TCC Today

Author: Vicki L. Friedman

MRI certificate

New MRI certificate starting at TCC this fall

Tidewater Community College will offer a Career Studies Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging technology beginning in August to prepare students...

Nelly Zabala, Taniea Walton, Austin Bartlett and Robert Kinsman

Ready, set, get your associate in just ONE year with Accelerated Degree option

While night class right before a holiday isn’t enticing for everyone, Taniea Walton, Robert Kinsman, Nelly Zabala and Austin Bartlett wouldn’t consider...

Christian Martinez

From here, Marine veteran might be Ivy-bound thanks to new TCC partnership

When Marine veteran Christian Martinez graduates from Tidewater Community College this fall, he plans to transfer to Princeton University though he...

Jim Hixon

TCC receives another major gift to support culinary and visual arts center planned for Norfolk’s NEON District

Tidewater Community College’s new culinary and visual arts center planned for Norfolk’s NEON District received a major gift on Thursday from...

AJ Bafetti

Engineering student will graduate from TCC with an associate and a prosthetic arm he designed

Tidewater Community College student AJ Bafetti initially wanted to challenge himself with an engineering project that involved 3-D design. The end product,...

Becoming a parent motivated this dad to pursue his nursing degree

When Robert Carron needed motivation to complete Tidewater Community College’s nursing program, he found it in the blue eyes of his daughter, Ava...

TCC receives grant from TowneBank that will benefit visual, culinary, hospitality and automotive program expansion

The Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation is a recipient of a $500,000 grant from TowneBank. The funds will support the development of...

FORMS VAC exhibit

Visual Arts Center exhibit featuring Portsmouth artists opening this week

Tidewater Community College’s Visual Arts Center will host the exhibition “FORMS: Works by Cate Currier & Clay McGlamory” from June 11 through...

Three TCC graduates and one former instructor among those who lost their lives in Virginia Beach shooting

Several who lost their lives in the shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on May 31 had ties to Tidewater Community College. Tara Welch Gallagher,...

SMART Center

TCC’s SMART Center to host national maritime education conference

Tidewater Community College’s Southeast Maritime and Transportation (SMART) Center will host the 2019 National Maritime Education conference at the...

diagnostic medical sonography

TCC’s accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program recognized for quality, affordability

Tidewater Community College’s nationally accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is the most affordable one in the Commonwealth of Virginia,...

STEM scholars 2019

TCC introduces class of 20 for its third STEM Promise Program scholarship

Tidewater Community College’s third class of Women’s Center STEM Promise Program scholars aspire to be engineers, cyber security specialists,...

STEM grads 2019

STEM Scholar Program grads on their way to four-year schools with associate degrees in hand

Robert Sutton found friends and resources at Tidewater Community College, but perhaps the best part of all is the passport his associate degree provided....

HRT driver

Regional partnership helping those who face employment barriers train to be HRT operators

Tidewater Community College’s Job Skills Training Program, Hampton Roads Transit and the City of Norfolk are new regional partners in a unique career...

TCC marks 68th Commencement Exercises with milestones, including huge numbers of dual enrollment grads

Tidewater Community College’s 68th Commencement Exercises celebrated several significant milestones on Monday evening at the Ted Constant Convocation...

Boudnoma Convolbo

Norcom salutatorian, a TCC grad at just 17, bound for prestigious NSU program

Boudnoma Convolbo knows the road to be an orthopedist is a long journey. The West African native values expediency, the prime reason why earning an...

Northam, Skilled Trades

Gov. Northam visits TCC Skilled Trades Academy to sign bill that bridges gap between apprentices, skilled jobs

Tidewater Community College’s Skilled Trades Academy in Portsmouth received a visit from Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday and a gift from the Hampton...

Korinne Maher

Management degree from TCC helps Navy vet-turned-artist launch her own business

When Korrine Maher enlisted in the Navy at 25, she envisioned a future as a Navy pilot. One year into her service, the aviation structural mechanic...

Pam Martin, sales leader with Stanley Black & Decker with (left-right) TCC President Gregory DeCinque, Chancellor Glenn DuBois and Steven Jones, executive director of the TCC Educational Foundation.

Stanley Black & Decker receives Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy

Stanley Black & Decker has been honored for its support of Tidewater Community College’s new Skilled Trades Academy. The Standard and Poor’s 500...

exhibition

First exhibition to open at TCC Perry Glass Wheel Arts Center

The TCC Perry Glass Wheel Arts Center will host its inaugural exhibition, “Corporeal Collective: Chrysler Museum Glass Assistants,” from May 18...

Sandra Nwogu

From here, go to work: Fast track your career in health care with certified nurse aide training

Sandra Nwogu loves the idea of helping people but diving directly into a nursing program seemed like too big a step. By earning her Career Studies Certificate...

Norfolk TCC

Tidewater Community College Board seeks input in search for new president

The search process to select the next president of Tidewater Community College is now underway. In the coming months, a nationwide search will be conducted...

Patricia & Douglas Perry TCC Center for Visual & Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management rendering

Grant from Hampton Roads Community Foundation to help TCC build new arts and hospitality center in Norfolk’s NEON District

Tidewater Community College will receive $500,000 over the next five years from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation to help build the TCC Perry Center...

commencement may 2019

Foodbank CEO will be keynote for TCC’s 68th commencement on May 13

Ruth Jones Nichols, chief executive officer of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, will be the keynote speaker for Tidewater...

scholarships

Interested in fall scholarships at TCC? It’s time to apply

Whether you’re a woman studying STEM, a recent high school graduate or a military-related student returning to school, chances are we have a scholarship...

canvas

A blank Canvas: TCC making the switch to new learning management system this summer

This summer, Tidewater Community College will transition from Blackboard to Canvas as its new learning management system (LMS). A state-wide review...

Kevin Zwerbe

His high school GPA wasn’t flashy. Now alum is on path to a doctorate

When Kevin Zerbe graduated Bayside High School, his GPA was 1.8. Today he is a PhD candidate at Montclair State University. Zerbe, 31, is grateful for...

VAC art show 49

VAC honors the best in art and design at annual awards

The Painting II assignment called for staging and photographing a person interacting with an object and applying it to a canvas. Tidewater Community...

welding

TCC’s Skilled Trades Academy to host open house on Saturday, April 27

Imagine training for a new career and being hired in just six weeks. Tour Tidewater Community College’s Skilled Trades Academy on Saturday, April...

TCC’s Skilled Trades Academy recipient of gift to fund scholarships

Tidewater Community College’s Educational Foundation is the recipient of a $5,000 gift from Builders & Contractors Exchange that will fund scholarships...