classes being taught...

Hope U

Hope-U Foundation donates computers to help TCC students in need

Hope-U Foundation is helping Tidewater Community College students stay in school by proving laptops for those who don’t have access to needed technology...