TCC Today

Author: Vicki L. Friedman

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...

land surveying

From here, go to work as a land surveyor

A future that’s everywhere: Our infrastructure never stops growing. Neither does the demand for land surveyors. Tidewater Community College’s Career...

vet tech

TCC’s Veterinary Technology program gets a hand from the Chesapeake Humane Society

A new partnership between Tidewater Community College and the Chesapeake Humane Society will benefit students in the college’s Veterinary Technology...

Mulberry Tree

Student Art & Design Exhibition opens at Visual Arts Center on March 23

Tidewater Community College’s Visual Arts Center will host the 48th Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition from March 23 through April 25. The event...

Sammi, Tyler Walker

From here, go to work: Hickory alums find good jobs and buy a home after earning associate degree

Husband and wife Tyler and Sammi Walker both got hired while they were still students at Tidewater Community College. Graduating with zero debt allowed...

Help for students facing hunger, anxiety, even homelessness

Homelessness. Hunger. Stress. Those are among the issues that impede many students at Tidewater Community College from completing their certificate...

AST students

From here, go to work in Administrative Support Technology

Many of TCC’s certificate programs and associate degrees lead to immediate employment or in some cases, employment while you’re still in...

TCC, Virginia Wesleyan formalize Fair Transfer Agreement

Tidewater Community College student Charleston Yancey has wanted to attend Virginia Wesleyan University since he was a kid. When he graduates with an...

SimMom

SimMom prepares nursing students for the real thing

When Amelia Sung gave birth, Tidewater Community College nursing students Kelli Kendall and Maggie Lane were right by her side for every contraction,...

Markeil Blow

Starting here paved way for Norcom grad to reach her dream school

A week into her dream school, Markeil Blow realized she wasn’t ready to be there. The Norcom High graduate missed home. She didn’t want to commit...

Anastasiia Melnikova

Computer science student earns prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship

As a youngster Anastasiia Melnikova delighted in her first train ride when she sipped tea while trekking south to the Black Sea in her native Russia....

Dana Singleton MLK

Finding a way to give back a way of life for Portsmouth’s dean of Student Services

Dana Singleton lives by a simple mantra. We can all get along, and we can all give back. Service to others isn’t reserved for the wealthy. If you...