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Travis Ward

First-generation grad enjoys setting up other students for success

Money was an object when Travis Ward realized he wanted more than just a job in materials handling. The 2003 Landstown High School graduate researched...

Maritime Workers

Maritime Centers of Excellence legislation is signed into law

The Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act was signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 12 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act...

Dieudonne Sogbossi

International student was right at home at TCC

When Dieudonné “GG” Sogbossi took flight from Togo to America, he spoke only a little English. A native French speaker, Sogbossi, 22, began taking...

Kareem Etheridge

He had no footsteps to follow. So TCC grad forged his own path

If Kareem Etheridge had mirrored what he saw growing up, he might be in jail like one of his brothers. Or dead, like another brother. Instead, Etheridge...

Diverse college/ university students in class.

New TCC program helps youth 16-24 earn a GED and a workforce credential

If you didn’t graduate from high school and have yet to earn a GED, Tidewater Community College can help with the transition into college. The college’s...

TCC Culinary Gingerbread Auction

TCC’s sweetly designed gingerbread houses to be auctioned for charity

If gumdrop rooftops and candy cane driveways sound yummy, bid on a gingerbread house crafted by the culinary arts students of Tidewater Community College....

2017 Diverse Issues Ranking

TCC earns national nod as a top associate degree producer for African Americans

Tidewater Community College continues to receive national recognition in awarding degrees to African-American students. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education...

Rickkita Taylor

Wishing upon a star didn’t get her to Disney World. TCC did

Rickkita Taylor never thought she’d be able to take her two boys to Disney World. But the family recently took that trip of a lifetime. Thanks to...

Health Professions Career Fair

TCC hosting health professions and human services hiring event on Dec. 7

If you’re looking for employment in health care or human services, visit Tidewater Community College’s Health Professions and Human Services Career...

TCC 65th Commencement

TCC graduation also a celebration of Naval Station Norfolk’s 100th anniversary

Tidewater Community College will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Naval Station Norfolk during its 65th Commencement Exercises on Dec. 18. The event...

Langley For Families

Langley for Families Foundation helping TCC students become tomorrow’s leaders

Pictured above, from left: James Edwards, dean of student services; Vanessa Christie, TCC educational foundation board member; Gary Hunter, associate...

Military Times 2018 Best Colleges

TCC recognized by Military Times as one of nation’s best for vets

Tidewater Community College is among the top two-year schools in the nation for veterans, according to rankings released by Military Times on Nov. 20....

Debra Duffy

From the research lab to the classroom – professor finds her passion in teaching

Meet Debra Duffy, who teaches geology and oceanography at Tidewater Community College’s Norfolk Campus. Duffy joined the college as a full-time faculty...

TCC SMART Center

SMART Center announces new principal investigator, director

The Southeast Maritime and Transportation (SMART) Center has named Thomas Stout as its principal investigator and Jennifer Palestrant as its director....

TCC Credits 2 Careers

New web tool helps TCC’s military-related students earn credit for prior learning

Pictured above, from left: Chancellor Glenn DuBois, Virginia’s Community Colleges; Coby Dillard, veterans resource liaison at TCC’s Center for Military...

TCC Chorus

Dream of a white Christmas with TCC Chorale and Blue Moon Jazz

Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la! Cheers from Tidewater Community College’s chorus and jazz ensembles. Two holiday concerts are on tap this holiday season....

Collision Repair Education

TCC’s collision repair programs receive $25,000 makeover grant

Tidewater Community College’s collision repair technology programs are getting a makeover. TCC is one of two institutions of higher learning in the...

TCC Open Door Project

Open Door Project celebrates 20 years

For more than two decades, the people of the Open Door Project (ODP) have inspired Tidewater Community College students to achieve their dreams. The...

Maritime Workers

TCC hosting maritime, manufacturing and industrial trades hiring event on Nov. 16 

If you’re looking for employment in maritime, manufacturing or industrial trades, visit Tidewater Community College’s Maritime, Manufacturing,...

High School Guidance Counselor Training

High school counselors learn TCC from A-Z

Area high school guidance counselors gathered to learn more about TCC. Shown here, Lisa Weber, Norfolk Technical Center; Brad Markin, Hickory High;...

Tatiana Britt

Taking on the world after graduating from TCC

After graduating from Tidewater Community College in 2014, Tatiana Britt felt like she could take on the world. “If I could choose five things I’m...

Financial Aid News Hero

Applying for financial aid for spring or summer classes at TCC? Here’s what you need to know

Apply now for financial aid if you’re thinking about enrolling at Tidewater Community College this spring. Start by filling out the FAFSA (Free Application...

TCC STEM Scholarship

Applications now being accepted for TCC’s STEM Promise Program

High school seniors who want to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) can now apply to Tidewater Community College...

Cropped shot of a young couple using a digital tablet together

Go anywhere, but first come to TCC’s open house on Nov. 14

Spend a few hours at Tidewater Community College on Nov. 14 and see where you can go. TCC’s next open house will be Nov. 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m....

TCC Pipefitting

TCC, Virginia Ship Repair partner for training program in pipefitting

A new partnership between Tidewater Community College and the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) offers a Pre-Hire Training Program in Pipefitting...

Ashlynn Thompson

Future Teacher of Tomorrow loving everything about her present

Ashlynn Thompson is not paying a penny to go to Tidewater Community College. She’s wildly ecstatic about her future as an elementary school teacher....

Eli Stacy

TCC and U.Va. grad overcame homelessness and is now giving back

Eli Stacy is paying it forward. His own educational journey from First Colonial High School to Tidewater Community College to the University of Virginia...

Modern luxury hotel reception counter desk with bell

TCC hosting customer service and hospitality hiring event on Oct. 26

If you’re looking for employment in customer service and hospitality, visit Tidewater Community College’s Customer Service & Hospitality Career...

5th Annual Veterans Symposium

TCC to host 5th Annual Veteran Symposium & Career Fair on Oct. 25

Tidewater Community College’s Center for Military and Veterans Education (CMVE) will host its 5th Annual Veteran Symposium and Career Fair on Oct....

Women Center Speaker Series

Did you like “Hidden Figures”? You’ll love the TCC Women’s Center Career Speaker Series

Four NASA engineers who are considered “Modern Figures” will share their career journeys at Tidewater Community College beginning later this month....