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TCC Today

Author: Vicki L. Friedman

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...

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Physical therapy students earn clinical hours needed via Zoom

Back in March, Cara Rosie’s semester got derailed. The second-year student earning her associate degree in Tidewater Community College’s Physical...

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TCC will resume full schedule of fall classes

Tidewater Community College will resume a full schedule of classes this fall with some face-to-face instruction in compliance with state and federal...

STEM scholars

Meet our diverse class of STEM Promise Program scholars

Emmanuel Abuah plans to transfer to either MIT or Virginia Tech’s engineering program. Julie Jackson fell in love with code the very first time she...

Courtney Aristy

Short-term workforce program gave career-switcher a fresh start

With two children at home, Courtney Aristy didn’t want to work weekends anymore. She wasn’t about to go back to retail. She had limited experience...

Siobhan Harris, Katrina Dash

Portsmouth biology professors get creative with virtual labs

What can you do with two pieces of bubble gum, two pieces of wax, 1 meter of string and a ruler? Demonstrate the scientific method, of course! Tidewater...

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Now you can earn your associate degree in computer science from TCC entirely online

Tidewater Community College’s associate degree in computer science is now offered 100% online. TCC designed its 61-credit Associate of Science...

Nehkonte Adams

Navy’s director of Tropical Medicine considers TCC her springboard

Standing by her bedroom window, Nehkonti Adams didn’t know why. Later, the 11-year-old realized it was to avoid getting shot due to the civil unrest...

Katherine Martinez

Student veteran honored by national magazine

Tidewater Community College student Katherine Martinez is one of 48 veterans nationwide  selected to receive the inaugural 2020 Student Veteran...

TCC marks 70th Commencement Exercises with first-ever virtual celebration

Tidewater Community College recognized its spring graduates with a first-ever virtual commencement on May 11. The 70th Commencement Exercises were streamed...

Stephanie Overfelt

Navy wife fulfills life goal with nursing degree

Fashion model in Milan? Stephanie Overfelt did that as a teen. Bachelor’s in Mandarin Chinese? Accomplished. Snowboard instructor on a mountain? “Park...

Christian McClenney

Performing artist & STEM Promise Scholar bound for Virginia Tech engineering

Christian McClenney grew up belting out Aretha Franklin tunes and starring in Hurrah Players productions. With a sister who sings on cruise ships and...

Taylor Moneypenny

Respiratory therapy grad ready to be on the frontlines of COVID-19

“Bring it on!” Taylor Moneypenny never imagined starting her career as a respiratory therapist during a pandemic caused by a virus that affects...

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TCC’s Veterinary Technology program earns initial accreditation

Tidewater Community College’s Veterinary Technology program has earned initial accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association. This...

Governor’s Medallion recipient en route to ODU for mechanical engineering

When Lauryn Thompson was in middle school, her load included introductory classes in Algebra and Spanish. So it was only natural that at Churchland...

Single Stop

TCC students in need of support services can find them at a Single Stop

Tidewater Community College is now offering Single Stop, a “one-stop shop” for students to get resources to assist in keeping them enrolled. The...

State Board for Community Colleges to Consider 2020-21 Fees at May Meeting

In accordance with Section 23.1-307 (D) of the Code of Virginia, the State Board for Community Colleges provides notice that it will consider tuition...

Black Rocket

Black Rocket summer camps at TCC now virtual

Due to COVID019, all Tidewater Community College summer camps for the week of June 22 will be canceled. Refunds will be issued via credit card. All...

Fashiona

Visual Arts Center’s Annual Student Art & Design Exhibition goes virtual

Jacqueline Kay wanted to capture a playful, vibrant image celebrating femininity and a black woman being confident and beautiful in her own skin. Her...

respiratory therapy

Respiratory Therapy program prepared TCC alum to be on front lines of COVID-19

Walking into a clinical simulation lab at Tidewater Community College, Justin Seemueller never knew what to expect. The unique possibilities – a child...

Denise B ventilators

TCC loaning ventilators and donating supplies to help fight COVID-19

From loaning ventilators to donating boxes of supplies, Tidewater Community College is supporting area health professionals in the battle against COVID-19....

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You can enroll in classes 100% online

While we’re happy to serve you in person at Tidewater Community College, you can also enroll in classes for Summer Session and Fall Semester 100%...

Green District Building

TCC cancels Spring Commencement Exercises

Tidewater Community College will not hold its 2020 Spring Commencement Exercises scheduled for Monday, May 11, at Chartway Arena in Norfolk. ...

Gov. Northam, Krystle Pomoy, Taylor Moneypenny

Governor tours Regional Health Professions Center to tout G3 initiative

On Thursday, Gov. Ralph Northam observed Tidewater Community College respiratory therapy student Taylor Moneypenny inflate a pig lung, which has an...

Kelly Craynak, criminal justice portsmouth

New criminal justice program head on Portsmouth Campus shows students the real side of law enforcement

Kelly Kraynak’s introduction to law enforcement started when she was 16. “I had my wallet stolen out of my car,” she said. The ensuing conversation...

Diamon Stephens and Don Haley.HERO

TCC forensic science specialization recognized as a Best Value

Tidewater Community College’s associate degree in criminal justice with a specialization in forensic science has been recognized as a Best Value by...

teacher prep

New TCC program a pipeline to increase the supply, diversity of PreK-8 teachers

Tidewater Community College will start a teacher preparation specialization beginning with its summer session 2020. The Associate of Science in General...

At work on a doctorate at Johns Hopkins, the founder of two nonprofits credits TCC

Ateba Gaines didn’t think she was very smart, but Tidewater Community College’s Dr. Samuel Lamb told her she would one day have the title “Dr.”...

TCC earns Military Friendly distinction again

Tidewater Community College has earned a 2020-21 Military Friendly® Schools designation. In rankings released Tuesday, compiled by Military Friendly,...

MLK scholarship recipient: “TCC literally saved my life.”

Jacquelyn Boykins grew up appreciating Martin Luther King Jr. Today the 66-year-old Tidewater Community College student shares a bond with the legendary...