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TCC Today

Author: Vicki L. Friedman

Elissa Sanford

From a TCC commercial to Juris Doctor

Whatever happened to the girl in the Tidewater Community College commercial? Chances are you’ve seen the TV spot that first aired in 2016 featuring...

CMVE ready to assist military-related students with everything

Military-related students, we’ve got you covered. Pose any question about almost anything, and Tidewater Community College’s Center for Military...

The Community Feed at TCC

TCC receives donation from Anthem Healthkeepers Plus for female students in need during COVID-19

Tidewater Community College is the recipient of a $2,500 donation from Anthem Healthkeepers Plus, which will assist students facing financial barriers...

Matthew McCarthy

When MS cost him his Navy career, disabled veteran found his focus at TCC

One-third of our students are military-related. This week we highlight some of them in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11.  Snapping pictures, Matthew...

George Brockman

Army veteran continues to serve his country thanks to TCC grant

One-third of TCC’s students are military-related. This week we highlight some of them in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. When George Brockman talks...

TCC offering scholarships to Virginians whose employment is impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Tidewater Community College will provide scholarships to eligible Virginians whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to pursue workforce...

Montana Chambers

Live! Inside a Nursing skills 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...

diversity and inclusion

Submit your questions by Oct. 22 for upcoming college-wide webinar

Tidewater Community College students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in a webinar on diversity and inclusion on Monday, Oct. 26. Tia...

Sharia Hoffler

Live! Inside the Skilled Trades Center

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...

Jaedda Hall

Celebrating TCC’s own Jaedda Hall and her student-first approach

Tidewater Community College offers congratulations to Jaedda Hall, named a 2020 Millennial on the Move by The Business Magazine of Coastal Virginia,...

Jacob Beagle

Navy veteran eager to be a doctor transitions to student life at TCC

Tidewater Community College made perfect sense for veteran Jacob Beagle. After separating from the Navy in August 2019, the Michigan native who was...

Landon Elforsi, Leora Friedman

Dual enrollment students who took care of business at TCC now thriving at James Madison University

Leora Friedman and Landon Elforsi didn’t want to waste time or money in college given the daunting load both anticipated as undergraduates in James...

spring Norfolk Campus

TCC classes will stay largely online for the spring semester

Most of Tidewater Community College’s class schedule will remain online for the Spring 2021 Semester, with some classes being taught with a combination...

Live! Inside the classroom — Drawing I at the Visual Arts Center

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...

my thoughts

TCC invites the community to be part of unique arts, theater, music programming

Arts and theater faculty at Tidewater Community College will connect students and Hampton Roads residents this fall with diverse, eclectic programming...

veterinary technology pinning

TCC celebrates inaugural class of Veterinary Technology graduates with pinning ceremony

Landry Bernard weathered a three-hour roundtrip twice weekly to attend Tidewater Community College. Jessica Littlefield had a similar haul — an hour...

fall enrichment camps

TCC introduces virtual fall enrichment camps for ages 8-14

Tidewater Community College’s enrichment camps this fall can supplement your children’s virtual instruction. TCC will offer the following virtual...

scholarships spring 2021

It’s not too early to apply for spring scholarships

Tonia Smith feared the out-of-pocket costs associated with returning to college. So in addition to applying for financial aid at Tidewater Community...

Melissa Mason

FastForward program puts mom of two on the fast track to success

With two small children to support, Melissa Mason knew any job wouldn’t cut it. Mason, 30, always longed to be a nurse and even started a program...

TCC secures another federal grant aimed to help veterans transition to careers in trucking

Tidewater Community College received a sixth federal grant to help train military veterans and their spouses for careers in trucking. The U.S. Department...

Take pre-calc with Mr. Z and you’ll learn more than numbers

Take pre-calculus from Tidewater Community College’s Aziz Zahraoui and you won’t just learn about numbers. You’ll learn how they apply to life....

STEM Promise Program

TCC Women’s Center STEM Promise Scholarship Program receives another gift from Elizabeth River Crossings

The Tidewater Community College Women’s Center STEM Promise Scholarship Program continues to benefit from the generosity of Elizabeth River Crossings....

Matthew Baumgarten, Marcia Conston, Andrew Wheeler

EPA Administrator lauds collaborative cleanup effort that will make way for TCC Real Estate Foundation to redevelop Suffolk site

Tidewater Community College Real Estate Foundation’s waterfront property in northern Suffolk received a visit from the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

Dylan Wilson

Animal lover found the veterinary career he wanted minus the student debt

Dylan Wilson considered a career in meteorology and then firefighting before he settled on veterinary medicine. The Kempsville High School graduate...

Marc Steinberg

From here, he designed a future, Muggle Dreams and all

When 22-year-old Marc Steinberg showed up in Norfolk with only a duffel bag underneath his arm, he wasn’t exactly college material.   He...

Oliver Grant

“I owe my success to TCC”

With no background in health care, Navy veteran Oliver Grant turned to Tidewater Community College in hopes of training for a career. “I knew I wanted...

Alyssa Beach

Save time and money by completing your associate degree in just 1 year

Between moves and mom life, Alyssa Beach never got around to college. When the Portsmouth resident finally carved out the time, she wanted to complete...

Shannon O'Hara Wiora

STEM scholar with autism found opportunity at TCC

Shannon O’Hara Wiora has Asperger syndrome, a developmental disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication....

David Wright, Susan Dozier, Nita Wood, Al Koon

TCC’s professors who achieved emeritus status put students first

Four professors at Tidewater Community College recently achieved emeritus distinction thanks to their contributions to academia and student success....

Ralph Northam

Northam visits Skilled Trades Academy for bill signing

Tidewater Community College’s Skilled Trade Academy was the backdrop for Gov. Ralph Northam’s visit to Hampton Roads on Wednesday morning. Northam...